The works of Edgar Allan Poe are known to be haunting, mysterious and spooky. But the writer himself was an ordinary man — with a few notable quirks. Take a look at these Edgar Allan Poe facts that reveal more about the man behind the suspenseful world of his own creation.
Barbiturates are drugs that can be used for a wide range of reasons. These drugs are known to depress the central nervous system and are therefore utilized for surgery as well as for sedation or as anticonvulsants. They can be used to treat insomnia, anxiety or seizure activity, for euthanasia purposes or during executions. They also have been used recreationally.