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bubonic plague

  • Cudmore_HERO

    The Case For Leaving City Rats Alone

    A Vancouver rat study is showing us how pest control can backfire.

  • Triumph of Death

    Bring Out Your (Very Infrequent) Dead!

    If you imagine the bubonic plague, based on what you learned as a kid, you probably imagine something similar to Pieter Bruegel’s 1562 painting, The Triumph of Death. Dead bodies in piles. Helpless civilians sprawled on the ground in anguish. Panicked crowds trying to flee as the village burns and falls into disarray. Total mayhem. […]