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Humidity is the worst

Yesterday I went for a run that started well but ended with some minor electrocution.

It was hard day for a run, it was 11:00am, 28 degrees, 38 with the humidex and the weather network said the humidity was at 95% (WTF). 295 more words


On this day: The dawn of the humane electrocution

”We live in a higher civilization from this day on,” Dr. Alfred P. Southwick, originator of the practice of execution by electrocution, stated with satisfaction after the death of William Kemmler, the first convict who was condemned to die in an electric chair. 84 more words

DEADLY ELECTRICITY: Pranks of the Subtle Fluid

With the recent tragic deaths of 16 ballooners near Lockhart from electrocution and/or fire, we are reminded of electricity’s awesome powers and dangers.

A friend of mine suicided some years ago by tying a power saw around his wrists, turning it on, and jumping into his swimming pool. 826 more words

Austin History

Pontianak Bans Kite Flying

By: Mr KalEng

PARENTS in Pontianak, West Kalimantan have been asked to stop their children from kite flying, as the popular pastime is now totally banned in the city. 390 more words


A tragedy

Residents of Veronaville are in shock as news reached them of a tragedy which wiped out a family.

Mark Champignon was a distant cousin of Sebastien and a cousin of icon James Champignon.  310 more words


Man Electrocuted While Working On Framingham Home

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) – A man died Saturday morning after he was apparently electrocuted while working on a Framingham home.

Framingham Police said a man arrived at his Potter Road home around 11:10 a.m. 40 more words