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29 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About William M. Tweed

William Magear Tweed, widely known as “Boss Tweed,” was an American politician most notable for being the “boss” of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State. Take a look below for 29 more bizarre and interesting facts about William…

27 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Maria Monk

Maria Monk was a Canadian woman whose book “Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed,” claimed to expose systematic sexual abuse of nuns and infanticide of the resulting children by Catholic priests in her convent in Montreal. Take a look below for 27 more interesting…

27 Interesting And Strange Facts About John E. W. Keely

John Ernst Worrell Keely was an American inventor from Philadelphia who claimed to have discovered a new motive power which was originally described as “vaporic” or “etheric” force, and later as an unnamed force based on “vibratory sympathy,” but which produced “interatomic ether” from water and air. Take a look below for 27 more interesting…

28 Weird And Interesting Facts About Paul Bilzerian

Paul Alec Bilzerian is an American corporate takeover specialist of Armenian descent. Convicted of securities and tax laws violations relating to unsuccessful takeover attempts of various companies in the 1980s, Bilzerian served a prison sentence and was also ordered to disgorge his profits, leading him to bankruptcy and protracted disputes with the Securities and Exchange…