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April 6, 2019

 

Was There An Opium Trade In The Bronze Age?

A chemical analysis of a Bronze Age jug found in Egypt might finally vindicate an old theory that jugs like it contained opium.

September 27, 2003

 

The Hottest of the Hot

Today’s Big and Bad File entry is the world’s hottest chili pepper. The hottest of all peppers is the Scotch Bonnet.

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