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Death by Selfie

Death by Selfie

Imagine this: you’re on honeymoon in Florida with your now-wife, and you have a few hours left before it’s time to return to the airport. The sun is shining and the ocean is a magnificent bright blue; you can’t resist one last dip in the water before you head home. Besides, none of the photos …

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The American general William Tecumseh Sherman is often quoted as saying that “War is hell.” Few members of the military have more of a right to believe that than the subject of today’s video – Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart. This hard-as-nails officer of the British Army served in the Second Boer War …

How This Man Changed His DNA

How This Man Changed His DNA

It was so much easier to commit crimes in the Seventies. Why do you think it was a heyday for serial killers like the Zodiac Killer, John Wayne Gacy, and David Berkowitz? Incidentally, forensic DNA testing first successfully solved a criminal case in 1986. Dr. Alec Jeffreys, a British geneticist, used genetic fingerprinting to solve …