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A UKRAINIAN chemistry student has been killed by bubble gum that exploded, tearing off half of his face, police have said. Vladimir Likhonos, 25, an understudy at a part of the Kiev Polytechnical Institute, is thought to have unintentionally plunged his biting gum into explosives he was utilizing for his examinations, police representative Elvira Biganova said. She said he confused the powder with citrus extract, which he frequently added to drag out the gum's taste. Mr Likhonos, from the town of Konotop, in north-east Ukraine, brushed off his whole jaw and the vast majority of the lower some portion of his face in Saturday's mishap. Medicinal specialists endeavored to treat his wounds yet were not able spare him. "Indeed, even a portion of our prepared... Read More
In Enshi, in China’s Hubei Province, a man called Feng Ning attempted to catch a woman falling from 11th floor of a nearby building with bare hands. Due to the kinetic force, Feng Ning was knocked down and suffered several injuries, including damage to knee joints, tibia fracture, and dislocated ligaments. Feng said he was walking out of a restaurant when he heard someone crying, and saw a woman hanging from the 11th floor window. When the woman fell, he quickly extended his arms to try to cushion her fall. Unfortunately, the woman did not survive the impact. watch the full video from bestgore.com!
Gertrude Baniszewski lived in Indianapolis with her seven children. Since she had a tiny income, Baniszewski took in children for the Summer to earn extra money. In 1965, she agreed to board sixteen years old Sylvia Likens and her sister Jenny, who was a year younger. They were the children of two circus workers who were about to go on tour operating a concession stand. Jenny was disabled and could not move about very much (Gertrude Baniszewski cynically thought that a 'cripple' would be an undemanding boarder); perhaps the Likens' decision to spare their daughters from the wandering lifestyle of the circus was influenced by Jennie's condition? Perhaps they wanted time by themselves to patch up their marriage? Their relationship had been through a bad patch (... Read More
In December of 1998, a homeless man wandered through Edinburgh’s storm-lashed streets. Seeking shelter from the night’s downpour he staggered into Greyfriars Kirkyard and broke into one of the old mausoleums in the Covenanter’s Prison section—no doubt attracted by its intact roof. Inside, the vault was pitch-black and the brave (or foolhardy) vagrant decided to explore his surroundings with what meagre light he possessed. He removed an iron grate in the floor and descended a short, twisting, stone staircase and entered a second chamber. There, he came across four wooden coffins. Perhaps looking for valuables to steal, the man began to smash open the dusty caskets. As he did so, a hole suddenly opened beneath his feet and he fell through a wooden division into a third... Read More