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Black History Month – Charles Drew

Black History Month – Charles Drew

Early in the second world war, before the United States became involved, one American was making a huge difference in the war effort. His name was Charles Drew and he was the medical supervisor of a campaign called “Blood for Britain.” Drew developed a method to process and preserve blood plasma allowing it to last …

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

In 1881, doctor William Halsted rushed to help his sister Minnie, who was hemorrhaging after childbirth. He quickly inserted a needle into his arm, withdrew his own blood, and transferred it to her. After a few uncertain minutes, she began to recover. Halsted didn’t know how lucky they’d gotten. His transfusion only worked because he …

Still (original zombie short film)

Still (original zombie short film)

What the fuck made me do this for a living? I was always unusually good at musical statues and I could bust a move like Travolta when the music played But really it was that day in bloody Cardiff That guy, painted like a black devil A human statue He was making the crowd laugh …

The Head of a Satanic Temple Explains Satanism

We do not sacrifice children. The foundation of Satanism is built upon the self and carrying out the devil’s work. Hail Satan! Hail Satan! Hail Satan! Hail Satan! Hi! My name is Zeke Apollyon and I am the chapter head for the Satanic Temple, London and UK. I think what attracted me most to Satanism, …

Dark Souls 3 ► Lore of the Main Bosses

Dark Souls 3 ► Lore of the Main Bosses

The stories of Souls Games have always revolved around bosses, but that statement has never been more true than for Dark Souls 3. If you understand who you’re killing in this game, then you will understand the story. The first one in your way is Iudex Gundyr, the Ashen Judge and Scabbard to the Coiled …

#TBT Bizarre State Farm Commercial

I’m serious dude… I pay like… 30 bucks a months. Make it happen right there. Like a good neighbor State Farm is there. Eat it! (maniacal laughter) Oh… Hey… Do you work for State Farm? Oh… Yes. Yes, I do. I’m pretty sure it’s my day off, though. Hmm… I remember checking the schedule… Make …

The Real Dracula (feat. Seth Rogen) – Drunk History

The Real Dracula (feat. Seth Rogen) – Drunk History

Hello. I’m Greg Tuculescu. And today… [laughs] Today we’re gonna talk about Vlad the Impaler. The real man behind… Dracula.So, it’s 1447,and Vlad III from Wallachiais a political prisoner in the Ottoman Empire.And Vlad is like, I wanna go back to my dad.I’m a prince! I’m an heir to the throne!And Radu, Vlad’s brother, is …

Top 10 Insane Scientists From History

Top 10 Insane Scientists From History

Top 10 Craziest Scientists 10. John Hunter and the penis injections Surgeon John Hunter believed that gonorrhea and syphilis were the same disease at different stages of development, so he decided to test his theory out on himself. He made small incisions on his penis and infected it with the pus from a gonorrhea patient. …