Daily Archives: December 11, 2014

What Will Your Obituary Say About You?


One morning in April of 1888 Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, woke up to read his own obituary.

His brother, Ludvig, had died. But a newspaper reporter mistakenly thought it was Alfred and carelessly reported the death of the wrong brother! Anyone would be disturbed under those circumstances to read their own obituary. However, the headline was even more disconcerting to Nobel. It read:  Continue reading


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