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A drop of this distance was rarely sufficient to break the prisoner's neck and they died by strangulation although in a lot of cases were knocked unconscious by the force of the drop and the impact of the knot against the side of the neck.
The last public hanging was that of Rainey Bathea, at Owensboro, Kentucky on the morning of August 14, 1936 for the murder and rape of a 70 year old white woman.
Hanging with no or insufficient drop typically produces death by strangulation (asphyxia) due to the weight of the person's body pulling down on the noose, causing it to tighten and constrict the trachea (air passage) and applying pressure to the large blood vessels in the neck.
www.geocities.com /trctl11/hanging.html   (5564 words)

  Hanging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hanging is the common method of execution in capital punishment cases in Japan, although the punishment is rarely carried out.
For this reason hanging is especially popular in prisons.
The last public hanging legally conducted in the United States (and also the last public execution in the United States) was that of Rainey Bethea, who was publicly hanged on August 14, 1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanging   (1817 words)

 Hanging Rocks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hanging Rocks are perpendicular cliffs rising nearly 300 feet above the South Branch Potomac River in Hampshire County, West Virginia, four miles north of Romney at Wappocomo on West Virginia State Route 28.
Hanging Rocks should not be confused with the singular "Hanging Rock" on the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Highway 50) west of Capon Bridge.
Hanging Rocks served as the scene of a fierce battle between Delaware and Catawba Native Americans around 1736.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanging_Rocks   (173 words)

 Hanging Gardens of Babylon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon (also known as the Hanging Gardens of Semiramis) and the walls of Babylon (present-day Iraq) were considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The lush Hanging Gardens are extensively documented by Greek historians such as Strabo and Diodorus Siculus, but otherwise there is little evidence for their existence.
A 16th century depiction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon (by Martin Heemskerck).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon   (589 words)

 The process of judicial hanging
Hanging is the second most widely used method of execution in the world today (shooting being by far the most common form of capital punishment).
Hanging originated as a method of execution in Persia (now Iran) about 2500 years ago for male criminals only, (women were strangled at the stake for the sake of decency!) It was the method of choice in many countries as it produced a highly visible deterrent without the blood and gore of beheading.
Hanging was the normal form of execution in most countries up to the end of the 19th century when there was a general trend to abolition or to use more humane methods than the type of hanging used at that time (short drop).
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In early times the prisoner was either hanged from a branch of a convenient tree or from a simple gallows where he was turned off using the back of a cart or from a ladder.
As in early Persia, hanging apparently met the needs of justice well, attracting large crowds who were at least supposed to be deterred by it, but who more probably went for the general excitement and a day out.
Hanging produces death by strangulation (asphyxia) due to the wieght of the persons body pulling down on the noose, causing it to tighten, so constricting the trachea (air passage) and applying pressure to the large blood vessels in the neck.
www.horrorseek.com /horror/drlarry/hanging.htm   (417 words)

 Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory - Located in Monroe County, West Virginia monitors Hawk, Eagle, Falcon, Osprey ...
Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory - Located in Monroe County, West Virginia monitors Hawk, Eagle, Falcon, Osprey Migration along the birds' eastern route.
Since 1952, Hanging Rock has been a monitoring point for hawk, eagle, falcon, and osprey migration along the birds' eastern route.
Laura Koch and her husband George, who were frequent visitors to the tower, celebrated her 100th birthday on July 20.
www.hangingrocktower.org   (401 words)

 Methods of Execution: Hanging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ntil the 1890s, hanging was the primary method of execution used in the United States.
Hanging is still used in Delaware and Washington, although both have lethal injection as an alternative method of execution.
For execution by this method, the inmate may be weighed the day before the execution, and a rehearsal is done using a sandbag of the same weight as the prisoner.
teacher.deathpenaltyinfo.msu.edu /c/about/methods/hanging.htm   (272 words)

Hanging came in various stages of severity: more serious crimes involved slow death and mutilation.
But if he be convicted of willful murder, done either upon pretended malice, or in any notable robbery, he is either hanged alive in chains near the place where the fact was committed (or else upon compassion taken first strangled with a rope) and so continued till his bones consume to nothing.
When willful manslaughter is perpetrated, beside hanging, the offender has his right hand commonly stricken off before or near unto the place where the act was done, after which he is led forth to the place of execution, and there put to death according to the law.
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLT/history/hanging.html   (279 words)

 eMedicine - Hanging Injuries and Strangulation : Article by William Ernoehazy, Jr, MD, FACEP
Synonyms and related keywords: judicial hanging, suicidal hanging, strangulation assault, autoerotic strangulation, compression injury, airway, neck, spinal cord, hanging injury, strangulation injury, compression of the neck, distraction of the neck, neck injuries, hangman fracture, decapitation, cerebral hypoxia, ischemic neuronal death, spinal cord injury, cervical spinal disruption
A hanging involves being suspended by the neck and can be classified as either "complete" or "incomplete." When the whole body is hung off the ground and does not touch the floor or platform at the end of the drop, the hanging is said to be complete.
In such cases, the mechanism of death is effectively decapitation, with distraction of the head from the neck and torso, fracture of the upper cervical spine (typically traumatic spondylolysis of C2 in the classic hangman fracture), and transection of the spinal cord.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic227.htm   (2213 words)

 hanging - Wiktionary
The hanging vines made the house look older than it was.
The hanging of the bandits was attended by the whole village.
I dislike the cramped hanging in the gallery of 18th century painters.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/hanging   (129 words)

 Hanging Gardens - Beginner Style!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With a history that goes back to the the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, suspended plants have been around for a long time.
Moss hanging baskets were made wildly popular by the Victorians, and have been hanging around in North American gardens ever since.
Hanging baskets were put into the same group as plaster lawn ornaments, and were apparently totally suburban and out of style, but it seems now that both have come back into vogue.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/perennials/6161   (495 words)

 The Art Of Hanging Art
Hang frames at varying heights, but be sure spacing between the frames is equal to create a balanced look.
Hang art at eye level where it can be easily seen and enjoyed.
Choose the appropriate hanging device based on the composition of your walls and the weight of your art.
www.michaels.com /art/online/displayArticle?articleNum=as0108   (685 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Hanging Suicide Mistaken for Decoration
On 26 October 2005, the corpse of a 42-year-old woman was left suspended in public view for hours in Frederica, Delaware, because her lifeless body was assumed to be yet another Halloween display.
This grisly account of intentional suicide by hanging being mistaken for Halloween tomfoolery is the reverse of what we've previously seen; deliberate attempts to present spooktacular visual effects resulting in accidental demises by the noose.
All too often, young persons called upon to stage fake hanging scenes as part of scary tableaux have fatally miscalculated, thereby ending their lives.
www.snopes.com /horrors/gruesome/hanging.asp   (390 words)

 Candlesticker by Americanbulls.com - Bearish Hanging Man Pattern
The hanging man is a bearish reversal pattern.
Ideally; the lower shadow of the Bearish Hanging Man Pattern must be two or three times the height of the real body.
If a Bearish Hanging Man Pattern is characterized by a fl real body, it shows that the close was not able to get back to the opening price level, which has potentially bearish implications.
www.candlesticker.com /Cs26.asp   (540 words)

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While archaeological examination has disputed some of Herodotus's claims (the outer walls seem to be only 10 miles long and not nearly as high) his narrative does give us a sense of how awesome the features of the city appeared to those that visited it.
Accounts indicate that the garden was built by King Nebuchadnezzar, who ruled the city for 43 years starting in 605 BC (There is a less-reliable, alternative story that the gardens were built by the Assyrian Queen Semiramis during her five year reign starting in 810 BC).
Wherever the location of the gardens were, we can only wonder if Queen Amyitis was happy with her fantastic present, or if she continued to pine for the green mountains of her homeland.
www.unmuseum.org /hangg.htm   (1298 words)

 Heavy Duty Hanging Chair-Instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maintain an equal rope length between the knot and the chair dowel on both sides or the chair may not hang evenly.
2) Hang the chair by inserting the "S" hook into the eyebolt you installed in the ceiling or overhang.
Hang to dry or spread out on a flat surface.
www.hanging-chair.com /instructions.html   (689 words)

 Hanging Fish Pod: Betta Fish Vase / Bowl - Postmodern Pets
The Hanging Fish Pod is a fish bowl with a hemisphere shape that is made to hang on a wall.
The back of the Hanging Fish Pod rests flush against the wall and the front of the Hanging Fish Pod protrudes 5 inches.
When not inhabited by fish, other uses for this hanging hemisphere are possible - it could also serve as a funky vase, planter, or container for sundries.
www.postmodernpets.com /fishp_fishpod.htm   (144 words)

 Hanging Gardens of Babylon Encyclopedia Article @ BloomingIdiot.com (Blooming Idiot)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Q: Since we will be putting our house on the market around the first of the year, what sort of showy annuals or...
However, the Greek historian Strabo had stated that the gardens were situated by the River Euphrates.
More Hanging Gardens of Babylon Page Titles on this Site
www.bloomingidiot.com /encyclopedia/Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon   (703 words)

 Hanging Up
The only possible excuse for the new film Hanging Up has to be that it looked great in a deal memo.
Hanging Up is so drippy it really should be hung out to dry.
Essentially a glib soap opera whose main characters are two-dimensional cliches used as clotheslines on which to hang sitcom-level jokes.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/hanging_up   (938 words)

 Hanging Rock Golf Club, Salem, Virginia - Corporate and Personal Outings
Hanging Rock Golf Club offers an outstanding facility for corporate and personal golf outings.
In addition to greens fees, carts and range balls, our qualified staff of professionals can provide food and beverage, merchandise for prizes and instructional programs for your group.
Hanging Rock Food Service Charge for an outing where the food is catered by an outside vendor.
www.hangingrockgolf.com /outings.htm   (384 words)

 hanging - OneLook Dictionary Search
Hanging, hanging : UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include hanging: hanging wall, cliff hanging, hanging valley, hanging geranium, hanging belay, more...
Words similar to hanging: dangling, hang, pendant, pendent, suspended, suspension, wall hanging, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=hanging   (334 words)

Unprotected artwork will collect soot and will also be subject to the alkali of ash and the acids that result from the sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases that are produced by the fire.
Do not hang artwork on walls that are prone to dampness or mildew.
Do not hang artwork where it will be exposed to direct sunlight.
www.trueart.info /hanging.htm   (338 words)

 Hanging Rack Stemware Wine - Furniture - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Truly a mix of old and new, this hanging stemware rack is suspended by hi-tech, steel aircraft-grade cables.
Your stemware hangs in three rows with access from both ends.
Truly a mixture of the old and new, JK Adams hanging stemware rack is suspended by hi-tech steel aircraft grade cables.
www.nextag.com /hanging-rack-stemware-wine/search-html   (414 words)

 Seminole Patchwork Hanging Heart, Pincushion & Charmed Hanging Square   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hang the heart from a door knob or dresser drawer.
Use the Square Pincushion while you sew or quilt, and hang the Mini Square “on point” in an unsuspecting place.
Hanging Heart: Draw a 4-inch heart on a plastic template sheet (pattern available).
www.michaels.com /art/online/projectsheet?pid=e02298&categoryid=34   (699 words)

 Hanging Up (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I didn't break into tears any time during the movie, but I came close to it quite a few times.
First off, "Hanging Up" was pretty much marketed as a comedy.
"Hanging Up" has everything you can possibly want in a film: humor, romance, sentiment, drama, moments of truth.
www.imdb.com /Title?0162983   (818 words)

 Hanging Temple, Datong Attractions, Shanxi Travel
Hanging Monastery stands at the foot of Mt.
Since it hangs on the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge more than 50 meters above the ground, it is called Hanging Monastery.
In their words, Hanging Monastery, which mixes mechanics, aesthetics, and Buddhism, is rare.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/shanxi/datong/hanging.htm   (422 words)

 Hanging Scales, Dynamometer, Crane scales
All hanging crane series are fully tested and supplied with a test certificate, including a fully traceable calibration chart.
For example: The internal thermometer for the wireless hanging scales and dynamometer models which is very important when using a hanging scale or dynamometer in hot environments such as foundries.
RON Crane Scales products have been designed to ensure the user's safety by having a standard remote display for each hanging scale and dynamometer, or removable displays for some hanging scale and dynamometer models or large integral displays that can be seen from almost any direction.
www.eilon-engineering.com /code/3050/3050.html   (346 words)

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