On May 23, 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, Louisiana. Bonnie Parker met the charismatic Clyde Barrow in Texas when she was 19 years old and her husband (she married when she was 16) was serving time in jail for murder. Shortly after theyContinue reading “History Lesson Tuesdays: Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde. May 23, 1934”
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True Crime Sundays: Oklahoma woman: Sex offender controlled my daughter’s family
by Sean Murphy HENRYETTA, Okla. (AP) — As law enforcement officials went silent while investigating what led to the killing of seven people in rural Oklahoma, family members of those slain recalled the domineering nature of one of the dead, who was a registered sex offender. Since announcing the bodies were found Monday, authorities haveContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Oklahoma woman: Sex offender controlled my daughter’s family”
Workers Now Spend Two Full Days a Week on Email and in Meetings
New data shows why it can be so hard to get things done By Ray A. Smith If you ever wonder why it can feel there’s no time to accomplish anything at work, consider this: Many of us spend the equivalent of two workdays a week in meetings and on email. That is one of the findingsContinue reading “Workers Now Spend Two Full Days a Week on Email and in Meetings”
Opioid Crisis Friday: Legendary Musician and Megawatt Star Prince Dies At 57.
On the morning of April 21, 2016, Prince, the polymathic musician who created more than 30 albums and won seven Grammy Awards over a 40-year career, is found dead in Paisley Park, his Minnesota home and recording studio. The cause of death was an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl. He was 57 years old. In theContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Legendary Musician and Megawatt Star Prince Dies At 57.”
Travel Thursdays: This Eerie And Fantastic Footage Takes You Inside Virginia’s Abandoned Ghost Town, Union Level.
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An elderly man was scammed out of millions. Could the bank have done more to prevent fraud?
by Amritpal Kaur Sandhu-Longoria, USA Today Why would 76-year-old Larry Cook transfer over $3.6 million out of the country just before his death? That was tickling the mind of Janine Satterfield as she was mourning her beloved uncle. A decorated veteran who served with the U.S. Navy as commander for 24 years until 1992, heContinue reading “An elderly man was scammed out of millions. Could the bank have done more to prevent fraud?”
History Lesson Tuesday: May 16, 1985. Discovery of Ozone Hole announced.
In the scientific journal Nature on May 16, 1985, three scientists from the British Antarctic Survey announce their detection of abnormally low levels of ozone over the South Pole. Their discovery, commonly known as the Ozone Hole, became a palpable example of mankind’s ability to damage the Earth’s atmosphere as well as one of the most famousContinue reading “History Lesson Tuesday: May 16, 1985. Discovery of Ozone Hole announced.”
Mental Health Mondays: What The Narcissist Does When You Go No Contact.
So you finally made the decision to go no contact and have no clue what to expect. The narcissists in your life acted like they didn’t want to be bothered with you while you were together, so as far as you’re concerned this should be easy. We would all hope that our relationships would workContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: What The Narcissist Does When You Go No Contact.”
True Crime Sundays: Doomsday plot? After 3 years, slain kids’ mom to stand trial
by Rebecca Boone BOISE, Idaho (AP) — It has been more than three years since police announced that two kids were missing from a rural eastern Idaho town, and each twist in the grim investigation has seemed stranger than the last. Their mother claimed to be a deity, her estranged husband wrote in divorce papers.Continue reading “True Crime Sundays: Doomsday plot? After 3 years, slain kids’ mom to stand trial”
Finally, a vaccine for one of the deadliest forms of cancer
by Julia Pugachevsky A new vaccine designed to treat pancreatic cancer prevented the disease from returning in 50% of patients who received it, scientists reported today. Pancreatic cancer is notoriously hard to detect and treat. It is widely known as a “silent disease” because symptoms, including abdominal pain and weight loss, often don’t arise until the cancer cellsContinue reading “Finally, a vaccine for one of the deadliest forms of cancer”