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The 10 Greatest Fantasy Series of All Time

The 10 Greatest Fantasy Series of All Time

Fantasy as a genre is often unfairly maligned. While there are plenty of authors who seem to be paid by the word and are only concerned with churning out volume, there are many authors producing fantastic works that transcend genre and often are even worthy of the word literature. While there were...

10 People Who Escaped Close Shaves With Death

10 People Who Escaped Close Shaves With Death

Every day we walk the streets, most of the time little realizing how closely we might be dicing with death. The Grim Reaper is nothing if not unpredictable. Cars speed past in a seemingly parallel world, but the sidewalk would provide no protection if one were to come careering out of control, its...

10 Beautiful Locations in Japan

10 Beautiful Locations in Japan

Japan has beautiful nature locations that are breathtaking -- couple that with man-made wonders that clearly illustrate Japan’s long history and rich culture -- and you have a tourist destination that is one of the finest on earth. If you are planning on taking a trip to Japan, these ten destinations...

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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...

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Mad Men's Crista Flanagan Naked Playboy Pics

In hot demand: Mad Men star Crista Flanagan appears naked in Playboy's August 2010 issue. Look at pics of Crista Flanagan, whose Playboy photo shoot took a decidedly retro turn, with recreations of pics from the 60s editions of the magazine. On the Playboy cover, Crista Flanagan appears topless,...

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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....

10 Best Adele Songs

10 Best Adele Songs

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, better known as Adele, is an English recording artist and song writer. The self proclaimed "heartbroken soul" singer was born on May 5, 1988 in Tottenham, London, England, and was raised by her single mother who worked as a masseuse and made furniture. Adele's father...

50 Best Andrew Jackson Quotes

50 Best Andrew Jackson Quotes

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States and the eponym of the Jacksonian Democracy. Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in Waxhaw, North Carolina, or Lancaster, South Carolina, as the border between the states had not been resolved at the time of his birth. Jackson was born...

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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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...