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Snake Preview

by on Jan.25, 2015, under Animals, Environment, Health, Nature

We can understand why some people have a fear of snakes. They're stealthy, favor small dark places, and may live in close proximity to you for years before you realize they're there. snake_toilet No matter how conscientious you are, you still have to sleep sometime. snake_sleep Some people don't find them scary at all. snake_girl2 If you provide the proper environment, snakes are easy to maintain. They rarely aggravate allergies and they don't take up much space, making them good apartment pets. snake_pet3 The bond between a boy and his snake can last for years. snake_girl3 But fears aren't unfounded. Unlike these house pets, a snake in the wild could be dangerous snake_fangs1 The fangs may not look as sharp as cat or puppy teeth, but the venom can be potent. snake_bite2 It travels from the point of origin and spreads through the body rapidly. Even the notorious Black Mambo takes 20 minutes (in extreme cases) to 8 hours to kill. snake_bitefoot2 Other species give their victims an opportunity to experience the agony for much longer. snake_bitefoot Often the venom contains chemicals that paralyze the nerves and cause the blood to clot. If not treated quickly, it spreads and muscle tissue begins to die. snake_bite3 This 13 year old girl from Caracas, Venezuela was bitten a month before she was brought to a hospital. The leg will be amputated to keep the necrosis from spreading but they believe that effects of the necrosis, rhabdomyolysis which causes the muscle tissue to die, and Rhabdomyolysis, which leads to kidney failure, are already irreversible. snake_bitedog If your dog can't read, warn him about the dangers of snakes. dog_snake2 If you encounter an unidentified creature in the wild, if it doesn't have fur and four legs, it's probably a dangerous spider and you should leave the vicinity as fast as possible.
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Shining On The Inside

by on Sep.19, 2012, under Crime, Drugs, Health

The most popular ways to commit suicide are:
  1. Gun shot
  2. Drug/Alcohol overdose
  3. Hanging
  4. Poison
  5. Carbon Monoxide inhalation
  6. Suffocation
  7. Jumping
  8. Bleeding
  9. Electrocution
  10. Drowning
Injecting elemental mercury is so uncommon, it doesn't make the list. In fact, there are only two documented cases in medical literature. X-rays show how it travels through the body as the person who ingests it suffers unimaginable pain.

This is the site of the initial injection.

 The same site two days later after treatment.

 It can travel all the way to the lungs. Surgical removal of all accessible mercury is recommended.
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If Your Erection Lasts More Than 648 Hours

by on May.27, 2010, under Drugs, Health, Miscellaneous

Without even attempting a world record, a cocaine addict has been warned by doctors to quit, or lose his penis. Luis Rodriguez's marathon 27 day erection was a side effect of his heavy cocaine use, and was told that future binges would likely cause his penis to die and rot. Santiago, Dominican Republic urologist warned that it could lead to necrosis which would require surgery. Rodriguez is considering his choice.
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