Can you be in two places at once?

  Can you be in two places at once?     Ever wish you could be in two places at once? Microscopic systems like atoms, molecules, and even cells can be in two places at once. So, why can’t macroscopic systems, like a human body? Or can we?? In our …

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The Mysterious Quranic Letters No One Can Explain

  [h/t KnowledgeNuts] The Mysterious Quranic Letters No One Can Explain     “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” —Albert Einstein, Mein Weltbild   Like the Bible, the Quran is meant to be the direct word …

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Philadelphia Poison Ring

  [h/t Listverse] Philadelphia Poison Ring     Cousins Herman and Paul Petrillo were career criminals from Philadelphia who decided to form a matrimonial agency during the 1930s. The purpose of their agency would be to help widowed women remarry and get life insurance policies for their new husbands. However, …

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The Mysterious Case of Elisa Lam

  [h/t The Vigilant Citizen] The Mysterious Case of Elisa Lam     There are mysteries that are so eerie and strange that they boggle the mind for days on end. The case of Elisa Lam is one of them. In February 2013, this 21-year-old student from Vancouver, Canada, was …

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The Late Great Charles Schwab Mansion

  [h/t The New york Times] The Late Great Charles Schwab Mansion   Library of Congress   Schwab Mansion.   ALMOST everyone in New York knows the Frick Collection, at Fifth Avenue and 70th Street, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, at Fifth and 91st, the pair of stupendous mansions built by the …

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Idi Amin: The “Butcher of Uganda”

  [h/t moreorless] Idi Amin: The “Butcher of Uganda”     Full name Idi Amin Dada Oumee. AKA ‘Big Daddy’, AKA ‘Butcher of Africa’, AKA ‘Conqueror of the British Empire’, AKA ‘Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea’. Country: Uganda. Kill tally: 100,000-500,000 (most sources say …

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