How deadly is a stab in the back? Video games, movies, and other fiction would have us believe that a backstab against a foe with a modestly-sized blade leads to immediate and certain death, having a ...
Is there a maximum threshold of pain a Human can experience, beyond which point there is no noticeable difference? I ask this question in part to better understand the definition of pain and its ...
It is common practice to use ice packs on injuries that cause bruising and swelling. It seems to be an effective method to assist in reducing swelling. Why does ice reduce welling?
I fell over on my bicycle trying to avoid running over a rattlesnake, and ended up badly skinning my knee. It immediately began to bleed, but soon clotted. It has been 2 days now and it has formed a ...
My cat was licking my arm with his sandpaper like tongue. It hurt and the area he was licking was slightly smarting afterwards. However, when he licks the palm of my hand the feeling is rather ...