You know “that feel” when you can’t make time for lunch and then go home, open your fridge and proceed to tear into bloated whale carcass?
On Wednesday, rapper Albert Johnson—better known by his stage name Prodigy—passed away at the age of 42 from complications of sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder he’d had since birth. Though some medications can help those with sickle cell manage their condition, no cure or real treatment exists to combat the disease. And while better care in the United States has extended the lifespan of those with the disease, they often face a lifelong battle with pain, infections, and extreme fatigue.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian want another child to join North and Saint, but it sounds like they don’t want to go about it the old-fashioned way. According to a report from TMZ, the celebrity couple has hired a surrogate to carry their next child.
There have been so many supposed unmaskings of Banksy, that we barely raise an eyebrow every time an alleged new revelation makes headlines.
We’re all clamoring to get into space these days, but lost in our excitement to fly to the Moon and colonize Mars is a brutal truth: the final frontier is a cold, inhospitable wasteland that’ll kill you at the first opportunity it gets. Astronauts already know this, but for the rest of us, here are just a few of the potentially lethal dangers faced by spacefaring pioneers.