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19 Astonishing Things You Didn’t Know About Peanuts Creator Charles Schulz

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1922, artist Charles Monroe Schulz lived an extraordinary life thanks to his comic strip, Peanuts, which made its first appearance in 1950. Indeed, Schulz’s legacy is formidable – he is thought of as one of history’s most influential cartoonists. Contemporary illustrators such as Calvin and Hobbes-man Bill Watterson, Jim Garfield …

The Fascinating True Story Of Why Aviators Say “Roger That”

You’ve heard the two words in dozens of war films. It was even parodied in the 1980 comic masterpiece Airplane! when Leslie Nielsen’s hapless Dr. Rumack got his Rogers in a tangle. But why is it that pilots and others speaking on two-way radios utter the phrase “Roger that”? “Roger that,” often shortened to simply …

Police Say This Man Horrifically Murdered His Family. But 47 Years On He’s Still Not Been Found

On July 3, 1970, two cliff rescue volunteers, George Cumming and Cecil Burgin, attempted to access an abandoned car. The vehicle was perched on a rocky ledge at Loch Ard Gorge near the village of Port Campbell in Victoria, Australia. Homicide squad detective Adrian Donehue watched and waited. The sea churned darkly beneath him. After …