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Beyond Monopoly: The 15 Greatest Board Games of All Time

Beyond Monopoly: The 15 Greatest Board Games of All Time

Most people find board games to be a boring pursuit, especially when compared with the vast array of multimedia entertainment available today. Board games actually have a ton to offer however, especially when you get beyond the board games that everyone is used to playing from childhood. Most board...

100 Best Songs of the 1990's

100 Best Songs of the 1990's

Revisit the your memories, relive the good old days, or experience them for the first time by hopping aboard our musical spaceship and listening to musical moments created during the 1990s. The last full decade of the 2nd millennium saw the rise of the Internet, the collapse of the Soviet Union,...

The 50 Best Songs of 2012

The 50 Best Songs of 2012

Drake Take CareA hefty dose of reality beyond the realm of dubstep, pop, electronica, and soulful R&B is showcased in the Drake and Rihanna monster ballad “Take Care.” Tracing the steps from past heartache to homebase complete with primal beats and heckles from the crowd, this hit song knocks...

10 Best Zac Brown Band Songs

10 Best Zac Brown Band Songs

The Zac Brown Band is an Atlanta, Georgia based country band consisting of Zac Brown on vocals, guitar, bass guitar, and percussion; Jimmy De Martini on fiddle and vocals; John Diskell Hopkins on bass guitar, guitar, and vocals; Coy Bowles on guitar and keyboards; Chris Fryar on drums; and Clay...

10 Greatest Escape Artists in History

10 Greatest Escape Artists in History

Escapology is the art of escaping from restraints of some kind - such as handcuffs, straightjackets, cages or coffins. The skill has been used as a form of magical entertainment since at least the 1860s, although it didn’t become recognized as an act in itself until later in the century. As the...

25 Best Songs From the 70's

25 Best Songs From the 70's

The 1970s were full of sex, drugs, and best of all, rock and roll. The 1970s were synonymous with change. As social progressive values born during the 1960s continued to gain momentum, the 1970s were a decade of worldwide political and social instability. Shifting and increasing political...

The 19 Worst Hotels in Existence

The 19 Worst Hotels in Existence

I've stayed in some pretty sketchy places in my time. In Vientiane, I stayed in the cheapest place the Lonely Planet listed, costing just $1 per night. It was basic, a bit sketch, but generally fine. I've stayed in falling apart hostels, weird backpackers, and gross hotels. But none of the places...

The 16 Best Dying Earth Stories

The 16 Best Dying Earth Stories

As a genre, dying earth has fallen out of favor recently, which is a shame because it's an incredibly remarkable one. It offers a wonderful opportunity to meld parts of dystopian fiction, swords and sorcery, fantasy, science fiction, space opera, and all set under a swollen red sun as the planet...

20 of the Best Dark Fantasy Titles

20 of the Best Dark Fantasy Titles

Dark Fantasy is a nebulous psuedo-genre of the fantastic. It can cover urban fantasy with rough edges, Lovecraftian horror, epic fantasy with violence and dirt still intact — but it's all these things and more. It's any story of the fantastic where things aren't Tolkien-levels of happy. Were people...

10 People Who Escaped Close Shaves With Death

10 People Who Escaped Close Shaves With Death

Every day we walk the streets, most of the time little realizing how closely we might be dicing with death. The Grim Reaper is nothing if not unpredictable. Cars speed past in a seemingly parallel world, but the sidewalk would provide no protection if one were to come careering out of control, its...