1498 Vasco da Gama found a sea route to India
1796 Edward Jenner
found a vaccine for smallpox
1871Henry M. Stanley found Dr. Livingstone
Today Horace Horse found Waldo
Samson, the caduceus, two snakes and wings, is the symbol for Hermes (Mercury) the messenger. The Rod of Asclepius is the proper medical symbol; it has one snake climbing a staff. The caduceus was first used in the American Marine corps, by someone who should have known better.
July 31, 2015