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The Violent And Bloody Scenes Of Quentin Tarantino Movies

No one uses blood and gore and violence in movies like Quentin Tarantino does. Though it certainly drips and probably soaks through a lot of his movies, his scenes with blood can almost be balletic. Well, an excessive ballet, at least. Here’s a collection of some of the bloodiest scenes. NSFW and all that, naturally.


This Vampire-Like Suction Device Lets Patients Draw Blood At Home

Patients dealing with cancer or infectious diseases require frequent blood tests to monitor their conditions. And, although important, frequent trips to the doctor to give samples can be very time-consuming. But a small device called the HemoLink that uses gentle vacuum pressure promises to let patients easily draw their own blood at home.


How To Cook Blood

Video: Yes, I know it sounds utterly gross and something people only do in satanic ceremonies but blood is a pretty common ingredient in gastronomy. If you’ve ever tried blood sausages or black pudding you already know that blood, properly cooked, tastes delicious. This video from our friends at Malackaraj shows how to prepare it.


This Is What A Blood Clot Looks Like Close-Up

This image looks like it could the a colourful underwater coral reef or a child’s breakfast cereal strewn across the floor. But it is, in fact, what a blood clot looks like if you zoom right in.


All 212,470 On-Screen Deaths In The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy In One Video

Video: It’s been over a decade since the Lord of the Rings trilogy wrapped up and we’re still totalling the body count. After all those sweeping battles and that epically long journey, Digg Video tallied up the death toll and it’s an insane 212,470. I guess those movies were pretty long, right?


Inside The Blood Factory That Keeps Track Of The World's Rare Donors

When most of us think of “rare blood”, we think of AB-positive or O-negative. But it turns out there are far, far rarer types than that. In Filton, England, there’s a lab that handles blood donations from across the UK — and identifies this super-rare blood.


How Many Undiscovered Blood Groups Are There?

You may think that you know your blood type, but did you know that there are in fact 35 blood group systems in humans? These include well-known systems such as ABO and the Rh system (formerly known as ‘Rhesus’).


Inside The Science Of Sharing Rare Blood

His doctor drove him over the border. It was quicker that way: if the man donated in Switzerland, his blood would be delayed while paperwork was filled out and authorisations sought.


Alzheimer's Patients Will Be Injected With The Blood Of Young People

It’s not often that science confirms ideas straight out of vampire lore, but here you have one: a spate of studies in mice have found that infusions of young bloodseem to reverse ageing. So now we’re moving to the next logical step: giving the blood of young humans to Alzheimer’s patients.


Every Death Scene From Quentin Tarantino's Movies

Few people make killing people look as entertainingly graphic and creatively brutal as Quentin Tarantino does in his movies. All of his films, from Reservoir Dogs to Django, are notorious for violent deaths that sometimes number in the hundreds. Watch them all in this supercut by Jaume R. Lloret.