ADVENTURES OF THE CREATOR - PNEUMONIA X2
So, some of you may have heard, I, Zack Edwards, am a very rare case. More than all the things I do but also for the medical conditions and miracles I have collected throughout my 37 year of existence. This week we have found out that I am in the .0001% of people that catch pneumonia. I am one of the rare ones that catch it twice in a row. They say that I most likely caught the second stand of pneumonia batteria from the hospital that was taking care of me. I am now quarantin
Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell was born in 1821, one of nine children. When she was eleven her family emigrated from their native England to the United States, but in 1838 tragedy struck when her father died forcing Elizabeth, her mother, and siblings to work just to make ends meet. (1) After teaching for several years Elizabeth toyed with the idea of studying medicine, but this wasn’t open to women. Eventually she got into a medical school in western New York after the student body vot
ADVENTURES OF THE CREATOR - The Torture is Over...
Okay, I will make this quick but as of Sunday I can say I am around 80% back to full strength. The flu and pneumonia has run its course and I am finally back to almost normal. I got my stitches out on Friday and spent most of the weekend resting. In case you wanted to see what pneumonia looks like in the lungs this is what you would see on an x-ray. In addition, after the pneumonia is cleared up then you are coughing up brown, yellow, and even green flem from your lungs as yo
Apollodorus of Damascus was a Greek Engineer and Architect
(with special shout out to her Ambassador Melissa Manasco) Apollodorus of Damascus was a Greek engineer and architect. He was born in Damascus around the middle of the 1st century, and lived until he was executed around 130 C.E. He is thought to have started on his path to success in the Roman army, designing weapons, war machines, and siege engines. Damascus sat at a crossroads between the Greco-Roman world and the lands of the east. This setting gave Apollodorus wide expos
ADVENTURES OF ZACK EDWARDS – 'THE BIG FIGHT'
(Yes, I was actually wearing a Historical Conquest Tesla t-shirt in the hospital) For all those who asked what happened to the Historical Conquest newsletter last week? Where is Zack Edwards? I am still alive, and we are still publishing but since our last installment of the ‘Adventures with Zack Edwards’ a lot has happened. In the last letter you read that I was very sick. But this didn’t stop me from getting into a big fight. So big it led me to a three-day hospital stay. T
Archimedes - Inventor, Astronomer, Mathematician, and Scientist
Archimedes was an Inventor, Astronomer, Mathematician and has become known as a famous scientist in ancient Greece. He was also the son of Phidias, who might have been a king. He was born in Syracuse, Sicily in 287 BC. The exact date is unknown as are many details about his life, but we do know that he went to Euclid School in 269 BC in Alexandria, Egypt. During his lifetime he wrote the books “On Spirals” and “Measurement of a Circle”. Some of the inventions he made were