There's the Hot Water Challenge. This is where kids drink super hot or boiling water and burn their throat, airways, esophagus and stomach. They die.
There's a variation whereby kids pour boiling water on other kids. Did you know there's such a thing as 4th degree burns? There's where the burns go through the layers of the skin, the underlying tissue layers and usually reach the muscles and bones. Not the kind of thing you want to see happen to your child.
There's the ice and salt challenge. Kids rub salt on their skin and apply ice cubes. They end up getting frostbite and nerve damage. Their reward is posting photos of their wounds online.
Kids, especially elementary-aged children, choke to death from the marshmallows they stuffed in their mouths for the Chubby Bunny game.
The Cinnamon challenge also proved to be fatal. Kids eat a spoonful of ground cinnamon and they died from lung damage.
Vodka eyeballing involves pouring vodka into the eye socket where it’s immediately delivered to the bloodstream and kids get drunker faster. Of course, their corneas melt in the process.
Car surfing, vodka gummy bears and the fire challenge. Who knows what’s next? It’s important that you learn about the latest challenges out there.
Keep an eye on these trends so you can have a talk with your kids about the dangers.
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