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We’ve all been Peter Griffin-ing our way through existence for thousands of years, yet we’re no closer to understanding the owie.
5 Mysteries About the Human Race That Science Can’t Explain

#5. Why Does Pain Hurt?
If you have trouble coming up with answers [to why pain hurts], don’t feel bad — science can’t answer them either. From the eggheads who study pain to the researchers who design the drugs to treat it and the doctors who prescribe them to you, none of them can even agree on a single definition of what the hell pain is.
Perhaps the best way to demonstrate this is to look at fibromyalgia, a medical condition best described as “MY EVERYTHING HURTS.” There are no physical tests to confirm whether you have it — no brain scan or blood test or spirit medium can confirm your condition. So how do they diagnose it? Well, you fill out a questionnaire. Do you have lots of unexplained pain in various parts of your body that doctors can’t figure out? Yes? Boom: fibromyalgia. Or possibly demonic possession. Maaaybe aliens.

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We’ve all been Peter Griffin-ing our way through existence for thousands of years, yet we’re no closer to understanding the owie.

5 Mysteries About the Human Race That Science Can’t Explain

#5. Why Does Pain Hurt?

If you have trouble coming up with answers [to why pain hurts], don’t feel bad — science can’t answer them either. From the eggheads who study pain to the researchers who design the drugs to treat it and the doctors who prescribe them to you, none of them can even agree on a single definition of what the hell pain is.

Perhaps the best way to demonstrate this is to look at fibromyalgia, a medical condition best described as “MY EVERYTHING HURTS.” There are no physical tests to confirm whether you have it — no brain scan or blood test or spirit medium can confirm your condition. So how do they diagnose it? Well, you fill out a questionnaire. Do you have lots of unexplained pain in various parts of your body that doctors can’t figure out? Yes? Boom: fibromyalgia. Or possibly demonic possession. Maaaybe aliens.

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Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Retracts Claims: The Statements I Made Are 100% False

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Joanie Faircloth has officially retracted her statements alleging that Conor Oberst raped her many years ago. She called her statements 100% false. You can read her statement below after the jump.

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what a scummy bitch. regardless of context.

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