WHAT AN IRONIC LIFE!
posted 21-Aug-2018  ·  
550 views  ·   0 comments  ·  

In October 2000. a British government official rode his bike to a local pub, where he met with citizens to discuss their concerns about crime in the area. During the meeting, his bike was stolen.

*****

In September of 1985, there was a celebration held at a New Orleans municipal pool. The party was being held in order to celebrate the first summer in memory without a drowning at the pool. In honor of the occasion, two hundred people gathered, including one hundred certified lifeguards. As the party was breaking up and the four lifeguards on duty began to clear the pool, they found a fully dressed body in the deep end. They tried to revive Jerome Moody, 31, but it was too late. He had drowned surrounded by lifeguards celebrating their successful season.

*****

Darwin was a logical man, and he approached the important issue of marriage like he would approach any other problem. He made a careful pro and con list before deciding to marry his cousin, Emma Wedgwood. But it is ironic that the man who gave rise to the importance of genetics in natural selection chose to marry a first cousin. (Darwin wasn't alone in this - Einstein also married his cousin).

*****

Jim Fixx was a health guru. He wrote a book in 1977 called “The Complete Book of Running” which was a best seller. He made a lot of money telling people that running could greatly extend your lifetime. He was a member of Mensa and wrote a book of puzzles for geniuses. One day at the age of 52 when he got home after his daily run, he had a heart attack and died. An autopsy revealed he had coronary arteries 95%, 85%,


0 comments
new to catanduanestribune.com?
connect with us to leave a comment.
connect thru
Cancel
Cancel
Cancel
Other Cybertrivia articles
home home album photo album blogs blogs