Miscellany: Battle

At San Pedro, passengers on the liner Moerdyk beheld a duel between a huge octopus and a man-eating shark. For nearly an hour, the two writhed together, the shark snapping, plunging, the octopus limaceously twining. At length the octopus thrust a tentacle down the throat of the maneater, at which the latter, vomiting buckets of entrails, expired.

Liquid Air

In Baltimore, a professor of Physics showed his class of Johns Hopkins students liquid air, took some in his mouth, blew out a jet of steam. The low temperature of the fluid, explained,...

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