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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #50 on: November 23, 2017, 02:12:33 pm »
When you know the People you think different.
Trust me if you would know how the people relay thing you would say that.
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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #51 on: November 23, 2017, 02:31:17 pm »
Differences may be because of improved access to health care, in some countries, as much as actual incidence of injuries. For example..
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echinococcosis is one of a great many endemic / tropical diseases of poverty, very common in Turkey..

Some tropical diseases are not treatable currently, or treatments are very costly or not very effective, largely because of lack of interest among drug manufacturers. ( Maybe this will change as they migrate northward and southward. )

The healthcare situation in Turkey (according to a Wikipedia article) is alleged to have improved a lot over the past few years (according to Turkish government sources which may not be telling the whole story)  I do know that Turkey as well as Mexico and India, and a number of other countries, are pushing hard to become destinations for cross border health related business from subsidized patients in the cash-strapped US and Europe.

Just noticed.... Belgium has 5 times the rate of deaths from poisonous/venomous animals and plants compared to turkey.... that i can say is pure bs  :palm:

I hope your not saying that healthcare is better in Turkey compared to Belgium  :palm:
 
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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #52 on: November 23, 2017, 02:39:15 pm »
In the US Southwest, every year around this time, huge male tarantulas (around the size of a human hand) migrate to find mates, in some areas its quite spectacular, (they can be seen all moving across the land at once, by the millions, when they find a female in her burrow they enter, have sex, and then they die.)
I saw that once, driving from San Antonio to New Mexico in early July.  Somewhere in west Texas we turned north off of I-10 and a couple miles later there were tarantulas EVERYWHERE.  Millions of them all over the road walking to the east...SUPER creepy since I had never heard about it before.  It lasted a few miles and then stopped.

 

Where I live now we have both black widow spiders (not common) and I think also brown recluse spiders, but I have only seen the black widows a few times, and I don't know enough about brown recluse spiders appearance to recognize them.
I highly recommend doing some research on them.  Brown recluse spiders are BAD news, I am so thankful we don't have them here in CO, but when I lived in TX they were a problem.  My dad got bit by two of them on two separate occasions.  One was in a shirt that he put on, it bit him on the stomach just below the belly button.  Over the next couple of weeks his skin just started eroding away and it left a pit in his stomach.  The other was in a shoe, when he put it on it bit the bottom of his foot.  Same story there, his foot started eating away and he ended up needing a skin graft.  Even though I don't live in BR territory anymore, I still shake out all of my clothes and shoes before putting them on.
 
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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #53 on: November 23, 2017, 04:33:49 pm »
Years ago there was an electronics project in ETI to scare spiders away. It used ultrasonics. I built one and ran an experiment. They do not work.

It just requires more power.  With a parabolic reflector and suitable source, an ultrasonic transmitter should catch spiders on fire.

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But this isn't hocus pocus: A few years ago I was about to sleep, but in the twilight in the hallway outside the bedroom, I saw all these dark blotches on the wall. I turned on the light to discover an infestation of huntsman spiders. I killed about 30 to 40 babies and the huge mother which was nesting in a nearby linen cupboard.
 

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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #54 on: November 23, 2017, 08:35:28 pm »
We have the statistics freely available, you can check that all you like. From the European Detailed Mortality Database...

Interestingly the "statistics" in the quoted picture without no resource material or no information how the craft had been constructed claims there are nearly 0.10 deaths per 100.000 people in Finland from "poisonous/venomous plants and animals"
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Question rises what are the claimed other deaths in the "statistic"

I have feeling situation is similar in Austria.. if someone bothers to make a study.
You can get the same data and present your own interpretation of it, this is quickly throwing up the reported deaths from broad ICD-10 codes as delivered in a convenient format from the European Detailed Mortality Database.
If you really want to reproduce it the specific codes used for the two axis were:
X20-X29 inclusive
W53-W64 inclusive
You could use a larger time series where available but controlling for reporting differences gets harder the further back you go so this took the default settings from the database which is most recent year reported. A cursory check was made to be sure there weren't any extreme outliers by comparing results across several random years for each country but you're welcome to pull all the data through and average it if you want to spend the time.
 

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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #55 on: November 23, 2017, 11:32:59 pm »
Differences may be because of improved access to health care, in some countries, as much as actual incidence of injuries. For example..
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echinococcosis is one of a great many endemic / tropical diseases of poverty, very common in Turkey..

Some tropical diseases are not treatable currently, or treatments are very costly or not very effective, largely because of lack of interest among drug manufacturers. ( Maybe this will change as they migrate northward and southward. )

The healthcare situation in Turkey (according to a Wikipedia article) is alleged to have improved a lot over the past few years (according to Turkish government sources which may not be telling the whole story)  I do know that Turkey as well as Mexico and India, and a number of other countries, are pushing hard to become destinations for cross border health related business from subsidized patients in the cash-strapped US and Europe.

Just noticed.... Belgium has 5 times the rate of deaths from poisonous/venomous animals and plants compared to turkey.... that i can say is pure bs  :palm:
And you found these in a Wiki article?
Wow this must be some research...

You realize that the entire Europe has universal healtcare? That nobody in their right mind ever said: I'm going to Turkey for a surgery. Because you do that at home. Yes, sometimes you have to pay for something. Like last time, I had to pay 8 entire euros for half a dozen X ray shots and the analysis of it.

It would cost up to a thousand dollar in the land of the free. The name is ironic, isn't it?
 

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Re: Why, Australia, WHY?
« Reply #56 on: November 23, 2017, 11:36:31 pm »
Back to electronics please
 


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