Category Archives: Mistakes

Missing the mark

A few years ago TV viewers in Britain were horrified to see knife thrower Jayde Hanson ‘nick’ the head of his female assistant while attempting to repeat his world record of one hundred and twenty knives thrown in two minutes. … Continue reading

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It’s often little things that cause big problems

Do you remember that tragic accident when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded before the watching world, seventy three seconds into her flight, claiming the lives of all seven crew members. The cause of the explosion turned out to be the … Continue reading

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Why does everybody call me ‘Fruit stand.’

When the San Francisco hippie community started to move to cheaper areas down the coast, pre-schools in Santa Cruz got an influx of children with names like Frisbee, Moonbeam, Timewarp and Precious Promise. The strangest one, however, was a little … Continue reading

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