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Woman handcuffed in back of police car steals it and leads cops in high speed chase

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Houdini would be jealous of Toscha Sponsler. The Texas woman was sought by police for allegedly shoplifting. They cuffed her and put her in the back of a police car, but Ms. Sponsler was not ready to stop having fun. While police were out of the car, she slipped out of the cuffs, crawled to the front and drove away. Show More Summary

Houdini act of Thai ex-PM Yingluck as unexpected as her rise

3 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

Yingluck Shinawatra departed the Thai political scene with a dramatic flourish befitting her roller-coaster six-year journey from political novice to premier -- finally falling victim to the army-backed establishment who loathe her family. Show More Summary

A quirky and magical wedding at The Houdini Estate

"We picked a location that matched our personalities. As the entire estate was a homage to Harry Houdini, we also wanted to reflect magic elements in our day. We hired an amazing magician and had candles everywhere." This magical wedding was full of color, amazing flowers (thanks, fam!), and a gorgeous dress. You're going to be astounded and amazed...

Chicago burglar in ICE custody has “interesting” history

Who is this guy... Houdini? The post Chicago burglar in ICE custody has “interesting” history appeared first on Hot Air.

The Houdini of Air Purifiers

2 months 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

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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 biographer of Cotton Mather, dies at 81

He wrote works on American innovators as varied as John Cage and Harry Houdini.

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

3 months 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

3 months agoNews / 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"

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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."

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