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  1. Stuff You Missed in History Class

    Horace Wells and the Gas War — Dentist Horace Wells set up shop in Hartford in 1836, before the discovery of anasthesia. At an exhibition in 1844 he became certain that nitrous oxide could revolutionize medicine. He tried to demonstrate his findings… but things didn’t go as planned.

    —Huffduffed by TrentVich one year ago