Monthly Archives: December 2014

HAPPY NEW YEARS ALL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS! PREPARE FOR THE WORST TO COME!

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‎                                                                         Wednesday, ‎December ‎31, ‎2014
How many earthquakes have we had from 2006-2014?
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Magnitude | 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
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8.0–9.9 | 2 4 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 0
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7.0–7.9 | 9 14 12 16 21 19 15 17 11 0
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6.0–6.9 | 142 178 168 144 151 204 129 125 140 0
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5.0–5.9 | 1712 2074 1768 1896 1963 2271 1412 1402 1475 0
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4.0–4.9 |12838 12080 12292 6805 10164 13303 10990 9795 13494 0
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Total |14703 14350 14240 8862 12300 15798 12548 11341 15121 0
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As you can see The largest quakes have been less than 2007.
In reality we have been having many more with the smaller quakes. In fact all those in 2014 have increased with smaller ones. Look at the data yourself. Do you think the big ones are going to be back with even more bang in 2015?
7.9 Alaska, United States June 23, 2014 Only major one we had. In fact Alaska had all the big one’s every month of at lease one shake..
Those of us who watch the news are worried. Things seem to be spinning out of control on all levels. It can make us feel helpless. What can one person do ? The differences in religion, culture and wealth run so deep. The greed and lust for power are so overpowering how can good ever win?
We can write letters to our leaders and we can protest in the street but perhaps the most powerful instrument for change we possess is prayer.
Been watching the History Channel and even T.V. preachers and what do I see as well hear. How the earth is going to be destroyed as well as everyone on it. When I seen that the Wailing pray wall in Israel would be bombed by Iran and then Wold War three starts. Very interesting and more movies galore seem to ,be coming out daily even on you-tube and many other areas.
Of course there’s also walking dead in all these scenes and preaching even. Don’t know I really feel that Hollywood and even the Christians are behaving more like children than even the children. Were living in that last days. We all are living in the last days. When you get hit by a car, shot by a badge wearer or killed by your husband or wife or child even then it’s the last day for sure.Depending on your age, those days come faster depending on your age as well as health.
Hard times for sure will be coming to us all. Taxes will increase and cities as well as states will not be able to make the budgets. Of course anyone living in this society want to have all the services so guess what your taxes will increase as to your wants.
Many towns will increase more than 50%. Either in food service or something. Look at your pay checks close to fifty fifty for you and government? How many of those can not even get forty hours a week? Things cost more.; Have you noticed? I have.
Ah taxes can be filed January 22, 2015. Guess what how many of you did not sign up for health care. I mean you people not working? Guess what there will be a deduction or a fine for not doing so of over a hundred bucks and more! Get a speeding ticket, run a stop sign, or speeding. Ah yes those fee’s bite into your income. They will be paid or you will lose your job while in jail for not paying this extra income to your system that you live within. Trash or anyone that comes to your house for a service there is a gas mileage charge even. Credit card accepting must be over $5.00 ten in some stores or you pay a service fee for the merchant accepting your credit card. After all the merchants also have to pay a fee for that convenience. On and on it goes. Watch out if your heating unit goes out or any appliance for that matter. Roof leaking? Mine did while I was sleeping.
2015 is going to be a very costly year as well as increase on everything if anything is even left for as many people this world has. Going to be very interesting to say the lease.People are fed up with how some people have money to do things and those that don’t are jailed. Best think more like a slave as that is exactly what you are today. Soon enough your going to see that coming.
But, here is to everyone Have A Happy New Year’s 2015!

Remember When People Used To Eat Arsenic As A Health Supplement?

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‎Tuesday, ‎December ‎30, ‎2014
Arsenic health tonics didn’t last too long;
Hey, Remember When People Used To Eat Arsenic As A Health Supplement?
Probably not, unless you’re well over 100 years old. In the 1800s, arsenic began being marketed as a health supplement, even though it had been a known poison for thousands of years. So why were people suddenly eating it on purpose?

The Arsenic Eaters

Styria, in the southeast of Austria, is a nice place to go these days. In the 1800s, it was the residence of the arsenic-eaters, and by many accounts, it was still a very nice place to go. Adventurers and scientists who traveled to the area mentioned that the inhabitants consumed “ratsbane” with their coffee. The fashion was to take ever increasing amounts a few times a week until diarrhea set in, then decrease the dosage. Men and women took arsenic, sometimes in a dose large enough to kill a healthy human being, to clarify their complexions and help them breathe more easily. Scientists observed that it seemed to do them no harm, writing, “They are generally strong and healthy persons, courageous, pugnacious, and of strong sexual dispositions. ”

So that settles that.

The Effects of Arsenic

Today, people are no longer impressed with the health benefits of arsenic, inside Austria or outside of it. Not only does it cause cell death, but even low doses of it increase a person’s risk of cancer. Whenever natural arsenic has leaked into the drinking water of communities, cancer rates have sky-rocketed.

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‎Tuesday, ‎December ‎30, ‎2014
Arsenic health tonics didn’t last too long;
Hey, Remember When People Used To Eat Arsenic As A Health Supplement?
Probably not, unless you’re well over 100 years old. In the 1800s, arsenic began being marketed as a health supplement, even though it had been a known poison for thousands of years. So why were people suddenly eating it on purpose?

The Arsenic Eaters

Styria, in the southeast of Austria, is a nice place to go these days. In the 1800s, it was the residence of the arsenic-eaters, and by many accounts, it was still a very nice place to go. Adventurers and scientists who traveled to the area mentioned that the inhabitants consumed “ratsbane” with their coffee. The fashion was to take ever increasing amounts a few times a week until diarrhea set in, then decrease the dosage. Men and women took arsenic, sometimes in a dose large enough to kill a healthy human being, to clarify their complexions and help them breathe more easily. Scientists observed that it seemed to do them no harm, writing, “They are generally strong and healthy persons, courageous, pugnacious, and of strong sexual dispositions. ”

So that settles that.

The Effects of Arsenic

Today, people are no longer impressed with the health benefits of arsenic, inside Austria or outside of it. Not only does it cause cell death, but even low doses of it increase a person’s risk of cancer. Whenever natural arsenic has leaked into the drinking water of communities, cancer rates have sky-rocketed.

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But there is some indication that a people can build up a tolerance for arsenic. Certain towns in the Argentinian Andes, for example, are built on bedrock full of arsenic. The communities there are old, and so is the chemical beneath them. Archaeologists there have examined mummies from thousands of years ago, which contain high quantities of arsenic. Today, people there seem resistant to arsenic, suffering few ill-effects from drinking water full of rat poison. A genetic study of the indigenous population showed that they have the AS3MT gene, which controls a mechanism that lets them flush poisons out of their system faster than most other people, minimizing their exposure to the poison.

Whether the arsenic eaters had the same gene is tough to say. Even if they did, they pushed it past the limit many times. Scientists note that the population of Styria suffered a remarkable amount of arsenic-related deaths.

Arsenic as a Health Food

Businesses soon decided to share those arsenic-related deaths with the rest of the world. Arsenic was already in fashion in the 1800s. When pale skin was all the rage, an external application allowed women to constrict the capillaries in their face, making them pale. The Styrians gave cosmetics companies a chance to encourage women to take arsenic internally as well. Ad copy was effusive in its praises.

“But the Styrian peasant-girl, stirred by an unconsciously growing attachment – confiding scarcely to herself her feelings, and taking counsel of her inherited wisdom only – really adds, by the use of hidri [arsenic], to the natural graces of her filling and rounding form, paints with brighter hues her blushing cheeks and tempting lips, and imparts a new and winning lustre to her sparkling eye.”
Men took it as well. What else could they do, when scientists came back from Styria talking of the peasants’ “strong sexual dispositions”? This had an effect on more than just the complexions or personal health of the people of the late 1800s. Poisoners use whatever is to hand, especially if they can get away with it. Anyone whose rich old uncle or inconvenient suitor dropped dead had two excuses. The poisoner owned arsenic in their possession because they took it for their health, and their victim had arsenic in their system because they, too, took it for their health.

Arsenic health tonics didn’t last too long. People first heard of the arsenic eaters in the 1860s, and swallowing arsenic was out by the 1920s. The association with poison was too close. As more and more poisoners were caught, these tonics got the bad press they deserved. And it probably helped that as the world approached the Roaring Twenties, “Austrian peasant girl” wasn’t the look anyone was going for anymore.
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But there is some indication that a people can build up a tolerance for arsenic. Certain towns in the Argentinian Andes, for example, are built on bedrock full of arsenic. The communities there are old, and so is the chemical beneath them. Archaeologists there have examined mummies from thousands of years ago, which contain high quantities of arsenic. Today, people there seem resistant to arsenic, suffering few ill-effects from drinking water full of rat poison. A genetic study of the indigenous population showed that they have the AS3MT gene, which controls a mechanism that lets them flush poisons out of their system faster than most other people, minimizing their exposure to the poison.

Whether the arsenic eaters had the same gene is tough to say. Even if they did, they pushed it past the limit many times. Scientists note that the population of Styria suffered a remarkable amount of arsenic-related deaths.

Arsenic as a Health Food

Businesses soon decided to share those arsenic-related deaths with the rest of the world. Arsenic was already in fashion in the 1800s. When pale skin was all the rage, an external application allowed women to constrict the capillaries in their face, making them pale. The Styrians gave cosmetics companies a chance to encourage women to take arsenic internally as well. Ad copy was effusive in its praises.

“But the Styrian peasant-girl, stirred by an unconsciously growing attachment – confiding scarcely to herself her feelings, and taking counsel of her inherited wisdom only – really adds, by the use of hidri [arsenic], to the natural graces of her filling and rounding form, paints with brighter hues her blushing cheeks and tempting lips, and imparts a new and winning lustre to her sparkling eye.”
Men took it as well. What else could they do, when scientists came back from Styria talking of the peasants’ “strong sexual dispositions”? This had an effect on more than just the complexions or personal health of the people of the late 1800s. Poisoners use whatever is to hand, especially if they can get away with it. Anyone whose rich old uncle or inconvenient suitor dropped dead had two excuses. The poisoner owned arsenic in their possession because they took it for their health, and their victim had arsenic in their system because they, too, took it for their health.

Arsenic health tonics didn’t last too long. People first heard of the arsenic eaters in the 1860s, and swallowing arsenic was out by the 1920s. The association with poison was too close. As more and more poisoners were caught, these tonics got the bad press they deserved. And it probably helped that as the world approached the Roaring Twenties, “Austrian peasant girl” wasn’t the look anyone was going for anymore.

Gang’s in North West Arkansas have arrived a few years ago an growing!

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‎Tuesday, ‎December ‎30, ‎2014

“Deck The Halls With Rows Of Dead Cops.”

Protesters blocked the busy intersection of 39th & Belmont, got into several shouting matches with drivers, sung Christmas carol parodies that included “Deck the halls with rows of dead cops” and “Cop free Christmas”, chanted “What do we want? NO COPS”, got into more shouting and shoving matches, and were plowed into by one driver on Peacock Lane, which is home to one of the biggest Christmas light displays in Portland.

#Ferguson Protesters Berate & Intimidate Elderly, Disabled.

Protesters argue and scream at black woman.

Protesters harass and intimidate drivers.

Another altercation at Portland protest.

#Ferguson Protesters Sing: “Deck The Halls With Rows Of Dead Cops”

http://www.goo.gl/0QE2sm

Threat States Rogers “Cop Will Be Killed” On New Year’s Eve.

A cop will be killed New Year’s night in Rogers, AR 12-31-14”. The statement also has “MS 13” written below it.
Ha, no gangs in NWA ? Really? Your asleep and not watching where your going!

Identified a notable amount of gang members from various known dangerous street gangs.There are many gangs in North West Arkansas. There waiting until there troops are larger.There growing daily. Ten year’s ago, I never seen any activity, but in the last two years, I have seen markings around the area on sides of stores, bridges and fences as well as in many restrooms.

These are just the few that I remember:
1. Sureno 13
2. Mexican Mafia
3. Nuestra Familia
4. MS-13
5. Texas Syndicate (We actually had 2 very high ranking members in the county jail for about 8 months before they went to the Arkansas Department of Corrections)
6. Latin Kings
7. Vice Lords
8. Gangster Disciples (Their numbers are growing very fast in our area. Lot of them moving here from the Chicago area)
9. Bloods
10. C rips
11. Pecker woods
12. Aryan Brotherhood (We had a Lieutenant in the county jail for about a week. He was forced to stay in PC the entire time due to his ranking and potential problems.)

The reason most people don’t know these gangs have a presence in the area is because it is difficult to identify them. Law enforcement officers are forced to identify them by their gang tattoos and there simply hasn’t been enough training done to educate all the officers. You can easily have someone arrested for possession of a controlled substance w/ intent to deliver, but if you can’t identify the gang they are dealing for, they can’t attribute it to them.

The area has grown quite a bit, especially in the last ten years or so. The gangs haven’t just “formed”, though. A lot of the people who live here come from places such as California, Chicago, etc.
http://goo.gl/icAx95

Ufortunately, the people themselves have short memories. Over time, we tend to allow the media’s warped message to become reality.

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‎Monday, ‎December ‎29, ‎2014
Who’s REALLY to blame in recent cop slayings ?
Thousands of police officers gathered in Queens, New York, to pay their respects to one of the two NYPD officers murdered in the city last week.

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were executed by a black Muslim thug in Brooklyn, New York, in retaliation for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

During the funeral, hundreds of police turned their backs on NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke. Why? Because those officers know de Blasio has blood on his hands.

But de Blasio will never accept blame for his role in the killings. Nor will other race arsonists such as the “Dishonorable” Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton and Barack Obama.

Nor will the media hold them to account – quite the opposite. They will continue to run cover for these thugs, since they play for the same team.

And, unfortunately, the people themselves have short memories. Over time, we tend to allow the media’s warped message to become reality.

Yet we must never forget who’s to blame for creating the violent atmosphere that brought on the murder of two of NYPD’s finest, and other police officers.

Here are just a few of the comments and actions that have contributed to encouraging anti-police sentiment:

After the March 23, 2012, shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Barack Obama infamously declares: “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” Obama’s remarks reinforce the lie being advanced by Sharpton that the shooting was racially motivated. Obama and Sharpton’s inflammatory words embolden the New Black Panther Party to place a bounty on Zimmerman’s life.

July 17, 2014: Eric Garner, 43, resists arrest and dies after being placed in a chokehold. Garner’s death results in protests across New York, led by Sharpton.

After the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old thug Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, blacks riot. Sharpton inflames the situation by accusing the police of foul play.

Obama calls Brown’s death “heartbreaking” and announces that the Department of Justice will investigate. Obama also draws moral equivalency between the looters and police.

Aug. 25: Despite evidence showing that Michael Brown robbed a convenience store and attacked a cop, Obama sends three White House officials to Brown’s funeral.

Nov. 24: A grand jury in Ferguson decides not to indict Officer Wilson. Michael Brown’s stepfather yells for the assembled black mob outside the Ferguson Police Department to “Burn this b—h down!”

Al Sharpton accuses the prosecutor and grand-jury system of being racist and corrupt. The Obama Justice Department says it will continue its investigations as to whether Officer Wilson violated federal civil-rights laws. The news of the grand-jury decision and the inflammatory remarks by Brown’s stepfather and irresponsible “leaders” sparks more riots nationwide.

Nov. 29: At a black college in Baltimore, Louis Farrakhan threatens that if the demands of protesters aren’t met, “We’ll tear this god–n country apart!” He also said: “We (sic) going to die anyway. Let’s die for something.”

Dec. 3: The Staten Island grand jury declines to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death.

Mayor de Blasio holds a press conference, saying: “We are dealing with centuries of racism that have brought us to this day.” He says that he and his wife had to train their biracial son “in how to take special care in any encounter he has with the police.”

Obama also weighs in, saying that law enforcement has a history of treating minorities unfairly.

Dec. 13: Sharpton leads marches in NYC, where some protestors chant: “What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want it? Now!” Two NYPD officers are assaulted.

Dec. 20: Ismaaiyl Brinsley executes NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and his partner, Wenjian Liu, in a revenge killing for the deaths of Garner and Brown, before killing himself.

Before killing the officers, Brinsley posts on Instagram: “They Take 1 Of Ours … Let’s Take 2 of Theirs.”

According to police, Brinsley had shot his girlfriend in Baltimore (the same city where Farrakhan made his incendiary remarks) before arriving in NYC.

After encouraging the violent atmosphere that ultimately led to the assassination of two NYPD officers – the same vulture “leaders” are now pretending to be doves.

Obama is saying that race relations are better now than when he took office six years ago. Yet a recent Bloomberg Politics survey found 53 percent of Americans feel interactions between whites and blacks have deteriorated.

De Blasio had the nerve to speak at Officer Ramos’ funeral, pretending to be a friend of law enforcement.

Sharpton claims to be working with Cardinal Timothy Dolan on racial reconciliation. Yet he accepts no responsibility for the officer slayings, or decades of racial agitation and corruption.

Though clearly the killer, Brinsley, bore ultimate responsibility for the officers’ murders, we must never forget who is responsible for creating the climate that has eroded authority and encouraged violence toward police. They must be discredited forever.

And we certainly should not be turning to the very people who created the problem for solutions. We must not allow those who are destroying our country to succeed

Don’t think I am mad–Think again Asshole! This is not a threat to the RED TRUCK! It’s a sure thing!

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‎Sunday, ‎December ‎28, ‎2014
This one is going world wide this time, not just face book. Letting you all know soon as to who it is as well as going to get photo this time. Whoop’s maybe he will heed the warning as I am going to have camera ready and take real nice close up’s in person this time. As I said takes a lot to get me mad, but when you take my easy going as like a cowardly lion, watch out as I may be a bit afraid. But, that is because of Viet Nam and I fear I will take your fucken life even at 68 years old! But, once you push then there is a limit any old man can take. So be prepared to stay far away or face whatever judgement comes in your direction. This is not a threat by the way. It’s a One Hundred percent guarantee reaction your going to face if come on this property!
‎Sunday, ‎December ‎28, ‎2014
Here I go again, already having drugged out idiots sitting in my driveway waiting for their dope dealer. I watched this ass hole as warned this punk ass never to drive fast on my driveway. Well, here I go again with this scum ball. Hopefully he will see this post after all I am fed up with punks. I beat back a twenty something old punk a few weeks ago. Now, this forty something punk needs a lesson as well. Being old in this day and age is nothing like when I was growing up. In my day there was respect. Kids today never taught that by there ass hole parents or what. Now a 68 year old man will have to take action since it appears the sheriff is too busy laughing as well as watching. Ok, war is declared puk ass driver. STAY OFF THIS PROPERTY I may seem easy and may say little to nothing. But, I know you and daddy watch my site. Your now being noticed by thousands more ass wipes!
Also take notice of date as well aas time in the upper left hand corner of your screen. By the way notice that red pickup how it looks as if no shocks. That is his damn speed believe it or not. Take a look again. Piling up court evidence for some jail time for this puke forty plus year old bum!

Where is the soul? Why is it unseen? Is life before or after death? You decide!

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‎                                                                        December ‎28, ‎2014
The brain or the computer of your being…
This case points to a sad fact about brain science. We don’t often shout about it, but there are large gaps in even our basic understanding of the brain. We can’t agree on the function of even some of the most important brain regions, such as the cerebellum. Rare cases such as this show up that ignorance. Every so often someone walks into a hospital and their brain scan reveals the startling differences we can have inside our heads. Startling differences which may have only small observable effects on our behaviour.

Part of the problem may be our way of thinking. It is natural to see the brain as a piece of naturally selected technology, and in human technology there is often a one-to-one mapping between structure and function. If I have a toaster, the heat is provided by the heating element, the time is controlled by the timer and the popping up is driven by a spring. The case of the missing cerebellum reveals there is no such simple scheme for the brain. Although we love to talk about the brain region for vision, for hunger or for love, there are no such brain regions, because the brain isn’t technology where any function is governed by just one part.
Death doesn’t need to stop you from doing all the things you enjoy, as long as the things you enjoy are pretty basic. Certain bodily functions continue for minutes, hours, days, and even weeks after death. You will not believe the kind of things a dead body will do with its now-copious amount of time.

By the way, this post is not for the weak of stomach.

10. Nail and hair growth (by technicality)

This is a technical function, not an actual function. The body doesn’t produce more hair and nail tissue, but both of these things do ‘grow,’ in the days after death. What actually happens is the skin loses moisture (although cosmetics companies are probably hard at work making a cream for that) and pulls back, exposing more hair and making nails seem longer. Since you do measure the length of hair and nails from the point where they meet the skin to the tip of the hair, the hair does ‘grow’.

9. Brain activity (with drugs)

One of the side effects of modern technology is a blurring of the time between life and death. The brain can be almost completely gone, but the heart can keep pumping. If the heart is stopped for a minute, there’s no breathing, and the person was dying anyway, most doctors just pronounce people dead while their brain is technically still alive for the next few minutes. The brain’s cells spend those minutes scrambling for the oxygen and nutrients they need to stay alive – to the point where they often damage themselves irreparably even if the heart starts up again. Those minutes before the damage is too extensive could be extended, with the right drugs and under the right circumstances, to days. Ideally, this would give doctors a chance to save you, but it’s not guaranteed. I know what most of you are thinking, “What fun! The biggest problem I had with dying is that it could be quick and painless, with no chance that my living brain is stuck inside a corpse for days on end.” Well, now you don’t have to worry about that.

8. Skin cell growth

This is another function of different parts of the body dying at different rates. While loss of blood circulation can kill the brain in minutes, other cells are not as in need of constant care. Skin cells, which are used to living on the outskirts of the body and grabbing what they can through osmosis, can stay alive for days. Its a good thing they don’t have brains, or I’d feel sorry for them, the poor doomed things.

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7. Peeing

Peeing, we think, is a voluntary function. And we’re mostly right, except if something’s really funny. Not-peeing, though, is not a voluntary function. We never have to think about it, because a certain part of the brain is always in charge of it. This is the same part that’s involved in regulating a person’s breathing and heartbeat, which is one of the reasons people tend to pee involuntarily if they’re drunk. The part of the brain that keeps the urinary sphincter closed is inhibited. (More alcohol will shut down the part that regulate breathing and heart function, which is one of the reasons too much alcohol is dangerous.) Although rigor mortis stiffens the muscles, it doesn’t set in until hours after death. Just after death, muscles relax, causing people to urinate after death.

6. Pooing

We all know that in times of stress the body eliminates waste, often in front of people or on camera. The body relaxes certain muscles and things just . . . progress. In the case of dead bodies, the whole thing is helped along by the gas that’s produced inside the body. This can happen hours after death. Hours. Considering fetuses can also poop in the womb (it’s true!), this may be both the first and last thing we do in life. Puts things in perspective, doesn’t it?

5. Digestion

It turns out that when you die, bot only are you expelling stuff, you’re actively making more. Or, at least, something is making more. We forget that we share our bodies with tons of other creatures, many of them beneficial. The bacteria inside your gut don’t die just because you do. While plenty of them are parasitic, some of them are great aids to digestion, and do part of the work for us. They keep right on chugging, even when we’re good and dead. Others eat into the lining of our intestines, making more of that gas that repulsed us all in section six, which pushes things along.

4. Erections and Ejaculation

When the heart stops forcing the blood around the body, it pools in whatever area is lowest. Sometimes people die standing up and sometimes people die lying face down. I think everyone here has enough spatial reasoning to understand what kind of blood pooling that would encourage. Meanwhile, for all that talk of relaxing muscles after death, it doesn’t last forever. Certain types of muscle cells are activated by calcium ions. After activation, the cells expend energy putting the calcium ions back outside the cell. After death, the membranes become more permeable to calcium and the cells don’t expend as much energy to push the ions out, so the muscles contract. This does lead to rigor mortis and can lead to ejaculation. It’s real. It happens. Now let’s never think of it again.

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3. Muscle movement

Although the brain may die, other areas of the nervous system may still be active. Nurses report seeing reflex action, which involves nerves sending signals to the spinal cord and not the brain, leading to muscle twitches and spasms after death. Some even say they’ve seen shallow chest movements after death. (Although maybe the doctor fell down on the job for that one.)

2. Vocalization

Our bodies are basically sacks of gas and goo supported by bones (which are filled with yet more goo). Rotting happens when bacteria go to work and the proportion of the gas increases. Since we carry most bacteria inside our body, the gas builds up inside. We’ve seen several ways it takes out. One of those ways is through the windpipe. Since rigor mortis stiffens all the muscles, including the ones that work the vocal cords, the combination leads to some very eerie sounds coming from dead bodies. People hear moans, groans, and squeaks coming from the dead, although why they stay around to confirm that the bodies making them are truly dead instead of peeing on the floor and running for their lives is beyond me.

1. Giving birth

Oh. Holy. Hell. No Twilight scene could be worse than this. Back in the day when people dropped like flies, a number of women died while pregnant, and sometimes in times that were too cold to give them a burial. This gave rise to a charming little term called ‘coffin birth.’ The gases building up inside a body, combined with the softening flesh, were said to cause the body to expel the fetus. These events were rare, and caused a lot of rumors, but were documented in times before proper embalming and quick burial. It sounds like the kind of thing out of an Edgar Allen Poe book, but it did happen. And it’s yet another reason to be happy that we live in the modern world.

Enjoy your leftover turkey. Try not to think about what it might have done after it died.