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Making Your Home Germ-Free

How to Save Your Family from Imminent Disease and Death


1913
By Amy Moran-Thomas

Germs in the HouseLethal bacteria spawning on your dish rag, vicious microbes wriggling in the water you gulp, ravenous tapeworm larvae nestling in your breakfast sausage––if only these microscopic monsters were visible to the naked eye, people would be far more careful about keeping their homes clean.  Although we are living in the year 1913, years since Louis Pasteur first revealed the unseen organisms causing decay and disease, many people still don’t know the essential measures that need to be taken to protect themselves from such tiny terrors.  But now, decades after Dr. Pasteur’s shocking discovery, modern science has uncovered the tricks that can shield you and your family from these rampant household killers.  Follow these steps, and your modern 1913 home can be germ-free.Read More. . .

Mutiny!

January, 1781

Conditions are bad. It's been a cold winter, and there aren't enough warm clothes to go around. There isn't even enough food to fill our soldiers' bellies. Many of them only get a small ration of bread and water. They sleep in tents that don't keep out the bitter chill. Every night they feel the cold in their bones. Read more. . .