Osama bin Laden's father, brother, half-sister, and stepmother all died in plane crashes. theguardian.com/uk-news/2…
Michael Buffer didnt know about his half brother Bruce Buffer until he was 49 youtube.com/watch?v=a4j_L…
Genghis Khan may have killed his half-brother Behter on a dispute over a fish when he was 14 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beh…
Ankhesenamun, daughter of Nefertiti, was forced to marry her father, Pharaoh Akhenaten. After her father's death, she married her half-brother, the pharaoh Tutankhamun. After King Tut died, she was forced to marry her grandfather. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ank…
Jack Black's older half brother, Neil Siegel, is a prolific computer scientist and engineer who has developed key systems for the US military and inventions that make GPS possible in our phones. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nei…
Weber Grills were invented by Weber Brothers Metal Works, which produced metal buoys for the Coast Guard. George Stephen cut a buoy in half and added legs, and the Weber Grill was born. smithsonianmag.com/innova…
Lehman Brother before going bankrupt paid its CEO nearly half a billion dollars in total compensation from 1993 to 2007, and fired him in 2008 only after declaring bankruptcy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
UFC announcer Bruce Buffer met his half brother when he was thirty...that man is Michael Buffer the β€œLet’s Get Ready to Rumble!” Guy. thepostgame.com/blog/more…
Kelsey Grammer's personal life has been beset by family tragedies. His grandfather died of cancer when he was 12 years old. In 1968, his father was murdered in a home invasion. In 1975, his sister was abducted, raped, and murdered. In 1980 his two half-brothers died while they were scuba diving. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…
Holy Roman Emperor Charles V may have had an affair and fathered a daughter with his step-grandmother, Germaine of Foix, when he was around 17 and she was around 29. Before that, Germaine had been married to her own half-granduncle, Ferdinand II of Aragon, who was her grandmother's half-brother. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Prior to Cleopatra’s reign, a woman named Hatshepsut was the first woman to gain full power of the pharoah position. After the death of her husband (and half-brother), she handled state affairs for her step-son, and ordered that she be portrayed as a male pharoah with beard and muscles history.com/topics/ancien…
Rob Knox, who played Marcus Belby in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was stabbed to death outside a bar in London while protecting his younger brother from two men, one of whom was armed with two knives. He was 18. wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Kn…
When musician Israel Kamakawiwo'ole passed in 1997, he was the first and only citizen to receive the honor of having the Hawaii state flag flown at half-staff. His coffin was allowed to "lay in state" in the capitol building. Since then, in 2003 a bronze bust of Brother Iz was erected on O'ahu. ledgernote.com/blog/cultu…
Kelsey Grammer's Dad was murdered; his little sister was kidnapped, raped, and murdered by Freddie Glen; both his twin half-brothers died in a scuba diving accident; and his best friend was killed in 9/11 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…
HBO's iconic "Band of Brothers" premiered two days before 9/11. When the attacks occurred, HBO stopped all marketing for the show, and by the end of the series it had half the viewers it started with. It won six Emmys, a Golden Globe, and was awarded a Peabody. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
Boxing announcer Michael Buffer and UFC's announcer Bruce Buffer are long lost half-brothers that hadn't met until Michael was 49. thepostgame.com/blog/more…
The actor Who played the brother on the tv show "small wonder" ended up homeless after his stripper girlfriend stole half his fortune while his manager stole the other half. avclub.com/article/the-bo…
The White Ship disaster, 1120, in which drowned William Adelin, the only legitimate son and heir of King Henry I of England, his half-sister Matilda, and his half-brother Richard, leading to a succession crisis and a period of civil war in England known as the Anarchy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
John Lennon has two half brothers who are both over 30 years younger than him en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alf…
MMA Announcer Bruce Buffer found out when he was 30 years old that his dad had been married before and his half-brother was boxing announcer Michael Buffer. Today, they have a company together. mixedmartialarts.com/news…
Today I learned of a surrogate in California that gave birth to what she thought were twins but turned out to be half-brothers through a rare phenomenon known as superfetation. health.com/pregnancy/get-…
Rob Knox, known as Marcus Belby in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was stabbed to death in 2008 at age 18 in South London after defending his younger brother from two men, one of which was armed with two knives. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
Jesus Christ had half-brothers- James, Joseph (Joses), Judas (Jude), and Simon. Also mentioned, but not named, are half-sisters of Jesus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bro…
John Lennon's first son Julian, despite having a fractured relationship with Yoko Ono, has a very close relationship with his half brother Sean Lennon, and cites his love for him as the reason he made peace with Yoko. youtu.be/aYQENKq9gIo
A Hollywood writer had a baby through a sperm donor, discovered her daughter has 15 half-brothers and sisters, contact all of these families, and now they have dinner once a week and take vacations together. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
Today I learned of Miley Cyrus' "Other half brother" Trace Cyrus, Lead singer of Metro Station with that one "Shake it" song. His IMDb photos are priceless. imdb.com/name/nm3112063/
The creator of "Love Is..." comic strips, was one the first women to be artificially inseminated and gave birth to Milo Casali, who worked at Valve Software and Rockstar Games. His brother Dario has also worked at Valve and is credited for designing levels for Half-Life 1 & 2, Portal 2, and TF2 doomwiki.org/wiki/Dario_C…
There was a crazy theory that the half-brother of Japan's first Shogun survived the Shogun's wrath after being seen as a political threat, and escaped to Mongolia. There he settled and changed his name to Genghis Khan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Dane Cook's half brother and former business manager is imprisoned for embezzling millions of dollars from Dane Cook's funds. upi.com/Entertainment_New…
Osama bin Laden's eldest half-brother, Salem bin Laden, was killed in 1988 near San Antonio, Texas, in the United States, when he accidentally flew a plane into power lines. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sal…
The half brother of the last Emperor of China is still alive at 94 years old en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jin…
, according to the Old Testament, after Noah was done with his ark and saving half the world, he planted a vineyard, made wine, got drunk and naked in a tent, and got mad when his son walked in and got his brothers to throw a robe on his 600-year-old naked body. biblegateway.com/passage/…
Dane Cook's half-brother went to prison for embezzling $12 million from him. edition.cnn.com/2010/SHOW…
In the lost epic Telegony, Odysseus is killed by Telegonus, his son by Circe. Telegonus then returns to Circe with the widow Penelope and his half-brother Telemachus. Telegonus eventually marries Penelope, and Telemachus marries Circe. livius.org/sources/conten…
Despite being half-brothers, it's alleged that Kim Jong-nam and Kim Jong-un never met. theweek.com/articles/4657…
During his youth Genghis Khan killed his half brother Bekhter for not sharing food. csuchico.edu/~cheinz/syll…
There are three known sets of twins in the world who are genetic Β­half-brothers: twins with different fathers mirror.co.uk/news/technol…
Heracles had a human half maternal twin brother called Iphicles en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iph…
David Bowie's album/song Aladdin Sane is a pun on "A Lad Insane", referrering to his schizophrenic half brother en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
Kim Jong Un's (son of Kim Jong-Il) half-brother was favored to be the heir to North Korea but fell out of favor when he was caught with a fake passport trying to enter Tokyo Disneyland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim…
Pablo Schreiber (Mad Sweeney/Pornstache) is the half brother of Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan/Sabretooth) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pab…
Keegan-Michael Key only learned he had a half-brother who also worked in entertainment (Dwayne McDuffie) after he had died bleedingcool.com/2015/09/…
Genghis Khan killed his first person when he was a little over 9 years old. It was his half brother, who was set to marry Genghis Khan's mother after the death of their father. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/G…
Kim Jong-un's half brother, Kim Jong-nam, had a falling out with his father after he was arrested upon arriving to Tokyo Disneyland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim…
Genghis Khan murdered his own half-brother history.com/topics/genghi…
Charlie Chaplin was sued for plagiarism in "The Great Dictator" by his half brother. Charlie lost the suit and paid $95K in damages. law.jrank.org/pages/3002/…
Michael Caine had a long lost half brother that lived in a mental hospital whom no one in his family knew about. jaquo.com/michael-caine-a…
Sultan Mehmed III had 19 of his brothers and half-brothers strangled to death by deaf mutes to secure his power en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meh…
David Carradine (Kung Fu/Kill Bill) is half-brothers with Keith Carradine (Fargo) and Robert Carradine (Revenge of the Nerds). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kei…

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