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Planting a flag on the surface of Osama bin Laden’s head

By Tim Denee, via Super Punch.

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Back in the day, astronauts made their own life insurance

The astronauts of the Apollo mission couldn’t get life insurance. So they came up with this way of providing their families with financial securities.

Before every flight, they would autograph commemorative postcards, which would be worth a lot of money if they died.

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