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By Cary McNeal

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FACT: using maggots to wash wounds has confirmed to be potent for sufferers who don't reply to conventional treatments.

FACT: The Icelandic dish hákarl is beheaded basking shark that's buried within the flooring for 6 to twelve weeks to putrefy earlier than it really is eaten.

FACT: Used in the course of the Dutch insurrection, rat torture concerned trapping rodents lower than a bowl on a prisoner's belly then heating the bowl's external so the animals might consume during the victim's flesh to attempt to escape.

FACT: the typical individual selections his nostril 5 occasions each hour, sometimes consuming what he picks.

The international is a frightening position, and it will get scarier on a daily basis. From the writer of the bestselling 1,001 evidence that may Scare The S#*t Out Of You comes this new choice of 1,004 (count 'em!) really scary and horrifyingly real evidence in regards to the global round us.

From historical scientific practices to doomsday situations, to disgusting nutrition from world wide and the complete terrifying country of Florida, the proof in Are You Sh*tting Me? are bound to entertain and disturb you right away. except after all you're already disturbed, during which case this is often the e-book for you!

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I mean literally cry and scream and roll around on the floor like a three-year-old, slapping your hands and kicking your feet. This is great when someone won’t let you have your way. It works because it freaks people out to see a grown man crying and screaming. They’ll do anything to make it stop. Brilliant. Another tactic involves a verbal technique based on neurolinguistic programming. In the middle of a meeting, when someone else is talking, I’ll sit there nodding my head, as if I’m agreeing with everything they say.

But what can we do? He’s universally recognized as the world’s most talented industrial designer. We’re meeting to discuss his proposal to reduce the length of the next iPod by half a millimeter. I think losing half a millimeter throws off the balance of the design, and suggest a quarter of a millimeter instead. As usual, Lars is blown away by the way I take his idea and improve on it. “You know,” he says, “I may have been first in my class at the Royal Academy, but I am always amazed by how much better you are at design than I am.

We put as much thought, maybe more, into the packaging of the product as we do into the product itself. What we’re looking to achieve is this magical sequence that takes place when you open the box. How does the box open? Is there a tongue? Two side slots? What color is the box? Which grade of cardboard do we use? How does it feel to your fingers? And what about inside? Does the iPhone lie flat? Is it tilted up? Is there plastic over it? Do we put a sticky thing over the screen that you have to peel off?

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