Torturing a man with hope – a story

Torturing a man with hope - a story
"…you will be exposed to the quemadero, the symbolical 
flames of the
Everlasting Fire: it burns, as you know, 

only at a distance, my son; and
Death is at least 

two hours (often three) in coming… Continue reading

The rapist who knew how to play the rape game

The rapist who knew how to play the rape game
He only played with the right players

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The incredible life of Rosemarie Pence

The incredible life of Rosemarie Pence
Rosemarie is a survivor.

Jean Goodwin Messinger lives not far from me in Longmont, Colorado.

In 2005, she published a book by her friend, called "Hannah: From Dachau to the
Olympics and Beyond". Continue reading

Ghostly gaze – 2 optical illusions by Rob Jenkins

Ghostly gaze - 2 optical illusions by Rob Jenkins
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Get girls with “The Pedophile’s Guide to Facebook”

Get girls with "The Pedophile's Guide to Facebook"
Many teenage girls love bad boy surfers

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Former friends, now fraudsters, butt heads

Former friends, now fraudsters, butt heads
Which criminal will be more believable?

Their names are R. Allen Stanford (on the right) and James M. Davis (on the left). Continue reading

Does a nonfiction article need facts?

Does a nonfiction article need facts?
Do photos need all their pixels to be true?

John D’Agata wrote an essay and a magazine accepted it, but the magazine’s fact-checker said there were some facts that were wrong. Continue reading

Your eyes react to an optical illusion

Your eyes react to an optical illusion
This figure looks as though 
it’s brighter in the center.

Your eyes react to an optical illusion
This one, made of the same pieces, 
looks like it’s brighter around the edges. Continue reading

Why you shouldn’t read this blog

Why you shouldn't read this blog
You don’t need skills to deceive. 
You just need balls.

A paper written by Dominic D. P. Johnson and James H. Fowler explains that being overconfident might be better than being rational. Continue reading

Why the hitman used two bottles of ketchup

Why the hitman used two bottles of ketchup
Lupita (Erenildes Aguiar Araujo)
was targeted for murder

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