Mattel's Vac-U-Form, based on the industrial process of vacuum forming, transformed a sheet of plastic clamped in a holder and heated over a metal plate. This was one of my favorite toys as a kid, even though it usually resulted in severe burns!
Crystal Guidance: Crystal Tips and Prescriptions - Burns. Top Recommended Crystals: Rose Quartz, Chrysoprase, or Sodalite. Additional Crystal Recommendations: Amethyst, Chrysocolla, or Clear Quartz. Hold Your Preferred Crystal on to the Site of Pain for Minor Burns. For Severe Burns Hold the Crystal Near or Above the Burn. You Can Put the Crystal in the Freezer for a Few Minutes to Cool the Crystal Down Before Applying It if Desired...
Smokey the bear getting a check up...Yes, he was a real baby bear, once upon a time. He was found clinging to a scorched tree, severely burned himself. The poor little fella did the only thing his mother had shown him about escaping predators. The fire was almost too much for him to handle, but he survived and became one of America's most famous animals ever.
During an American Le Mans Series practice session at the Infineon Raceway in 2004, Dale Earnhardt Jr. lost control of his car and backed into the retaining wall. In that crash . Dale Jr had severe burns to his neck. You can still see the scars today. http://www.pinterest.com/jr88rules/dale-earnhardt-jr/
Iconic Images Of The Vietnam War: June 8, 1972 A Vietnamese grandmother carries her severely burned 1 y/o grandson down Route 1 after a misdirected napalm attack by South Vietnamese pilots in the village of Trang Bang, South Vietnam.
Scarlett, the Calico cat that made headlines in '96 for braving a raging fire in a Brooklyn garage to save her tiny 4-week-old kittens, passed away recently. The stray feline pulled her 5 kittens to safety & suffered severe burns in the blaze. Her heroism captured the hearts of people around the world. North Shore Animal League got 7000 adoption inquiries for Scarlett & her kittens. The dedicated mother was adopted by Karen Wellen of Brooklyn & lived life comfortably. Rest in Peace…
Joan Vila is a Spanish nursing home worker who fatally poisoned 11 elderly residents or more. In the trial he claimed they were mercy kills intended to spare the victims of further suffering, but at least three of them were administered caustic cleaning materials that caused severe burns and a long agony.