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What Happened After the Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge?

The idea behind acquiring insurance is that one party, the insurer, will guarantee payment for a future event that is unforeseeable. Meanwhile, another party, the insured or policyholder, pays the insurer a lower premium for that protection against an unknown future event. But did you know infrastructures can be insured as well? An insurance agent …

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What Happened to Rebecca Twigg?

Rebecca Twigg is a former Olympian for the United States. She won several awards, including two Olympic medals. Needless to say, at the peak of her career with several product endorsements and magazine covers. But where is this wonder woman today? After winning two Olympic medals in cycling, six world championships, appearing on the cover …

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Who is D.B. Cooper?

There are many unsolved crimes in history but none more trivial as the 1971 Northwest Orient Airlines hijacking. Who hijacked the plane, and how did he escape? D.B. Cooper was the name the media assigned to an unknown hijacker who took over a Boeing 727. Cooper earned a hefty $200,000 ransom for the hijack and …

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How Did People Find Out About Layne Staley’s Passing?

Layne Staley was better known as the frontman of the rock band; Alice in Chains. The group rose to fame in the early 90s and was doing rather well in the grunge scene. But what happened to Layne Stanley? Layne Stanley was discovered decomposing in his home. His accountants contacted his former manager and informed …

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Following Kobain’s death, Dave Grohl started Foo Fighters as a small side project. When asked later about the name, he responded “Had I actually considered this to be a career, I probably would have called it something else, because it’s the stupidest fucking band name in the world.”

Prior to the release of Foo Fighters’ 1995 debut album Foo Fighters, which featured Grohl as the only official member, Grohl recruited bassist Nate Mendel and drummer William Goldsmith, both formerly of Sunny Day Real Estate, as well as Nirvana touring guitarist Pat Smear to complete the lineup. Foo Fighters released its sixth album, Echoes, …

Following Kobain’s death, Dave Grohl started Foo Fighters as a small side project. When asked later about the name, he responded “Had I actually considered this to be a career, I probably would have called it something else, because it’s the stupidest fucking band name in the world.” Read More »