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PET-ANIMALS

Ghost And The Darkness: A True Life Story Of Two Man-eating Lions That Killed 135 Workers In Kenya

Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson, DSO, was born November 1867 and died 18 June 1947). He was a British soldier, hunter, author and Christian Zionist, who is best known for his 1907 book--The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, which details his experiences while overseeing the building of a railway bridge over the Tsavo river in British East Africa (which is now known as Kenya) in 1898–1899. A pair of maneless man-eating lions in the Tsavo region, referred to as the Tsavo Man-Eaters were responsible for taking th

  2 years ago ago
Ghost And The Darkness: A True Life Story Of Two Man-eating Lions That Killed 135 Workers In Kenya

OTHERS-TERRORISM

The Ghost And The Darkness, Two Mysterious Lions That Killed Over A Hundred People In 1898

This is the chilling story about two mysterious lions that killed over a hundred construction workers in December of 1898, in Tsavo, Kenya. Known as the Ghost and the Darkness, the Tsavo Man-Eaters, were a pair of man-eating lions in the Tsavo region. The bizarre incident happened between March and December 1898. As part of the construction of a railway linking Uganda with the Indian Ocean at Kilindini Harbour, in March 1898 the British started building a railway bridge over the Tsavo River in Kenya. The building

  1 year ago ago
The Ghost And The Darkness, Two Mysterious Lions That Killed Over A Hundred People In 1898

TECHNOLOGY

How to automate a habit and never think about it again

John Henry Patterson was born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1844. He spent his childhood doing chores on the family farm and working shifts at his father’s sawmill. After attending college at Dartmouth, Patterson returned to Ohio and opened a small supply store for coal miners. It seemed like a good opportunity. The store faced little competition and enjoyed a steady stream of customers, but—for some reason—Patterson's shop still struggled to make money. Eventually, he learned why: his employees were stealing f

  2 years ago ago
How to automate a habit and never think about it again