Some experiments with severed heads (via A Blast From The Past)

I have fallen in love with A Blast From The Past, a history blog written by Mike Dash, a bona fide writer of historical non-fiction and general history buff. His posts cover a range of interesting historical topics and mysteries. They also happen to be extremely well written and meticulously researched.

Check out this great post about experiments with severed heads…

Some experiments with severed heads Early on the morning of 18 February 1848, two men and a woman walked into the square in front of the Porte de Hal, in Brussels, where a public execution was due to take place shortly after dawn. They were there to conduct a ground-breaking scientific study, and, by prior arrangement with … Read More

via A Blast From The Past

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~ by K. Ritcheson on February 18, 2011.

One Response to “Some experiments with severed heads (via A Blast From The Past)”

  1. […] in several places already, including my favorite history blog, Past Imperfect. You may remember a post I did earlier this year about the awesome Mike Dash who runs A Blast From the Past history blog, but since then Dash has […]

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