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The Socratic Method of Murder!

In 399 BC the philosopher Socrates was found guilty in Athens, Greece of corrupting the youth and refusing to recognize the gods of the state. His crimes centered on his method of teaching—later known as The Socratic Method—in which one … Continue reading

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Powdered Glass – An Instrument of Death?

Let’s say that you have this particularly nasty villain in your novel and you want to kill him off in some unique way. You have a brilliant idea—crush some glass into fine shards and mix them in food. Your villain will … Continue reading

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