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The 15 Most Brutal Methods of Execution of All Time

The 15 Most Brutal Methods of Execution of All Time

Most people hope they'll die by passing in their sleep, in a peaceful setting, or maybe surrounded by loved ones. But for the victims of these 15 executions, that couldn't be further from reality. Whether it's being set on fire inside of a tire or having your limbs slowly cut off, these deaths are...

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science, but since its inception it has helped us to gain a greater understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world. Many psychological...

Beyond Monopoly: The 15 Greatest Board Games of All Time

Beyond Monopoly: The 15 Greatest Board Games of All Time

Most people find board games to be a boring pursuit, especially when compared with the vast array of multimedia entertainment available today. Board games actually have a ton to offer however, especially when you get beyond the board games that everyone is used to playing from childhood. Most board...

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...

10 Great Painters Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Painters Who Were Mentally Disturbed

When the dying tyrant Nero proclaimed on his death bed “Oh, what an artist that perishes in me!” his remarks reveal more than just the arrogance of history’s darkest man. They also reveal the almost immutable cultural connection between art and great suffering; between the artist and the sufferer....

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry

Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are laboring in vain. - Leonardo Da Vinci Biomimicry - The practice of developing sustainable human technologies inspired by nature. Sometimes called Biomimetics or Bionics, it's basically biologically inspired...

75 Great Black History Month Quotes

75 Great Black History Month Quotes

Black History Month is the annual remembrance of the events and individuals in the history of African diaspora beyond their traditional homeland. The United States and Canada have celebrated Black History Month every February since its inception in 1976, with the United Kingdom recognizing Black...

10 Most Evil Propaganda Techniques Used by the Nazis

10 Most Evil Propaganda Techniques Used by the Nazis

Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (or National Socialist German Worker’s Party) created in the Third Reich the most extreme and terrifying example of a totalitarian regime the world has ever seen. It is often wondered...

100 Best Four Word Phrases

100 Best Four Word Phrases

Words are powerful especially when chosen carefully. A simple, four word phrase when stated in the proper tone, can evoke far ranging emotions and deliver a powerful impact. Here are the 100 Best Four Word Phrases: 1. I love you so. 2. Thank you very much. 3. Oh no you didn't. 4. I want you...