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    10 Catastrophes Caused By Food

    When we read about catastrophes, food is usually the last cause we think of. Natural disasters such as fires, floods, cyclones, and tsunamis usually come to mind, or there’s the suffering brought on by drought, war, and famine. Industrial disasters have also been fairly common throughout history, from early factory fires and accidental encounters with […] More

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    10 Moments In The History Of Pornography

    Pornography is defined as the depiction of erotic or sexually charged material through various mediums such as images, books, video, and so forth. The concept of pornography itself is a highly subjective thing. What one person or culture considers sexualized or erotic, another person or culture may not see as such in any way whatsoever.[1] […] More

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    10 Historical Dining Clubs That Will Put You Off Your Food

    The 18th and 19th centuries saw a growth in a whole range of clubs. Gentleman’s clubs, like White’s, flourished everywhere. Special interest societies sprang up. Whatever your hobby, interest, religion, or political persuasion, there was a club for you. It was almost as if people didn’t want to go home. The dining club, however, offered […] More

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    10 Amazing Examples Of Ancient Greek Engineering

    The ancient Greeks are renowned today for their advanced thinking. We’ve all heard of Aristotle and Socrates, and the writings of the Greeks have influenced modern thought in almost every way possible—from how we write fiction to how we understand the world around us. They were hundreds of years ahead of their time in mathematics […] More

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    10 Apocalypses That Didn’t Happen This Century

    Mankind has always made predictions about the future, and quite a few people throughout history have claimed to know what lies ahead. Even during the 20th century, sci-fi writers made some surprisingly accurate predictions about the computerized 21st-century space age. Then there are the doomsday prophets who, over the centuries, have repeatedly predicted the end […] More

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    10 Chilling Facts About The Alligator Man

    During the Great Depression, South Texas had its very own Bluebeard. Like the titular character in the French fairy tale, Joseph Douglas “Joe” Ball hacked up his lovers before disposing of their body parts in the sands and swamps of Bexar County. History has come to know the tall, lanky, and hard-bitten Ball as the […] More

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    10 Quirky Facts About The IRS

    Another April 15 has just gone by. People who have filed their taxes can heave a sigh of relief while they await any tax refunds. People who have yet to file their taxes and haven’t requested an extension may be too late to avoid the interest and late payment penalties of the IRS. However, there […] More

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    10 Fabulously Rich Recluses (That Aren’t Howard Hughes)

    The idea of turning your back on wealth, fame, and society is incomprehensible for many. Notoriety isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, however, and for some people, the pressure of their lives in the spotlight seems to have been too much for them. No one really understands why some people feel the need to […] More

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    Top 10 Unusual Shoreline Finds

    Every day, the oceans crash upon countless beaches. More often than not, oddities arrive between the usual flotsam of shells. There is always the mandatory monster’s carcass and real species so surprising that few can recognize them. The most bizarre shoreline finds are usually man-made. From large pieces of foreign harbors to hundreds of Garfields, […] More

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    10 Interesting Theories Of Evolution You Have Never Heard About

    There are several theories of evolution out there. The theory of evolution by natural selection proposed by Charles Darwin—also called Darwinism—just happens to be the one generally accepted by science. Other scientists and philosophers proposed theories of evolution before Darwin’s birth and after his death in 1882. Some ideas were fairly close to Darwinism—until the […] More

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