Horseshoe-crab blood, at $60,000/gallon, …

crab-blood-smallHorseshoe-crab blood, at $60,000/gallon, is valued to such an extreme degree because it is not only employed worldwide in bacterial contamination tests, it is also used in testings for every single drug approved by the FDA, making it a $50 million/year industry.

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It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each …

BewareMosquitoesIt would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

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Squeezing a rubber ball under your armpi …

pulse-trickSqueezing a rubber ball under your armpit will make your pulse disappear almost entirely. It can also create a fatal blood clot. Magic!

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