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10 Longest Great Novels Ever Written

10 Longest Great Novels Ever Written

Intro;The length of a book is no indication of its quality, but if you are looking for door-stoppers you won’t find any shortage amongst great western literature. Although often listed as one of the world’s lengthiest novels Gone with the Wind at over 400,000 words did not even make the top ten....

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Intro: While the 2011 earthquake and the worries about Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still do not realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as listed in the 2010...

10 Color Photographs That Changed the World Forever

10 Color Photographs That Changed the World Forever

While it is something of a trite cliché to say that a picture paints a thousand words, since the invention of the camera, photographs have brought the realities of the world to the eyes of ordinary people.

The 13 Most Mysterious Unsolved Writing Systems

The 13 Most Mysterious Unsolved Writing Systems

The history of writing is a long and interesting one. Without living users and comparison examples, an archaeologist that unearths a new script is probably going to spend the rest of their life scratching their head and trying to translate it. Without the equivalent of a Rosetta stone, it's almost...

10 Great Philosophers Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Philosophers Who Were Mentally Disturbed

Those who ask the difficult questions, like “Why are we here?”, “From where do we derive morals?” and “What does it all really mean, when you get right down to it?” have given humanity amazing philosophical insights and ethical guidance. Unfortunately, thinking too much about these issues can...

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 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

The life of an author — particularly an author of fiction – is necessarily connected to that which is most dangerous: our consciousness. It is often through the explorative process of creative literature that we touch the exciting possibilities and subversive consequences of our capacities as a...

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...

Top 10 Internet Scams

Top 10 Internet Scams

The Internet is a scam artist's paradise. It's just too easy for savvy but immoral people to send out millions or even billions of emails and to play the law of averages. To avoid becoming an Internet scam victim, we suggest paying attention to the most common types of Internet scams to understand...

Procomm Plus BB to Facebook Mobile: Key Internet Communication Changes

Procomm Plus BB to Facebook Mobile: Key Internet Communication Changes

If teen pop sensation Justin Bieber were to shave his head right now, you would not only learn about it within minutes, but would also have access to photos and video of the incident, no matter where in the world you lived. Whether it be through your WirelessInternet.net Internet provider or your...