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Articles about american

Entertainment
by egdcltd
4 years ago
8 Great: Grade B Movies that Transcended

Grade B movies-the thrown-together, low-budget projects that they are-sometimes transcend their lowly status and become iconic for their innovations or storytelling.

History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Christina, Hermaphrodite Queen of Sweden?

The mannish 17th century queen of Sweden, Christina, was anomolous in her day. Preferring men's clothing, engaging in manly pursuits, and a scholar, she also abdicated to pursue an interest in Catholicism (illegal in Sweden then). Her androgynous appearance, attachments to at least one woman, and failed "love" interests in men have led many to believe she may have been a hermaphrodite.

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...

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
The Hall-Mills Murder Case

The 1920s produced many classic murder cases. The one involving a cheating minister and his choir member partner, The Hall-Mills Murder case, ranks high on the list of tabloid-sensational murders.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Presumed Serial Poisoner, Mary Ann Cotton

A poor working-class widow, Mary Ann Cotton has passed into history as a vicious serial poisoner, mercilessly killing her loved ones for financial gain.  She was vilified in the press most likely because of her station in life (as were more modern judicial victims, the early 1900s' Martha Rendell and the 1980s' Lindy Chamberlain of "the dingo ate my baby" infamy). Mary Ann's story, however, upon closer inspection may prove to be completely false; her execution may in fact have been one of history's more shameful miscarriages of justice.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Crowdsourcing Presumed Serial Poisoner, Mary Ann Cotton, to Death

Mary Ann Cotton has passed into history as a vicious serial poisoner, mercilessly killing her loved ones for financial gain. However, a more careful inspection of her life and her case leads to the conclusion she was a victim of class prejudice and ignorance, and is not guilty of the 21 murders ascribed to her without a sound foundation.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
4 years ago
America's First Serial Killer and the Texas Servant Girl Murders

While perhaps serial killers and their activities may be as old as humanity itself there is one case from the late 1800s from Austin, Texas, that points up the probability of nailing down America's first documented string of serial killings. 

Technology
by brandon_gardner221
7 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 DebW07
6 years ago
14 Fascinating Stories from 2014

Some of the most fascinating stories from 2014 include shocking allegations, deals, and deaths. 

Travel & Places
by JengoJengo
8 years ago
Things To Do in New Orleans - Tips from a NOLA Native!

Looking for things to do in New Orleans? New Orleans is a wonderful city, both to visit and to live in!  There is so much culture, vibrancy, and tradition.  Growing up in the Big Easy, there was always something to do, whether it be the world class attrctions like the Aquarium or Zoo, or visiting the French Quarter Market on a lazy Saturday.  The city has really come back from Hurricane Katrina, and in a big way! 

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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