This Much Will Kill You

As the saying goes, “the dosage makes the poison.” Maybe people like the anti-vaxxers or the anti-fluoridationists can learn a thing or two from this video. 🙂

By AsapSCIENCE via YouTube

A lot of things can kill you – but here are some surprising ones!

One response

  1. I doubt the cherry pit claim is correct. This source says cherry pits contain about 0.17% HCH, so a 1 gram cherry pit would contain 1.7 mg of HCN, but it takes close to 10 mg to make you sick, and probably at least 50 mg to kill you. So two cherry pits shouldn’t be very dangerous:
    http://www.artofdrink.com/archive/research/cyanide-in-apricot-cherries-pits/
    (I’m not going to test that, though.)

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