[LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live

Matija Grabnar lmb at matija.com
Sun Jun 27 20:27:29 BST 2021


On 27/06/2021 19:54, kbarry at bitsofhistory.com wrote:
> That and stirrups for cavalry. Also penicillin and he was working on gunpowder. (I believe the last may have involved the Roman piss pots. I recall they were part of one invention but cannot remember if it was gunpowder.)
Well, saltpeter can be produced from manure, and it is one of the 
ingredients of gunpowder, so that tracks. However, going from the 
Roman's sewer system to piss pots seems a step back. Wouldn't collecting 
at the exhaust of the sewer be simpler and more efficient?


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