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  List of unusual deaths - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of unusual deaths – unique causes or extremely rare circumstances – recorded throughout history.
He died in a Washington, D.C. hospital early the next morning, his last words being "Lord, help my poor soul." While the official cause of death was listed as "congestion of the brain", the actual cause for his death has been a matter of debate ever since.
1935: Baseball player Len Koenecke was bludgeoned to death with a fire extinguisher by the crew of an aircraft he had chartered, after provoking a fight with the pilot while the plane was in the air.
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 Talk:List of unusual deaths - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Becse it wasn't an unusual death it was an unusual funeral.
Regarding whether or not the person's death comes from or is effected by a myth, I would have to lean in favor of being somewhat permissive of myths in this article due to the fact that it was originally started based on a death which is both unusual and mythical.
Also, some of the assertions of unusual, such as the ritual sacrifice of the Mixtec king, Eight Deer Jaguar Claw, needs to be viewed in the light of human sacrifice rituals of Mezo-American civilizations in general, which changes the death from unusual to a culturally specific norm.
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 Encyclopedia: Index
List of coats of arms of the districts in North Rhine-Westphalia
List of Prime Ministers of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
List of Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge
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 Charlie Parker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a teenager, he had developed a morphine addiction while in a hospital after an automobile accident, and subsequently became addicted to heroin, which was to plague him throughout his life and ultimately contribute to his death.
For about a decade following Parker's death, jazz was closely associated with narcotics, and many musicians began using drugs, partly in imitation of their musical idol.
Though the official cause of death was pneumonia and a bleeding ulcer, his death was doubtlessly hastened by his drug and alcohol abuse.
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 Unusual Deaths
His death was attributed to asphyxia through the forced inhalation of gasoline.
963 --- beaten to death, at age 18, by the husband of a woman he was having an affair with.
1983 --- choked to death on a on a nose spray bottle cap that accidentally dropped into his mouth while he was using the spray.
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 RU-486 Deaths
The Planned Parenthood death center did not educate her on how to administer the medication, did not have her signature on a consent form and failed to report her death as an unusual occurrence.
The deaths were described as “suspected fatal reactions associated with the use of RU 486.” When questioned, the health minister noted there might have been other causes for the deaths, but provided no evidence other than the use of RU 486.
She died June 14, 2005 an attorney and mother of two, the cause of death was sepsis, a blood infection.
www.lifeissues.org /ru486/deaths.htm   (0 words)

  
 Latest deaths of whales add to the mystery
The flurry of activity Friday came as a team of federal investigators was already in Maine to investigate the death of at least five minke whales along the Maine coast between Sept. 13 and Sept. 28.
The appearance of a beaked whale was equally unusual.
One of the minkes had an unusual square-shaped cut in its abdomen, fueling speculation that it had been lanced in order to sink it and conceal it.
www.eurocbc.org /mystery_of_whale_deaths_deepens_04oct2003page1302.html   (0 words)

  
 Cynical-C Blog: May 2005 Archives
Uchronia: The Alternate History List is an annotated bibliography of over 2600 novels, stories, essays and other printed material involving the "what ifs" of history.
Here is a list of actual English subtitles used in films made in Hong Kong--you know, those awful Saturday afternoon super-dubbed kung fu flicks where you know for certain that the translation has nothing to do with the actual Chinese dialogue.
I checked the list of attractions and his bedroom seems to be conspicuously missing from the list.
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 Unusual Celebrity Deaths Trivial Trivia Collections
Death from heart failure, either from climate change or from shellfish poisoning.
His is the only death in pro-hockey during the modern era.
1978 --- fell to death at the age of 73 as he was walking a high wire strung between two buildings in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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 Mothman Death List / The Mothman Curse
Bennett was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sr.; a daughter, Geraldine Bennett; a son, James Bennett; two sisters; three brothers; and a granddaughter.
Drowning was the cause of death on 13 of the casualties.
During this unusual "death flap," the other people dying included Ricky J. Doss, 37, of Greenup, Kentucky, who drowned in a Mason County pond on August 27, 2003, and a couple who were killed in an auto accident on Highway 35, near the site of the old Silver Bridge.
www.lorencoleman.com /mothman_death_list.html   (0 words)

  
 growabrain: Death & Eternity Archives
Death is part of life, a photo project describing how the deceased are taken care of in Sweden.
Death’s Acre: Inside the body farm: A pioneer of modern forensic anthropology reveals secrets of the world’s first—and only—laboratory devoted to death with a behind-the-scenes look at his investigations.
Death masks: Filipinos Burial Coffins & gold sheets Death Mask, Index of skulls, Mahogany Death Mask, Movie Monsters & Death Mask, Thanatos gallery of Death Masks, The Kinsbury Run Murders, the most infamous murder case in Cleveland history, Ludwig van Beethoven's death-mask stamp and Nistal Prem de Boer is available to make death masks...
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 THE CLINTON BODY-COUNT
The following is a partial list of a large number of persons who have recently met their demise in suspicious circumstances who appear to have some connection to the Clintons.
Initial cause of death was reported to be the result of falling asleep on a railroad track in Arkansas on August 23, 1987.
He was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup in June 1990.
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 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellions (The Clinton Body Count)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This laundry list of deaths always refers to someone taking his life as "ruled a suicide," thus implying another conclusion of equal likelihood was capriciously dismissed by someone who had the power to do so.
Upon his death, Wilson's wife said, "[His] depression was an inherited problem; that he was able to contribute so much over the years in the face of his disability was a miracle." Police said that he did not leave a note and that there were no signs of foul play.
To describe any of the plane crash deaths on this list as "suspicious" is to suggest the NTSB was part of a coverup.
www.snopes.com /inboxer/outrage/clinton.htm   (0 words)

  
 unusual - Wink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
However because it had the unusual ethano bridge, and was therefore a...
Unusual Celebrity Deaths Trivial Trivia is a collection of unusual ways celebities have died and other uncommon information and extraordinary bits of...
This is a list of unusual deaths – unique causes or extremely rare...
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 Politics1 - Guide to the Inactive 2004 Democratic Presidential Prospects
We moved Ashe to our "inactive" list because -- by March 2004 -- he had yet to qualify for any primary ballots and did not appear to be attempting to gain ballot access.
She was considered by Gore as a possible VP runningmate for 2000, but she did not make the final short list.
We moved Hardy to our "inactive" list because -- by March 2004 -- she had yet to qualify for any primary ballots and did not appear to be attempting to gain ballot access.
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 Kennedy Assassination "Mystery Deaths"
Marrs' list is drawn from a pool of literally thousands of people — a few of whom had a clear connection with the assassination, many of whom had some tangential connection with the assassination, and some of whom had no connection with the assassination at all.
Sylvia Meagher is dead, but not even Marrs lists her death as "suspicious." Penn Jones died in January 1998 in a nursing home at the age of 83 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
The area of convenient deaths leads one into a well of paranoia, yet the long list of deaths cannot be summarily dismissed.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /deaths.htm   (0 words)

  
 "Sylvia Plath Stuck Her Head in an Oven. . ." & Other Disturbing Deaths in the Literary World
Gave away entire fortune, froze to death in a railroad station on a cold winter night.
Died of tuberculosis and was buried in Prag-Straschintz.
Had requested that all of his work be destroyed after his death.
www.altreel.com /cult-fiction/Literary_Deaths.html   (0 words)

  
 Nihilist In Golf Pants: Top 11 Things That Anti-War Protesters Would Have Said At the Normandy Invasion on D-Day (Had ...
All this death and destruction is because the neo-cons are in the pocket of Israel
There are groups that say every soldier's death in Iraq is a victory for the "freedom fighters" (and calling terrorists "freedom fighters" is such a joke it does not even deserve real discussion).
The list is, of course, ludicrous, as I assume it is intended to be.
nihlist.blogspot.com /2006/06/top-11-things-that-anti-war-protesters.html   (0 words)

  
 In4mador! : weird : List of Unusual Deaths
A list of people who have died from nosebleeds to peritonitis from anal intercourse with well hung horses.
I saw the shooting of R. Budd Dwyer on 'Many Faces of Death' with a friend of mine.
I would list it, but I don't have a verifible source and I am blocked from vandalizing wikipedia so much.
www.in4mador.com /links/3449   (0 words)

  
 Trazodone Online, Description, Chemistry, Ingredients, Blackbox - Trazodone - RxList Monographs
Antidepressants increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in short-term studies in children and adolescents with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders.
Patients who are started on therapy should be observed closely for clinical worsening, suicidality, or unusual changes in behavior.
Families and caregivers should be advised of the need for close observation and communication with the prescriber.
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 ebr8--
Hippothoon, a son of Neptune and Alope daughter of Cercyon, exposed in the woods by his mother, that her amours with the god might be concealed from her father.
The similarities in this passage with the motif of the reader's death, and, in view of the bipartite format of the novel as a whole, with that of companion texts, are self-evident.
Just as his souls migrate to his children and return to his body as the deaths of those children, so part of his immense body-state can at any moment and in every one of us be killed again or revived.
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 Retribution
We relocate to the Ork underground and begin to compile a list of possible suspects.
Meanwhile Pinnichio has come up with a list of unusual deaths and surviving relatives.
Also, Halo recieves a message which reads "Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated" signed G. This gives an indication that Cap’t Grissom is alive and well.
www.hevanet.com /dodger/shadowrun/retribution.htm   (0 words)

  
 unusual - Coupons - A network of Coupons, so you can spend less at your favorite locations.
An unusual protest Centre Daily Times, PA - Mar 17, 2006 He protested on a toilet in the back of his truck, parked in front of Penns Valley Area High School.
Unusual Scholarships This page lists some of the more interesting, esoteric and unusual scholarships FinAid has encountered.
I thought this was very unusual, even though there was a thunderstorm off in the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Freedom of Information Privacy Act Unusual Phenomena Listing Espionage.
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 [Coral-List] Parrot Fish deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Dear Coral List; I live on a small island in the Eastern Caribbean within the Grenadines.
We have good populations of reef fish, urchins (white and fl) and many varieties of coral.
We have some unusual algae in pockets, though it is not wide spread.
coral.aoml.noaa.gov /pipermail/coral-list/2003-July/000027.html   (0 words)

  
 Volcano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
See the list of geological features on Io for a list of named volcanoes on the moon.
The large majority of these are only known about at surface because of earthquakes as part of the eruptions/ intrusions, or occasionally if passing shipping happens to notice unusually high water temperatures or chemical precipitates in the seawater.
In a few places oceanic ridge activity has lead to the volcanoes coming up to the surface - Saint Helena and Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic Ocean; the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, allowing them to be studied in some detail.
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 Web of lies? Historical knowledge on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Taking the first and second biographies for each letter of the alphabet (except “X,” for which there were no names), we asked H-Bot for the birth year of the first figure and the death year of the second figure—perhaps some of the most simple and straightforward questions one can ask of the software.
The first event listed in every third year from 1670 to 1970 was rephrased as a question, and then fed into H-Bot.
Even a very partial list is astonishing in its breadth and depth: the Library of Congress’s American Memory project presents more than eight million historical documents.
www.firstmonday.dk /issues/issue10_12/cohen   (0 words)

  
 John Charles Fare fake? | Ask MetaFilter
According to the myth, Fare was a wealthy and perhaps psychotic artist who, out of ennui, hit upon the ultimate bit of body art.
He's not even the individual who appears in the mutilation-themed photoworks for which he's best known--that was a hired model who was slimmer and less hirsute than the artist.
The actual cause of death was defenestration while in a psychotic state exacerbated by dieting.)
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 Jamaica Talk - Jamaican Forums - weird & unusual deaths.
This is a list of unusual deaths, including unique or extremely rare causes of death recorded throughout history, as well as less rare but still unusual causes of death of prominent persons.
Once the lead hardened, the head was taken to the Senate and weighed in on the scale at over seventeen pounds.
* 453: Attila the Hun, suffered a severe nosebleed and choked to death on his wedding night.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
UN observers said it is highly unusual for a chairman to be so openly critical of an NGO's concerns.
It is disgraceful that EMILY's List would go so far as to claim the Republican Party is cheating in order to raise money for candidates who clearly are not in line with the majority of Americans.
EMILY's List, the nation's largest pro-abortion political action committee, had already started campaign strategizing and fundraising for Barbara Hafer, hoping she would be their star candidate in the next election cycle.
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 growabrain: Ars moriendi
Also: Lists of people who died, by cause of death, in alphabetical order of cause
October 30, 2005 in Death & Eternity
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 Iraq war debate resumes on House floor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Congress erupted in debate on the Iraq war four months before midterm elections that will decide the control of both the House and Senate, and as President Bush was trying to rebuild waning public support for the conflict.
The administration was so determined to get out its message that the Pentagon distributed a highly unusual 74-page "debate prep book" filled with ready-made answers for criticism of the war, which began in March 2003.
But as the death toll and price tag of the conflict continue to rise, opinion polls show voters increasingly frustrated with the war and favoring Democrats to control Congress instead of the Republicans who now run the show.
www.chron.com /disp/story.mpl/chronicle/3975506.html   (0 words)

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