Tag Archives: Ventura

Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: A California Blood Sport (1800s)

This post is the first entry in a series of four: Second: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Recollections of Jacinto Damien Reyes (1880) Third: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Lassoing Grizzlies (1904) Fourth: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Sport … Continue reading

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The Castor Bean Plant: Common, Valuable and Deadly

Cold War Biological Warfare Georgi Ivanov Markov climbed the stairs on the south side of the Waterloo Bridge in London for the last time on September 7, 1978. He worked across the River Thames at the BBC and routinely parked … Continue reading

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