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Weird Ways Presidents Died

It’s President’s Day, a day to remember the contributions of American presidents of the past…and to also remember the strange circumstances in which a few of them passed away. George Washington (1799) After riding around his estate in cold weather, the first ex-president contracted pneumonia. Eighteenth century doctors did what they could for Washington, which […]

Memorable Facts About Forgettable Presidents

On President’s Day, the focus always seems to center on the major, important, and let’s face it, “best” presidents, such as George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. But there have been more than 40 other presidents—so here’s a look at some of the more obscure ones. William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison didn’t do much of […]

Michael Jordan Died in 2015

Undeniable: That Michael Jordan (he turns 54 today) is among the best, if not the best, professional basketball player of all time. What’s a bit more debatable: the veracity of these crazy urban legends about His Airness. “The Flu Game” Was Really “The Food Poisoning Game” Perhaps the greatest game in Jordan’s career, which was already […]

Landlords From HELL

Some great reasons to buy, not rent. Victim Eviction  Dorothea Thomas of Jacksonville, North Carolina, was attacked in her apartment by an ex-boyfriend. Thomas, a police officer and former Marine, suffered six gunshot wounds but was able to escape by jumping out of a second-story window. When she was released from the hospital a week […]

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