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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 Strangest In The World

Sometimes, one accidental encounter can turn a regular day into an unusual adventure. For example, you can see a tree wearing jeans or an Egyptian sphinx in someone’s yard. At least you’ll have something to tell your friends later! We’ve found people who saw something really unusual and then shared it with the world.

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Morvary Qajar Military Cannon

Pearl Ball is a novel written by Sadegh Hedayat. This book was written in 1326, but was not allowed to be published during the author’s lifetime. The first edition of the book dates back to 1979, when it was published underground. The book was originally published under the pseudonym Hadi Sedaghat.

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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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