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Pollution in the ‘Good Old Days’: New York 1880

By 1880, there were at least a hundred and fifty thousand horses living in New York, and probably a great many more. Each one relieved itself of, on average, twenty-two pounds of manure a day, meaning that the city’s production … Continue reading

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The Lethal Letter “S”

Salt kills Smoking kills Speeding kills Stress kills Sugar kills. I think I’ll have a beer. (Chris)

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