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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

  • 10 Humans And Animals That Got Frozen But Survived

    Freezing to death is the direct opposite of burning to death. Both are horrible ways to die, though freezing tends to be longer, condemning victims to a slow, shivering death. However, hypothermia is more survivable than immolation. Over the years, a number people and animals have been frozen to the point where death would seem […] More

  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Twins

    They might walk alike, they might talk alike, and they probably even look alike. Twins are an endlessly fascinating genetic miracle. Whether they are fraternal, identical, conjoined, polar body, mirror, or separated at birth, the similarities and complexities of twins are something that both scientists and the average man have marveled over for generations. Whether […] More

  • 10 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Neanderthals

    There are several misconceptions that many believe about Neanderthals. One is that they were dumb and uncivilized, which is actually untrue. This misconception has lingered on for so long that we use “Neanderthal” as a word for an uncivilized and unintelligent person. Neanderthals were even almost named Homo stupidus (“the stupid man”). Today, we know […] More

  • Top 10 Real Superpowers You Can Learn

    Superheroes are the objects of fancy and admiration for millions the world over. They right wrongs, protect the weak, and rescue society from innumerable forms of injustice and peril. There’s only one glaring problem: They aren’t real. The incredible feats performed by these stalwart defenders are made possible by uncanny powers that, sadly, are fictional. […] More

  • 10 Common Hand Gestures That Used To Mean Something Else

    Many people have studied body language to figure out what an individual is saying nonverbally through unconscious gestures or movements. Facial expressions and the way someone holds his body are supposed to tell us what a person really means, even if it conflicts with that person’s words. One area of body language isn’t that difficult […] More

  • 10 Things We All Surprisingly Do The Same

    Humans are an incredibly diverse species, which is evident from the many differences between the multitude of cultures spread across the world. From different customs, ways of living, types of food, and languages, it’d be hard for an outside observer to ascertain that we’re the same creatures after all. Despite all these differences, though, there […] More

  • 10 Fascinating Facts And Stories Involving Body Parts

    The body is an accumulated wonder of parts fine-tuned by nature to perform precision tasks. Venture past the usual facts, and things tend to get interesting. In recent times, unknown body parts have turned up in fossils and living creatures, ranging from cute to creepy to deadly. Doctors have grown things in strange places and […] More

  • 10 Reasons To Believe We Have Aquatic Ape Ancestors

    Why do modern-day humans appear so drastically different from apes when ape species don’t look all that different from one another? Fifty years ago, the mainstream scientific consensus said that our ancestors went from living in trees to hunting on the savanna. Then fossil evidence challenged what we thought we knew. In the Great Rift […] More

  • 10 Times A Homeless Person Was A Hero (For Real)

    Recently, there was a GoFundMe scam, which raised $400,000 to assist a homeless man who had allegedly given his last $20 to a damsel in distress on the side of the highway to refill her gas tank. This story was completely made up. Then there’s the Manchester attack’s homeless “hero,” who may have pulled nails […] More

  • 10 Real-Life People With Real Superpowers

    There are times when we would all like to have superpowers. For most of us, this has to remain an idle daydream. However, there are people walking among us who already have totally legitimate and totally cool superhuman powers. And who knows, perhaps these are the tip of the iceberg. There may be lots of […] More

  • 10 Lesser-Known Cases Of People Who Tried To Achieve Immortality

    For human beings, death has always been an experience as undesirable as it is inevitable. Regardless of any effort, everyone eventually ceases to exist. And such is the case that many more people have died throughout history than the number of those who live today.[1] But as much as this is a reality, not everyone […] More

  • 10 Lesser-Known Cases Of People Who Tried To Achieve Immortality

    For human beings, death has always been an experience as undesirable as it is inevitable. Regardless of any effort, everyone eventually ceases to exist. And such is the case that many more people have died throughout history than the number of those who live today.[1] But as much as this is a reality, not everyone […] More

  • Top 10 Strange And Scary Psychological Effects

    Unsettling as it may be, every person is controlled by psychological effects. Some are common, while others are thankfully rare. Either way, many of these complex processes are strong enough to override logic and empathy. There are deep roots to why sexists rarely change or certain strangers win trust more easily. As with all mental […] More

  • Top 10 Strange And Scary Psychological Effects

    Unsettling as it may be, every person is controlled by psychological effects. Some are common, while others are thankfully rare. Either way, many of these complex processes are strong enough to override logic and empathy. There are deep roots to why sexists rarely change or certain strangers win trust more easily. As with all mental […] More

  • 10 Famous Women Who Disguised Themselves As Men To Get Ahead

    Throughout history, people have been known to change their identities for various reasons. The following women decided to disguise themselves as men to get ahead either in battle or in their careers. They went on to achieve great things, whether that meant temporarily cross-dressing, adopting an alias, or impersonating a man for a long period […] More