An x-ray of unknown origins seems to show a man with a hand grenade embedded in his skull.
Entries by Charlie Hintz
Early surgery was more like medieval torture with these devices.
The Radium Girls were a group of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with radioactive glow-in-the-dark paint around 1917.
Industrialist Eben Byers died in 1931 after drinking 3 bottles of “medicinal” radioactive water Radithor every day for nearly three years.
Fred G. Johnson is one of the finest sideshow banner painters in the history of the circus and sideshow world.