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Don't Look If You're Afraid of Snakes...


Indiana Jones isn't going to like this: In northern Israel, a spa offers a unique massage that isn't for the squeamish. At Ada Barak's spa, you can have six massage therapists work on loosening tight, sore muscles. The only catch: they're snakes.

Barak's odd treatment incorporates king snakes, corn snakes, and milk snakes. Six non-venomous serpents slither slowly around your torso. Barak told Reuters that people find the experience soothing, but I can't even look at snakes at the zoo without feeling faint. To see a video of the treatment, read more.

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