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The Sordid (But Fascinating!) History of Poison

By Abbey Clarke Sep 19, 2013

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With advances of toxicology, intentional poisoning has become much more difficult to pull off, though some still try. Nowadays most poisonings tend to be accidental and occur in children. Fortunately, we have discovered the antidotes to many of these poisons. Thank goodness!

Tags: history, cool things, creepy things, poison, greek myth

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Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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