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  After someone dies, their image and defining characteristics take on new meaning. The first image I recall when I think of my grandmother is often her hand; I imagine it jumping across the pages of fairy tales she read to me, and sometimes I even slip on her opal ring and imagine myself as her, acting out the rhythmic motions. The idea that part of her continues to live within me is as comforting as it is unsettling; although we longer take Victorian-style ... Read More
This just in... During World War II, German soldiers were getting STDs in droves because of all their activity with French prostitutes. As any concerned commander would do, Hitler ordered blow-up dolls that would fit into the troops’ backpacks. According to The Sun, records reveal that Nazi scientists developed "synthetic comforters" for German soldiers stationed in Paris. The project began in 1940 after SS chief Heinrich Himmler wrote: "The greatest danger ... Read More