Chris McCandless

September 6, 1992 in Denali, Alaska... A hunter on the Stampede Trail sought the shelter of a 1946 International Harvester bus that had been abandoned in 1961. The bus had been temporary home to many hunters and campers over the years. Unfortunately for this hunter, when he entered the bus, he discovered that is was … Continue reading Chris McCandless

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Water Intoxication

Water Intoxication (or water poisoning) is caused when a person drinks too much water. The water gets into your bloodstream and dilutes electrolytes, particularly sodium. This excess water is absorbed by your cells and they swell. This is particularly dangerous in the brain. Symptoms of water intoxication include vomiting, headache, disorientation, frequent urination and fatigue. … Continue reading Water Intoxication

Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinohara

Tōkai-Mura Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, September 30, 1999, 10:35am. Hisashi Ouchi, 35 years old, Masato Shinohara, 39 years old, and Yutaka Yokokawa, 54 years old, were working at the JCO nuclear fuel processing plant located inside the Tōkai-Mura Nuclear Power Plant. Ouchi and Shinohara were mixing a batch of fuel containing uranium in a … Continue reading Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinohara