Chef Making Snake Soup Fatally Bitten by Decapitated Cobra

Today in DON'T FUCK WITH SNAKES, a chef in southern China died when a spitting cobra he was preparing to cook bit him on the hand...20 minutes after he decapitated it. Chef Peng Fan was making snake soup—a regional specialty made with spitting cobra meat, which reportedly has "spectacular health benefits"—and was… » 8/25/14 7:10pm 8/25/14 7:10pm

Venomous Snake Missing From Bronx Zoo

A deadly Egyptian cobra has escaped from its cage (god, did I ever want to type "lair" right there. Snake houses should be called "lairs," right? It seems almost disrespectful to apply the term "cage," which is where a hamster or a rabbit lives, to where a deadly Egyptian cobra lives. But I digress) at the Bronx Zoo,… » 3/27/11 12:52pm 3/27/11 12:52pm