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Being intimidated by beautiful women is pretty common, but there are some people who actually have a fear of beautiful women.
This diagnosed phobia is called Caligynophobia and is usually connected to a social phobia or social anxiety dissorder. The fear of beautiful women affects both men and women. There is also a fear of men called Androphobia.
The tree sheds patches of its bark and exposes a fresh bright-green bark. Eventually the color and then darkens. It it will through blue, purple orange and maroon hues. The tree sheds its bark at various times throughout the year, which gives it its rainbow color.
Some awesome lists!
Yum...who wouldn't want to smell like rotting garlic?
The smell of the element Tellurium is so strong that just touching a miniscule of it will make you smell like rotting garlic for almost a month.
This could be a good thing if you're trying to keep the vampires away. It could be a bad thing if you're trying to get a date.
Tellurium isn't the only element with a cool story. Arsenic is commonly added to chicken feed and a chunk of Gallium would melt in your hand.
Sunita Williams, the astronaut who currently holds the record for the most days in space for a female (195) also holds another record!
On April 16, 2007 she completed the first marathon ran by someone in orbit. Her sister ran the marathon on earth while Sunita ran the marathon in space. They were updated on each other's progress throughout the race. Sunita finished the Boston Marathon in 4 hours and 24 minutes.
In 2008 Sunita Williams once again ran the Boston Marathon but this time on earth.