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Snake bombs. That’s what I’m talkin’ ’bout.

Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor What, you thought napalm was a new thing? This book will disabuse your mind of that notion pronto. According to Mayor, mankind … Continue reading

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Best 404 Error page ever.

Best Venn diagram, too. (Click once to engorgenate.) [from http://magnt.com/]

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“And I’d put money on the woman being Mrs. Baxter.”

“A WOMAN,” KATE SAID. “The powder burns weren’t just on the shirt, they were under the flap of the pocket. Would Sturgus let a man get that close? And it was a .22, small, easy to use. And I’d put … Continue reading

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