• Smoking Bed Bugs?

    Bed bugs in beds of course are a real problem and I have looked into the matter quite extensively. But in all my dealings with bed bugs I had never heard of the little critters going up in smoke to produce a high. Read More
  • The Mystery of Dr. James Barry

    Today female doctors are not a rarity. But that wasn’t always so. And that brings us to the fascinating case of Dr. James Barry, a military surgeon in the British Army who... Read More
  • Get Your Own Soil

    The path to ideal spring weather is never a straight line. Read More
  • Stimulated by Paprika

    My early years were spent in Hungary so it should come as no surprise that my first venture into the world of chemistry involved paprika. Read More