10 Things You Wish You Were Never Told
In the 18th Century, the rich actually paid to have their less than perfect teeth replaced with the healthy teeth of the poor. This craze reached its peak in 1815 when the teeth of the soldiers who died in the Battle Of Waterloo were extracted from their corpses for this purpose.
#9 HIV Cure
There's a myth in South Africa, called the 'virgin cleansing myth,' according to which having sex with virgins would cure HIV/AIDS. This lead to adult men raping girls as young as nine.
#8 Superior HIV
When an HIV-infected has sex with another HIV-infected with a different strain of virus they become 'superinfected.' Which makes them immune to any sort of treatment.
#7 No Pain
It is said that back in 1986, believing babies did not feel pain, doctors carried out open-hearted surgeries on babies without anesthesia.
#6 Water Problem
An entire hotel consumed water from a tank where the body of a dead woman was left for two weeks before she was found. For two weeks anyone who ever stepped into the hotel consumed this water mixed with the semi-decomposed body and concern was only raised when the guests started complaining of a foul odor and odd color.
During the 1950's at St.Louis, the US Government declared that they were testing smoke screens for protection against Soviet aerial attacks while in reality, they were spraying residents with radioactive particles to study the effects.
The crew onboard the Space Shuttle Challenger was alive during their descent from the sky. What really killed them was when they hit the ocean at 207mph.
Fetuses can be startled and are capable of crying as well. But their signs of distress goes unnoticed due to the fact that their airway and lungs are filled with fluid until birth.
It's said that dogs like squeaky toys because they please their killer instincts since it reminds them of dying preys.
You can actually kill yourself by cracking your neck like you do with your knuckles.
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