The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week

Animal Prostitution, Pavlovian Pee Responses, Painful Ginger Genes

April 17, 2019

The weirdest things we learned this week range from monkeys selling sex to a physiological explanation of peeing involving bagpipes. Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"?

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