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Fleetwood Mac’s hit album, Rumors, was fueled by so much cocaine that the band tried to include their dealer into the albums credits.

Fleetwood Mac: Behind the Drama, Divorce and Drugs That Fueled the Making of ‘Rumours’ When you combine a huge recording budget with sex, drugs and rock-and-roll, then add in jealousy, infidelity and divorce – between members of the band, no less – it hardly sounds like a recipe for a successful album. The fact that …

Fleetwood Mac’s hit album, Rumors, was fueled by so much cocaine that the band tried to include their dealer into the albums credits. Read More »

When the band ‘Busted’ was asked about the Jonas Brothers’ cover of their song ‘Year 3000’, member Matt Willis said “Dude, they paid my mortgage for four years, I’m stoked to bits. Thank you very much Jonas Brothers”

Year 3000 In November 2016, in an interview with PopBuzz, Busted were asked what they thought of the Jonas Brothers’ cover of the song. Matt Willis responded: “Dude, they paid my mortgage for four years, I’m stoked to bits. Thank you very much Jonas Brothers,” whilst James Bourne said, “The thing about it is that…when …

When the band ‘Busted’ was asked about the Jonas Brothers’ cover of their song ‘Year 3000’, member Matt Willis said “Dude, they paid my mortgage for four years, I’m stoked to bits. Thank you very much Jonas Brothers” Read More »

In 2000, a man named Danny Stewart found an abandoned newborn baby in a NYC subway station. The baby went unclaimed for 3 months. Stewart later attended a court hearing, and the judge asked him if he wanted to adopt the infant. Stewart said yes. He and his partner named the baby Kevin.

Couple Tells Story of Adopting Baby Found in Subway 12 Years Ago To understand how Danny Stewart, Peter Mercurio and their son Kevin became a family of three, you have to go back more than 12 years to the 14th Street A/C/E subway station in Chelsea. “As I was leaving the subway, I glanced over …

In 2000, a man named Danny Stewart found an abandoned newborn baby in a NYC subway station. The baby went unclaimed for 3 months. Stewart later attended a court hearing, and the judge asked him if he wanted to adopt the infant. Stewart said yes. He and his partner named the baby Kevin. Read More »

In the Falklands, an abandoned minefield has accidentally become a penguin sanctuary. The mines were set in the Falklands conflict and have remained there since, keeping humans away. The local Magellanic penguins are too small to set them off and have thrived in the area.

The Falklands penguins that would not explode The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands were intended to kill or maim British soldiers, but over the last 35 years they have become de facto nature reserves for penguins. For better or worse, however, the time has now come for their home to be demined, reports Matthew …

In the Falklands, an abandoned minefield has accidentally become a penguin sanctuary. The mines were set in the Falklands conflict and have remained there since, keeping humans away. The local Magellanic penguins are too small to set them off and have thrived in the area. Read More »

When the Union abandoned a fort in Florida, they left behind a single soldier as caretaker. When the Confederacy marched on the fort, the lone soldier refused to surrender without a receipt for the fort. He received one, and the fort was taken without a shot fired.

Castillo de San Marcos Not to be confused with Castle of San Marcos (El Puerto de Santa María). Aerial view photo taken from northwest. Although the fort had a water-filled moat at the time, it was originally a dry moat. The Castillo de San Marcos (Spanish for “St. Mark’s Castle”) is the oldest masonry fort …

When the Union abandoned a fort in Florida, they left behind a single soldier as caretaker. When the Confederacy marched on the fort, the lone soldier refused to surrender without a receipt for the fort. He received one, and the fort was taken without a shot fired. Read More »

Fawns (baby deer) are often left alone for hours while their mothers forage for food. Sometimes well meaning people ‘kidnap’ the fawn thinking it’s abandoned when it’s really just waiting for its mom.

Baby Deer White-tailed Deer fawns are born April through July, with the majority of fawns born in June. Most first-year does will have one fawn each year, but twins or triplets are typically seen thereafter. Until they are strong enough to keep up with their mothers, deer fawns are left alone while their mothers go …

Fawns (baby deer) are often left alone for hours while their mothers forage for food. Sometimes well meaning people ‘kidnap’ the fawn thinking it’s abandoned when it’s really just waiting for its mom. Read More »

Pope John XII was the only Pope who was ever beaten to death by a jealous husband for sleeping with his wife. He was also accused of turning the papal palace into a brothel, sleeping with his niece, toasting the devil, ordaining a 10yr old boy, and misusing papal funds to pay gambling debts.

Pope John XII Pope John XII can also refer to Pope John XII of Alexandria. Pope John XII (Latin: Ioannes XII; c. 930/937 – 14 May 964) was head of the Catholic Church from 16 December 955 to his death in 964. He was related to the Counts of Tusculum and a member of the …

Pope John XII was the only Pope who was ever beaten to death by a jealous husband for sleeping with his wife. He was also accused of turning the papal palace into a brothel, sleeping with his niece, toasting the devil, ordaining a 10yr old boy, and misusing papal funds to pay gambling debts. Read More »

During WWI, cotton was in high demand for the manufacture of uniforms and explosives. For bandages, doctors turned to using sphagnum moss. It can hold up to 22 times its own weight in liquid — twice as absorptive as cotton. The moss is also antiseptic, making the surrounding environment acidic

How Humble Moss Healed the Wounds of Thousands in World War I The First World War had just begun, and already the wounds were rotting on the battlefield. In the last months of 1914, doctors like Sir. W. Watson Cheyne of the Royal College of Surgeons of England noted with horror the “great prevalence of …

During WWI, cotton was in high demand for the manufacture of uniforms and explosives. For bandages, doctors turned to using sphagnum moss. It can hold up to 22 times its own weight in liquid — twice as absorptive as cotton. The moss is also antiseptic, making the surrounding environment acidic Read More »

The British Rock band Radiohead released their album “In Rainbows” under a pay what you want pricing strategy where customers could even download all their songs for free. In spite of the free option, many customers paid and they netted more profits because of this marketing strategy

In Rainbows For the video album, see In Rainbows – From the Basement. In Rainbows is the seventh studio album by English rock band Radiohead. It was self-released on 10 October 2007 as a pay-what-you-want download, followed by a physical release internationally by XL Recordings in December 2007 and in the United States on 1 …

The British Rock band Radiohead released their album “In Rainbows” under a pay what you want pricing strategy where customers could even download all their songs for free. In spite of the free option, many customers paid and they netted more profits because of this marketing strategy Read More »

Mount Everest is so inundated with waste, including 26,500 lbs of human excrement, each season that the Nepalese gov’t now requires each climber to pack out 8 kg of waste when descending the mountain (human waste, empty cans/bottles, abandoned tents, etc.).

Mount Everest “Everest” redirects here. For other uses, see Everest (disambiguation). Aerial photo from the south, with Mount Everest rising above the ridge connecting Nuptse and Lhotse Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmatha (सगरमाथा) and in Tibetan as Chomolungma (ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ), is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of …

Mount Everest is so inundated with waste, including 26,500 lbs of human excrement, each season that the Nepalese gov’t now requires each climber to pack out 8 kg of waste when descending the mountain (human waste, empty cans/bottles, abandoned tents, etc.). Read More »