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  1. Yithian

    GP Denies Giving Woman Cups Of Coffee Containing His Own Semen

    Apart from the puerile appeal of the headline, I am not sure what to make of his alleged medical condition. A Somerset doctor who denies putting his semen into a cup of coffee he made for a woman acquaintance believes it was done as a practical joke by somebody else at his expense, a jury heard...
  2. Yithian

    Indian Woman Abandoned Over Mango Juice

    A story that is at once tragic and ludicrous. ================================== Navrangpura Woman Abandoned Over Mango Juice CITY / TNN / Updated: Apr 24, 2023, 05:30 IST AHMEDABAD: A 29-year-old woman from the Navrangpura area of the city on Saturday filed a complaint with Paldi police...
  3. MrRING

    Powdered Beer

    The Fortean drink of choice? https://newatlas.com/lifestyle/powdered-beer
  4. GNC

    More Calories In Spanish Water

    Is there any truth to there being more calories in Spanish water than the water in other places like Britain because of the amount of bugs and beasties in it? Or is this an unfounded insult to the Spanish nation?
  5. S

    Strange Things As Food & Drink

    It's really long... the last few paragraphs are ... well, just read them. http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/Issues/2 ... ature.html Oh, how I hope this is a joke.
  6. rynner2

    Booze News

    Free Beer!
  7. Timble2

    The Coffee Thread

    If they're right watch out for me on the 'World's oldest person thread' in around 2075. I'll also be on the 'World's most jittery person' thread. At: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3540729.stm
  8. MrRING

    Viking Berserkers: What Did They Drink?

    Going on the assumption that the phenomenon of Berserkers in Viking raiding parties were real - what potion did they drink to make them "impervious" to pain? A hallucinagen of some kind? A numbing drink? Is there any archeological or socialogical evidence in existance as to what they were?
  9. O

    The Tea Thread

    Multiple vintage threads about tea have now been consolidated into this single compendium thread. This thread's contents aren't particularly 'Fortean', but they do concern Food & Drink. Doing a title search on 'tea' may or may not lead you to this thread (owing to the short search term)...