Mercury is a heavy, silvery-white liquid metal. Compared to other metals, it is a poor conductor of heat, but a fair conductor of electricity. The coefficient of volume expansion is Solid mercury is malleable and ductile and can be cut with a knife.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement You can tell just by the title of the entry that we're not heading anywhere good with this one. Yup, throughout history there are those who believed the key to good health and terrible body odor was wallowing in one's own excretions.
It Mercury case said to cure an endless list of ailments and promote good health if drank, was applied to the skin and yes some even used it to give themselves turn away now weak-of-heart a nice bracing urine enema.
Perhaps the best part of this is that while most of the practices listed in this article have long since been dismissed as lunacy, urine therapy lives on to today for your own sanity don't do a Google search for it.
That's right, of all the crackpot theories listed here the one that endured is the one where people drink and bathe in piss. There's absolutely no evidence that urine therapy can cure a damn thing and it comes with the added bonus of you getting to smell like the underside of a bridge or a downtown subway car.
No, even the thing with peeing on jellyfish stings isn't true. On the bright side, armed with the new knowledge we've provided you, Mercury case can now try to pass those DVDs your girlfriend found in your closet off as medical instruction videos.
Continue Reading Below 4 Bloodletting Bloodletting was one of the most enduring and popular medical practices in history, originated by the Greeks and used up until the 19th century for, well, basically everything. If you were feeling under the weather back in the day there's a good chance it was because you just had too much damn blood.
Now, a person having too much blood may sound about as absurd as a person breathing too much air or you coming home to find too many naked supermodels in your bed.
But, that's just because you don't know about the four humours. Don't worry, we won't hold your ignorance against you. Basically the theory was that the body was filled with four fluids blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile called humours and that any imbalance in the four was the root of all illness.
Apparently blood can be a bit of a space hog and thus often some had to be bled out to make room for more fun stuff like phlegm and black bile a. Continue Reading Below Advertisement If you're wondering whether or not it works, the next time you're on your death bed with the flu, drag yourself out of bed and go downtown and give anywhere up to 4 quarts of blood; that's bloodletting for you, except you usually didn't get orange juice and a cookie after.
Now, there is a chance you'll feel a bit better as you take a delirious blood loss inspired trip through the clouds on a golden unicorn, but we can assure you your flu probably won't be cured. Well, at least by us.
This need to be slim led to the creation of countless "diet pills" that promised to help you melt away those pounds and inches. Continue Reading Below Advertisement While a lot of the pills actually did help with weight loss, they also often caused fevers, heart troubles, blindness, death and birth defects.
They couldn't have been all bad though, as in the s and '60s women who took diet pills liked them so darn much they just couldn't seem to stop taking them. Of course, it might have had something to do with the fact that the diet pills of the '50s and '60s were in actuality bottles of pure crank. But hey, what's getting addicted to amphetamines when being ready for bathing suit season hangs in the balance?
Oh, and since we just can't resist grossing you fine readers out, there have long existed stories that in the s and '30s capsules filled with dehydrated tapeworms or tapeworm eggs were sold as diet pills. There's some debate over whether these actually existed, but it seems like it could be true as various advertisements for the wormy pills have survived.
Besides, if there was a market for the nut shock belt Continue Reading Below 2 Trepanation Trepanation is a fancy word for drilling holes in your head. This is actually the oldest surgical procedure known to man as humans have been intentionally knocking holes in their skulls dating back to the time of cavemen, giving hope to anyone who's had to watch the sitcom starring the Geico cavemen that all of them might die in a trepanation experiment horribly gone wrong in an upcoming episode.
Historically trepanation was most commonly used as treatment for seizures and migraines.
Having a gaping hole drilled in your skull usually without anesthesia did very little to help people's headaches or brain issues. These societies also got largely wiped out, then a few hundred years later suffered the indignity of having an insulting Mel Gibson movie made about them, so it didn't really work out that well.Mercury Athletic Footwear Case Solution,Mercury Athletic Footwear Case Analysis, Mercury Athletic Footwear Case Study Solution, QUESTION 1 If we look at the valuation of Mercury for the part D and part F, then a difference could be seen between the enterprise values.
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Mercury is a chemical element with symbol Hg and atomic number It is commonly known as quicksilver and was formerly named hydrargyrum (/ h aɪ ˈ d r ɑːr dʒ ər ə m / hy-DRAR-jər-əm).
A heavy, silvery d-block element, mercury is the only metallic element that is liquid at standard conditions for temperature and pressure; the only other element that is liquid under these conditions is.
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