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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...

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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....

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10 Best Mumford and Sons Songs

Mumford and Sons, an English folk rock band formed in 2007, have found international success and even Grammy nominations. The band is comprised of Marcus Mumford, on vocals, guitar, drums, and mandolin, Ben Lovett on vocals, keyboards, accordion, and drums, Ted Dwane on vocals, string bass, and...

50 Awesomely Nerdy Tattoos

50 Awesomely Nerdy Tattoos

50. Squid Vs. Whale (Source) 49. Floating Mario (Source) 48. TMNT (Source) 47. Anime's Never Looked So Good (Source) 46. 20 Sided (Source) 45. Still Aiming At The Dog As An Adult (Source) 44. Where The Wild Things Are (Source) 43. Comprehensive Star Wars (Source) 42. Good Question...

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What Is Mob Mentality?

Mob mentality refers to the behavioral tendency of people (or other social animals) to act in unison with the group of which they are a part. This is an evolutionary adaptation that provides the mechanism for collective intelligence, but also explains how morally reprehensible consensus can form....

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

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...

15 Criminal Cases Solved With Digital Evidence

15 Criminal Cases Solved With Digital Evidence

Nowdays, criminals are being accused of and convicted of crimes because of the astonishingly powerful and increasingly versatile personal computer. Police and authorities are finding more and more ways to prove criminal activity simply by analyzing the contents of digitized information recovered from the computer of the accused.

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

Any substance, no matter how seemingly benign it may be, can cause damage to an organism. Something as simple as water can be considered toxic as most toxins are dose dependent. Whether whole or in part, toxicity is a huge problem on this planet we all rely on for survival. Though we do our best...

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...