Laughing clowns at the fair ground

Innovation is nothing to laugh at

Legendary chemist and inventor Humphry Davy published a substantial memoir in 1800. It was on the chemistry, physiology, and recreational use of nitrous oxide…otherwise known as laughing gas. A familiar statement stems from it; “Nitrous oxide… may probably be used with advantage during surgical operations”, because he realized the potential it had to destroy pain.[…]