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April 27, 1578

On April 27, 1578, the Duel of the Mignons happened and claimed the lives of two of the favorite retainers of Henry III of France and two of the favorite retainers of Henry I, Duke of Guise. What was a … Continue reading

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January 21, 2002

On January 21, 2002, fifty people in Goma, Congo died stupidly. They were trying to steal gasoline from elevated fuel tanks at a gas station when lava ignited the tanks and killed them. That’s right, lava caused the fuel tanks … Continue reading

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October 3, 2018

On October 3, 2018, a study reported in the “Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care” reported that 259 people had died as a result of taking selfies with their phones. Examples included falling off of cliffs, stepping in traffic, … Continue reading

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