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...
"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.'"
He wrote works on American innovators as varied as John Cage and Harry Houdini.
Professor Silverman, a specialist in Colonial American literature, also wrote biographies of Edgar Allan Poe, Harry Houdini, Samuel B. Morse and John Cage.
The famous magician and performer lived in a Harlem townhouse from 1904 to 1926. It's now listed for $4.6 million.
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
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
Tommy Arthur was executed early Friday after having seven previous execution dates postponed
Tommy Arthur was put to death Friday after avoiding seven past execution dates through legal challenges.
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...
Called the "Houdini" of death row, Alabama inmate Thomas Arthur has been scheduled to die Thursday, after seven postponements.
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 »
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
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.
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
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."
It was a Houdini act for Benzema against three Atletico defenders
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...
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 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.[...]