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Fun Testicle Facts to Share with Your Friends

People have a strange relationship with testicles. Men have to live with them, and if you’re a woman who prefers the company of men, testicles are just these things that you have to reckon with. Hopefully this collection of fun (and sometimes strange) information about testicles can shed some light on the strangest body parts of them all. Testicles are easily some of the most confusing and annoying things on the human body. They’re always getting in the way when you want to sit down, and they turn a simple task like wearing tight jeans into a minefield. Despite all of their downsides, testicles have a lot of interesting information surrounding them. They don’t just help humans make babies, they can also be used in art, and depending on the size they control the loudness of your scream. If those morsels gave you an appetite for fun testicle facts, you’re going to want to keep reading.

This list doesn't just delve into the normal information about your junk. Everyone knows that your testes have to be kept a certain temperature if you want to have kids, but do you know which animal has the biggest set of cajones in the animal kingdom? The answer is seriously mind blowing. Do you know which world leaders only had one testicle? There are more than you think. The testicle facts collected here are sure to make you the life of the party, as long as it’s a party where people are cool with you spouting off fun testicle facts!
  • The Left Testicle Hangs Lower Than the Right One Does

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    Okay so we ("we" being guys and gals who are up on their testicle knowledge) all kind of know about the left testicle hanging lower than the right, but do you know why? Like any good mystery, you have to follow the money look to science to explain the strange occurrence. It turns out that the low hanging testicle is nature's method of temperature regulation.
  • Your High School Boyfriend Wasn't Lying About Blue Balls

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    As much as it sounds like the sorriest excuse for having some form of sexual exchange, blue balls is a thing. The basic science behind blue balls is the build up of pressure from blood flowing to a man's penis. And yes, the whole process can turn your testicles a darker color than their normal shade.
  • The Biggest Testicles on Earth Were HUGE

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    When someone says they've got a huge pair of balls, they don't even know how far they are from the truth. Wesley Warren suffered from a severe case of scrotal lymphoma that made his testicles balloon up thanks to a mass of 132.5 pounds. The mass was removed in 2013, but Wesley died a year later from a heart attack.
  • They Get Bigger During Sex

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    You've probably never noticed this because you're so busy, but while you're pumping away in the bedroom your testicles increase in size by at least 50%. That's kind of like if a basketball got bigger in the middle of the game.