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Stuff To Blow Your Mind

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture

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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Spanish Fly: The Deadly Aphrodisiac

February 10th, 2015

Episode 571 of 777 episodes

It's easy to assume so-called ""Spanish fly"" is nothing but a myth, but this legendary aphrodisiac is as real as it is deadly. Just why did humans come to treat male sexual dysfunction with ground-up blister beetles? How does it work and why is the Marque de Sade involved in all of this? Find out in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind.

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