10 Times Golf Turned Sinister


by Matt Garrow fact checked by Darci Heikkinen The world of golf is often seen as a gentleman’s place, where etiquette and following the rules are as key to the game as a set of clubs. Despite this, golf has a murky underbelly of murder, death, and disappearances. The much-covered plane crash of Major champion Payne Stewart … Continue reading 10 Times Golf Turned Sinister

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Did you know... ... that today, besides being Thanksgiving in the United States (Happy Thanksgiving!), is Amistad Victory Day? In 1841, the slaves who seized the Amistad in 1839 were freed by the Supreme Court. The rebellion broke out when the schooner, traveling along the coast of Cuba, was taken over by a group of … Continue reading Did you know…

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Did you know... ... that today is National Imperfection Day? Just about anything worth doing is worth getting done as best as you can, even if it isn't perfect! Trivia buffs: The official name for the fear of imperfection is atelophobia. ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be … Continue reading Did you know..

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Did you know... ... that today is Typing Speed Record Day? On this day in 1918, Margaret Owen set a typing speed record of 170 words per minute on a manual typewriter. Can you imagine what her speed would've been if she'd had access to an electric one?! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "One tree can … Continue reading did you know

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Did you know... ... that today is First Passenger Train Day? On this day in 1825, George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger train. The engine, later called Locomotion, took 450 people 25 miles from Darlington to Stockton at 15 miles per hour. The railway age had begun and George Stephenson was … Continue reading Did you know…. and today’s inspirational quote

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Did you know... ... that today is Fannie Farmer Cooking School Day? On this day in 1902, pioneering cookbook author Fannie Farmer, who changed the way Americans prepare food by advocating the use of standardized measurements in recipes, opened Miss Farmer's School of Cookery in Boston. In addition to teaching women about cooking, Farmer later … Continue reading Did you know…

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Did you know... ... that today is Listen to Some Beautiful Sounds Day? In 1862, French composer Claude-Achille Debussy was born in St. Germaine-en-Laye, France. He composed "Clair de Lune" and many other wonderful songs. Celebrate by... listening to some beautiful sounds!.. that today is Listen to Some Beautiful Sounds Day? In 1862, French composer … Continue reading Did you know…

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Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Robert De Niro? On this day in 1943, Robert De Niro, considered one of the greatest actors in modern movie history, was born in New York City. De Niro's many memorable performances include Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Godfather: Part II, and the Meet the … Continue reading Did you know…