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15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

The world is out to get you. That's how I ended up feeling after compiling this list of horrifying, permanently scarring, eternally terrifying rare diseases. Genetic, infectious, parasitic and everything in-between, these 15 diseases scar their victims for life and scar us mentally having looked...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

15 Real-World Uses of Genetic Algorithms

15 Real-World Uses of Genetic Algorithms

Genetic Algorithm: A heuristic search technique used in computing and Artificial Intelligence to find optimized solutions to search problems using techniques inspired by evolutionary biology: mutation, selection, reproduction [inheritance] and recombination. 1. Automotive DesignUsing Genetic...

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...

10 Most Notorious Suicide Cults in History

10 Most Notorious Suicide Cults in History

Halloween is on its way and feeble horror tales are being dished out left, right and center. The following true stories, however, are not only filled with death but actually happened. Though often brutal and nonsensical, ritual suicide is real, and has occurred throughout history. The motives...

20 Best iPhone Photo & Video Applications

20 Best iPhone Photo & Video Applications

There are hundreds of iPhone applications available on the market, from games through to photo editing and sharing applications, many of which are available through the Apple App Store. It is a well known fact that the 2 megapixel iPhone camera isn't the best phone camera around and even more...

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...

10 Best Marijuana Strains

10 Best Marijuana Strains

I've been reading up on the history of Marijuana. I smoked weed for years without having much knowledge about it. Now that I have more knowledge I have little to no desire to smoke it. But on occassion it's nice to hit the pipe and relax. I've compiled a list of the 10 best marijuana strains....

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!...

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...