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Warsaw radio mast was the tallest structure in the world until it's collapse


The Warsaw radio collapsed in August 1991. Before this, it was the tallest structure in the world. The mast was designed by Jan Polak and stood at 2,120 feet tall.

It was completed in 1974 in Poland and was used by the Warsaw Radio-Television for longwave radio broadcasting.

On August 8, 1991, an error was made while changing the guy-wires on the highest stock and the mast collapsed. The mast bent and then snapped about in half. An investigation determined that blame lay with the company that built the mast, Mostostal Zabrze.

The construction coordinator and the chief of the division that built the mast were sentenced to 2.5 years and 2 years in prison respectively.

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Detective John Munch is the only fictional character played by a single actor to appear on 10 different TV shows!


John Munch is a fictional character played by Richard Belzer. Mulch first made an appearance on an NBC rime show called Homicide: Life on the Street. When Homicide was cancelled in 1999, Munch became a regular on Law & Order Special Victims Unit.

What’s really interesting is that Munch has made cameo appearances on a lot of other shows, making him the first (an only) character to appear on 10 or more TV shows. Munch has made an appearance on shows like Arrested Development, The X-Files, 30 Rock, The Wire and others.

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15 Haunting Facts About Suicide

Suicide victims have been mistaken for Halloween decorations!


 

I'm sure you've heard the urban legend of a person hanging themselves from a tree branch and no one noticing because they think it's a Halloween decoration. It's an urban legend so prevalent that it was the inspiration for the opening scene of the original Scream.

But, did you know it's also a true story? There are at least 2 documented cases of this happening. The corpse of a 42-year-old woman was on display for HOURS in Delaware, because people thought it was just a Halloween display. She hung herself 15 feet from the ground, close to a busy road where she could be seen by passing vehicles! She was first noticed at around 7:30 and the police didn't investigate until 11:00!

There was another case in California, of a 75-year-old woman that was sitting on her balcony for 3 whole days because her neighbors thought she was a halloween display. She had actually shot herself IN THE EYE and was slumping over her chair. The case was ruled an apparent suicide.

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Every last F14 Tomcat that America has in flyable storage is being shredded to prevent spares reaching Iran!


The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft. The Tomcat was developed for the United States Navy's Naval Fighter Experimental program.

The F-14 was the first of the American teen series fighters which were designed incorporating the experience of air combat against MiG fighters during the Vietnam War. As of 2012, the F-14 was only in service with the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force, having been exported to Iran in 1976, when the U.S. Had amicable diplomatic relations with Iran's government.

In January 2007, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that sales of spare F-14 parts would be suspended over concerns of the parts ending up in Iran. In July 2007, the remaining American F-14s were shredded to ensure that any parts could not be acquired.

In summer of 2010, Iran requested that the United States deliver the 80th F-14 it had purchased in 1974, but delivery was denied after the Islamic Revolution. In October 2010, an Iranian Air Force commander claimed that the country overhauls and optimizes different types of military aircraft, mentioning that Air Force has even installed Iran-made radar systems on the F-14.

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Hugh Jackman founded a charity coffee company. 100% of its profits are donated!


Laughing Man Worldwide helps entrepreneurs help humanity by creating and developing new business, and in return for that help, Laughing Man worldwide receives some ownership. One hundred percent of Laughing Man Worldwide revenue goes back to education, community development and new business development.

They don't ask for charity. They request ideas, believers, and support from people to welcome their products into individuals’ homes. Laughing Man Coffee & Tea is the first venture under this model and 50 percent of Laughing Man Coffee & Tea goes back to Laughing Man Worldwide to further it's mission.

Every day, the Laughing Man team works hard to build a great company for it's customers and keep doors open for others. Hugh Jackman co-founded the organization with Barry Steingard and David Steingard. They’re seeking to better the world, or so it seems.

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