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Lifestyle
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Final Serial Murders of 10 Rillington Place

By 1950, Reg Christie had gotten away with killing at least four people and was responsible for the conviction and execution of his upstairs neighbor, Tim Evans, for a murder Tim had not committed.  In the final stretch, Christie, after killing his wife, went on a murderous spree, killing one woman a month during the first three months of 1953.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Ugliness on the Small Screen: Racism's History on Television

Television's earliest days were filled with racial stereotypes, cruelly portrayed and appealing to the lowest common denominator of the white viewing public.  These images reinforced popular prejudices of the times, but television has not been so progressive as to shy away from such racist portrayals.  Even today, programs feature modern versions of negative stereotypes of ethnic groups. 

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Desi Arnaz: Innovative TV Pioneer Genius

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (forever equated with the happy-go-lucky and sometimes clueless TV husband Ricky Ricardo) was a pioneer in television production.  A true Renaissance man, Desi Arnaz was a musician and bandleader on the cutting edge of musical integration, an actor, a business man, producer, director, and founder of a production juggernaut named Desilu Productions.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Carmilla: Le Fanu's Vampiress Before Dracula

Before Dracula was even a glint in Bram Stoker's eye, the erotically-charged Gothic vampiress Carmilla debuted in a novella in 1872.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Moonlight Murders & The Town That Dreaded Sundown

Silvery, cold moonlight and night conspire to create an eerie sense of foreboding and terror.  For the night stalkers of the world – the serial killers, the sexual predators – a moonlit night provides just enough illumination to see the prey, but not so much light that the victim can easily identify the assailant. Presuming the victim remains alive, of course.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
St. Bernadette: Sound & Vision

Bernadette Soubirous, a mid-19th century French peasant girl, had visions of the Virgin Mary on 18 occasions in a small cave near the town of Lourdes. Her religious experience led to a media storm and a religious controversy still of interest today -- can divine miracles happen?

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
UK X-Factor Finalists - Where Are They Now?

After 8 seasons of The X-Factor, the UK talent show created by Simon Cowell, how well have previous finalists done? Does success on the show guarantee success as an artist?

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Evil Stepmother

The stereotypical stepmother image, combined with ultra-conservative community "family values", led to one woman's execution (accused of three child murders she probably did not commit) in early 20th Century Australia.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Sylvia Likens: The Girl Next Door

The 1965 murder of a 16-year-old Indianapolis girl would not exist in the realm of unforgettable crimes if not for her manner of death -- tortured, abused, and starved by an entire family of sociopaths.

History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Warrior Woman of Early Islam, A'isha

The story of Islam, for those open-minded enough to explore it as a purely historical narrative, is as riveting as anything found in the classic collection of fantasy tales, The 1,001 Nights.  And, much like The 1,001 Nights, Islam has its Scheherazade.

Health
by egdcltd
5 years ago
Death of Karen Carpenter

Beyond CaringAnorexia nervosa: it’s a harsh sounding term for a misunderstood condition that mostly affects young women.As with all illnesses...

Technology
by brandon_gardner221
6 years ago
Breaking Down YouTube's Tribute to 2012

Ever find yourself wondering who exactly all the people were in YouTube's 2012 Rewind Video? Check out my breakdown of the tribute to 2012 and all the people featured in it!

History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Body Snatching, the Resurrectionist Times and the Burke & Hare Murders

Burke and Hare were a pair of serial murderers operating in Edinburgh in the early nineteenth century. The result of their actions was a change to how anatomy was done in the country, with greater regulation and an increase in the supply of corpses, in order to remove the circumstances that resulted in these murders.

Entertainment
by mommymommymommy
4 years ago
Top 10 Unrequited Love Songs

Sometimes you love someone who does not love you back. Here are the top 10 songs about unrequited love that relate to how you are feeling.

Health
by Yindee
7 years ago
Citrus pulp facts - cures cancer, cuts cholesterol. Here are the recipes!

There is a lot of truth to the theory that fruit can fight cancer. This is a resource centre that provides all the information, recipes and references you need to get practical about citrus fruit. Not only for cancer but just about all the chronic health problems we have today can benefit from a prescription of citrus pectin, limonene and other natural drugs. 

Beauty
by D One
5 years ago
50 Natural Ways to Grow Hair Faster

Here are some proven ways to grow hair faster naturally (references provided).

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