This video shows a Russell viper being milked by a snake handler who then collects the venom in a glass jar.
One drop of the potent yellow venom is then extracted and mixed with a vial of human blood.
Within thirty seconds, the blood has turned into a solid block of jelly, demonstrating the venom’s phenomenal blood-clotting abilities.
Dramatic surveillance footage shows a man being ejected out of his sunroof after crashing and flipping his car in London, England. Amazingly, he walks away from the accident without a scratch.
An Akron, Ohio gas station surveillance camera captures a runaway semi truck crashing into a bank of gas pumps.
Police said the brakes went out on the semi as it was exiting an interstate.
The driver was able to miss two vehicles stopped at the light. But as he made the left turn, the load shifted; that’s when it crashed into the gas station.
Incredibly, no one was hurt.
On a highway in Dallas, a white Dallas Transit van pushed right through cars, tossing them every which way. The impact caused a chain reaction involving five cars. Two people were injured.
According to WFAA-TV, Dallas Area Rapid Transit said the accident was a result “of the van operator failing to slow with traffic.”
The driver is on paid administrative leave as police investigate the crash.
Rosa Sepulveda, a mother of one of the victims in the crash told WFAA she hopes with this video released, drivers will pay closer attention on the road. Her son broke his hip, arm, leg and 11 ribs. He remains in the intensive care unit at Parkland Hospital.
“I was upset and angry because [the DART driver] never tried to stop,” the mother said. “He never paid attention, and I’m still asking why can he drive and not pay attention.”
This shocking video shows a two-year-old playing on the 100ft high ledge of the balcony of a high rise apartment. The toddler sits on and crawls along the balcony, even dangling his feet over the sheer drop while horrified passers-by looked on.
A neighbor filmed the boy playing on the ledge, dangling his legs over it, peering down, oblivious of the deadly danger of his position.
A neighbor said: “I was talking to my son’s girlfriend on our front door when she looked up behind me and said: ‘there’s a baby up there on the balcony.’ I turned round and saw the kid up there just playing on the balcony with no protection - I thought he was going to fall, I was sure he was going to die.”
Police arrived at the block of flats, in Coventry, about seven minutes after they were called and found the mother and a man asleep in the house.
Zookeepers in Indonesia have been forced to move an orangutan out of visitors’ reach after she developed a serious smoking habit. Tori learned to smoke 10 years ago, imitating zoo visitors, who would throw their cigarette butts into her open cage. She has been smoking ever since, according to activists.
French athlete Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad has gained track and field infamy in the lead-up to the London Olympics.
The 27-year-old had just won gold in the European Championship’s 3000 metre steeplechase in Helsinki on Sunday when audience cheers quickly subsided into shock over his subsequent actions.
Rather than appearing happy about his 8.33.23-minute victory, the Algerian-born athlete walked over to the championship’s mascot “Appy”, which was being worn by a 14-year-old girl, and smacked a gift bag out of her hands and shoved her with both hands.
The girl was believed to have been slightly winded by the unexpected attack but otherwise unharmed. Yet championship organisers were livid, according to Karjalainen news.
Championship director Mika Muukka told the news agency that “hopefully, the EAA (European Athletics Association) would deal with the case”.
It was not the first time that Mekhissi-Benabbad had picked on a mascot. After winning the same race at the 2010 championships in Barcelona, he asked a mascot to kneel in front of him before he pushed it to the ground.
A daycare worker in Hamden Connecticut, recorded herself on a cell phone camera verbally harassing Michael, a 3-year-old boy until he cried.
A teacher’s assistant apparently has Michael sitting in a chair because he had “a moment,” though it is not shown.
Excerpts from the exchange include:
“I don’t like you,” says Michael.
“Newsflash, sweetheart: I don’t really like you either, ‘cause you throw toys,” she responds to the 3-year-old.
“I can knock your head off,” Michael replies, clearly becoming frustrated.
“Do it. C’mon. C’mon, boss, let’s go. You wanna scrap,” she replies laughing.
Then she continues:
“Do it. Go ahead. No balls. Oh you’re a tough guy. Hey boss, show me your nine.”
The boy’s mother posted the troubling footage hoping “that you watch this video and help us spread awareness to other parents.My son has suffered and I don’t want any other child to go through what my child has been through.”
The teacher’s assistant has since been suspended pending an internal investigation by the daycare.
Aussie Clinton Moore learned the hard way what can happen with a gnarly crash, after going horizontal on a 720 attempt and then watching as a handler was unable to control his bike and ran over his broken body as it lay in the dirt. (Fellow Australian Jacko Strong won the event.)
The crash and unfortunate followup happened during the second round of the Moto X Best Trick event in the 2012 X Games held in Los Angeles, California.
This bike rider cheats death twice as he discovers a snake lunging at him from the console of his motorcycle while
speeding down a Brazilian highway in excess of 280 KPH/ 175 MPH.
Neither the rider or the snake were injured.