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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 New & Lesser Known Songs From Mumford & Sons

10 New & Lesser Known Songs From Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons have become a huge overnight sensation and drastically revitalized the genre of folk rock. Robert Plant was recently asked about his favorite artists at the moment and he named two: The Black Keys and Mumford & Sons. What sets Mumford & Sons apart is that their music...

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.

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

Believe it or not, some of the most widely accepted historical "truths" are actually very inaccurate.

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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...

10 Best Tablets This Holiday Season

10 Best Tablets This Holiday Season

Every tablet has a different variety of hardware and software options so finding one which best suits your demands and desires is essential. There are so many different options to consider when comparison shopping for a tablet. Speed, durability, battery life, ease of use, display quality, screen...

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...

10 Things We Wish Had Never Been Invented

10 Things We Wish Had Never Been Invented

Some things might have been better off not being invented. Now we're not denying that these come with some good ... convenience, connectedness, etc. We're just saying... sometimes the bad seems to outweigh the good.

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,...

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...