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The Daily Word in fires, what Michael Douglas really said and allegations against a prominent copyright troll.

The Daily Word

New Mexico joined other states in ordering ticketbites.com to stop running an unlicensed insurance business.

The Tres Lagunas Fire likely to get worse today.

The Thompson Ridge Fire outside Jemez Springs is getting larger.

UNM professor's "too fat to study" tweet: part of a research project?

New Jersey man (dressed in Nazi uniform) went to court in an attempt to get custody of his five kids (one named Adolf Hitler Campbell, another named JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell) from the state.

A bank employee in Austria lost 90,000 euros in a racing river.

This family may lose their pet deer.

Here is the Guardian reporter's recording of Michael Douglas saying HPV contracted from cunnilingus caused his oral cancer.

Price of normally cheap Doxycycline has skyrocketed due to shortage of the old school antibiotic, which is also the first treatment for Lyme disease.

Classic fifties Civil Defense film advocates keeping a tidy house in case of an atomic explosion.

More humans messing with manatees news.

Huge copyright troll Prenda Law is accused of uploading porn videos to torrent sites themselves and then suing people who downloaded those videos.

V.20 No.28 | 7/14/2011

Feature

Creepy Crawlies

Author Amy Stewart on the lifestyles of the gross and deadly

You’re strolling barefoot down the beach when—what the?—you step on a furry mass that sends lightening bolts of pain shooting through your body. You look down to discover the culprit: a roiling blob of fuzzy caterpillars. That doesn’t seem so bad, and after the pain subsides, you decide not to visit a doctor. You return home, but huge bruises begin to appear on your body. Instead of getting smaller, they get bigger. By the time you get to a hospital and doctors realize you’ve been stung by a certain type of poisonous Brazilian caterpillar―and order the special antivenin from South America―your kidneys shut down and your blood won’t clot. Later that day, you die.

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