I am sure you have heard of the Donner Party. The unlucky group of immigrants that got stuck in the snow in a mountain pass, when an early winter sneaked up on them, back in 1846. 138 more words
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Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do.” (Philippians 4:5 NLT)
The Donner Party was a wagon train group that set out for California in 1846, but got trapped by snows in the Sierra Nevadas.154 more words
So lets talk about eating people. It’s not something we do. In fact the practice is very much frowned upon within polite company. Yet it’s still a fascinating concept. 1,086 more words
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Victims of exposure and hypothermia never have a good time of it, but sometimes they engage in a behavior that’s both understandable and horrifying. It’s called “terminal burrowing behavior,” and involves losing their minds, running away, and crawling into a hole to die.
It’s so cliché.
Snow used to be so much fun, so filled with wonder.
Now, it’s all commuter interruptions and misanthropic mumblings about the bread and milk lobbies agitating the populace into frenzied disaster prep mode. 240 more words
The Picture in the House by Mercvtio (www.deviantart.com)
Previously we discussed the occurrence of cannibalism in nature and the potential literary meaning of the act. While actual incidences of cannibalism in humans are somewhat rare, particularly in recent times, it is and has known to occur. 1,083 more words