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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...

30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct

30 Cases of Extreme Police Brutality and Blatant Misconduct

Before everyone had a cell phone and the capacity to record video on the fly, a police beat down was, by sheer chance, caught on tape in Los Angeles on March 3, 1991. Public fury about racism and police brutality erupted when a portion of the video showing several LAPD officers Tasering, kicking,...

10 Best of Monsters and Men Songs

10 Best of Monsters and Men Songs

Of Monsters and Men is an Icelandic indie-folk band which began during 2009 as a six piece group. With growing appeal, massive talent, and a sound which strikes the primitive soul of music fans, Of Monsters and Men is certain to remain steady on the waves of success. Here are the 10 Best Of...

Naked TSA Airport Security Body Scans Leak Online

Naked TSA Airport Security Body Scans Leak Online

Gizmodo launched an investigation into a collection of 100 security images saved by the Gen 2 millimeter wave scanner from Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc., taken by U.S. Marshals in Orlando, Florida. The Freedom of Information Act allowed Gizmodo access to 35,000 images of travelers within an Orlando...

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...

10 Most Terrifying Bridges on Earth

10 Most Terrifying Bridges on Earth

Imagine being suspended hundreds of feet in the air above hard rock; all that is keeping you in place is a wooden board, a taut rope and your balance. You prepare yourself for disaster - if the rope gives way or if your foot slips then death seems inevitable; but in the meantime you are paralyzed....

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10 Best Ray LaMontagne Songs

Ray LaMontagne is an American singer and songwriter who resigned from his job within a shoe factory after hearing a Stephen Stills song to become a musician. LaMontagne has since released four albums, performed for multiple charities, won many awards for his talent, and has become an international...

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...

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?

10 Greatest Escape Artists in History

10 Greatest Escape Artists in History

Escapology is the art of escaping from restraints of some kind - such as handcuffs, straightjackets, cages or coffins. The skill has been used as a form of magical entertainment since at least the 1860s, although it didn’t become recognized as an act in itself until later in the century. As the...