Tired of the hum-drum, boring selection of foods available at your local grocery store or restaurant? Think maybe a mouthful of decaying flesh, urine-scented jelly or still-squirming critters are more to your taste (literally)? In that case, take a glance at this list of truly disgusting seafood delicacies. Warning: unless you regularly dine like a Disney villain, it may spoil your appetite.
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It is amazing to me how much suffering people have endured in the name of furthering medical science. From the first Stone Age medicine man until now, trial and error and superstition has played such a major role in medicine that were it not for the last hundred years, we have probably killed much more than we have cured. Some of the medical treatments you are about to read will shock you, and make you very happy that you were born in an era that is finally able to follow its own advice and “cause no harm.” Well, at least they cause less harm than they used to.
Last meal requests are the stuff legends are made of. After all, it is the last thing a person ever eats, before they either make their way upstairs or downstairs- if you believe in that kind of stuff at least. Here are the top ten weird last meal requests that make you believe that humankind still has it in itself to surprise and amuse us – one incident at a time.
Think you got it bad with all your health problems? There is always someone somewhere in the world that has it worse. You could have some rare illness that makes you howl at the moon or chase people around, begging them for cow manure to eat. It does happen. To make you feel better about all your aches and pains, check out what some people have to deal with in their lives.
Warning: Disgusting Content | Not recommended to sensitive Stomachs |
As if there were not already enough ways to get sick and die, humankind is still fighting the one enemy he cannot see coming. The parasite is one of the most insidious of villains and has been around longer than we have. It is a war, people, so arm yourselves with knowledge because that and modern medicine is all we have for weapons.
Skin varies in type, color and texture from one person to another; but despite this divergence, everyone’s skin serves one main purpose, and that is: to protect the inside of the body. People are quite conscious of skin on some locations of the body, especially the more visible ones, like facial skin and the skin of your arms and legs. Generally though, we think of skin as something that’s always been there since we were born and as long we take reasonable care of it, it will continue to function as it should. Thus, in a sense, skin is probably one of the most taken-for-granted parts of the human body and most people know very little about skin. Here are some fascinating basic facts about your skin that not so many people know about.
Toxicity is usually measured in mouse units (MU), representing a dose of toxin that kills 50% of mice (LD50) when exposed to the toxic substance. In the following list ten of the most acute substances are ordered from least to most severe, a lethal dose for a 90kg individual is also shown. Although there are a lot more toxins and toxicants, these ten are well known and vary a lot in their respective lethal dose.