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25 Great Travel Sites & Tools to Check Before You Go on Vacation

25 Great Travel Sites & Tools to Check Before You Go on Vacation

Unless you are hopelessly workaholic, you are one of those people who cherish a nice, long vacation in their favorite destinations. While it's a nice feeling to have, imagining yourself lying lazily on a beach beside sunshade, sometimes vacation planning could turn out to be really cumbersome and...

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...

The 25 Worst Riots of All Time

The 25 Worst Riots of All Time

Riots display human beings acting at their worst. Usually the result of political or social turmoil, most riots rely on killing, raping, looting and widespread destruction to get their point across. After examining the tolls that riots take on society, we have to wonder whether this is an effective...

15 Ways to Hack Your Brain for a Better Life

15 Ways to Hack Your Brain for a Better Life

For answer Holmes clapped the hat upon his head. It came right over the forehead and settled upon the bridge of his nose. "It is a question of cubic capacity, " said he; "a man with so large a brain must have something in it. " ... Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the...

6 Best Orchestrated Burglaries in History

6 Best Orchestrated Burglaries in History

In the US, a burglary occurs every 14.6 seconds. Hear that glass breaking? In the time it takes you to read the introduction to this article, another one will happen. Go ahead – read it with your stop watch running. While most of these crimes are committed by small-time crooks that eventually get...

10 Most Xenophobic Pieces of Anti-Japanese Wartime Propaganda

10 Most Xenophobic Pieces of Anti-Japanese Wartime Propaganda

Although there were relatively few attacks on North America during World War Two, the war was not an easy time for the United States. Even before it had begun, a large Nazi spy ring was found operating in the mainland; later when war was declared, hundreds of ships off the East Coast offered rich...

15 Completely Useless Cryptids

15 Completely Useless Cryptids

Cryptid is the official name for semi-mythical beasts, the sasquatches and swampmen of the world. The kind of critter that your uncle saw during a mescalin bender back in '68, and has never shut up about. Some of them are awesome figures of myth and legend, designed to scare little children at...

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

In the theatre there are 1,500 cameras rolling at the same time- in the cinema, only one,” as quoted by Orson Welles, the prolific director of the most studied film of all time, Citizen Kane. Within the last century cinema has grown from pioneering silent films into orchestrated musicals, “spaghetti...

10 Best Fishing Poles

10 Best Fishing Poles

Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and... he’ll want to skip work to catch dinner every day. And the same goes for women. Here are the Ten Best Fishing Poles per cost, customer ratings, quality, and versatility. Don’t you wish you were fishing? 1. Okuma VS-605-20...

10 Best Men’s Winter Boots

10 Best Men’s Winter Boots

When sleigh bells ring, temperatures plummet. In winter’s wicked chill, it’s best to start at the bottom and work our way to the top when weatherproofing ourselves to stay warm. Layers are good. Hats are better. And sturdy, durable, well made, and warm boots are a must. There’s no better place...