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A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Aaron shares some facts about truly horrifying parasites! Sleep tight... ---- Want more of Aaron? Check him out at... Healthcare Triage: https://www.youtube.com/thehealthcaretriage The Upshot: http://www.nytimes.com/upshot/ The Incidental Economist: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/ Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com Frog - Public Library of Science - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P._regilla_with_parasite-induced_limb_malformation.png Emerald Jewel Wasp - Pjt56 - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AAmpulex_compress-pjt.jpg ---- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: "YoutubeFlossers" for 15% off!)

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John Claybaugh: It was just lovely that you shared this stuff with the world.

? beleez: Can I just salute to those who finished the WHOLE vid? salute

quasidiem99: This guy does not talk with his hands: he should host more often.

OwlishFun: Oh my god, I saw the title and I just though "If John is doing this episode I'll just die"
None the less, he must have LOVED this topic.
Great job Dr Carroll :D

kcsledge95: Bedbug--the anti-Black Widow

EinNameDenKeinerHat: Not only did I make it through, I was eating the whole time. Still surprisingly relaxed...

Headrock: My favorite was the wasp. It tortures cockroaches and consumes them alive. That's a net service. Is there anywhere I could buy some of these?

Headrock: That was fun.

Allan Johnstone: Got 2:28 minutes in and decided that I was not as tough as I had previously thought.

Christopher OBrien: How about submerge the guide worm sore in a vat of water, dump half a gallon of bleach in and boil the little bastards

theCuttlekid: thank...you.....?

rose_on_ a_wire: #13........poor cockroach :(
Also the grasshopper

- Baka -: i watched this while eating
it was good

Lizzie Cottrell: Horrifying.

ShadeSlayer1911: The emerald jewel wasp is my favorite one.

Gazulo Marquez: Ok!!! 3:26 is as long as I can hold this. Im Out!!

PoLiWaVeSHi: Holy Mother of God!!! O_O

Jaldaboath Irghen: I need penicillin. And chlorine. And gasoline. And a match.

Uuuuuuagh.

Nefarious Schemes: Very interesting Mental Floss video about politics B3

ccubed215: Beginning of the video: Ah man this will be gross but I can handle it.
Half way through the video: Oh my gosh this is so awful
End of the video: Why did I think I could watch that.

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