Tagged: illness

Joe Arridy

Joe Arridy (1915 – 1939) was a mentally disabled 23-year-old who was falsely accused of rape and murder of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Pueblo, Colorado. He was put to death on 6 January 1939. Arridy was officially pardoned...

Why do we feel nostalgia

Nostalgia was once considered an illness confined to specific groups of people. Today, people all over the world report experiencing and enjoying nostalgia. But how does nostalgia work? And is it healthy? Clay Routledge...

Woman wants to be so fat she can’t move

Monica Riley, who is a model, wants to become the world’s fattest woman. Her boyfriend, Sid Riley, is a feeder and he spends his day cooking for Monica, feeding her through a tube at...