Worst British Military Disaster of Each Decade, 1700s-1950s (pt.1)

'We lose many battles, except the last' - an adage referring to how the British prevailed in a myriad of military conflicts from the United Kingdom's inception in 1707 until the 1950s, yet were mauled on many an occasion. This article includes the worst military calamity of (almost) every decade - failures little and large... Continue Reading →

Phineas Gage, the Man Who Survived an Iron Bar through His Brain

To survive was one-in-a-million, but to almost completely recover is incomprehensible. The side-effects, however, made him shunned by decent society A moral man, Phineas Gage, Tamping powder down holes for his wage, Blew his special-made probe, Through his left frontal lobe, Now he drinks, swears, and flies in a rage. (Anonymous limerick) On September 13,... Continue Reading →

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