A murder-suicide involving a celebrity is always horrible and tragic, even though we only knew them as celebrities. Usually, these entertainers seemed well-off emotionally, which leaves us all wondering what in the world happened. Here are ten of the more famous examples of celebrities offing themselves and others in the worst manner imaginable.
Few miscarriages of justice are worse than the one where someone is arrested, tried, convicted, and sentenced to years behind bars for a horrible crime they did not do. A huge chunk of their life has just been torn away, for literally no reason whatsoever. The following people have lived that nightmare and, sadly, they’re not the only ones.
When it comes to the internet it’s sometimes quite hard to trust or believe what you’re reading and we’d guess that everyone reading this has a particular site that they’d trust over all others. We’re not here to talk about those, we’re here to introduce you to 10 places online that are actually pretty damn […]
Anytime a train crashes, bad things happen. Best case scenario sees massive property damage but at least everybody survives. Worst case scenario ensures death and destruction all around. These ten trains are the deadliest of all time, and it’s our sincere wish that this list never has to be updated with ever-higher body counts.
On paper, Zero Tolerance in schools sounds good. Classroom violence and brutality has gone too far, and by gum we won’t let it stand even one more time! However, in practice it fails far too often, as perfectly innocent accidents and misunderstandings get treated like major crimes, ruining lives for little reason other than “we gotta look tough, dang it.”
Some facts just about everybody knows, even if they’re totally useless. Others, however, are a bit more obscure, but likely more important than whatever pop culture nugget dominates your subconscious. Here are ten facts that should get shared at parties way more often.
It seems to be true that many people around the world tend to believe that the field of law is something bad and they usually think of it with fear and intimidation in most cases. In reality modern law (in most Western countries at least) is serving the citizen and it’s definitely in his favor […]
Absolute power corrupts absolutely, says just about everybody who can’t think of their own damn line. But cliched as it may be, it’s usually true, especially in these ten cases. When nobody has the ability to overrule a psychopath with power, everybody loses. Except the psychopaths, who tend to do OK in such cases.
It’s always a horrible casualty when a police officer is forced to shoot a suspect to death. But when word gets out that the shooting might not have been necessary at all, things become even worse. And when you realize that this kind of thing happens a LOT, that pit in your stomach drops deepest of all.
1800 did not look one thing like 1899, thanks to incredible advancements in both technology and society. It’s odd to think about it at first, especially since photos from that century are rare, and voice recordings are even rarer. But amazing things happened over those hundred years, just about every day. Here are ten of the most news-worthy stories of the bunch.
There has been much said about the general public’s ability to trust the criminal justice system. When certain other professions make mistakes or errors, it won’t likely cause someone to lose their freedom or their life. But that very thing happens in this country, the criminal court gets convictions wrong all the time. The facts […]
Museums and libraries are human treasures, but they aren’t eternal. All it takes is one well-timed disaster, man-made or otherwise, and the entire thing could go up in flames. Today, we focus on the man-made disasters, those cases where people actively, and successfully, destroyed human knowledge and delayed our advancement as a species.
If you didn’t commit the crime you were convicted of, a pardon would truly be a gift from Heaven. Unless, of course, you’re already in Heaven when it happens. Post-mortem pardons are almost always a cases, made even worse once you realize even a freakin’ turkey can get pardoned in a timely manner.
If you had to pick a city to bestow the title Serial Killer capital of America onto, you’d probably nominate Detroit, or maybe Miami. Well, Cleveland, Ohio has something to say about that. Over the years, they’ve racked up a impressive number of mass murderers that might well trump every other city in the nation. And none of them were motivated by LeBron leaving.
Going to prison’s kinda like playing the lottery. Rob a 7-11 in one city and you’ll spend your incarceration time like everyone else: working out in the yard and avoiding the showers as much as possible. But rob it in another and you’ll be sentenced to ten years of mind-bending insanity. See, sometimes prison is […]