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When normal men make bets, there is usually a clearly defined winner and a clearly defined loser. Usually the bet entails the exchanging of monies from loser to winner, the loser must perform some task for the winner or perhaps a steak dinner was bought for the winner. However, when friends of mine bet, well, all bets are off. Earlier this year, a couple friends of mine made a bet over a sporting event. The two decided that the loser would wax their chest with the Roman numeral two for the entire summer. The winner? The winner had to shave...

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Forget everything you ever learned in Biology class about all fish being cold-blooded. Last week researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have discovered a fish living deep in the Pacific Ocean that is truly warm-blooded.  Unlike other fish, NOAA determined that the opah (Lampris guttatus), or "moonfish", actually generates heat as it swims and then distributes the heat throughout their bodies through special blood vessels. The discovery was made after researchers found special "counter-current heat exchangers" in the fish's gills, which minimizes heat loss at the chilly depths the opah is known to swim to. This discovery...

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