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16 of the Worst Jobs Through History

16 of the Worst Jobs Through History

Look, everyone hates their job. Everyone hates their boss. Everyone hates how it crushes their dreams, and destroys what little creativity they ever had. But things could be worse. How much worse? These 16 jobs throughout history are horrible, disgusting, tedious and foul. They'll have you kissing...

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

Weapons: these ever-changing martial tools have been used to forge nations, to create empires and to topple regimes. They have shaped society, signified ranks and, of course, been brutal implements of death. They’ve brought slaughter and destruction to millions of people, but they have also liberated...

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

Influential people come in all shapes and sizes in all generations throughout history. Such people can be grouped together by shared affiliations and backgrounds, for whatever purposes people are drawn to make lists. This list offers some interesting biographical tidbits about 50 people of Jewish...

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Tony Blair to Be Named President of Europe ?

The former controversial yet popular British Prime Minister Tony Blair is set to be named the President of Europe. This according to sources far and wide. He appears to be the only true candidate and has plenty of international supporters throughout Europe. "He will be nominated by EU leaders in...

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What Was the Renaissance?

The Renaissance was a particular time in the history of Europe that was significant for the cultural explosion that happened during this period. Many factors contributed to the beginning of the Renaissance period, which had a tremendous impact on the lives of the Europeans and the people living in...

10 Best Radiohead Songs

10 Best Radiohead Songs

Radiohead, often considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time (if not the most innovative), has offered its unique blend of alternative rock for over one quarter of a century. The band began in the mid 1980s within Abingdon, Oxfordshire all members were enrolled in the Abingdon School...

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What Are Sunday's Solheim Cup Pairings?

The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States. It is named for the Norwegian-American golf club manufacturer Karsten Solheim. Sunday’s pairings are as follows: Janice Moodie and Sophie Gustafson, Europe,...

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Who Are the Amish?

The Amish are a group of people who are members of a Christian sect whose practices are far more different than that of the mainstream Christian faith. The name Amish was named after the founder, Jacob Amman in the 17th century. There are about fifty thousand members of the Amish sect mostly residing...

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Europe's Roman Catholic Church Facing Child Abuse Allegations

The Roman Catholic Church is facing child abuse allegations in Europe. The church faces allegations of covering up "pedophile" priests from the long arm of the law from Ireland to Germany. The homeland of Pope Benedict XVI is under the most scrutiny in Germany with more claims surfacing spreading...

20 Best U2 Songs

20 Best U2 Songs

U2 is an Irish rock band formed within Dublin in 1976. The band consists of: lead singer Paul "Bono" Hewson on vocals and guitar; Dave "The Edge" Evans on guitar, keyboards, and vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; Larry Mullen, Jr. on drums and percussion; and for a brief amount of time, Dick...