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The 10 All Time Best Answers To: Why?

Anyone who has raised children or ever was a child (and let's face it, that's all of us), knows that the world's Most Frequently Asked Question is "Why?" Unfortunately, it's also the most difficult question to answer because it's bottomless - it can keep right on going forever because no matter...

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History of Online Dating

In 1700, barely a decade after the invention of the modern newspaper, the first matrimonial service was created. These services ran ads on behalf of single men and women who were desperate to find a good husband or wife. At the time, being single past 21 carried with it a deep stigma and turning...

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10 Surprising Facts About Addiction

You may think you have a good idea about addiction already, but these 10 surprising facts about addiction may challenge the beliefs you have about it. Please continue reading to learn more.1. Drug and/or alcohol addiction is surprisingly common. Approximately 1 out of every 8 Americans is living...

10 Largest Military Airplanes in History

10 Largest Military Airplanes in History

In 1945 George Orwell wrote, “We were once told that the aeroplane had ‘abolished frontiers’; actually it is only since the aeroplane became a serious weapon that frontiers have become definitely impassable.” These 10 giant military planes are incredible feats of engineering, and their impact on...

10 Most Iconic Photo Portraits of the 20th Century

10 Most Iconic Photo Portraits of the 20th Century

The cliché says that a picture can speak a thousands words, but some photographs eschew any numeric limitation and go on talking to us ad infinitum. Certain photo portraits have that rare power. Far more than pictorial representations of celebrated or instantly recognizable figures, they capture...

10 Dirtiest Quotes From Latin Verse

10 Dirtiest Quotes From Latin Verse

There is a common misconception that the further back in time you go, the more polite, restrained and principled people were. Not true. The Victorians got their rocks off in bawdy whore-houses, Medieval Europe was clearly awash...

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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....

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

Vertiginous views are one thing, but combine such dizzying prospects with the sense that the planks on which you walk might give way at a moment's notice, and even the bravest soul would be forgiven for allowing a little fear to creep in. The urge to inhabit high up places has been with us throughout...

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...

101 Best Valentine's Day Quotes

101 Best Valentine's Day Quotes

Saint Valentine's Day, better known as simply Valentine's Day, is the annual commemoration of love celebrated on February 14. Valentine's Day was created by Pope Gelasius I in 500 AD to honor the Christian martyrs named Valentine. The religious observance of the day was deleted by Pope Paul VI...