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19 May 2011 14:51


U.S.: Did the Unabomber tamper with Tylenol bottles 29 years ago?

  • cold case Seven people died after taking Tylenol laced with cyanide back in 1982. The case was never solved, but it was a big deal — it’s the reason medicines are tamper-proof now. Thanks to advances in forensic technology and new tips, the FBI is investigating the case again. There are a few suspects, but one is worth a double take.
  • suspect The FBI seems to think that the Unabomber might be a suspect. They asked for a DNA sample from him, and he said he would give it to them — provided his personal items weren’t auctioned off. The government has gone on with the auction, but something seems fishy here. Why would he bargain with his DNA? source

05 Dec 2010 11:48


Offbeat: Looking for great land deal? Buy the Unabomber’s old plot

  • 1.4 the number of acres the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, called his own in western Montana
  • $69.5k the cost of buying the Unabomber’s old land, down from its old price of $154,500
  • no the dude’s cabin isn’t part of the deal; the Newseum in D.C. owns that thang source