Hopefully Some Interesting Articles For Inspiration

Here are articles that may help inspire you to write. I hope these articles provide inspiration and are informative in some way. These articles are a few weeks old.

Man murdered wife’s family and then killed her as she attended funeral service in ‘evil plot’

A man has been found guilty of executing an “evil plot” in which he killed his sister-in-law and father-in-law to lure his wife to their funerals, where he then murdered her.

Samuel Velasco Gurrola, 41, conspired to kill his wife Ruth Sagredo and her family with the help of his two siblings in the US town of El Paso in Texas.

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Police baffled by couple found dead next to untouched bags of Taco Bell — and not much else

Cameron and Courtney Hulet were lying on their living room floor when a neighbor saw them.

The neighbor didn’t think much of it. She heard moans and figured they were asleep. She closed the front door, which the couple had a habit of leaving open, David Uhl, manager of the southeast Michigan village of Dundee, told The Washington Post.

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8 whiskeys for sipping around the campfire

Gone are the warm summer nights where you have to walk away from the campfire while your food is cooking.

Curling up to the campfire with a tin cup of whiskey speaks to our ideal fall evening. It provides great warmth, and there is just something about sipping whiskey in the dark around a campfire.

With whiskey sipping season upon us, here are 8 whiskeys perfect to pair with your next campfire.

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What you should know before building your adventuremobile

Embarking on a cross-country road trip in a customized van might seem like the new rite of passage for hundreds of millennials not quite ready to submit to the nine-to-five grind, but it’s nothing new.

Car camping has been a tradition for the young (and young at heart) for decades, hitting a high point in the late ’80s when VW Vanagons were many and rust issues were few. Fast-forward some years and the remnants of the “good ol’ days” are being plucked out of garages and storage sheds by hungry Craigslisters ready for their own adventure.

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A startup’s constellation of tiny satellites is now photographing half of earth’s landmass every day

Are you ready for the coming era of global transparency?After two years in operation, the satellite-imaging startup Planet tells Quartz that it is now photographing more than 50 million square kilometers of the earth every single day. That’s about a tenth of the world’s surface area, or half its landmass. Indeed, in September 2016 alone, the company says it imaged 91% of earth’s landmass.Planet’s plan is to make that imagery available to the public, with free basic access and premium accounts for higher quantity and quality data. It’s likely to impact everything from finance and farming to environmental protection and human rights.
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Abandoned asylums in America

Haunting photos of abandoned asylums across the U.S. have been published in a new book. Canadian photographer Matt Van Der Velde captured the eerie scenes of America’s disused hospitals, asylums and psychiatric facilities.

The collection features the private mental hospital where celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Zelda Fitzgerald and Truman Capote were treated. Another notable location includes the cells of an asylum that once held murderer Charles Manson.

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String, sturgeon or sea monster? Chena River ‘creature’ baffles internet observers

At various times of year, Bureau of Land Management Fairbanks District Office Public Affairs Specialist Craig McCaa likes to go down to the Chena River to share photos of changing Fairbanks weather.

On Oct. 18, he decided to walk his camera down to the University Avenue bridge that crosses the river to snap a few pictures of ice forming on the water’s surface.

But instead of finding just snow and ice, McCaa saw a “strange thing” moving back and forth in the current of the murky river.

“It never fully revealed itself,” he said in a phone interview Tuesday.

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Boeing Unveils Amazing, Slightly Terrifying New Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon

Born into Generation X, I grew up with the threat of nuclear war — and all its corollaries, from visions of mushroom clouds to “duck and cover” drills in high school to Terminator movies, and of course, the ever-present worry that one day a sneaky Soviet satellite would detonate way up in the sky and fry all of our electronics with an “electromagnetic pulse.”

So imagine my surprise when the U.S. Air Force confirmed last week that it’s developed an electromagnetic pulse weapon of its own, and that Boeing(NYSE:BA) is helping to build it.

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The Solar System is big enough to hold the space plans of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos which combined look like Babylon 5

Jeff Bezos talks about the need for humanity to go to space and how his company Blue Origin will accomplish this goal. He also discusses the unique culture and motto of Blue Origin. This talk was given at the 2016 Pathfinder Awards at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. Bezos is interviewed by Steve Taylor, chief pilot for Boeing Flight Services

Blue Origin has launched a reusable rocket ship called New Shepard on uncrewed suborbital test flights. But Bezos has much bigger ambitions, for an orbital launch system called New Glenn and a super-rocket called New Armstrong.

During last weekend’s Pathfinder Awards banquet at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Bezos referred to his long-term goal of having millions of people living and working in space, as well as his enabling goal of creating the “heavy lifting infrastructure” to make that happen.

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