• Zodiac Killer Betty Lou
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    In the late sixties and early seventies, California was haunted by dozens of unsolved murders. The offender remains unknown to this day. The murderer, who referred to himself as "the Zodiac," made contact with the police and area newspapers throughout his reign of terror through a series of menacing notes. Although the police were never able to apprehend Zodiac, they were able to gather information about him via the letters. Zodiac boasted of killing up to forty victims, however, police estimate...
  • The Zodiac Killer Letters People Young
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    Much is unknown about the Zodiac killer, but given what is known about serial killers in general, this man was probably born between 1938 and 1943. That would make his age between 25 and 30 years old at the time of his first murder in Vallejo, California, in 1968. Also, that age estimate works with witness statements and it's supported by Zodiac's references to his victims in younger terms in his letters of 1969. Zodiac wasn't an attractive character from what we know. He may have had to wear gl...
  • Taurus Apis Bull
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    Years ago in Memphis, Egypt, archaeologists unearthed the ancient tomb of the Apis-bulls and could hardly believe what they found. Leading to the tomb itself was a broad paved avenue lined by lions carved out of stone. To enter the tomb, one walked through a long and high arched corridor cut into solid rock. It extended for 2, 000 feet and was 20 feet wide and 20 feet tall. Many recesses along each side of the corridor had been carved into the rock and each held the ornately entombed remains of ...
  • Cancer Cancri Literally
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    Main Entry: can. cerPronunciation: 'kan (t) -s&rFunction: noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin (genitive Cancri), literally, crab; akin to Greek kar kinos crab, cancer 1: capitalized a: a northern zodiacal constellation between Gemini and Leo b (1): the 4 th sign of the zodiac in astrology - see ZODIAC table (2): one born under the sign of Cancer 2: [Latin, crab, cancer] a: a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that expands locally by invasion and systemically by metastasis b: ...
  • Zodiac Murder Letters To The Police
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    The Zodiac Killer Essay written by Dominic Golem i The late 1960 s and early 1970 s represented a great deal of things to a great deal of people. To the San Francisco Bay area, as well as the rest of California, the late 60 s and early 70 s represented terror, fear, and death. What started out as a seemingly random, but brutal murder on the night of October 30 th, 1966, turned out to be the start of a series of horrific murders that would span 2, 500 suspects, 56 possible victims, and over 400 m...
  • The Riddle Of The Sphinx
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    The Riddle of the Sphinx The study of myths probably began in the 4 th century. BC. when Euthemerusexplained them as exaggerated adventures of historical individuals. The allegorical interpretation of myths, stemming from the 18 th century study, says that at one time myths were invented by wise men to point out a truth, but after a time myths were taken literally. The linguistic corruption interpretation says that myths could be understood as allegory for events found in nature. The Jungian's s...
  • Zodiac Signs Sex Tile
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    The Zodiac Signs and Behavior. My belief is that the nature of our behavior is based on astronomy; hence the reason that people who share the same zodiac sign have very similar characteristics, and sometimes a combination of people with certain zodiac signs cannot get along or are very compatible. Sometimes I can tell from a person's sign because of their behavior, and likes and dislikes. Learning more about astrology and the zodiac signs helps us to understand people and their actions. Many arg...
  • Astrology Zodiac Sign
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    Have you ever wondered what the signs of the Zodiac means When we turn on the TV it seems we always see an advertisement on horoscope predictions. People call in and get the predictions they have been looking for. When the newspaper first arrives, some people go to the horoscope section first. They base the entire day or entire week on the report they get. It seems that this phenomenon is something all new, or is it Astrology has been around since ancient times, even dating back to biblical day...
  • Astrology Zodiac Sign
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    Have you ever wondered what the signs of the Zodiac means? When we turn on the TV it seems we always see an advertisement on horoscope predictions. People call in and get the predictions they have been looking for. When the newspaper first arrives, some people go to the horoscope section first. They base the entire day or entire week on the report they get. It seems that this phenomenon is something all new, or is it? Astrology has been around since ancient times, even dating back to biblical da...