September 15, 2012
The Deadliest Poisons in History
Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9
Once people figured out they could kill each other with special substances instead of sharp sticks, the proverbial poison cookie was born. However, there are only so many times you can use the same trick. As people caught on to how poisons worked, and moved them to the forefront of investigations, certain poisons fell out of fashion. We'll take a look at the glory days of them all.