Quick Get me a Spider!

Most of us get a little excited when we see a big spider, but for the unfortunate few who fall victim to the bite of the daunting Brazilian wandering spider, that “excitement” takes on a whole new meaning: The venom of the wandering spider — also known as the banana spider (or more formally Phoneutria […]

Now from the Anals of Totally Gross

A Chinese man spent 55 years with the opening to his rectum in the wrong place. That’s an unusually long time to live without a normal anus. He had a relatively common birth defect known as imperforate anus, a condition in which one out of every 5,000 infants is born with a misplaced, blocked, or […]

Take a Pill and Dance Better

I myself am a little worried about this recent finding because I am a really bad dancer. A Montreal man is giving hope to bad dancers everywhere. Researchers at the University of Montreal have discovered that it’s not his fault he can never dance in time to music. His brain is incapable of recognizing rhythm. […]

Bird Kills Man in Cockfighting Incident

It seems one of these guys finally got knocked off by an angry bird.  Jose Luis Ochoa, 35, of Lamont, California, was declared dead at a hospital about two hours after he was injured in Tulare County on Jan. 30, the Kern County coroner said. An autopsy concluded Ochoa died of an accidental “sharp force […]

The Pills Made Me a Sex, Drug Addict

The warning label on this drug would be quite long and more than a bit strange! A French father-of-two is to take GlaxoSmithKline to court on Tuesday, alleging the British firm’s drug to treat Parkinson’s disease turned him into a gay sex and gambling addict. The 51-year-old’s lawyers say their client’s behaviour changed radically after […]