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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...

15 Medical Conditions With Benefits

15 Medical Conditions With Benefits

There are a number of diseases, infections, viruses, and medical conditions that come with some surprising - if occasionally dubious - side benefits.

10 Nazi War Criminals Brought to Justice in Exile

10 Nazi War Criminals Brought to Justice in Exile

Having ordered the systematic murder of millions of people, Nazi Germany was responsible for some of the darkest days in human history. However, following the defeat of the Axis powers, justice was not instantaneous. In fact, many of those responsible for the atrocities of the Third Reich managed...

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

Vertiginous views are one thing, but combine such dizzying prospects with the sense that the planks on which you walk might give way at a moment's notice, and even the bravest soul would be forgiven for allowing a little fear to creep in. The urge to inhabit high up places has been with us throughout...

10 Most Iconic Photo Portraits of the 20th Century

10 Most Iconic Photo Portraits of the 20th Century

The cliché says that a picture can speak a thousands words, but some photographs eschew any numeric limitation and go on talking to us ad infinitum. Certain photo portraits have that rare power. Far more than pictorial representations of celebrated or instantly recognizable figures, they capture...

14 Horribly Overused Photography Tricks

14 Horribly Overused Photography Tricks

Photography has potential to be both the most equalizing and polarizing art form imaginable. All you really need to get started is a camera — any will do — and an ability to understand what looks good. On the other hand, there are people who swear that you need 50 lenses, a full flash setup and at...

10 Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas (With Helpful Hints)

10 Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas (With Helpful Hints)

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and chances are you're looking for a great gift to give your sweetheart. If you are lacking ideas in terms of how to demonstrate your love for your valentine this year, here are 10 Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas (With Helpful Hints): 1. Perfume or Cologne.The...

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

Believe it or not, some of the most widely accepted historical "truths" are actually very inaccurate.

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...

How to Manage Rejection in 10 Steps

How to Manage Rejection in 10 Steps

Contrary to how terrible rejection feels, rejection is an integral aspect of success. Whether your business proposal, demo tape, or attempt at securing a date with a prospective suitor is declined, don't despair. Rejection is temporary, like much else we experience on the road of life. Here's...