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wikipedia - 28 Nov 2017
Tarrare (c. 1772 – 1798), sometimes spelled Tarare, was a French showman and soldier, noted for his unusual eating habits. Able to eat vast amounts of meat, he was constantly hungry; his parents could not provide for him, and he was turned out of the family home as a teenager. He travelled France in the company of a band of thieves and prostitutes, before becoming the warm-up act to a travelling charlatan; he would swallow corks, stones, live animals and a whole basketful of app

15 Bizarre Medical Cases That Will Straight Up Baffle You

BuzzFeed News - 23 Jan 2018
In the late 1700s, there was a French soldier named Tarrare. He had an absurd appetite and was known to swallow apples and live animals whole. Anyway, he later went on to become the subject of many experiments and regularly ate pet cats and dogs. If ...

The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak

Bristol24/7 - 28 Jan 2017
True to the slow-cooking nature of puppetry, Bristol's Wattle & Daub first showcased Tarrare back in 2015 to sell-out audiences as part of the Bristol Festival of Puppetry. The show is currently on a tour that takes in London's amazing Wilton's Music ...

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Metal Injection.net - 20 Dec 2016
Ed Gein's last album was in 2011, which means that it's been 5 years entirely too long. Fortunately, Ed Gein is making a return to the world next week via its double 7" album Smoked. The album is 5 songs long, one of which is the nearly 2-minute ...

« Le devenir de la cour d'appel de Bourges n'est plus menacé »

Le Berry Républicain - 19 Jan 2018
Il n'a pas fallu attendre longtemps pour être fixé. Dès les premières secondes de l'audience solennelle de rentrée de la cour d'appel de Bourges, hier matin, Mauricette Danchaud, première présidente, a lancé : « Soixante-douze heures en arrière, je ...

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The Guardian (blog) - 23 Jan 2017
One of the most unsettling plays of last year, Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone, in which tea and small talk give way to anxiety and the apocalypse, returns to the Royal Court. Michael McLean's Years of Sunlight at Theatre503, in Battersea, looks at the ...

French prosecutor rules out terror link in Dijon car rampage

FRANCE 24 - 22 Dec 2014
A driver who rammed a crowd of pedestrians while shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) in France's eastern city of Dijon had a history of severe mental illness, a prosecutor said Monday, ruling out a "terrorist act". “This is absolutely not an act ...

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