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The 25 Worst Riots of All Time

The 25 Worst Riots of All Time

Riots display human beings acting at their worst. Usually the result of political or social turmoil, most riots rely on killing, raping, looting and widespread destruction to get their point across. After examining the tolls that riots take on society, we have to wonder whether this is an effective...

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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...

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10 Deadly Skin Diseases

Skin diseases are difficult conditions to live with, to say the very least. Though some skin diseases may cause minimal discomfort, the visual effects of the conditions can cause significant self esteem and confidence issues. The majority of skin diseases cause scarring or disfigurement. Skin...

250 Great Latin Phrases to Impress Your Friends

250 Great Latin Phrases to Impress Your Friends

Latin may be as obsolete as a 1998 personal computer but the ancient dead tongue of the world’s greatest thinkers pack a mind punch and often evoke a slight chuckle. As the Italic language spoken long, long ago in Rome, Italy, and other places, a great deal of scholars, clergy, and other people...

10 Greatest Protests of the 20th Century

10 Greatest Protests of the 20th Century

The 20th century was a time of great change, with devastating wars, the rise of two superpowers and the fall of one. Demonstrations have been used throughout history to change the world, both peacefully and violently, but in the 20th century activism came into its own in an age of protest. 1)...

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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...

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33 Ways to Fund Your Startup Business

No matter what the economic situation, someone somewhere, eyes bright with potential, is looking to start a new business. Funds are often the biggest hurdle to what could otherwise be a lucrative opportunity. Here are some ways - traditional and/ or creative - to raise money for your startup...

10 People Executed for Ridiculous Reasons

10 People Executed for Ridiculous Reasons

Here are the ten most absurd and ridiculous executions of all time.

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.

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

The time has come (the Walrus said) to stop being pacified by safe, soft-pedaled words like ‘recession,’ ‘slump’ or ‘dip in the market.‘ Let’s face the facts, folks: Times are hard; money’s tight. The price of everything from gas to grapes skyrockets,...