American football player and soldier

American football player and soldier Patrick Daniel Tillman (November 6, 1976 – April 22, 2004) was an American professional football player in the National Football League (NFL) who left his sports career and enlisted in the…

We Need to Speak Honestly About the GOPs…

Gage Skidmore/Flickr One of the challenges in analyzing modern American politics is accurately describing the Republican Party without seeming unserious and hyperbolic. Major publications are understandably in the habit of presenting both sides of the…

The Curious Tale of Dennis The Menace |…

Dennises The MenacesThis story began as a thought about British and American sensibilites around children and what they are like. But having done a bit of research, it turns out there’s more to be said…

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Name of person Image Date of death Details Muraka Jenny Vearncombe 2010 Muraka Jenny Vearncombe, 42, was decapitated by a piece of a metal pipe flung by a tractor-pulled lawnmower as she walked to work…