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FYI, the Night Stalker in ‘American Horror Story’ is Actually a Real Serial Killer

So far, American Horror Story: 1984 is very scary. Yeah, the ’80s outfits are delightful and it has its funny moments, but it’s totally a slasher and we’ve already seen a bunch of people’s ears get cut off and turned into a necklace. It’s a freakin’ lot. To make matters worse, part of this story… Read More »

Connor Roy Bought Napoleon’s Penis on Succession, and Someone Else Did in Real Life

Last night was the Season 2 premiere of HBO’s Succession. In the episode, Connor Roy (Alan Ruck) mentions that he purchased Napoleon Bonaparte’s penis at an auction. It turns out this is a real collector’s item that’s been bought and sold. HBO’s Succession, which debuted its second season last night, is a constant character study… Read More »

Real Health Podcast: ‘I used to be very overweight, I was 114 kilos (17.9 stone)’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reveals his fitness regime

Karl Henry pictured with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Real Health Podcast: ‘I used to be very overweight, I was 114 kilos (17.9 stone)’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reveals his fitness regime Independent.ie An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has revealed that he once weighed over 17.9 stone and had a 40-inch waist before he started doing triathlons. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/fitness/real-health-podcast-i-used-to-be-very-overweight-i-was-114-kilos-17-9-stone-taoiseach-leo-varadkar-reveals-his-fitness-regime-37980168.html… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Which new superfoods pack a real punch?

DCU PhD student Saorla Kavanagh, who led the research that found Irish heather honey has health benefits comparable with Manuka honey Which new superfoods pack a real punch? Independent.ie Peak avocado has been and gone. Kale is no longer king. You can’t cheat death by drinking pomegranate juice after all. And reports of turmeric’s importance… Read More »