10 Greatest Medieval Empires

10 Greatest Medieval Empires

The medieval age stretched from the 5th to the 15th century, give or take a few generations. It was a time of great change, beginning at the fall of Rome and the dark ages of European history. As Christianity took a strong grip in every corner of Europe, new kingdoms rose and fell. Great migrations […]

10 Most Haunted Places In Atlanta

10 Most Haunted Places In Atlanta

The city of Atlanta is easily one of the most unique in all of America. With a population of 6 million in it’s metropolitan area, it’s GDP is the 10th highest of any US city. It is known as the City in a Forest, thanks to the large number of trees within the city itself, […]

The Weird Origins of Vending Machines

The Weird Origins of Vending Machines

The Origins of Vending Machines You might think vending machines are a relatively modern invention, but no. The origins of vending machines go back much further. They were created 2000 years ago as a way to stop people stealing holy water. Its inventor was an ancient Greek engineer called hero of Alexandria – which first […]

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 Most Mysterious Coffins On Earth

10 Most Mysterious Coffins On Earth

Coffins – they’re man’s best friend. People say that about dogs but no, coffins are much better. Where I’m from nobody has a dog but everyone has their own coffin. There are coffin adoption centers, coffin breeding programs, all to meet the demand. But this list is not about the advantages of trading your dog […]

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 Proposed States That Almost Existed – (Possible US States)

10 Proposed States That Almost Existed – (Possible US States)

As it stands there are 50 states. But I think some of them are pretty pointless. There’s no reason for two Dakota’s to exist… but that’s a story for another day. These states were not established overnight. It was a very gradual process, the last state being admitted in 1959. Along the way many states […]

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 Billionaires You’ve Never Heard Of

10 Billionaires You’ve Never Heard Of

Some of the most famous and powerful people in the world are billionaires. Think Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg. But not all wealthy people are so accepting of public attention. Across the world there exist billionaires who insist on keeping a low profile, billionaires you’ve never heard of. Yet their stories are interesting, […]

10 Dark Arabian Legends To Creep You Out

10 Dark Arabian Legends To Creep You Out

From the land once known as Arabia many stories have emerged. For centuries they flowed out of the middle east, captivating Europe with tales of adventure and exotic creatures. Some were uplifting stories where the hero overcomes great difficulty. An example would be Aladdin, which despite being originally set in China was a thoroughly middle […]

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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