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this day in crime history: december 16, 1985

On this date in 1985, Gambino crime family boss Paul Castellano and his underboss/bodyguard Thomas Bilotti, were shot dead outside Sparks Steak House in Manhattan. The hit was reportedly carried out at the order of John Gotti, a captain in the Gambino family. 48 more words

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this day in crime history: december 16, 1937

On this day in 1937, Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe decided they needed a change of scenery. The two Oklahomans were inmates at the infamous federal prison on Alcatraz Island. 134 more words

True Crime

Could Use a Bit More Scientific Substance - A Review of Spineless by Juli Berwald

As I may have mentioned elsewhere, I have an appreciation for creatures with tentacles. Anyone who’s known me long enough also knows that I’m not above cooing over a boogly-eyed octopus, or squid, or cuttlefish – especially if it’s soft and plushy and comes in pastel colours. 1,871 more words

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Yellow Bluff Fort - Historic State Park

Thursday morning, Malia and I were ready hours before our scheduled time to board the ship, so we decided to do a little more exploring. 79 more words

An Unshakable Kingdom [1]

Kingdom Truth is poorly understood today as many preachers still think it’s about heaven and have preached the gospel trying to get people converted by entering the Straight Gate; oops no, the Kingdom of God is on earth and occupied by those who obey the principles of King Jesus, the Sermon on the Mount – this is the greatest synopsis of the King’s requirements, keeping them is walking the Narrow Way – and sure – … 1,197 more words

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100 Nasty Women of History

This book was sent to me by the publisher, Hachette, at no cost. RRP $32.99 trade paperback; it’s available now.

This is a great idea for a book, obviously; it’s similar in concept to  772 more words

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