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250 Great Latin Phrases to Impress Your Friends

250 Great Latin Phrases to Impress Your Friends

Latin may be as obsolete as a 1998 personal computer but the ancient dead tongue of the world’s greatest thinkers pack a mind punch and often evoke a slight chuckle. As the Italic language spoken long, long ago in Rome, Italy, and other places, a great deal of scholars, clergy, and other people...

10 Best Sleeping at Last Songs

10 Best Sleeping at Last Songs

Sleeping At Last is an Indie rock band from Wheaton, Illinois, formed during 1998. Sleeping At Last was founded by Ryan O'Neal, Chad O'Neal, and Dan Perdue, with Ryan on lead vocals, guitar, and piano, Chad on drums, and Perdue on bass and keyboards. The band originated a strong, Wheaton area...

10 New & Lesser Known Songs From Mumford & Sons

10 New & Lesser Known Songs From Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons have become a huge overnight sensation and drastically revitalized the genre of folk rock. Robert Plant was recently asked about his favorite artists at the moment and he named two: The Black Keys and Mumford & Sons. What sets Mumford & Sons apart is that their music...

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

Australia is a land of deadly creatures that seem to take obscene joy in killing you — and not just Queenslanders hunting down anyone who's brown. No, the entire ecosystem seems specifically designed to kill, what with the horrible desert, deadly animals, annoying insects, and constant worry of...

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...

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What Does It Mean When a Person Is Green?

When a person is referred to as a green person, it means that he or she is new to a certain position, work, hobby or activity. The term green is a metaphor for an inexperienced person for a certain field of endeavor. It is similar to a plant that just sprouted its fresh, green leaves in a certain...

The 14 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits Filed by the RIAA and the MPAA

The 14 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits Filed by the RIAA and the MPAA

Nine years ago the RIAA won a groundbreaking suit against Napster.com in what would become the beginning of a nearly decade-long flood of litigation. The incident seemed to be a tipping point for the Entertainment Industry, as both the RIAA and MPAA up until then had enjoyed little success in...

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33 Ways to Fund Your Startup Business

No matter what the economic situation, someone somewhere, eyes bright with potential, is looking to start a new business. Funds are often the biggest hurdle to what could otherwise be a lucrative opportunity. Here are some ways - traditional and/ or creative - to raise money for your startup...

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...

15 Criminal Cases Solved With Digital Evidence

15 Criminal Cases Solved With Digital Evidence

Nowdays, criminals are being accused of and convicted of crimes because of the astonishingly powerful and increasingly versatile personal computer. Police and authorities are finding more and more ways to prove criminal activity simply by analyzing the contents of digitized information recovered from the computer of the accused.