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10 Foods You Did Not Know Were Aphrodisiacs

Do you want to up your level of sexual desire tonight? Here are a few kitchen staples that you can munch on before, well, going to bed.

Eating has never been associated with the word sexy or sensual. Especially if you happen to eat like a slob. So to say that there are certain types of food that are aphrodisiacs, food that stimulates a person’s sexual desire once they put it in their mouths, is quite the mystery.

It has long been said that there are particular food that when consumed will heighten a person’s sexual libido that it would be a perfect idea to eat said food prior to having sex. While we’re all aware that food doesn’t contain any magic potion that will suddenly give you an insatiable sexual appetite, it can still have an impact on your feelings, right?

We all know that oysters and chocolates are said to be aphrodisiacs, but you might be surprised to find out that the ten mentioned below will impact on how well you’ll do in bed tonight:

10. Watermelon

10. Watermelon

Watermelon is normally associated with summer, and never when it’s cold. Apparently, watermelon is also rich in lycopene, the healthy antioxidant that also gives veggies and fruits its red or pink color. The lycopene content of watermelon improves and relaxes your blood vessels, ensuring that blood flows in all the right places for a steamier night.

9. Chili pepper

9. Chili pepper

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Spicy food doesn’t just set your mouth on fire, it also sets you heats up your libido. Chili peppers stimulate your endorphins, the same chemicals in your brain that makes you happy and sweat the same way you do when you have sex.

8. Red Wine

8. Red Wine

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A glass of red wine gets the blood circulation going, making sure that your blood circulates to every part of your body. When this happens, you’re guaranteed of quite the romp in bed.

7. Maca

7. Maca

Maca is a sweet root veggie that’s often found in powder form. It helps in addressing ailments such as erectile dysfunction and stamina. Just a few spoonfuls of this potent aphrodisiac and you’re sure to have fun all night.

6. Garlic

6. Garlic

While garlic may not be awesome in smell, it does have a few redeeming factors to it. This kitchen staple contains arginine that helps dilate the blood vessels, ensuring there’s adequate blood flow throughout the body.

5. Eggs

5. Eggs

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Cholesterol is needed in hormone production, so it wouldn’t be a great idea to leave the eggs out of your normal eating routine. Also, eggs contain zinc which is very important for testosterone production.

4. Celery

4. Celery

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Celery isn’t exactly a favorite vegetable, but for those of you who want to increase your sexual desire, consider eating a few stalks of celery. This veggie contains androsterone, a hormone that guys produce that stimulates sexual arousal in women. Well, we guess you know what that means.

3. Pine Nuts

3. Pine Nuts

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Pine nuts may seem puny but they pack in quite the healthy dose of zinc that is necessary for testosterone production. So guys, don’t ditch the pesto next time.

2. Avocado

2. Avocado

Urban legend has it that the Aztecs ate avocados if they wanted to up their sexual desires. On a scientific note, this fruit contains a lot of Vitamin E, necessary to maintain your energy levels on a high.

1. Pomegranate

1. Pomegranate

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Greek mythology has dictated that pomegranates are connected to one’s sexual desire. But on a more scientific point of view, the fruit contains a lot of antioxidants which help blood flow to all parts of the body, that is very crucial to anyone’s sex life.

If you’re looking at quite a night with your partner, we suggest you try any of the above to make things even more interesting.

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7 Bizzare Incidents of Mass Hysteria in History

From the ‘meowing nuns’ to the ‘laughter outbreak,’ these examples are absolutely the weirdest!

Also known as collective hysteria or group hysteria, mass hysteria is a term used in sociology and psychology which, according to Wikipedia, “transmits collective delusions of threats, whether real or imaginary, through a population in society as a result of rumors and fear.”

Throughout history, there have been numerous examples of mass hysteria, most of which are just plain weird.

For this post, we’ll share with you 7 cases where a society was consumed by strange delusions....

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Hero Dog Dies From Exhaustion After Saving Seven People

A four-year old Labrador works itself to exhaustion to rescue seven people from the earthquake rubble in Ecuador and dies.

Dayko is a 4-year old white Labrador that works as a rescue dog at the Ibara Fire Station in Ecuador. She is every dog owner’s dream because he is loving, loyal and hard working. Dayko died last Friday after he rescued seven people from the aftermath of the tragic Ecuador earthquake last week. Poor Dayko died from severe exhaustion.

Dayko was a rescue dog for Ibara Fire Station for three and a half years.

Dayko was a rescue dog for Ibara Fire Station for three and a half years.

He spent the past several days at Ground zero, searching and rescuing survivors, through the rubble that was caused by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Dayko died while on duty as a rescue dog for Ibara Fire Service. According to the fire station’s Facebook post, the cause of the labrador’s death was "massive coronary myocardial infarction and acute respiratory failure." Dayko has been a rescue dog for Ibara for three and a half years. ...

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Lost Ancient Fortress Of Acra Unearthed In Jerusalem After a Century of Searching

Unearthed lost fort of Acra symbolizes historical Jewish revolt.

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Archaeologists unraveled a mystery about the ancient Greek citadel from more than 2000 years ago. Considered as one of Jerusalem's greatest archaeological mysteries, the stronghold was unearthed at the City of David National Park as told by researchers who found it.

Dating back to 215-164 B.C, the almost 65-foot tall fortress called Acra was built by the Greek ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes to control Jerusalem. Hellenic rule banned Jewish traditional rites and rededicated Temple Mount which was known to be a holy site for the Jews.

"We now have massive evidence that this is part of the fortress called the Acra," Doron Ben-Ami, an archaeologist with the Israeli Antiquities Authority said....

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