Putting Mercury in Your Urethra Cures Gonorrhea
According to some, the English ship of war, the Mary Rose, had an interesting means of combating the STD gonorrhea: injecting liquid mercury into the urethra.
As effective as this method sounds, it is not believed that the use of mercury, which is poisonous, ever cured a case of gonorrhea. Unless you count death as a cure. In that case yeah, it totally works. Read more
Monday, February 8, 2010
The 10 Strangest Ancient/Outdated Sex Beliefs
Not every natural "remedy" is effective or safe, and some of the most bizarre remedies have to do with sex. Ian Tindell lists the ten strangest, ancient/outdated sex beliefs. Here's one that you should never try at home.