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More Sobibor Witnesses

I recently mentioned the testimony of Srul Jankiel Fajgenbaum, builder of the Sobibor electrocution chamber. Here I will outline some aspects of the testimonies from the same… 282 more words

Worker Electrocuted On North Side

(CBS) — A worker was electrocuted Saturday afternoon on the North Side, officials said.

The man was electrocuted Saturday afternoon while he was in a “basket,” a lifting device, near North and Halsted Street, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Will Knight says.  85 more words

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Study: Electrocuting Your Brain Does Not Make You Smarter

There’s a relatively well-known theory that applying an electric current to your head in just the right way can improve cognition. It’s popular with some scientists, internet DIYers, and students at 2AM before a final.

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Halifax company found guilty in 2 charges surrounding electrocution death

HALIFAX – An electrical services company has been found guilty of two occupational health and safety offences after a fatal accident nearly two years ago. 71 more words

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Shocking Stories

Once upon a time I had a little brother. I still have a little brother, but he was a lot littler at the time. Charles was a bit absent minded, something of a daydreamer, and didn’t exactly think things through before he did them. 633 more words

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The Shock and Awe of Job #27

Back when I lived in Los Angeles, right in the center of Tinsel Town itself, I found myself working at a movie prop house. For those who aren’t familiar with what a prop house is, it’s basically what it sounds like: a large warehouse filled with thousands of pieces of furniture, wall dressings, and home fixtures from different periods of time—or… 1,134 more words