From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
Lord Verulum thinks that internal spirit and external air shorten lives, and so the solution to long life is to take drugs and coat the body in grease to prevent sweat. Mr. Shandy totally destroyed Lord Verulum's hypothesis, but you'll have to read the chapter when the Tristra-paedia is published. Don't hold your breath.