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Why Standing on Lego Bricks Hurts You So Much?

You would be not believe that if you step on a Lego brick with your bare foot, you could feel kind of pain which was unknown to you before. In this case, you would be wondering that such colorful and playful interlocking bricks of plastic could be such a distressful […]

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Image credit: Hot peppers are loaded with capsaicin, which binds to pain receptors in the mouth. CC0 Public Domain

Why You Should NOT Drink Water after Eating Hot Peppers

If you want to know the reason why eating some spicy foods would make your mouth feel like being on fire, you should watch a video recently released by the American Chemical Society. From the video, you could learn the secret related to some of the world’s most excruciating dishes. […]

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Which One Hurts More: Getting Kicked in the Balls or Give Birth to a Baby?

Which one hurts more? Giving birth to a baby through small hole? Or, being kicked in the groin? There are some nerve cells called Nociceptors that send pain signals to the spinal cord and brain. Once the pain threshold has been reached and crossed, these sensory neurons will be fired. […]

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