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10 Best Sexy and Somewhat Dark Songs for Setting the Mood

10 Best Sexy and Somewhat Dark Songs for Setting the Mood

When music mingles with ordinary every day experiences, things get instantly extraordinary. Sex is one of the most powerful means of expression, and when it comes down to baring your body with that special someone, certain songs evoke the inner animal and primitive sectors of our human brains....

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

Sometimes -- a one in ten million or more sometimes -- a person is stricken with a disease so rare, so peculiar, and so oddly beneficial that it could almost be considered a superpower instead of a debilitating problem.

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

10 Most Sinister Nazi Occultists

As members of one of the most reviled and sinister organizations ever to rise to power, the Nazis were the architects of many evil and disturbing plans. Genocide, medical experimentation on humans, world war; you name it the Nazis did it. However, while living in a ruthlessly efficient military...

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...

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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...

10 Best Dropkick Murphys Songs

10 Best Dropkick Murphys Songs

With over 8 albums, 5 DVDs, several live recordings, and many compilations, the Dropkick Murphy’s message of “all for one, one for all” is as contagious as their rowdy beats, catchy rhythms, and kitschy lyrics. The raucous, bawdy, and loud cacophony of the Dropkick Murphys’ paired with underlying...

10 World Leaders When They Were Young

10 World Leaders When They Were Young

Once upon a time, the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of this world were just like you. They went to college, they worked, they played; some of them were cool. Yet as their college days ceased, and their pursuit of the top job began, they relinquished personal style for sartorial...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

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What Does It Mean When a Person Is Green?

When a person is referred to as a green person, it means that he or she is new to a certain position, work, hobby or activity. The term green is a metaphor for an inexperienced person for a certain field of endeavor. It is similar to a plant that just sprouted its fresh, green leaves in a certain...

Top 12 Oprah Mistakes, Lies and Embarrassments

Top 12 Oprah Mistakes, Lies and Embarrassments

Oprah Winfrey has legions of faithful followers across the country, but they’d do well to keep a careful eye out as they tread the trail that Oprah blazes: the aftermath of her “good works” and “good judgment” is sometimes messy—and even dangerous. Recent news reports have warned of the dangers...