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The Houdini of Air Purifiers

2 days agoArts : Yanko Design

The Houdini of Air Purifiers This living room looks quite lovely, right?! That’s because there aren’t any unsightly appliances to kill the vibe! Little did you know, there is an air...

Kenneth Silverman, 81, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biographer

"Trading bombast for rigorous research, he wrote acclaimed biographies of American innovators as varied as Edgar Allan Poe, Samuel Morse, John Cage, Harry Houdini and [Cotton] Mather himself, in a research-intensive process that Dr. Silverman described as 'wrestling with an angel.'"

Kenneth Silverman, Pulitzer-Winning Author, Dies at 81

Professor Silverman, a specialist in Colonial American literature, also wrote biographies of Edgar Allan Poe, Harry Houdini, Samuel B. Morse and John Cage.

Real Estate With History: Harry Houdini Practiced Escapes in His NYC Home, Now for Sale

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

The famous magician and performer lived in a Harlem townhouse from 1904 to 1926. It's now listed for $4.6 million.

Houdini’ of Death Row Executed After 34 Years

last monthNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

In 1983, 41-year-old Alabama man Tommy Arthur was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. In the 34 years which have followed, Arthur was scheduled to die seven times and

Dad Highlighting His Toddler's Inability to "Hide and Seek" Is So Relatable

Toddlers are good at plenty of things - destroying a clean room in a fraction of a second, critiquing the food they asked you to make, disappearing like Houdini right in front of your eyes, and throwing tantrums over literally nothing. Show More Summary

Ala. officials raced clock to execute death row "Houdini"

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Tommy Arthur was executed early Friday after having seven previous execution dates postponed

Alabama kills 'Houdini' of death row after avoiding 7 executions

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Tommy Arthur was put to death Friday after avoiding seven past execution dates through legal challenges.

Alabama Executes Man Who Dodged Death 7 Times

An inmate once called the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven past execution dates through legal challenges was put to death early Friday for a 1982 murder-for-hire shooting. Tommy Arthur, 75, was pronounced dead at 12:15am following a lethal injection administered at a southwest Alabama prison, authorities...

U.S. Supreme Court grants temporary stay of execution for Alabama's 'Houdini of death row'

Called the "Houdini" of death row, Alabama inmate Thomas Arthur has been scheduled to die Thursday, after seven postponements.

Alabama death row inmate files flurry of last minute appeals

Convicted murderer Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after having seven prior execution dates postponed — was scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening … Click to Continue »

Mom Shares the Aftermath of Leaving Her Toddler Alone For "1 Second"

Toddlers are like mini Houdinis, except instead of getting out of situations quickly, they get into them in the blink of an eye. One mom learned the hard way what happens when you "turn your back for one second" on a toddler, but her reactions are so priceless, that even though we feel bad for her, we can't stop laughing. Show More Summary

After execution is postponed 7 times, man to be put to death

2 months agoNews : The Cutline

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening.

Death row inmate fights to halt execution after 7 stays

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates call him the "Houdini" of death row

'They are going to kill me': Inmate fights to halt execution

2 months agoNews : The Cutline

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. He says he is innocent and is fighting for an eighth reprieve, but he is losing optimism: "They are going to kill me this time."

Karim Benzema's Houdini Act All But Destroys Atlético Madrid's Comeback Dreams

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

Atlético Madrid had a mountain to climb in order to get back into their Champions League semifinal tie against Real Madrid after losing the first leg 3-0, and it looked for a minute that they just might do it. Atleti jumped out to a 2-0 lead just 16 minutes into the match, needing just one more goal to at least force… Read more...

Early Silver Lake Craftsman embraces a colorful present

The year was 1917: Scientist Albert Einstein published his first paper on cosmology, daredevil Harry Houdini performed his first buried alive stunt and this Craftsman bungalow found its first owner. Over the years, the single-story has seen a few renovations including a colorful paint job and some...

Octopuses and their cephalopod cousins can edit and recode their own genes

Octopuses have earned a reputation as clever aquatic escape artists. But in addition to being underwater Houdinis, these creatures (and other coleiod cephalopods like cuttlefish and squid) were recently discovered to have another mind-blowing trick: they can rewire their own genetic material to adapt more quickly to their environment.[...]

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