Mark Twain's autobiography is published after 100 years
The first of three books comprising the complete autobiography of Mark Twain is now out. Twain wanted to wait 100 years after his death for it to be published. picked by b2run 4 months ago
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 Mark Twain left instructions not to publish his autobiography until 100 years after his death, which is now
Mark Twain left instructions not to publish his autobiography until 100 years after his death, which is now
Exactly a century after rumours of his death turned out to be entirely accurate, one of Mark Twain's dying wishes is at last coming true: an extensive, outspoken and revelatory autobiography which he devoted the last decade of his life to writing is finally going to be published. picked by 2manyusernames 10 months ago
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 Pilots Mark 100 Years Since First International Flight
Pilots Mark 100 Years Since First International Flight
On July 25, 1909, Frenchman Louis Bleriot flew from Calais to Dover. His success is credited with turning flight from an eccentric pastime into a serious pursuit.

Hundreds of pilots in modern and antique airplanes are crossing the English Channel today to mark 100 years since the first over-water, international airplane flight.
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 Mark Cuban accused of Insider Trading
Mark Cuban accused of Insider Trading
Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, may end up just like Martha Stewart. picked by JoshSF49 2 years ago
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 Horses first ridden - and milked - 5,500 years ago
Horses first ridden - and milked - 5,500 years ago
Horses were first domesticated on the plains of northern Kazakhstan some 5,500 years ago -- 1,000 years earlier than thought -- by people who rode them and drank their milk, researchers said on Thursday. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Mark Sanford Bitchslaps Soulmate In Open Letter
Mark Sanford Bitchslaps Soulmate In Open Letter
In a groveling open letter, Gov. Mark Sanford calls his whole affair his "funeral," negating all the warm fuzzies his sultry Argentinian shoved-under-the-rug soulmate felt from his love letters. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Madeleine's parents to mark 100th day of pain
Madeleine's parents to mark 100th day of pain
The parents of Madeleine McCann will mark on Saturday the 100th day since the young British girl disappeared from a hotel room in southern Portugal by taking part in a special service of prayers for missing children picked by spocksmyhomeboy 4 years ago
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 Nolan Ryan Outbids Mark Cuban to buy the Texas Rangers
Nolan Ryan Outbids Mark Cuban to buy the Texas Rangers
Ryan and sports attorney Chuck Greenberg won a showdown with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for the AL West-leading Rangers. Court documents say the winning bid is valued at $590 million. picked by icepigs 7 months ago
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 Buehrle completes 17th perfect game in modern history
Buehrle completes 17th perfect game in modern history
Mark Buehrle pitched the first perfect game in the major leagues in five years, leading the Chicago White Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Thursday. picked by coldbladed 2 years ago
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Unlocking Mark Burnett's Secrets of Success
Without a doubt, the King of Reality TV is Mark Burnett. From Survivor to The Apprentice to The Contender, Mark Burnett has been the man behind some of the most successful shows in history. But how did he do it? How did this former British Paratrooper become one of the most powerful men in Television. picked by marinerblue 4 years ago
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 Jessica Lunsford's Father Has a New Son
Jessica Lunsford's Father Has a New Son
Mark Lunsford revealed in a recent interview that he became a dad again on Oct. 6, 2007 -- 12 years to the day after Jessica's birth. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 Spending Godless Money
Spending Godless Money
For more than 10 years, Mitchell Kahle has spent only Godless money. Here’s what he says, “Using a red pen or stamp, I mark a circle and slash over the word “God” on every bill that passes my way. When I make a withdrawal from the bank ATM, I immediately “de-God” each of the crisp new $20s. picked by theamelianator 3 years ago
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 Venice wants St Mark's tourists dressed and tidy
Venice wants St Mark's tourists dressed and tidy
Venice will deploy stewards in Saint Mark's square to prevent tourists from stripping off their T-shirts, taking a nap or dropping fast-food wrappers in the piazza that Napoleon dubbed 'the drawing room of Europe'. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Couple who met on the first day of primary school finally tie the knot 23 years later
Couple who met on the first day of primary school finally tie the knot 23 years later
Two childhood sweethearts have got married 23 years after they met as four-year-olds on the first day of school. Neil Bellamy and Amy Blount, both aged 27, even started school on the same day as their best man Mark Smith. The three children posed in the same school photo, in which the future bride and groom were already sitting side by side. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Crucial Advice for Surviving the First Years (both you AND the baby)
Crucial Advice for Surviving the First Years (both you AND the baby)
Amusing article, although the page is wayyy too busy. I'm pretty sure witty Plimates could add more to the list. picked by gnikgnok 4 years ago
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 Mark Burnett confirms 'Survivor US University
Mark Burnett confirms 'Survivor US University
Mark Burnett, reality TV tycoon and founder of the dreadful Survivor series has announced that the next Survivor will be contested in the U.S.A at a University campus. picked by Richye 4 years ago
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 Rep. Mark Foley - The Conspiracy
Rep. Mark Foley - The Conspiracy
Was Mark Foley really sending messages to a High School Boy? Maybe not.

(In case you didn't see it...this is in the HUMOR section) picked by icepigs 4 years ago
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 18-year old gets 8 years for graffitti - sentence later reduced to 2 years
18-year old gets 8 years for graffitti - sentence later reduced to 2 years
Sebastian Perez is 18. He is a serial tagger. He has vandalized dozens of home. This is a fact. One judge was highly pissed off and sentenced him to 8 years. 8 solid years in hard time for spray painting. The sentence was reduced to 2 years because Texas law didn't allow for the 8 year sentence. picked by 2manyusernames 1 year ago
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 Closure, after all these years, for Bill Hicks
Closure, after all these years, for Bill Hicks
UPDATE/SPOILER ALERT: Here is how long it's been since David Letterman and his then-producer, Robert Morton, decided to cut Bill Hicks' controversial monologue out of a "Late Show" broadcast -- in one of the very first editions of Late Show News that I wrote, 15 years ago. For all practical purposes, what Dave will be showing America on Friday night is something America has never seen: ... read full post picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Ancient humans left evidence from the party that ended 4,000 years ago
Ancient humans left evidence from the party that ended 4,000 years ago
The party was over more than 4,000 years ago, but the remnants still remain in the gourds and squashes that served as dishware. For the first time, University of Missouri researchers have studied the residues from gourds and squash artifacts that date back to 2200 B.C. and recovered starch grains from manioc, potato, chili pepper, arrowroot and algarrobo. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Hoax Journalism
Hoax Journalism
An alien ate my baby! Bat Boy uses sonar to fight terrorists! and other such fake headlines and stories actually have some credible roots. Edgar Allen Poe and Mark Twain, for instance, are both responsible for a bit of hoax journalism. picked by donteatpoop 3 years ago
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