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Researchers at UC San Diego made a startling discovery when they surveyed finishers of the 2011 San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon: Their subjects were twice as susceptible to "brain freeze," a.k.a. ice cream headache. Doctors are at a loss to explain it, but in the meantime they urge marathoners to avoid ice cream cones and milkshakes. The risks just aren't worth it. 2. Rake Accidents Among healthy adults who report having stepped on a rake carelessly left lying on their lawn, resulting in a comical but painful smack in the face, a full 30% ran a marathon in the 8 weeks prior to their accident. 3. Paralyzing Sense of Existential Dread Multiple studies have found a link between finishing a marathon and experiencing a sudden, overwhelming fear that life is nothing but a brief and meaningless march from birth to death and that, in the end, we are alone in a cold and absurd uni...

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