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10 Most Notorious Mafia Bosses on Earth

10 Most Notorious Mafia Bosses on Earth

The Mafia. The name alone conjures shadowy images of underworld activity: debts and allegiances, honor and respect, family, power, and death. Add to that the popular cinematic exploits of Hollywood Mafioso as portrayed by Brando, De Niro, Pacino et al, and there is a romanticism associated with...

60 Great Pick Up Lines:  Most Original, Ordinary, and Outrageous

60 Great Pick Up Lines: Most Original, Ordinary, and Outrageous

Today's dating game is a bit overwhelming. Whether you're new to the game, returning to the game, or just out to see what kind of trouble you can get into, here is the countdown of the Best Pick Up Lines: 20 Most Original, Ordinary, and (downright) Outrageous lines to start (or end) a conversation!...

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...

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

The issue of copycat crime is a fascinating one that raises deep questions in the fields of psychology, philosophy, criminology and jurisprudence. Are filmmakers – if not legally, at least morally – responsible for their creations that motivate people to commit crime?

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

Everyone thinks they’re too smart to fall for a scam until it happens to them. No matter how sure you are that you can spot a con, sometimes it just takes you by surprise. It doesn’t have to be a flashy stock market swindle, it can happen when you’re just walking down the...

50 Best Places to Have Great Sex

50 Best Places to Have Great Sex

50. On a picnic table under the stars49. In the back of a pickup truck48. On top of a mountain overlooking a lake at 2am in the pitch dark47. On the kitchen counter46. In the shower standing up (works great as a smooth sneak attack)45. In the shower laying down44. On an airplane (less than .0001%...

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The 10 All Time Best Answers To: Why?

Anyone who has raised children or ever was a child (and let's face it, that's all of us), knows that the world's Most Frequently Asked Question is "Why?" Unfortunately, it's also the most difficult question to answer because it's bottomless - it can keep right on going forever because no matter...

The 8 Most Heroic Dogs in History

The 8 Most Heroic Dogs in History

Dogs are unique among non-human animals in that there is a long and storied history of dogs performing heroic, self-sacrificial acts for their human comrades. Below, we've put together a list of the eight most heroic dogs of all time. 8) Guinefort, the Saint of Infants A select few people have...

101 Best Valentine's Day Quotes

101 Best Valentine's Day Quotes

Saint Valentine's Day, better known as simply Valentine's Day, is the annual commemoration of love celebrated on February 14. Valentine's Day was created by Pope Gelasius I in 500 AD to honor the Christian martyrs named Valentine. The religious observance of the day was deleted by Pope Paul VI...

10 Most Haunted Forests on Earth

10 Most Haunted Forests on Earth

Image Source Black mist, the sound of distant footsteps, blood-curdling screams in the dark, and ghostly visions… For most of us, this is the fictitious world of horror movies. But some people have encountered such bone-chilling phenomena for real, in spooky locations around the world. These creepy...