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“Matthew! You can knock off early after you’re finished with the extractor fan,” Trevor called out, smiling as a hand popped out the back of the machine to wave his thanks as the other tightened an errant screw. 1,017 more words

Kyra Leigh

Mercury Poisoning Linked to Skin Products

Regardless of your skin type, you need to use products that do more benefit to your skin than harm. While shopping for your ideal beauty product, take heed to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) warning about lotions, skin creams and soaps that have mercury. 405 more words

Healthcare Products

Mercury Discharge: What are its dangers and how is it affecting dental practices?


An element commonly seen in thermometers in its silver-white liquid form, mercury vaporizes at temperatures as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit. The vapor is colorless and odorless, is readily absorbed by the blood, and evenly distributes in the brain, kidney, heart, lungs, and liver. 462 more words


Sad Stories of the Death of Kings (Part II)

…let us sit upon the ground
And tell sad stories of the death of kings

Richard II  William Shakespeare

It’s time for Richard II now. He was the son of the Black Prince, who didn’t live long enough to be King, though he was quite kingly and was the victor of Crecy and Poitiers, the battles that, with Agincourt, make up the only three battles of the Hundred Years War most of us have ever heard of. 770 more words


Fashion Victims

Arsenic dyed gowns, mercury hats, and highly flammable clothing were in large supply during the Victorian era in Europe. I suppose this one fits into the “weird and wonderful” category. 874 more words