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Why Our Nose Heats Up When We Lie

So Pinocchio wasn’t that far-fetched after all: The nose may not grow when we lie, but two Spanish scientists say it does get noticeably warmer. Using thermal imaging cameras on volunteers, Emilio Gómez Milán and Elvira Salazar López found that nose temperature changed depending on their mood, the Daily Mail reports. The reason: Part of the brain called the insular cortex is altered when people lie about their feelings, and the insular cortex detects and regulates body temperature. Read more …

Romney Face-Tattoo Guy Changes His Mind

If you ask us, it seems a little two-faced. Just two weeks after he said he had no regrets about his Mitt Romney face tattoo, Eric Hartsburg has decided to accept an offer to have it removed for free, reports Politico. What’s behind the change of heart? He apparently didn’t like Romney’s post-election “gifts” comment, and says the tat now “stands not only for a losing campaign but for a sore loser.” Will Kirby, who has appeared on shows like “Dr. 90210,” will provide the painful removal sessions, which could take almost a year to complete. Politico notes that, unfortunately for Hartsburg, blue is one of the trickier colors to erase. Read more…

‘Man Boob’ Surgery Surges

Dude looks like a lady no more. More men are seeking breast reduction surgery to treat gynecomastia, which causes the dreaded “man boobs,” reports the BBC. Statistics from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show that 790 men in the UK underwent the procedure last year, double the amount who had the surgery five years ago; it was also a more popular procedure among men than liposuction or facelifts in 2011. Read more…

Family: Angus T. Jones Being Exploited By Crazy Pastor

Not that we disagree with him, but why would Angus T. Jones call his own show, “Two and a Half Men,” ”filth”—especially considering the show has made him filthy rich? His mom tells the Daily Mail she’s concerned he’s being “exploited” by his Seventh-Day Adventist church, the same church for which he was filming “testimony” when he made the statement. Jones mentioned in the video that some of his family members feared he was joining a “cult.” (The New York Post notes that Jones’ parents have some skeletons in their closet, with both mom and dad having criminal pasts.) Read more…

Third Man Accuses Elmo Puppeteer Of Teen Sex

Yet another accuser has stepped forward alleging former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with him when the accuser was underage. John Doe, accuser No. 3, says he was 16 in 2000 when he met Clash on a gay chat line and ended up at the older man’s apartment engaging in “some sexual activity.” Doe is now filing a lawsuit, and is represented by the same attorney who represents accuser No. 2, Cecil Singleton. He’s also writing a book about the experience, The New York Daily News reports. Read more…

Halle Berry’s Current Guy Made Citizen’s Arrest On Her Ex

More details are trickling out on the Thanksgiving morning brawl between Halle Berry’s ex, Gabriel Aubry, and her current guy, Olivier Martinez. Witnesses say Aubry, who was dropping off daughter Nahla at Berry’s place, was still in the driveway when Martinez approached him and said, “We have to move on,” apparently a reference to Berry’s bitter custody battle with Aubry, the Daily Mail reports. Aubry then allegedly pushed and punched Martinez and a full-on melee ensued, ending with Martinez pinning Aubry on the ground and performing a citizen’s arrest. Aubry “was booked for a private persons arrest for battery,” an LAPD spokesperson confirms to PeopleRead more…

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