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Bodily Feats

The human body can achieve some pretty amazing things and Discovery Health has come up with a bunch of articles explaining how some of these feats are accomplished.

Sword Swallowing | Firewalking | Bed Of Nails | Glass Walking | Fire Breathing
posted by gman on Nov 26, 2010 - 51 comments

living by the sword

Sword swallowing news (scroll down). The history of swordswallowing. Living sword swallowers and their websites, like the belly dancer-neon-sword swallower. X-rays, side effects. [previously]
posted by nickyskye on Jul 2, 2007 - 14 comments


Sword swallowing uncertainties The sword passes within millimetres of the heart, aorta, and other vitals but, surprisingly, few deaths related to sword swallowing have been described. A Canadian sword swallower did die, but that was after swallowing an umbrella.
posted by hank on Nov 4, 2005 - 21 comments


Swallowing A sword may feel unconfortable and leave "a taste of stomach acids and metal" in your mouth, but it's a hell of a party trick.
posted by h0ney on Jul 7, 2002 - 6 comments

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