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12 Surprising Facts About The Murder of JFK and His Mistress
In his shocking new book Mary's Mosaic: The CIA Conspiracy To Murder John F. Kennedy, Mary Pinchot Meyer, And Their Vision For World Peace, author Peter Janney fingers his father, Wistar Janney, a career CIA official, as one of the conspirators behind the murder of JFK's mistress. But that's not all. Janney's book appears to be one of the most effective and revealing accounts of the murder of President Kennedy and its aftermath, which included at least one other murder, that of Mary Meyer, JFK's longtime mistress. Several other rumors about the assassination are cleared up — or proved. Here's what Janney found
Going Nowhere: 10 Worst U.S. Cities for Traffic
Maybe Hawaii’s notorious ‘island time’ has more to do with traffic than anything else. Despite a new report indicating a 30 percent drop in traffic congestion across the U.S., drivers in Honolulu still waste 58 hours each year sitting in their cars. The study was produced by INRIX, a company devoted to traffic information and apps, which analyzed the data from some 100 million GPS-equipped commercial and passenger vehicles, traveling on an estimated 300,000 miles of roads. According to the study, drivers in America’s 10 worst traffic cities will sit idle more than 40 hours a year, on average — with Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York leading the way for slow going.
Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in the World
If you want to live big, you have to pay big. Some of the greatest, largest, most exquisite homes in the world are on the market, but before you write out that initial deposit, remember your place in the world. If you go to the store and buy an extra can of Chef Boyardee because you got a bonus at work and feel like celebratin’, then you probably can’t afford any of the houses below.
The 10 Most Painful Stings On The Planet
Most of us will have felt the pain of a bee sting. Luckily most of us will have avoided the dreaded pain of a tarantula hawk or a fire ant. Justin Schmidt felt all three of these - and 147 other horrible, burning sensations - after a dedicated life-long career devoted to insects. On numerous fieldwork trips, The University of Arizona entomologist would find himself digging up living colonies of creatures, who in turn were not happy with this destructive human scooping them into bags - and promptly sank their fangs, stingers or pincers into him. Still, no pain, no gain, and Schmidt turned his experiences into the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, ranking 78 species in a list which, while subjective, was put together by the man who must surely know best, ranking their pain on a scale of 1 to 4.
6 Food Challenges for the Super Competitive or Super Hungry
Here are a few places where you can get your meal for free – if you’re up to the challenge of wolfing down ten percent of your body weight in one sitting. If you scoff at the idea of a quarter pounder, maybe Denny’s 15-pounder will wipe the smile off of your face. The 20-inch patty comes on a 17-inch bun and includes two onions, a whole head of lettuce, 25 slices of cheese, three tomatoes and lots of mayo, mustard, relish and ketchup. If you and a friend can get the whole thing down in three hours or less, you’ll get the $30 burger for free. Apparently that wasn’t enough for Denny, though. Just last year, he introduced the 123-pound burger. That’s not a typo. One hundred and twenty-three pounds. It’ll set you back $379, but you get 80 pounds of meat, a pound of lettuce, ketchup, relish, mustard and mayo, 160 slices of cheese, five onions, 12 tomatoes, two pounds of banana peppers, 33 pickles and, of course, a 30-pound bun.
5 Best Malware Removal Tools
The internet—unfortunately—isn't a never-ending buffet of secure open-source software and Bollywood-style musicals starring LOLCats. There are people and organizations that delight in stealing your personal data, hijacking your computer, and making a general nuisance of themselves through malicious software. This week we're highlighting the top five tools for removing software with ill-intentions from you PC.
6 Terrible Reasons for Changing Your Career
So, you've had enough. You've poured your heart out, worked your fingers to the bone, and turned your hairs gray, but no one seems to appreciate it. You're unhappy, and ready to make a career change. Sounds fair. But hasty decisions might leave you in unfamiliar territory with neither field experience nor contacts. You might even start over as an intern with a salary of zilch. This isn't to say that it can't be done. If you're absolutely convinced that you're in the wrong occupation, then switching careers might be worth going through the whole she-bang: selling your transferable skills, immersing in new industry knowledge, setting up informational interviews, and coming up with a moving story about why you want to change paths.
Top 10 Highest Paying Nursing Specialties
After nurses finish nursing school, choosing the right nursing specialty becomes their chief focus. With so many specialties to choose from, many prospective nurses find it difficult to just pick one, but with nearly every specialty requiring candidates to pass a series of exams and fulfill a period of on-the-job training, time is of the essence! Pay should not be your only considering when deciding on a specialty, but the list below of the highest paying nursing specialties provides a good primer on which types of nurses have the greatest earning potential.
10 Latin Phrases You Pretend to Understand
Because you weren’t going into botany, the priesthood, or coin manufacturing, you thought you were safe to dismiss Latin as a dead language. Obviously, you didn’t graduate cum laude. Latin is about as dead as Elvis (who, by the way, made $54 million in 2004). Whether you’re deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages. But the operative word here is “some.” The ability to translate The Aeneid probably isn’t going to come in handy anytime soon, so we’ll start you off with ten phrases that have survived the hatchet men of time (in all their pretentious glory).
Top 5 Military Nonprofits
A way for many Americans to show their support for the troops and those that are out there risking their lives for our country is to donate to the different charities. Here are the top five charities for military.