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A Few Answers To Questions You Always Wondered About

February 6, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

What goes on in the mind of a potential school shooter?

I suffer from Autism, social anxiety, PTSD, and severe anger issues. At school I’m usually mocked by other peers for being the “weird white kid” and called a school shooter a lot because i had a crazy big obsession with the Columbine shooting.

I was and still an 16 yo and live in a small country with strict firearm laws but have access to them. I was going through a really bad time in my life, I was struggling with my old best friend who helped me through my mental health but started to ghost me and use me for my money, my ex girlfriend at the time has just broken up with me and my social anxiety had turned me into a suicidal and angry mess. I was dumped the night before because my ex liked another guy and I was really really upset and angry because it was like the straw that broke the camels back.

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A Few Answers To Questions You Always Wondered About

January 30, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Answers, Interesting |

elizabeth holmes

Who is Elizabeth Holmes and what was she all about?

Elizabeth Holmes was, by all outward appearances, a wunderkind Silicon Valley genius. She was going to revolutionize medical testing by developing a credit card-sized device that could analyze just a few drops of blood from a finger-prick, using a machine small enough it that could fit on your nightstand. You’d prick your finger into the card-size analyzer, you’d slot the analyzer into the machine, and the machine would beam the data off to a larger processing center at Theranos’ headquarters. It would be quick, cheap, automatic, and idiot-proof.

This would be leaps and bounds above the only prevailing alternative, which is the normal-size syringe blood draw in a doctor’s office, several days of analysis, at considerable cost. It would change the world. Everyone would have one of these devices in their homes and the enormous expense of routine medical diagnostics would be totally replaced by a small, quiet, efficient, and cheap in-home alternative. They’d be as common as any other appliance in your house. She demonstrated these devices numerous times, and on the strength of these demonstrations and on the promise of such a revolutionary and potentially ubiquitous device, she raised what was then the record for a Silicon Valley biotech startup. Her funders included Henry Kissinger, Silicon Valley billionaires, and even one of her own professors from the college that she dropped out of to start Theranos. She led Safeway on with the promise of building an on-site Theranos analysis lab in every Safeway in America – and this deal strung along for years.

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos And Videos

January 28, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Fascinating, Interesting |

The pussyfication of our children has reached a new level never seen before

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Fascinating Photos Collected From History

January 24, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: History, Interesting |

Circus strongwoman Katie Sandwina aka the Lady Hercules holding up three men 1900’s

She is said to have once defeated the famous strongman Eugene Sandow in a weightlifting contest in New York City. Katie lifted a weight of 300 pounds over her head, which Sandow only managed to lift to his chest. After this victory, she adopted the stage name “Sandwina” as a feminine derivative of Sandow.

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A Few Answers To Questions You Always Wondered About

January 23, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Answers |

What is the difference between love and infatuation?

I’ve found myself falling into the infatuation trap before. It’s really easy to confuse it with genuine love. But for me anyway, infatuation is a lot more like a drug.

It’s a feeling that consumes you with temporary euphoric highs, and deep, dark lows. It’s almost like a panicked state of obsession. It fills your brain so all you can think about is that person. You start to care less about what really matters in your own life…your goals, your friends, your work. All that matters when you’re infatuated, is them. And you feel a strong, leeching desire to mold yourself into the person you think they’d want you to be.

When you’re infatuated with someone, when that person gets closer to you in any way, you feel a rush. Like you’re on cloud 9. Like you just popped a bunch of really good ecstasy. And it feels amazing in the moment. But then when you sense them distancing from you in any way…an ignored text. A rescheduled date. Flirting with another person. Going out on the town without you. Whatever. It feels like the world is crumbling…like you’re going through a withdrawal. You panic and fear you’re going to lose them. There’s a constant push/pull. In those moments of panic all you care about is pulling them back to you. Those up and downs can be maddening over time.

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos And Videos

January 21, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Fascinating |

Jim Thorpe at the 1912 Olympics. Somebody stole his shoes right before he was set to compete. He simply put on two other shoes someone had tossed in a trash can. They were different sizes, so he had to wear extra socks on one foot to even them out. He went on to win two Gold medal

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Feed Your Brain With These Fascinating Facts

January 15, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

Since suicide is an unforgivable sin for christians many people, especialy women in 18th century resorted to suicide by proxy. They would usualy murder a child, a crime punishable by death and ask for forgiveness right before the execution (article)

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A Few Answers To Questions You Always Wondered About

January 9, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Answers |

(German Federal Archives)

Who was the most brutal SS officer?

Oskar Dirlewanger, no questions. He was hated by the friends and foes alike. He was so cruel – and so hated – that there was an unofficial reward in Wehrmacht for killing him.

Oskar Dirlewanger was a convicted paedophile and criminal. Dirlewanger is invariably described as an extremely cruel person by historians and researchers, including as “a psychopathic killer and child molester” by Steven Zaloga, “violently sadistic” by Richard Rhodes, “an expert in extermination and a devotee of sadism and necrophilia” by J. Bowyer Bell, and “a sadist and necrophiliac” by Bryan Mark Rigg. According to Timothy Snyder, “in all the theatres of the Second World War, few could compete in cruelty with Dirlewanger”.

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos And Videos

January 8, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Fascinating |

The unseen creature from Bird Box

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Fascinating Photos Collected From History

January 3, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: History |

Carrie Amelia Nation, a radical member of the temperance movement

When Carry Nation stepped foot into the Kiowa, Kansas bar, nobody saw what was coming. The woman, dressed in black, was on a mission from God. But as soon as she entered the saloon, all hell broke loose. She ran behind the bar, smashed the mirror and all the bottles under it; threw the cash register, threw it down; then broke the faucets of the refrigerator and cut the rubber tubes that conducted the beer. She was arrested soon after, but she didn’t mind. The bar had just gotten the Carry Nation treatment. During her years as an anti-alcohol advocate in the late 19th century, Nation built a reputation as a fearless, even unhinged reformer who would go to any length to save people from drunkenness.

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