The spines hurt, but is this cactus fatal?
There’s a belief that if you’re looking for water in the desert you can split open a large cactus and drink the water inside. Continue reading “Why barrel cactus will not kill you”
The magician Ching Ling Foo would produce "the strangest sort of objects from under a cloth…"
Thomas Edison was making short films at the same time as the Chinese magician Ching Ling Foo was performing in the United States at the turn of the century. Continue reading “Thomas Edison’s trick photography imitates the magician Ching Ling Foo”