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No Facebook Account=Psychopath?

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 | 0 comments

No Facebook Account=Psychopath?

Don’t have a Facebook account? Maybe you better get one fast or else you could be perceived as someone who has something to hide. The German magazine Der Taggspiegel went so far as to point out that accused theater shooter James Holmes and Norwegian mass murder Anders Behring Breivik have common ground in their lack of Facebook profiles. Facebook has become such a pervasive force in modern...

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He’ll Live!–Man Recovers From Black Death

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 | 0 comments

He’ll Live!–Man Recovers From Black Death

Infected flea bites rat. Stray cat bites infected rat. Infected cat who bit the rat who was bit by the flea bites innocent human. A newly adopted stray cat is how the plague was most likely transmitted to Paul Gaylord of Bend, Oregon. Initially, Mr. Gaylord thought he had the flu when he developed a fever after the bite. After antibiotics failed to make him feel better, he was rushed to hospital...

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Arrow to the Knee? Try a Fishhook in the Throat

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Arrow to the Knee? Try a Fishhook in the Throat

In this case, the illusion was real. Russian illusionist Ilya Safronov was performing the illusion of swallowing a sharp hook then pulling it out of his eye, when he accidentally really DID swallow it. The hook became lodged in his throat.  The illusionist’s brothers, who were part of the act, initially intended to remove the hook themselves. Wisely, they decided against performing...

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Extreme Zipline Over Nepal

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Extreme Zipline Over Nepal

Would you do this? Or should I say, could you do this? Could you do it sober? ZipFlyer Nepal has created the world’s most extreme zipline adventure. Climbing the Himalayas is widely considered to be one of the toughest tests of a mountaineer’s strength and endurance. Coming down the Himalayas via the ZipFlyer is also a test of nerves. The ZipFlyer Nepal takes thrill-seekers over...

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