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"It is perfect summertime reading - preferably with a friend nearby who can be constantly interrupted with unsettling facts."
~ Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail

Electrified Sheep
Atomic Pigs, Glass-Eating Scientists,
and More Bizarre Experiments
Alex Boese

Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment and founding father of the USA. But perhaps less well known is that he was also the first person to use artificial respiration to revive an electric shock victim. Odder still, it was actually mouth-to-beak resuscitation on a hen that he himself had shocked.

Electrified Sheep tells the tales of some of the strangest experiments ever conducted in the name of science. Packed full of eccentric characters, irrational obsessions and extreme experiments, it's the follow-up to the bestselling Elephants on Acid.

Watch as scientists attempt to nuke the moon. Wince at the doctor who performs a self-appendectomy. And catch the faint whiff of singed wool from an electrified sheep.

Currently available in the US and UK wherever books are sold:

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UK: AmazonWaterstonesWH SmithiTunes UK