TALA’s museum includes information about the treatments, such as they were, used on patients. Many seem designed more with an eye to restraining the inmates than curing them. You can […]
You can find part one of my posts here. On to the doctor’s quarters! Next time, we’ll talk about the various treatments patients underwent.
I figured you might be interested in the research trip I took to the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) in Weston, WV. First, a few facts. TALA was built in 1864 […]
The trope of vampire as elegant monster continued to dominate literature, and later movies and TV, for almost a century. It wasn’t until the 1980s that this tired old monster […]
Since I’m sure none of you ever wanted to sleep again, check out this bug: It’s called a Brazilian Treehopper, and has pretty much ensured I’m never visiting Brazil. You can learn […]