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The 15 Most Brutal Methods of Execution of All Time

The 15 Most Brutal Methods of Execution of All Time

Most people hope they'll die by passing in their sleep, in a peaceful setting, or maybe surrounded by loved ones. But for the victims of these 15 executions, that couldn't be further from reality. Whether it's being set on fire inside of a tire or having your limbs slowly cut off, these deaths are...

10 Most Notorious Suicide Cults in History

10 Most Notorious Suicide Cults in History

Halloween is on its way and feeble horror tales are being dished out left, right and center. The following true stories, however, are not only filled with death but actually happened. Though often brutal and nonsensical, ritual suicide is real, and has occurred throughout history. The motives...

10 Great Painters Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Painters Who Were Mentally Disturbed

When the dying tyrant Nero proclaimed on his death bed “Oh, what an artist that perishes in me!” his remarks reveal more than just the arrogance of history’s darkest man. They also reveal the almost immutable cultural connection between art and great suffering; between the artist and the sufferer....

10 Most Evil Propaganda Techniques Used by the Nazis

10 Most Evil Propaganda Techniques Used by the Nazis

Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (or National Socialist German Worker’s Party) created in the Third Reich the most extreme and terrifying example of a totalitarian regime the world has ever seen. It is often wondered...

10 Most Devious Subliminal Ads in History

10 Most Devious Subliminal Ads in History

Ever since the term 'subliminal advertising' was coined in the 1950s, the idea of ads with hidden messages that can influence us without our conscious knowledge has captivated the popular imagination. If adverts can steer us toward a particular product through surreptitiously placed words or images...

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

Image: Eddie Adams Popular photography as we know it was presented to the public in the 1840s. It was proposed as the ultimate portrayal of reality and the eternal confinement of history - unlike art or prose, photographs are not easily altered. They have been used to depict the terrors and truths...

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

As members of one of the most reviled and sinister organizations ever to rise to power, the Nazis were the architects of many evil and disturbing plans. Genocide, medical experimentation on humans, world war; you name it the Nazis did it. However, while living in a ruthlessly efficient military...

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10 Interesting Facts About Tennessee

Tennessee is a state with a very rich history and vast resources. Not only is Tennessee home to mountain ranges, lakes and plateaus put it is also often credited as the birthplace of country music and several well known historical figures. Below we've listed ten interesting facts about the state of Tennessee.

10 Greatest Protests of the 20th Century

10 Greatest Protests of the 20th Century

The 20th century was a time of great change, with devastating wars, the rise of two superpowers and the fall of one. Demonstrations have been used throughout history to change the world, both peacefully and violently, but in the 20th century activism came into its own in an age of protest. 1)...