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About Joseph Caltabiano

Joseph Caltabiano is a blogger, oddities lover and a former surgical technologist. He left the field of surgical technology to pursue a career in blogging and internet marketing. As clearly shown in his posts, Joseph is very passionate about unusual topics. His two most favorite topics are medical and weird science.

BME Pain Olympics

Pain Olympics: The Most Brutal Sport On Earth (Explicit BME Videos)

When you think of the Pain Olympics, you may imagine insane and foolish competitors who film themselves mutilating their own genitals.

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If so, you are not alone. Due to a viral video now found on many sites, most see the contest as nothing but deliberate damage to the genitals.

However, does the competition only involve genital mutilation? Perhaps it includes other forms of genital mutilation, but only at a much lower level (such as genital piercings using various objects). Does it also involve other daredevil stunts that have nothing to do with the genitals? read more

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6 People With Horns

This is a list on 6 people with horns. After viewing the following images, you may find these cases to be — unbelievable. We will start this list off with the person who has the shortest horn, and end with the person with the longest horn in recorded medical history. While some folks can’t help living with a horn on their head, we will also share a story on a man who intentionally got horn implants, which earned him the nickname “Devil Man of Colombia.”

What Causes Horns On Humans?

Cutaneous horns are abnormal keratinous skin tumors (most cases are usually benign, but can also be malignant) that resemble horns. Though they are usually small in size, in extremely rare cases they can grow quite large. read more

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Medical Oddities (The Most Unbelievable Stories In History)

We are going to share some of the most bizarre medical oddities you will not believe. Absolutely incredible oddities seen in the medical field. From a pregnant man to teeth growing out of a brain, these stories will surely shock you. If you think you’ve seen it all, wait till you see this. Humans are susceptible to many conditions, but these are extremely rare.

Doctors are even shocked by some of these abnormal medical conditions seen in humans.  In fact, one of our topics will cover a woman with a condition so rare and bizarre, physicians thought she was making it all up. However, after visual observance and multiple tests, they finally believed she really was suffering with a condition they didn’t even know existed. read more

Lina Medina

Lina Medina: The Youngest Mother In Medical History

What was originally believed to be a tumor that had caused a significant increase in abdominal size, was actually something that had never happened before. On May 14, 1939, Lina Medina (born on September 23, 1933) became the youngest mother in medical history. At the young age of just 5, the Peruvian woman (currently age 84) gave birth to a healthy boy.

Who Is The Youngest Mother In History?

At five years, seven months and 21 days, Medina owns the record for the youngest mother ever. While her case was believed to be a hoax, there have been doctors over the years who have verified the case. The supported evidence comes from biopsies and X rays of the fetal skeleton in utero. There were also published photographs of Medina taken by doctors. read more

the most severe human oddities in history

Human Oddities (The Most Severe Cases In History)

Over the course of the existence of our human race, it is estimated that over 106 billion people have been born. Our current human population has rapidly exceeded to 7 billion. According to the most recent United Nations estimates, by the spring of 2024, the world population is expected to reach as many as 8 billion people.

The bigger the ­­­­­­­population, the more chances of unwanted human oddities. Unfortunately, there have always been people suffering from rare conditions that affect their everyday lives.  Diseases and abnormalities have kept scientists busy to find treatments and cures. read more