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Man Pleads Guilty to Rogue Testicle Surgery

He allegedly removed another man's left testicle in an Australian motel room

(Newser) - What are the three most horrifying words in the English language? Wrong. The correct answer is "amateur testicle surgery." The BBC reports 56-year-old Allan Matthews pleaded guilty Wednesday to removing another man's left testicle at an Australian motel despite not being qualified to practice medicine. The unsanctioned... More »

Yep, the Rumors Are True: Hitler Only Had One Testicle

A German professor says medical records from 1923 can put the rumors to rest

(Newser) - Good news for the many on the planet weirdly fascinated by rumors about Adolf Hitler's genitals: It has long been suggested that Hitler only had one testicle—there's even a British schoolyard song that mocks him for it—and that it was a shrapnel casualty in World War... More »

What Loud Males May Be Saying About Their Balls

Primatologist lays it all out in 'calls-and-balls' paper

(Newser) - You know what they say: the louder the calls, the smaller the balls. OK, so maybe they don't say that, but they could start following research published Thursday in Current Biology . The Salt Lake Tribune reports researchers discovered the smaller a howler monkey's testicles, the deeper and louder... More »

Lululemon's Pants Now Testicle-Friendly

Sales of 'anti-ball crushing' pants soar in Q4

(Newser) - After offending some of its female customers , Lululemon has begun branching out into menswear. Or as CBC News plainly puts it, the Canadian company has "shifted its focus from butts to balls." For the past eight months, Lululemon has been marketing "anti-ball crushing" pants for men, made... More »

Men With Smaller Testicles Likely Better Dads: Study

Researchers attribute it to lower testosterone

(Newser) - Apparently size does matter—a new study out of Emory University suggests one unusual way to predict whether a man will be an involved father: "Men with small testicles are better parents," is the key quote. Chalk it up to lower testosterone. Newsy reports: More »

Japanese Artist Serves Up Own Cooked Genitals

Mao Sugiyama charged $250 a plate

(Newser) - A Japanese artist recently cooked and served up his own genitals for diners at $250 a plate—to raise awareness about sexual minorities and pay for his hospital bills, the AFP reports. Mao Sugiyama, who calls himself asexual, had his private parts removed this spring and kept them frozen until... More »

Jiminy Cricket! Insect Has World's Biggest Cojones

It's got biggest testicles, in terms of body weight

(Newser) - Even the most well-endowed men have nothing on the tuberous bushcricket, or katydid, which UK biologists say holds the world record for the creature with the largest testicles—at least in relation to the weight of its body. At 14% of body weight, this would be equivalent, in human terms,... More »

Blundering Surgeon Lops Off Patient's Testicle

Routine op goes awry for doc fond of sedatives

(Newser) - Men everywhere will be glad to hear that a blundering surgeon who cut off a man's entire testicle when he was supposed to be removing a cyst is likely to lose his license. Nurses told a hearing in England that Dr. Sulieman Al Hourani appeared "rather surprised" as he... More »

Jealous Wife Scalds Hubby's Privates

He denies cheating; her lawyer claims abuse

(Newser) - A New York woman went a little bit Lorena Bobbitt on her husband yesterday, allegedly pouring scalding water over his genitals as revenge for suspected cheating, the Post reports. “By the time I woke up, the skin was falling off,” says Emmanuel Ojofeitimi, who was treated for burns... More »

Blowfish Testicles Poison 7 Diners in Japan

Chef served dangerous dish without license, cops say

(Newser) - World travelers, take note. Blowfish testicles prepared by an unauthorized chef have sickened seven diners in northern Japan, three of whom remain hospitalized. The owner of the Tsuruoka restaurant had no license to serve blowfish and was being questioned on suspicion of professional negligence. Blowfish poison, called tetrodotoxin, is nearly... More »

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