And that concludes my week in the States. Getting out and about Seattle, Boston and Salem satisfied my wanderlust, but highlight will remain having the opportunity to study at the historic Massachusetts Institute of Technology 🇺🇸
1933 & now: The Pond in Central Park. Plaza Hotel back right. Had some extra time yesterday so went searching for the famous Mandarin duck- found him right around here. He's the coolest/cutest. #nycthenandnow
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this is part two to yesterday's post so go check it out before reading this one!
I noticed that those thread posts are quite popular right now. So I wanted to give it a try. What do you think?
Also here are a few answers to some of the questions you guys had on yesterday's post:
▫️Why did some of them lose weight then?
Physician Augustus Clarke concluded the weight loss to be caused by evaporation. When someone dies, the blood circulation stops and the blood can no longer be cooled by the lungs. The sudden rise in body temperature is causing it to sweat. This could also explain why the dogs showed no weight loss, they cool themselves by panting, not sweating.
▫️Why wasn’t it repeated?
Neither MacDougall nor anyone else ever repeated the experiment. This is likely because the ethics behind putting dying people into an experiment.
▫️Did they kill the subjects for the experiment?
No, they were patients from a nursing home whose death was already imminent. Four were suffering from tuberculosis, one from diabetes and one from unspecified causes. When he repeated the experiment with 15 dogs, they probably weren’t able to find as many ill animals. So it’s presumed that they were poisoned.
sorry, it's such a long post. I just wanted to get all the facts right and did a lot of research. So I'd really appreciate it if you'd leave a like and some feedback. Follow me, @schauderhaft_ for more!
Pictured above are captured German soldiers leaving the Oranienburger Tor metro station after the surrender in Berlin, May 1945. The picture was taken by Timofey Melnik.
Пленные немецкие солдаты выходят из станции метро «Ораниенбургер Тор» (U-Bahnbahnhof Oranienburger Tor) после капитуляции в Берлине, Май 1945. Автор Тимофей Мельник.
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It time for #1830s sleeves! This is the muslin mockup to check forearm length, mostly. It's also the first glimpse I've had of how the finished dress may look. 1830s really is all about those crazy sleeves!