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10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

Everyone thinks they’re too smart to fall for a scam until it happens to them. No matter how sure you are that you can spot a con, sometimes it just takes you by surprise. It doesn’t have to be a flashy stock market swindle, it can happen when you’re just walking down the...

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

Image: Eddie Adams Popular photography as we know it was presented to the public in the 1840s. It was proposed as the ultimate portrayal of reality and the eternal confinement of history - unlike art or prose, photographs are not easily altered. They have been used to depict the terrors and truths...

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The 10 Most Common Addictions

There are a number of substances and activities that a person can become addicted to, but are you familiar with the 10 most common addictions? Take a look at this list of addictions and see if you agree: 1. Alcohol AddictionAlcohol is readily available, and a legal substance for adults to use....

The 50 Most Popular Women on the Web

The 50 Most Popular Women on the Web

If Google searches are a good measure of popularity, then here is a list of the 50 most popular women on the web. The list isn't very surprising. One thing to notice is that the most famous women on the list tend to be the most controversial and sexual. Here's the list of the fifty most popular...

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...

16 of Michael Jackson's Greatest Non-Musical Achievements

16 of Michael Jackson's Greatest Non-Musical Achievements

The news of Michael Jackson's death rocked the world on June 25, 2009. Since his death all of the major television networks have aired special tributes highlighting his musical legacy. Those tributes are fitting for the man who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice and whose 1982...

10 Deadliest Tsunamis in Living Memory

10 Deadliest Tsunamis in Living Memory

The idea of the earth tearing itself apart is terrifying enough, but the devastation that earthquakes cause is only intensified by the huge waves that can follow a massive seismic disturbance in the ocean bed. Often, coastal inhabitants have just minutes to flee to higher ground, and any delay can...

10 Most Devious Subliminal Ads in History

10 Most Devious Subliminal Ads in History

Ever since the term 'subliminal advertising' was coined in the 1950s, the idea of ads with hidden messages that can influence us without our conscious knowledge has captivated the popular imagination. If adverts can steer us toward a particular product through surreptitiously placed words or images...

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

The issue of copycat crime is a fascinating one that raises deep questions in the fields of psychology, philosophy, criminology and jurisprudence. Are filmmakers – if not legally, at least morally – responsible for their creations that motivate people to commit crime?

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10 Deadly Skin Diseases

Skin diseases are difficult conditions to live with, to say the very least. Though some skin diseases may cause minimal discomfort, the visual effects of the conditions can cause significant self esteem and confidence issues. The majority of skin diseases cause scarring or disfigurement. Skin...