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When you go to the doctor, you usually just assume the person probing your colon or manhandling your boobs is a perfectly sane, highly educated individual. Otherwise you wouldn't let him get so intimate with your inside parts. But throughout history, there have been risk-taking, don't-give-a-shit doctors who were part Rambo, part MacGyver and part House (specifically, the crazy part of House). Like ... #5.
by Anna Shaw 1. Thug Behram Estimated Body Count: 931 The Story: Between 1790 and 1830, Behram was the leader of India's infamous Thugee Cult. The death toll attributed to this cult varies from 50,000 to 2,000,000 people. They were an organization of thieves who would befriend travelers before robbing and killing them.
Yesterday was March 15, historically known as the Ides of March, on which, according to the dramatic the likes of Plutarch and Shakespeare, Julius Caesar was overthrown and killed by his frustrated Senate. To commemorate that rather terrible (but undeniably intriguing) occurrence, GOOD looks at the 15 most infamous assassinations in history. 1. Mohandas Gandhi, political and spiritual leader of India, 1948 Assassin: Nathuram Godse Motive: Godse was angry over India's decision to give 420 million rupees to Pakistan.
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The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed. Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!
This afternoon I had a (very rare) nap.
The earth is such a beautiful place. It is filled with majestic views, beautiful people, and even hidden places which are not yet seen or visited. On this list, you would see a place that receives the most amount of rainfall down to the most unusual monasteries. These destinations are must-see, where human fascinations are literally gauged because of the uncommon points that trigger curiosity that result to appreciation of divine and natural beauty of the world. 10.
digg On March 10, 1869, railroad officials, political leaders and work gangs converged at Promontory Point, Utah, to drive in the last spike of the Pacific Railroad, the first of five transcontinental railroads built in the 19th century. The driving of the spike linked the Union Pacific line built from East to West with the Central Pacific, which had commenced construction in California.
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Beauty of the nature lies in viewer’s eyes. A photograph is just a way to show or represent that beauty. Here is a bunch of some wonderful pictures which are not only the example of beautiful photography but are also a photograph of some miracles happening in the world. You can also call it the creativity and innovation of photographer’s mind. I think it was at the peak while taking these pictures.
The last hundred years have borne witness to humankind’s extraordinary technological advancements.
merefalowa Dec 03 2012 at 3:06 PM Canuck Reader Nov 22 2012 at 11:55 PM The mysterious commissioner of the Guidestones, 'Christian', told the contractors that his group hoped that other 'conservation-minded groups' would emerge and foster 12 additional stones, to be arranged as a circle around the existing stones and to be called 'Moonstones', which would carry the same message in yet more languages (eg French, German). The Guidestones were cut by the craftsmen at Pyramid Quarries and Elberton Granite Finishing Company Inc. and Martins were the intermediary for the project. Canuck Reader Nov 22 2012 at 11:41 PM Delicia Ambrosino Nov 08 2012 at 8:49 PM
What is it about the bizarre and mysterious that piques our curiosity? It entertains our sense of wonder and excites our imagination, for sure. Luckily for us, history is marked with strange, logic-defying occurrences to amuse us.
The best movies evoke tears, laughter, terror, reminiscence, and/or mystery in a truly personal way.