The exact cause remains a mystery despite centuries of contemplation. Hippocrates and Celsus associated hiccups with liver inflammation and other conditions. Galen believed hiccups were due to violent emotions arousing the stomach.

I have had hiccups for the last 20 hours. Make it stop. Have tried all sorts of "cures." They go away and then come back at unlikely times.

I came across an article today that is simply amazing, about homosexual penguins. I don't want to hear any more crap from anyone saying that homosexuality is unnatural. Some days, I am just overwhelmed by the complexity and beauty of nature. And I am reminded that we too are simply animals acting out our instincts. Creation is so ineffably beautiful.


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