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Why Is The Penis Shaped Like A Mushroom According To Science?

The phallus’ purpose is more than just to fertilize and bring pleasure.

Men have been living with their penises their whole lives. Heterosexual women have been receiving pleasure from the male organ. But have you really ever wondered (while looking or thinking about it) why a penis is shaped the way it is?

Sure, sex organs are not flattering to look at but as human beings, that’s not most of us are concerned about. We’re more concerned about what these organs are capable of doing. But if you’re one to question about its peculiar shape then this article might just change the way you think about the phallus.

An evolutionary psychologist said that a penis is basically a "tool."

Renowned psychologist Gordon Gallup theorized that a man’s phallus is a “tool” from nature manufactured for many years. Gallup’s works are being cited by psychologist and associate professor, Jesse Bering in his book, titled “Why Is The Penis Shaped Like That and Other Reflections on Being Human.”

The specialized human tool is said to have developed through national selection.

If you think the penis is simply a sexual organ meant to fertilize or that size doesn’t matter, it only shows that you have more to learn from Gallup.

Gallup explains that the human penis is significantly different from that of other animal species.

For instance, the human phallus is large and has the “distinctive mushroom-capped glans” that forms a coronal ridge underneath. Gallup and his team did an extensive research including studying men and women having sex under magnetic imaging to come up with a conclusion, that size does matter.

“A longer penis would not only have been an advantage for leaving semen in a less accessible part of the vagina, but by filling and expanding the vagina it also would aid and abet the displacement of semen left by other males as a means of maximizing the likelihood of paternity.”

This can be referred to as the “semen displacement theory,” which basically means that the sperm can still compete with other sperm for the fertilization of an egg. A sperm can live for several days inside the woman’s cervical fluid. During that time, she can still have other sexual partners that can possibly fertilize her egg. That said, a man’s phallus has that distinct shape as a way to “displace” other semen inside the vagina. In other words, the ridge part acts as a “device” that would “scoop out” other sperm so that the current partner will have the winning juice.

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If you have gotten used to ordinary advertisements – like banners and billboards – then this compilation is definitely a new one. Below are examples of ads placed intelligently in elevators. This somehow proves that imagination can be a very helpful tool.

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The things you do every day actually reveal a lot about who you really are.

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They believe that these actions are connected to an individual’s personality. More importantly, they tell about parts of his/her personalities that he/she tries to hide. To help you better understand, we at Elite Readers compiled a list of seven common habits as well as the secrets they reveal. We believe that somehow, in one way or another, it will help you identify which people are fake and genuine.

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Photoshop Wizard Turns Regular Photos Into Epic Movie Posters

I would pay money to watch these!

Movie trailers and posters are designed for one significant reason: to hype you up. Yes, that is right. They are there to stir interest and make sure you get excited about what is about to come. Although they are not 100 percent guaranteed to work, they somehow give us audience a medium to look forward to. Interestingly, a Reddit user under the name of Your_Post_As_A_Movie thought about turning photos into eye-catching movie posters.

Believe it or not, his works are a form of art. And you will actually think they are related to an upcoming film or something. Elite Readers has compiled a list of this guy’s works, as we believe that talent like this should be celebrated. Scroll down below and check them out for yourself. Do not forget to let us know which ones are your favorites!

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