Growing up my parents always pushed homeopathic cures for daily aches and pains rather than jumping straight to ibuprofen of any sort. As an adult this is a habit that has stayed with me.
Out of personal interest, I have recently been looking into ancient medicinal practices specifically in Egypt. The Ancient Egyptians had such a sound grasp on medicinal practice even spread the knowledge they learned in the field to other healers through papyrus scrolls.
“Ancient Egyptians had a sound grasp on medicinal practice”
Moray eels are these giant freaky fish with no arms or legs that have huge eyes and scary sharp teeth. I figured the place in Peru with the same name would be their homeland or breeding ground or something.
The smilodon (or as we commonly call it, the saber toothed tiger), was a big kitty indeed. Apparently these guys were social cats, so they probably had a lot of friends and likely went out for drinks and karaoke after their long days working in the prehistoric office complex. Neat!
While archaeological pillaging is quite common in some parts of the world, the receding waters around the state of CA caused by the draught has triggered new concerns by exposing vulnerable historical artifacts.