You Can Actually Visit The Real “Slaughterhouse-Five”

More than 22,000 people were killed during the bombing of Dresden in 1945. Thankfully, Kurt Vonnegut wasn’t one of them. But he was right in the middle of the drop zone. Vonnegut was an American soldier during World War II and was captured during the Battle of the Bulge. He and his fellow POWs were... Continue Reading →

America’s Oldest Hospital Is In Philadelphia, And It’s Stunning

I had always wanted to see one of those old operating theaters like you see in The Knick (or the Junior Mint episode of Seinfeld) but at some point over the last hundred years doctors realized how horrible an idea it was to have dozens of non-sterile people in an operating room so most operating... Continue Reading →

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