The Great Plague in numbers
In 1666 the Great Plague tore through London, wiping out nearly a quarter of its population. See how it spread, who was blamed and how many died in our infographic – packed with surprising facts and figures.
Long stored in a sub-basement cage in the Historical Library of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, surrounded by stacks of book treasures, is a large collection of antique medical instruments and related objects. These materials were acquired over the years entirely through donation. By cataloging, photographing and mounting them as a collection in The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Digital Library, we make them available to scholars and the general public.
Buy Fresh Fish
A World War I Canada Food Board poster encouraging shoppers to change their habits so that fresh meat can be shipped to soldiers: 'Buy fresh fish. Save the meat for our soldiers and allies.' Illustrated by E. Henderson, c. 1914.
Untreated seropositive rheumatoid arthritis of the hands - Weird Picture Archive
Weird Picture Archive features some of the strangest images found in the world. From bizarre medical conditions to strange animal deformities, we collect and display the oddest of the odd.
Vintage nightmare teeth | Boing Boing
You know what you missed? You missed the chance to buy this amazing set of vintage derpface choppers (“Authentic original used dental school teaching device.”), which sold on eBay for $…
The 7 Most Horrifying Museums on Earth
Remember ever being bored out of your skull because your parents dragged you to some stupid museum when you were a kid? Well, it could have been worse. Much worse.