I had eluded to this post yesterday about when I was first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. For the record I am needle-phobic. I always have been and always will be. 367 more words
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The questionably cute but slimy sea snail has a secret weapon for capturing its prey, scientists have discovered.
The cone snails have a have a high level of insulin in their venom that allow them to render small schools of fish sluggish by either shooting the potent venom into the water or via a harpoon-like sting. 193 more words
What do cone snails, cobra snakes and fugu fish have in common?
The most powerful natural neurotoxic venoms known.
Even though cone snails are only a couple inches long, they can easily kill significantly bigger animals–including humans–by using a little harpoon to inject a tiny drop of a lethal mixture of more than a hundred powerful toxins, or… 218 more words
People have often said to me they find slow-cooking ‘fussy’ and time-consuming; with the impression you have to plan your life around your food, not visa versa. 906 more words