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The Bloody Benders Family Merciful killers

The Bender Family, also known as the Bloody Benders, was a family of serial killers who lived and operated in Labette County, Kansas, from May 1871 to December 1872.[1] The family consisted of John Bender and his wife, Elvira, their son, John Jr., and daughter, Kate. While Bender mythology holds that John Jr. and Kate were siblings, contemporary newspapers reported ...

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Darband, A Street Built By Reza Khan With A Tax On Alcohol

Darband, formerly a village close to Tajrish, Shemiran, is a neighborhood inside Tehran’s metropolitan limits.[1] It is the beginning of a popular hiking trail into Mount Tochal, which towers over Tehran. A chairlift is also available for those not interested in hiking. The Persian term Darband translates to “door of the mountain” (band, a variation of vand and fand, meaning ...

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The Hidden Meaning Of The Most Famous Logos

We see them every day—in our homes, on TV, out in the street. They’re the famous logos of the brands we’ve come to know and love. These logos not only accurately represent the famous brands they’re attached to, they’ve become a part of our shared pop culture. Heck, someone even made a short film with logos and mascots comprising all of ...

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Victoria’s Secret Is Getting Rid of Its Angels

Victoria’s Secret is doing away with its iconic “Angels” (the models who walk the runway in the brand’s lingerie, accessorized with angel wings). Instead, the company announced it’s launching the The VS Collective, a new partnership program that will help “shape the future of Victoria’s Secret. In an Instagram post on Thursday, Victoria’s Secret announced the new partnership program and ...

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Why Didn’t Anyone Want To Be The King’s Son-In-Law?

Fatḥ-ʻAli Šâh Qâjâr (‎var. Fathalishah, Fathali Shah, Fath Ali Shah; 25 September 1772 – 23 October 1834) was the second Shah (king) of Qajar Iran. He reigned from 17 June 1797 until his death. His reign saw the irrevocable ceding of Iran’s northern territories in the Caucasus, comprising what is nowadays Georgia, Dagestan, Azerbaijan, and Armenia, to the Russian Empire ...

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