Man admitted to New Zealand hospital with eel stuck in his rear end

Because hospital reports of spiders living in women's ears and fish jumping down children's throats aren't harrowing enough, here's some more shudder gasoline for the nightmare conflagration raging in your brain. As The New Zealand Herald reports of a patient at Auckland City Hospital last week: » 9/24/12 9:40am 9/24/12 9:40am

The 5 Most Unpleasant And Undignified Ways To Die In Ancient Times

Antiquity was the pits. For every advancement in philosophy or mathematics, you had half a dozen crazed aristocrats high on mercury potions trying to remove your limbs in bold new ways. Here are five particularly egregious ways to kick it centuries ago — they involve (among many things) honey, wine, eels, and… » 9/06/12 10:20am 9/06/12 10:20am