Bizarre History: Frankenstein’s Monster was Modern Pesticides and Herbicides – Seriously

(Castle Frankenstein, the birthplace of modern pyridine herbicides, wikimedia) Real history: Dr. Frankenstein’s Monster was modern pesticides and herbicides. SERIOUSLY. File this away under: Life is stranger than fiction and you can’t make this sh*t up.  In a few month’s time, we will be launching a new project: Research-Based Permaculture, which will delve into the scientific basis (or lack thereof) for various Permaculture patterns.  While researching “bone sauce,” a DIY pest-repellent made from bones, which was popularized by mad-scientist farmer Sepp Holzer, I stumbled upon a bizarre story including our dear Dr. Frankenstein.  Alchemist, theologian, and anatomist Johann Conrand Dippel, born … Continue reading Bizarre History: Frankenstein’s Monster was Modern Pesticides and Herbicides – Seriously