Neatorama Posts Tagged "Poison"
The Near-Perfect Murder Weapon...

Arsenic was, at one time, a very popular way to mu...  ...lar way to murder someone. It was the most common poison to factor in 19th century British murder trials,...  ...hich the perpetrator got away with the crime.Some poisons such as cyanide and strychnine work according to...  ...general state of health. Dea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/09/The-Near-Perfect-Murder-Weapon/
Horrific Tales of Potato Poisoning

You've probably been told not to eat green potatoe...  ...n told not to eat green potatoes because they are poison . Just how poisonous are they? The presence of chlorophyll in a potato...  ...s Food & Think blog has a rundown of solanine poisoning cases spanning a century,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/21/Horrific-Tales-of-Potato-Poisoning/
Brainteaser: Party Punch...

(Image credit: Flickr user oxum)A man goes to a pa...  ...e else at the party who drinks the punch dies of poison . Why didn't the man die? Once you've decided on...  ...right. Highlight this space for the answer: The poison was in the ice cubes. When the man drank the punc...  ..., the ice was fully frozen,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/22/Brainteaser-Party-Punch/
Ancient Poisoners Discovered

Image: Francesco d'Errico and Lucinda Blackwell...  ...der Cave in Africa discovered the earliest use of poison : The researchers also dated a lump of beeswax mi...  ...sis revealed traces of ricinoleic acid, a natural poison found in castor beans. It's likely that the stick...  ...kely that the stick was an ap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/01/ancient-poisoners-discovered/
Poison Pocket Tin Box

Poison Pocket Tin Box - $5.95 Are you looking for a sui...  ...and perhaps toxic, tiny possessions. You need the Poison Pocket Tin Box from the NeatoShop. This  humoro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/10/poison-pocket-tin-box/
The Alnwick Poison Gardens

The Alnwick Poison Gardens in Alnwick, England was established in 20...  ...nds contain nearly 100 deadly plants that produce poisons or hallucinogens. Some are so dangerous, they are...  ..., but you can't get close to them. Read about the poison gardens and other strange g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/30/the-alnwick-poison-gardens/
5 Classic Poisons

You probably know that Socrates was forced to...  ...know that Socrates was forced to die by drinking poison , but did you know that he was made to drink hemlo...  ...ets in? For more interesting information about poisons

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/16/5-classic-poisons/
16 Unassuming-but-Lethal Poison Plants

While many types of plants contain levels of toxins for defense from insects and other predators, this list of plants are extremely lethal to humans. When foraging for plants to eat in the forest, be sure not to have any...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/16-unassuming-but-lethal-poison-plants/
The Giant Rat with Poison-Filled Hair

At around 14 inches in length, the giant African c...  ...izarre defense system -- hollow hairs filled with poison . Using the bark of the Acokanthera schimperi, wh...  ...f the Acokanthera schimperi, which humans use in poison darts, the rat makes use of its highly speciailiz...  ...ure. They also tested the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/02/the-giant-rat-with-poison-filled-hair/
Eek! Mice Are Evolving An Immunity To Poison!

The rodents of the future will eat poison pellets like candy, according to new research con...  ...concentrated and deadly version of the common rat poison warfarin. This defensive immunity comes from inte...  ...e, which had already developed an immunity to the poison . Looks l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/26/eek-mice-are-evolving-an-immunity-to-poison/




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