Killer Tampons from Outer Space or Why We Don’t Hear About Toxic Shock Syndrome Anymore
There was an epidemic of toxic shock syndrome cases in the early 1980s. Nearly 2500 people in the U.S. were reported in just a couple of years. But now no one seems to get TSS, or at least we don't hear about people getting it. What happened to TSS? Why did we stop talking about it?
No Need to be In the Dark About the Light Bulb
Ask people about who invented the light bulb and most will mutter something about Thomas Edison. But scientists were tinkering with light bulbs for decades before Edison came along. Edison did, however, develop the first practical light bulbs suitable for widespread use and the electrical grid needed to power them.
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