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The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

Public StoningIranian courts still order public stonings, and those sentenced are often severely whipped before they are stoned. Women are buried up to their necks before a stoning. If convicted of adultery, Iranian law requires the stones not be too big or too small so that the probable death is...

The 15 Smartest and Dumbest Presidents of the United States

The 15 Smartest and Dumbest Presidents of the United States

Universally and instantly recognizable, the President of the United States – the heads of state and government of the world’s largest superpower, the commander–in-chief of the US Armed Forces, the omnipotent and oft-termed “Leader of the Free World” – requires no long-winded or flowery introduction. What does require clarification, however, are the notions of “smartness” and “dumbness”.

10 People Executed for Ridiculous Reasons

10 People Executed for Ridiculous Reasons

Here are the ten most absurd and ridiculous executions of all time.

Mandela and South Africa's Long Road to Freedom

Mandela and South Africa's Long Road to Freedom

The story of Nelson Mandela is a testament to one man’s undying commitment to justice.

Dick Cheney's Crimes Against Humanity

Dick Cheney's Crimes Against Humanity

Politics is a dirty business and politicians don't come any dirtier than Dick Cheney. He's a man who delights in operating on the 'dark side' and is the Darth Vader of American politics. However, is it going too far to accuse him of "crimes against humanity"? That term has quite a narrow and specific...

30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct

30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct

Before everyone had a cell phone and the capacity to record video on the fly, a police beat down was, by sheer chance, caught on tape in Los Angeles on March 3, 1991. Public fury about racism and police brutality erupted when a portion of the video showing several LAPD officers Tasering, kicking,...

10 Most Evil Dictators on Earth

10 Most Evil Dictators on Earth

Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it” - William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister from 1766 to 1778. Our nations’ leaders are supposed to be paragons of virtue and strength, ever striving to better the populace’s lot in life and aid their country’s economic,...

10 World Leaders When They Were Young

10 World Leaders When They Were Young

Once upon a time, the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of this world were just like you. They went to college, they worked, they played; some of them were cool. Yet as their college days ceased, and their pursuit of the top job began, they relinquished personal style for sartorial...

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Complications of Bronchitis

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Complications of Bronchitis

Former 41st President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized within Houston, Texas due to complications resulting from a bout of bronchitis. The 88 year old who served the U.S. as a Navy pilot, congressman, CIA director, Vice President, and President has reportedly been admitted and discharged...

Vladimir Putin Announces Split From Wife

Vladimir Putin Announces Split From Wife

After months and months of speculation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has officially announced his split from wife Lyudmila after thirty years of marriage. The confirmation of the pending divorce confirms speculation that there was a fracture in the marriage since the pair have been out of the...