It’s usually the man who has a heart attack during sex, because he’s doing most of the "work." But in one recent case, it was the WOMAN who had a stroke..

Minutes after having sexual intercourse with her boyfriend, a 35-year-old woman suddenly felt her left arm go weak. Her speech became slurred and she lost feeling on the left side of her face. She was having a stroke.

Doctors later concluded the stroke probably was due to several related factors, including birth control pills, a venous blood clot, sexual intercourse and a heart defect. Thankfully, she got to the hospital fast enough that there was no long-term damage.

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A cable network approached us about making a reality series about UFO abductees and after talking to the head of the production company, Whitley became convinced that he took this subject seriously, so we said yes. Part of the shooting consisted of interviews with so-called "abductees"–many of whom have implants (just like Whitley has). The film crew also wanted to shoot some footage of Whitley working at his computer in our apartment in LA, so we agreed to that too.
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Do they need to call in the Internet CSI? – Just as the Large Hadron Collider was powering up, a group of Greek internet hackers were close to getting control of one of the four 12-ton electromagnets that detect what’s going on inside CERN.

They left a long note (in Greek) saying that CERN’s security was weak. Information Age quotes the would-be hackers as saying (among other things) that, “We’re pulling your pants down because we don’t want to see you running around naked looking to hide yourselves when the panic comes.”

But the internet CSI is on the job! More and more, police are analyzing email messages in order to solve crimes and combat terrorism.
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Spend cash! – As financial institutions are failing, right and left, there’s something that?s important to remember during the current recession: There is evidence that people spend less when paying cash than using credit cards or gift certificates, meaning that cash discourages spending, and credit or gift cards encourage it.

Researchers Priya Raghubir and Joydeep Srivastava say, “The studies suggest that less transparent payment forms tend to be treated like [play] money and are hence more easily spent (or parted with.”

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