HE WAS a second-year student at a top junior college, a member of the school volleyball team, a cheerful and energetic boy who was doing well enough in his studies to take Special Papers. Yet on March 3 this year, the year-old jumped to his death from a Bedok housing block, because he was convinced his private parts were too small. She took him to a neighbourhood clinic, where the doctor told him his penis was of a normal size for an Asian man, and prescribed him multivitamins. Despite strong emotional support from his girlfriend and his mother, he remained convinced he had a problem. He also had a history of being stressed over schoolwork.
A 9 year-old boy lost his penis after the hospital failed to reattach it, leaving doctors no choice but to amputate it. The injury occured during a botched circumcision procedure when a doctor accidentally severed the head of his penis using a scissors at Jalan Ipoh clinic on 15 December. A Thai woman sliced her husband's penis almost clean off with a penknife after she found out he was cheating on her with her best friend. She pretended to forgiven him and lured him into dropping his pants by promising to give him oral sex. When the man relaxed, the woman whipped out her penknife and slashed his genitals.
Deaths in Singapore offset the population increase from live births. In , 17, people in Singapore died from various causes. The death rate was 4.
It's often said size doesn't matter, but it clearly did enough for someone to make this interactive map. There's a map these days for just about everything. Political, topographic, thematic and physical maps are the traditional sort we're used to seeing. Detailing governmental and sociological boundaries, as well as geological features, these common maps tell us a lot about the world we live in, and its people. And in case you lie awake at night, tormenting yourself wondering about global penis sizes, then rest easy.