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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...

10 Great Philosophers Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Philosophers Who Were Mentally Disturbed

Those who ask the difficult questions, like “Why are we here?”, “From where do we derive morals?” and “What does it all really mean, when you get right down to it?” have given humanity amazing philosophical insights and ethical guidance. Unfortunately, thinking too much about these issues can...

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 Common and Weird Dreams People Have

10 Common and Weird Dreams People Have

Dreams are the subject of great debate amongst dream experts, sleep researchers and doctors. Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud once stated: "Dreams are often most profound when the seem the most crazy." Here are some of the most common and weird dreams many people experience while they sleep.1. Flying...

10 Most Evil Dictators on Earth

10 Most Evil Dictators on Earth

Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it” - William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister from 1766 to 1778. Our nations’ leaders are supposed to be paragons of virtue and strength, ever striving to better the populace’s lot in life and aid their country’s economic,...

15 Medical Conditions With Benefits

15 Medical Conditions With Benefits

There are a number of diseases, infections, viruses, and medical conditions that come with some surprising - if occasionally dubious - side benefits.

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...

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10 Interesting Facts About Tennessee

Tennessee is a state with a very rich history and vast resources. Not only is Tennessee home to mountain ranges, lakes and plateaus put it is also often credited as the birthplace of country music and several well known historical figures. Below we've listed ten interesting facts about the state of Tennessee.

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

In the theatre there are 1,500 cameras rolling at the same time- in the cinema, only one,” as quoted by Orson Welles, the prolific director of the most studied film of all time, Citizen Kane. Within the last century cinema has grown from pioneering silent films into orchestrated musicals, “spaghetti...

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...