You’re feeling queasy, your forehead is clammy, and all that tea you’ve been mainlining is doing nothing at all to perk you back up. What happens next is why it’s so hard to know if you had food poisoning or just a brush with the flu.
These guys are Nick McClintock and the Xpogo crew. Franly, I don't know who Nick McClintock and the Xpogo crew are or how the hell did they think about using pogos to perform their acrobatic jumps, but watching their first-person videos is making me dizzy.
Staying healthy is a lot like medieval warfare. Cells vs viruses. There are cells defending their castles and viruses trying to break through. If a sneaky virus manages to attack a cell, the cell fights it and notifies all the other castles about what to build to defend it. Man, learning about biology is so much…
We've all been nagged about staying warm in the winter by a concerned elder: "You don't want to catch cold!" But that's absurd; everyone these days knows colds are only caused by viruses, right? Well, it's complicated.
If you've been walking around a public place lately, you've come in contact with a lot of people. Some of those people may have been sick. And if you've been hanging around enough of them as they cough and sneeze, then you might be about to get sick too.
72 people have been charged with their participation in Dreamboard, a members-only online forum that was created to promote pedophilia and "to encourage the sexual abuse of very young children". What these sick perverts did was absolutely disgusting.
Indonesians are heading to railroad tracks seeking electric therapy for their chronic ailments. This idea comes from the tale of a paralyzed Chinese man who went to the tracks to commit suicide and was miraculously cured.
James Dollins, a 42-year-old creep with a stressful scowl and receding hairline, has been arrested for soliciting teenage boys for child porn and sex. He invented a persona on Facebook, 'Kelly Redkin', an attractive 19-year old girl, to lure them.
Police are looking for a man in Boulder, CO who hid inside the toilet (er, cesspool) of a porta potty and spied on people while they handled their business. He was apparently covered by a tarp and a complete lack of hygiene.
Health officials have confirmed that the "whirlpool spa" aka the hot tub aka probably the grotto at the Playboy Mansion was ground zero for a legionella bacteria outbreak. It's being held responsible for causing a number of people to get sick at an early February conference.
People talk a lot about what could happen if Steve Jobs leaves for real. Would they be able to keep the momentum? Would Apple collapse? Who could be the new CEO? The answer is right here, in these words:
It can be easy to let the contentious question of who will pay for healthcare in our society distract from questions of what it will pay for. Trends consultancy PSFK shares its vision of where technology will soon take medicine.
Putting an Addam's Family-esque twist on party games, this little contraption gives the unsuspecting loser's finger a jolt of electric shock when the game comes to end. After a number of "victims" is selected, players put their fingers in and watch as the lights start moving in a circle, accompanied by rapid beeping.…