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Forgotten History of the Irish Slave Trade

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The Irish slave trade began when James II sold 30,000 Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. His Proclamation of 1625 required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies. By the mid 1600s, the Irish were the main slaves sold to Antigua and Montserrat. At that time, 70% of the total population of Montserrat were Irish slaves.

Ireland quickly became the biggest source of human livestock for English merchants. The majority … Read the rest

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Eagle Snatches Canadian Kid.. Hey Hoser (video)

The Canadian kid was 2 donuts too fat for full lift off. For Fock Sakes, it pisses me off that the Canadian Dollar is stronger than ours. And there kids are too hefty for our eagle to snatch. What is the world coming to?

Blame Canada: The 5 greatest pop culture insults to America’s hat

It takes a lot to anger agreeable Canadians — but when Ben Affleck’s Argo premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last month, the movie managed … Read the rest

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20 Science Experiments That Were Completely Bat Sh*t Insane

What happens if you give an elephant LSD? On Friday August 3, 1962, a group of Oklahoma City researchers decided to find out.

Warren Thomas, Director of the City Zoo, fired a cartridge-syringe containing 297 milligrams of LSD into Tusko the Elephant’s rump. With Thomas were two scientific colleagues from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Louis Jolyon West and Chester M. Pierce.

297 milligrams is a lot of LSD — about 3000 times the

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