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Famous Evil Doctors

Famous Evil Doctors

We expect Doctors to care for us when we are ill, we expect them to diagnose our illnesses and explain a course of treatment that will work for us – this might or might not include prescription drugs. But what happens when those who have “Doctor” as a title do the opposite? What happens when [...]

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Famous Deaths of 2013

Famous Deaths of 2013

Every year sees a number of high-profile deaths and 2013 was no exception. It had its share of tragedies of young death, sudden illness, death from long-term illness and horrific accidents. It wasn’t just actors either; 2013 claimed some rather big names in the world of politics and journalism too. Here is a list of [...]

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Famous Before Death Quotes

Famous Before Death Quotes

When facing imminent death, people are no more afraid of anything else in the world; therefore, they speak nothing except what is true. In the epic poem, Sohrab and Rustam, by Matthew Arnold, Sohrab says to his father Rustam; “Man, who art thou who dost deny my words? Truth sits upon the lips of dying [...]

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Famous Unusual Deaths

Famous Unusual Deaths

Death comes to us all. While some say that the only thing life guarantees is death, hardly anyone wish to die in any way, other than the natural way. Death is a natural phenomenon. Yes, it is tragic, but inevitable, something that we know will come to us one day. However, some people die in [...]

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Famous Important World News Stories of April 2013

Famous Important World News Stories of April 2013

The world news is distinguished from the local, regional or national news by its wider area of coverage and interested population. In countries like the U.S., the news is taken as national news if any American military, political or business interest is involved in it, regardless of the geographical origin of the news-making event. In [...]

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Famous junk food related deaths

Famous junk food related deaths

Junk food is not exactly top cuisine; you get what you pay for and governments and medical professionals around the world are keen to stress the health problems of long-term over-consumption of cheap meat cuts, too much sugar, salt and saturated fat, too much chocolate and not enough fresh fruit and vegetables. The obesity crisis [...]

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Famous Leaders Who Were Assassinated

Famous Leaders Who Were Assassinated

Humanity has seen a number of powerful, influential, and sometimes controversial leaders throughout history with many leaving a legacy to the world. Some of these leaders have died of natural causes whilst others have met a more traumatic demise finding their fate at the hands of another. We detail 10 famous leaders from ancient to modern times [...]

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Famous Philosophers Who Killed Themselves

Famous Philosophers Who Killed Themselves

Suicide used to be enforced upon those found guilty in ancient Roman and Greek civilizations. The victim was shown the alternative worse kind of torture leaving no option except to opt for suicide. Not all the suicides were enforced as there had been willful suicides especially by philosophers. The death of Socrates is the case [...]

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Famous Americans Who Died in 2011

Famous Americans Who Died in 2011

Fame is like a shadow never caught by those who chase it as it runs faster than the chasers, and queerly the shadow followed those who turned their backs from it. The faster they ran, the quicker they were  approached by fame. Heights achieved by great men were not attained in a sudden flight, and [...]

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