Author: Brendan Mackie • Page 1/1

Brendan Mackie works in market research in the ancient metropolis of Chicago. In his spare time, he looks at the books on his bookshelf, and feels pleased. He also blogs about interesting facts--infrequently--at bmackie.blogspot.com.
Nugget:

Short of Giants

In the 17th Century there was a shortage of giants in Europe, and only one man was to blame. The giant-greedy Frederick the First of Prussia. The king...
Long-Form:

The Supernatural Bunnymother of Surrey

The story of an 18th century Englishwoman and her apparent tendency to give birth to rabbits.
Article:

The Enlightenment Guide To Winning The Lottery

How two 18th century Frenchmen outsmarted the state lottery.
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