Today I learned about McNeil Island, an island near Seattle, WA where convicted sex offenders are indefinitely kept as "residents" after serving out their prison sentences. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McN…
Robert Duncan McNeil aka lieutenant Tom Paris from Star Trek Voyager was the producer for Chuck imdb.com/rg/an_share/name…
The Federal Gov't operated another another isolated island prison other than Alcatraz. McNeil Island in Puget Sound operated as a territorial, federal, and state prison for almost 150 years until it closed just last year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McN…
Charles Manson was a Scientologist msgboard.snopes.com/cgi-b…
Future anchorman Dan Rather was standing 30 yards from the grassy knoll during the Kennedy assassination en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
A crew member of Shackleton's Antarctic expedition was denied the Polar Medal for lashing out against Shackleton after his cat was shot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mrs…
Today I learned about "phantom recalls" - where a drug company will hire contractors to attempt to buy up all of their product instead of issuing a formal recall. msnbc.msn.com/id/37453033…

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