10 Failed Presidential Assassinations

10 Failed Presidential Assassinations

It can’t have escaped notice that American presidents have some of the tightest security in the world. It got that way because of the constant credible threats against the lives of high profile politicians. Just four presidents have been successfully...
10 Deep Philosophical Questions

10 Deep Philosophical Questions

In a sense, philosophy is all about questions. Philosophers, like moral scientists, rely on each other to give answers to the deep philosophical questions that have proved so difficult to answer. Questions that have no absolute answer like scientific questions do....
10 Scary Modern Dictatorships

10 Scary Modern Dictatorships

Proper dictatorships feel like something of a different era – the Soviet Union and the European absolute monarchies spring to mind. But there are 50 modern dictatorships operating today. Fifty nations which have been denied democracy. Fifty nations abused by a small...
5 Weird Chinese Laws That Are Real

5 Weird Chinese Laws That Are Real

The People’s Republic of China is genuinely one of the most bizarre countries I the world. It’s a communist dictatorship that really isn’t communist at all. Communist dictatorships always tend to be weird, just look at North Korea. But China has...
10 Amazing Facts About The British Monarchy

10 Amazing Facts About The British Monarchy

The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, which means we are a democracy but still have a king or queen. The current Royal family is the House of Windsor, who enjoy diplomatic responsibility despite holding no actual power. But before the English Civil-War, the...
10 Interesting 19th Century Political Parties

10 Interesting 19th Century Political Parties

Looking back at the 19th century, it seems like everyone was insane. From the Occult to imperialism, people back then were into all sorts of bizarre things. Combine that with human nature and you’ve got some truly interesting political parties. The enlightenment...