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"Brain Death" is Not Death! "When a vital organ ceases to function, death can result. On the other hand, medical intervention can sometimes restore the function of the damaged organ, or medical devices (such as pacemakers and heart-lung machines) can preserve life. The observation of a cessation of functioning of the brain or some other organ of the body does not in itself indicate destruction of even that organ, much less death of the person. Dr Paul Byrne


Major General Kurt von Schleicher (1882 - 1934); 1926-1929 Chief of the Armed Forces Division in the Ministry of Defense; 1929-1932 Chief of Ministers Office in the Defense Ministry; Defense Minister 1932-1933 1932-1933 Chancellor. Von Schleicher and his wife were murdered on 30 June 1934 by an SS commando during the Night of the Long Knives.

from Man of Many

To avoid crotch splinters, wear pants while riding

Death Machines of London Named it 'Up Yours Copper' for a Reason | Man of Many

from Mail Online

The day a U-boat ran aground off Hastings: Haunting pictures show German warship washed onto beach after WWI as it sailed to France

among the most feared killing machines of World War 1, causing the deaths of thousands of servicemen at sea.So when the people of Hastings woke one morning to see this German U-boat on their beach, it caused something of a shock.These eerie pictures show how the horrors of war got a little bit too close to home for the people of the Sussex town. Frustrating: As residents grew sick of children pelting the boat with rocks and making a racket throughout the night, the order was given to break…

from Home is where the HARD DISK is

beware… the birth machine

Giger - beware... the birth machine - H. R. Giger - Hans Rudolf Giger was a Swiss artist with works in painting, sculpture, communication design and interior and cinema. On the current surrealism and fantastic art, HR - Born: February 5, 1940, Chur, Switzerland / Death: May 12, 2014, Zurich, Switzerland

from My Modern Met

Killer Coffee Grinder

How I wish it was real. Killer Coffee Grinder - My Modern Metropolis (photo manipulation by digital artist AZ Rainman)

from Petagadget

1920s German Bar

1920s German Bar - $1995