Sunday, January 29, 2012

Zombie George Washington?

Apparently William Thornton, the architect who designed the US Capitol building, wanted to re-animate Washington by warming the body next to a fire, inflating the lungs with a fireplace bellows, and transfuse lamb's blood into his veins.

There's a cool image that accompanies the article:

I guess that's the hatchet that young George used to chop down the cherry tree, if you remember your Parson Weems.

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