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  • Researchers: Rats Didn’t Spread Black Death, Humans Did
    By on March 30, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    concertina226 (2447056) writes “Scientists studying the human remains of plague victims found during excavations for London’s new Crossrail train line have concluded that humans spread the Black Death rather than rats, a fact that could rewrite history books. University of Keele scientists, working together with Crossrail’s lead archaeologist Jay Carver and osteologists from the Museum of London, analyzed the bones and teeth of 25 skeletons dug up (more…)



  • 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Red Sox Curse | AMOG
    By on September 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    For Red Sox fans, 2004 ushered in the dawn of a new era; an era where it is no longer cosmically impossible for Boston to win a World Series. Just for good

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  • What the Health Law Didn’t Fix: Medicare Doc Pay
    By on May 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Just about everyone agrees the scheduled 21 percent pay cut to doctors in America’s Medicare program would be a devastating blow to patient care. But without the cut, the federal deficit will balloon another $300 billion over the next decade.

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  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wilt Chamberlain
    By on November 9, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wilt Chamberlain. The mere mention of the Big Dipper’s name evokes images of hoops dominance and romantic impossibilities. The man who once scored 100 points in a single game and claimed to have bedded 20,000 women was a fairly enigmatic figure, though, as his huge athletic gifts made him something of a loner throughout his career.

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  • Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Take Over Apple Back In 1997
    By on November 5, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Back in 1997, Larry Ellison was on a beach in Hawaii. After sipping his second Margarita that evening, he turned to his pal Steve Jobs, who was listening to Bob Dylan on his Sony Walkman. “Steve…Steve…STEVE! Hey, let’s buy Apple.”

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