10 Most Powerful Japanese Clans From History

10 Most Powerful Japanese Clans From History

The history of Japan is long and bloody, being shaped by countless warlords, Shogun, and Samurai warriors. A key element of feudal Japanese society were clans, large extended families consisting or wealthy and powerful figures. But just like medieval Scotland, not all Japanese clans were equal. Some were relatively small and low down on the […]

10 Dark Native American Legends To Scare You

10 Dark Native American Legends To Scare You

There are many dark Native American legends, telling all kinds of eerie tales. You’ve probably heard some of these. The Wendigo for example. The richness of Native American legends is no surprise. By the time Europeans arrived in the Americas, tens of millions of people already called it home. Each of them belonged to one […]

Soviet Cartoons Are Weird – The Strangest Soviet Film

Soviet Cartoons Are Weird – The Strangest Soviet Film

What I’ve been doing lately, and I really don’t want to be judged for this, is watching old Soviet cartoons. The Soviets were never known for their art. But their animations were genuinely incredible. Like all good television it made heavy use of propaganda, either pro-Soviet or simply anti-western. And it was never subtle. But […]

Planets That Shouldn’t Exist

Planets That Shouldn’t Exist

Planets are like children: they’re all special in their own way and going near them makes your head feel like it’s going to explode… Also Mexicans have a disproportionate number of them. But not all planets are equal. In the great void that is space there can be found a number of planets that can […]

10 Countries That Hate Each Other

10 Countries That Hate Each Other

Countries; there are too many of them. 195 UN member states, stop it. Why does Bhutan exist? It serves no purpose. There are too many nations and not enough land to go around. So of course, many regions are mired in land disputes. Some countries really don’t get along. Rumor has it North and South […]

10 Cases of Real Werewolves From History

10 Cases of Real Werewolves From History

Since the dawn of humanity wolves have always been a problem. In 1849 one wolf attack alone saw 300 civilians die, and there are countless more attacks unrecorded by history. The point I’m making is wolves are bad people. First of all they are impolite. But even worse, they have a habit of using their […]

10 Notorious Mobsters And Their Horrific Crimes

10 Notorious Mobsters And Their Horrific Crimes

Mobsters were made famous by gangster films, like the god father, and this sparked a morbid fascination with the mob. Some of the most notorious mobster have committed unthinkable crimes on their fellow man. The average person may have trouble stomaching some of the details of their crimes. Other notorious mobsters simply became famous because […]

10 Famous Native Americans You Should Know About

10 Famous Native Americans You Should Know About

The history of the Native Americans is tragic and bloody one, filled with many wars and raids against colonists. During and outside of these conflicts a number of notable native Americans rose to prominence. This is a list of 10 famous Native Americans you should know about.  Geronimo Geronimo was a Native American warrior, notorious […]

10 Surprisingly Creative But Horrific Booby Traps

10 Surprisingly Creative But Horrific Booby Traps

Booby traps have been used all throughout history, and over time we’ve developed ones that are both deviously clever, and creative, but also horrific. From pitfalls, and trip wires, to exploding chocolate, and paintings, there no end to what can be booby trapped. Booby traps normally don’t kill a large number of people, but don’t […]

10 Shocking Social Media Acquisitions

10 Shocking Social Media Acquisitions

Social media has made countless millionaires and even a few billionaires. Facebook is currently valued at almost 200 billion dollars, with some predicting it will one day be worth 1 Trillion or more. They do have over a billion users. The social network market is always growing, with new networks being founded to take advantage […]

The Island That Shouldn’t Exist – Lokrum

The Island That Shouldn’t Exist – Lokrum

The Adriatic sea: more than a million tonnes of cargo flows through this body of water each year, which is probably annoying for the fish who live there. All they want is to live a life of peace and quiet. But for thousands of years the Adriatic gas seen massive human activity. Signs of this […]

10 Crazy UFO Religions

10 Crazy UFO Religions

A UFO religion is a religion which teaches of the existence of UFOs. Aliens with advanced technology are usually said to be piloting those UFOs. Some UFO religions teach that humans are descended from aliens, while others say we are enslaved by them. Some would more easily be described as cults or religious movements, but […]

10 Most Isolated People In The World

10 Most Isolated People In The World

From Ishi the last native American, to an 86 year-old, butt naked Japanese Hermit, living on an island, this is a list of the 10 most isolated people in the world. Now that we live in such a connected world, it’s fascinating to see how some people can live such isolated, unconnected lives. We live […]

10 Mad Scientists People Thought Would Destroy The World

10 Mad Scientists People Thought Would Destroy The World

This is a list of 10 scientists, and science teams people were convinced were mad scientists going to destroy the world, and some that actually could of. Mad scientists are something that rarely appears outside of stories, however, there have been some scientists who created things so devastating, or were so careless, it borders on […]

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