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The Puritans had such an obsessive fear of masturbation that almost any means were used to …

31 August 2010

The Puritans had such an obsessive fear of masturbation that almost any means were used to curtail the practice. For instance, some doctors recommended covering the penis with plaster of Paris. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The praying mantis is the …

31 August 2010

The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The phrase sleep tight originated when mattresses were set upon ropes woven through …

31 August 2010

The phrase sleep tight originated when mattresses were set upon ropes woven through the bed frame. To remedy sagging ropes, one would use a bed key to tighten the rope. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The Pacific Ocean was named by …

31 August 2010

The Pacific Ocean was named by Magellen because it was calmer than the Atlantic See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

The only one of his sculptures that …

30 August 2010

The only one of his sculptures that Michelangelo signed was the The Pieta, completed in 1500. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork


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