To CURE, remove debility, and improve the general health. Regulate the bowels, and give an emetic. Give a vapour bath made of bitter herbs, as camomile, hops, catnep, tansy, &c. and boiling water and vinegar. Occasionally rub the whole surface of the body with the following liniment; — Cayenne, a tea-spoonful; salt, two tablespoonfuls; pour […]
Month: July 2006
Strandbeesten in Trafalgar squarehttp://youtube.com/v/F7hu5lkmM7YWandering beachcombers in trafalgar square, powered by the wind, the strandbeesten were awesome to behold. Me and Jill went down to see them a couple of weekends ago.
This post is about the use of theoretical physics in the science fiction shooting game Prey. Don’t get me wrong, Prey is not an ideal game; it’s stupid, bloody and enormously derivative in everything it does, from combat, to weapon selection, to the plot. That said, it raises some questions about physics and biology that […]
A cancer is a hard indolent tumour, usually seated in some of the glands, as the armpits, eye, nose, lips, tongue, womb, and the female breast; the two last are most subject to it. It affects the aged more than the young, and may exist for years. It commences with a small hard tumour, increasing […]