Day: September 2, 2017

Man Marries Cobra He Thinks Is His Dead Girlfriend

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There is a Buddhist theory that people are reincarnated after they die into animals. This is a really simplified way of looking at it, but ultimately it leads to this: a Thai man has married a cobra because he thinks it’s his dead girlfriend reincarnated. Grief can do crazy things to people, but not everyone […]

Face Of Nagasaki Dies Of Cancer At 88

FILE - In this June 30, 2015 file photo, Sumiteru Taniguchi, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, shows a photo of himself taken in 1945, during an interview at his office in Nagasaki, southern Japan. Taniguchi, who devoted his life to seeking to abolish nuclear weapons after he was burned severely in the 1945 attack on Nagasaki, has died of cancer in his hometown in southern Japan. He was 88. Taniguchi died of cancer Wednesday at a hospital in Nagasaki, where he had been treated for the illness, according to the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Postman whose badly burned body became an iconic image of the devastation caused by atomic bomb had passed away Sumiteru Taniguchi was 16 when U.S. dropped atomic bomb on Nagasaki He survived the August 9, 1945 bomb with severe burns on his arms and back Photo of him recovering in hospital in 1946 became associated with the […]