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The History of Healing: Hippocrates’ Sense of Humour (Part II)

The Ancient Greeks were responsible for comedy. They also propounded the medical four humours theory. Was it because they believed that laughter is the best medicine?

Book Review: The Map That Changed the World Will Lead You Astray

A review of Simon Winchester’s The Map That Changed the World

How Halley Saved The Principia from Swimming with the Fishes

Newton’s Principia almost never got published, all thanks to a book on fishes