Re: Look backwards for safety

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Thu Oct 04 2001 - 10:52:14 MDT

David Lubkin wrote:
> Years ago, I read an article about a NASA researcher who came up with a
> technique for inoculating you against all manner of motion sickness. The
> trouble was that it required about a dozen hours of non-stop nausea.
> I've wondered whether if it were commercially available, I would go through
> it, in order to gain a lifetime of being able to read on long car rides,
> etc. And just who volunteers for studies like this....

Well, as a kid I used to purposely go on the worst carnival rides
repeatedly in order to build up my resistance to motion sickness. I used
to get quite nauseous while reading in a moving car, but no longer. The
'Turkish Twist' was one of my favorites.

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