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So, What About the Man “Behind the Staircase”?

Michael Peterson (October 23, 1943) We are so quick to judge others, especially if they are ‘different’ from us. Michael Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife in 2003, although he maintains his innocence, to this very day. This chart … Continue reading

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Canadian Journalist Decodes Mysterious Links

Malcolm Gladwell (September 3, 1963) Well, he’s actually British born, but raised and educated in Canada. Malcolm Gladwell is a mixed blessing to us all. He seems to be able to go behind the scenes and discover what makes us … Continue reading

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In an Age when Women were Expected to Stay Home…

Nellie Bly went Round the World in 72 Days (January 25, 1890) Yes, you can blame my calendar page for this one: On this day in 1890, after 72 days, American journalist Nellie Bly completes her trip around the world. … Continue reading

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He Thought the Saudis Couldn’t Touch Him in Turkey

Jamal Khashoggi (October 13, 1958 – October 2, 2018) He forgot that the grounds of the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul are actually considered Saudi soil. Khashoggi’s birth time is unknown. I tried randomizing the chart and then realized that … Continue reading

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Wikileaks: The Truth Will Out

Julian Assange (July 3, 1971) It doesn’t pay to be an international journalist, these days. Especially if you become the conduit of revealing secrets that the United States of America would prefer the world didn’t know. But he’s only the … Continue reading

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Was This Man the Inspiration for David Cornwall’s Pseudonym?

Erwin CarlĂ© (June 7, 1876 – February 21, 1923) No one knows why David Cornwall chose John le CarrĂ© as his pseudonym. So, I did a little digging, asking for the names of German authors who died between 1900 and … Continue reading

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This “Hack” Saw the Truth

About the Saudi Crown Prince Jamal Khashoggi gave his life exposing the Saudi leadership under MBS (the media have decided his initials are enough, now). I asked for some insight into what happened to him, and received this flash of … Continue reading

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