. A bunch of you sent me this CNN piece about the hidden dangers (every TV producer’s favorite kind!) of hand sanitizer. While the video is about teens deliberately drinking the stuff, the written story is about Purell-pickled nippers, and that’s what I’d like to discuss today. It starts with a story that’s almost too strange […]
Poison control centers are reporting a rise in the number of calls involving young people who ingest the antibacterial gel to get drunk.
Diarrhea caused by inadequate drinking water, sanitation and hand hygiene kills an estimated 842,000 people every year worldwide, and is of the second leading cause of death for children under age five. Patricia Arquette, Executive Director of GiveLove.org, talks about the dire need for sanitation systems that address multiple problems at once. Show More Summary
During Prohibition, the US Government put toxic chemicals into any products that contained alcohol, just to make sure nobody would drink them. Now, Prohibition is long over... but the policy of adding poison to alcoholic products has never ended. Here are the deadly additives that are only there to keep you drinking stuff. Read more...
A preschool director is in hot water over allegations of abuse. According to KFOR, preschool director Zabrinna Myers has been accused of forcing 3-year-old Zhuri Feh to drink hand sanitizer inside Liberty Academy at Liberty Baptist Church. Show More Summary
A mother in West Des Moines, Iowa, is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly kicking her daughter while drunk on hand sanitizer. Jennife... Read more: Bad Parenting, Mug Shots, Jennifer Jane Olney, Too Much to Drink, Jennifer Jane Olney Hand Sanitizer, Dumb Crime, Iowa Crime, Jennifer Jane Olney Kicked Daughter, Crime News
Post by Adriana Velez. Want to get blotto on on screwdrivers but don’t want to shell out for vodka? Here’s an elegant solution: Hand sanitizer. A Pennsylvania man was arrested for stealing hand sanitizer from a hospital -- 12 bottles which he intended to mix with orange juice for cocktails, as you do. Show More Summary
Police say two Virginia 13-year-old boys were arrested for allegedly spiking a 66-year-old teacher's drinks with hand sanitizer
They are only 13-years-old. But cops in Newport Beach, Virginia say the kids tried over a three month period to poison their teacher by putting hand sanitizer into their teacher’s drinks.
Jennifer Wilcox MySpace 1 Jennifer Wilcox MySpace 2 Middletown, CT (The Weekly Vice) - Jennifer Wilcox, a 36-year-old Connecticut woman was jailed for drunk driving Monday after she allegedly drank a half-bottle of hand sanitizer. According...Show More Summary
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We’ve already shown you quite a few Humorous Mints that you can use to have fun with friends. Now you have another opportunity to be funny with Maybe You Touched Your Genitals Hand Sanitizer. Next time you sit down for food or drinks with friends you can offer them a squirt of this hand sanitizer, [...]
Remember when everyone was freaking out about the "new trend" of teens drinking hand sanitizer, which is not even remotely new? Those were fun times--but, it turns out, there's something way worse to be worried about: Teens buying alcohol online and having it delivered to them. Show More Summary
What's the latest threat to America's youth? Drinking...hand sanitizer? If news shows are freaking out about it, it must be true, and so Stephen Colbert takes on this new threat that's so widespread it's "all across one part of...
Social media has made crazy teen behaviors more visible to adults outside the schoolyard.
A half dozen teens in California have ended up in emergency rooms after drinking alcohol that had been extracted from hand sanitizer. Through a distillation process, the kids were able to create a moonshine with a whopping 60 percent alcohol content. If that seems dumb and dangerous, here are 9 other surprising ways teens are making the legal illicit: More
Teenagers are drinking hand sanitizer to get drunk!!! Or so this article proclaims: Teenagers are showing up in Los Angeles emergency rooms after drinking inexpensive liquid hand sanitizers to get drunk. Cheap and easily accessible hand...Show More Summary
The California Poison Control System has received 60 reports of teenagers drinking hand sanitizer since 2010, showing the dangerous trend is not unique to Los Angeles. Hand sanitizer, which has 62% ethyl alcohol, produces a potent drink that can cause...
Dumb teenagers will do anything to get a quick buzz. (Or, alternately: The media will seize on any story about
Kids these days! They’re just not getting drunk like they used to. When I was a young sprite, someone with a car had to drive into the nearest city and buy booze from the one dodgy liquor store known to sell to under-21s. But modern youth have taken to drinking liquid hand sanitizer. Could their [...]