Category: Asia

Some people in South Asia smoke scorpions to get high. The high…

Some people in South Asia smoke scorpions to get high. The high is very powerful and painful for first six hours, outstrips heroine, lasts from 10 hours to three days, provides a euphoric, floating feeling bolstered by the ability to remain completely alert, and can possibly lead to death.

Nearly 8% of Asian men are descended from Genghis Khan. That’s…

Nearly 8% of Asian men are descended from Genghis Khan. That’s nearly 350 million men with one common ancestor.

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Children from some ethnic groups of southeast Asia (called Sea…

Children from some ethnic groups of southeast Asia (called Sea Gypsies) are capable of seeing clearly underwater and this skill wears off as they grow up. Some suggest that with practice any young person could achieve underwater vision. source

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