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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...

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...

50 Great Quotes About Winter

50 Great Quotes About Winter

Winter, in temperate climates, is the coldest season of the year. Tucked between the last leaves of autumn and the first hints of spring, the days of winter are short and usually cold. Here are 50 Great Quotes About Winter: 1. "Winter is nature's way of saying, 'Up yours.'" Robert Byrne 2. "I...

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 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”.

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...

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...

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...

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The Universe Magnified

This is one of the most beautiful infographics we've ever seen: a high resolution view of different levels of the universe. Our favorite parts are the jaw-dropping nebulae and then the point where you see the size of Pluto compared to Texas. Puts things into perspective. Try it out in full-screen...

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...