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After having been laid off in the midst of the financial crisis, my (now) husband and I decided to take a break from our fast-paced urban careers and "Live The Dream" - aka buy a sailboat and cruise. We packed up our apartment in New York City at the...
The Dominion of Newfoundland found itself at war, while the rest of Canada was not. It became a hub bub of military activity for Allies. U-boats were in their waters and war was on their front door. It was in all this that a rec center used by American, British, Canadian and Newfoundland military burnt to the ground with 99 dead and 109 severely wounded, in no less than five minutes.
In a horrific conflagration over 100 workers -- mostly women -- burned to death in an upper-floor sweatshop in New York City's early-20th century garment district. Draconian employers were responsible -- the only other fire exit from the shop had been purpoisely chained and loked to keep workers inside.
This is a great article to cozy up to when your simply in the mood for some unexpectedinformation with lots of unexpected photographs. I have no idea what compelled or tempted me to write the Wild, Wacky and Weird but I believe it is an article that will make you think, make you feel and give you a very big grin every now and then. Enjoy!
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.
John Reginald Halliday Christie had killed two women in the early 1940s, burying their remains in his back yard. He got lucky in late 1949 when murdering the wife and infant daughter of a mildly retarded man, Tim Evans. He managed to manipulate Evans into confessing to the killings (though Evans hadn't committed them). Christie was never a suspect-as a former Special Constable he was believed beyond reproach. Tim Evans was convicted and executed for serial killer Christie's crimes.