Are Squirrel Testicles The Secret to Eternal Youth?

Random Interesting Facts is a YouTube program that bombards you with a dozen or so fascinating tidbits to give you something to talk about around the water cooler. This week’s episode deals with a couple things that fall within our wheelhouse, including the fascinating fact that chopping wood boosts testosterone by 48%. But the real thriller is the statement that Doctor Horace Emmett announced in 1899 that ground-up red squirrel testicles, injected directly into the bloodstream, would keep you young and virile forever. Emmett was his own test subject, so it wasn’t surprising to anybody when he died from a cerebral hemmorhage the same year.