In 1961, Leonid Rogozov, 27, was the only surgeon in the Soviet Antarctic Expedition. During the expedition, he felt severe pain in the stomach and had a high fever. Rogozov examined himself and discovered that his appendix was inflamed and could burst at any time. With a local anesthesia, he operated himself to remove the appendix. An engineer and a meteorologist assisted surgery.
SO FUCKING METAL
Haunted Play House At The MoCA In Tokyo by Torafu Architects via Yatzer
This ‘Haunted House’ is not like any you will have seen before and comes in the form of a spooky gallery of paintings that at first seem ordinary but soon turn out to have some hidden surprises in store. The concept behind Torafu Architects’ ‘Haunted Play House’ is to challenge perspectives and norms where rules are broken as children are actually encouraged to run, shout and touch – activities usually forbidden in a gallery or a museum.
In Japan families can summon their house ghost to kill pests for them.
Why waste money calling the exterminator when you can just call on your pet yuki-onna? You see how she slipped out of that cabinet? I haven’t even seen cats that fucking ready to catch mice!