Todays reading from Wikipedia: List of unusual deaths. One that I had never heard about: Allan Pinkerton, detective, died of gangrene resulting from having bitten his tongue after stumbling on the sidewalk.
wikirage tracks Wikipedia pages with the most edits per unique editor. It’s always interesting to see what people are into.
Todays Wikipedia subject to get yourself edumicated about is the United States embargo against Cuba. There might be a test afterwards.
The list of legendary creatures from Wikipedia could kill lots of your time if the subject is of interest. A dragon-like beast in Maryland?
I admit to knowing absolutely nothing about Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford until a few nights ago, when I watched the film Longford. It’s more about his meetings and belief in the rehabilitation of Moors Murderer Myra Hindley than anything else, and is quite good.
Butters Stotch is definitely my favorite character on South Park. Still, I’d rather not have his “Loo Loo Loo” song stuck in my head, which it is for some reason. It’s 8 seconds long and looping repeatedly.
Today’s useless Wikipedia entry: fatal hilarity.
Wikipedia reading for today: Religious Scandals. Recommended: Robert Tilton and Mike Warnke.
Dead at 84 after falling and injuring himself a few weeks back, read about Kurt Vonnegut and remember just how good “Breakfast of Champions” is.
From Wikipedia: popular musicians who committed suicide. I don’t know that all were that “popular”, but I do know that I wasn’t aware The Singing Nun died that way. The Singing Nun!
Wikipedia reading for today: Pick from the List of Conspiracy Theories.
Wikipedia article currently keeping me busy: William S. Burroughs.