Posts Tagged ‘Sad’

Silver Spring monkeys

{ Article added: 04/28/2009 }
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Categories : Animals, Experiments
The Silver Spring Monkeys were 17 macaque monkeys that were used at the Institute of Behavioral Research in Silver Spring, Maryland for neurological studies. Due to an extended legal battle surrounding the animals, they were referred to as "the ...Read More »

Giles Corey

{ Article added: 04/26/2009 }
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Categories : Historical, People
Giles Corey was a farmer famous for having been pressed to death for refusing to enter a plea after being accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials in the late 17th century. Corey was accused of being a ...Read More »

Overtoun Bridge

{ Article added: 04/19/2009 }
Overtoun Bridge spans the Overtoun Burn located near the village of Milton in Scotland and is notable for the unexplained tendency for dogs to jump from the bridge. Studies indicate that the dogs may have begun leaping from the ...Read More »

Malmedy massacre

{ Article added: 04/16/2009 }
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Categories : World War II
The Malmedy massacre was a World War II crime where approximately 90 American prisoners of war were killed by German soliders from the 1st SS Panzer Division. The incident occurred on December 17, 1944, during the Battle of the ...Read More »

Azaria Chamberlain disappearance

{ Article added: 04/15/2009 }
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Categories : The Unexplained
On the night of August 17, 1980, five members of the Chamberlain family were on a camping trip in Uluru, part of the Northern Territory in Australia. Lindy Chamberlain spotted a dingo leaving the family tent and discovered that ...Read More »

Bonus Army

{ Article added: 04/09/2009 }
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Categories : Government, World War I
The Bonus Army was comprised of 17,000 World War I veterans and their supporters seeking compensation for their time served during the war. Service Certificates were given to veterans and were valued according to a promised payment plus the ...Read More »

Prometheus

{ Article added: 04/08/2009 }
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Categories : Science & Nature
Prometheus was the name given to a 5,000 year old pine tree that was cut down for research purposes in 1964. It was located in Nevada in the current Great Basin National Park. The tree is referred to ...Read More »