Sunday, 17 December 2017

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  • 10 Science Stories Of 2017 That Sound Like Sci-Fi Taglines - With another year in the rearview mirror, it’s time to sit back, take a deep breath, and look at some of the scientific headlines that we might have missed. Scientists are continuously churning out new developments in various fields. To name a few, nanotechnology, gene therapy, and quantum physics are...
  • 10 Major Malfunctions At Disney Parks - Disney has designed a system for their amusement parks that usually runs very smoothly. People love returning to Disney World and Disneyland every single year because there is so much to do and see. However, the sheer magnitude of the number of rides and attractions, combined with the millions of...
  • 10 Brutal Little-Known Trials Of The Egyptian Afterlife - Death, for the ancient Egyptians, meant a lot more than just mummies and pyramids. The Egyptians had a terrifying vision of what awaited them after death. The souls of dead Egyptians didn’t just drift on to eternity—they had to fight for it. After death, the Egyptians had to battle their...
  • 10 Creators Who Allegedly Stole Ideas From Others - Coming up with good ideas and creations is hard, especially when it’s your entire job, and you have deadlines that need to be met. We all hit a wall at some point, where we have to dig deep within ourselves to really knock one out of the park, but sometimes,...
  • 10 Mysteries Involving Families - The death or disappearance of an individual will usually torment their family for the rest of their days. Lives are permanently changed by such tragedies. It is arguably worst when a relative is simply missing, forever denying their loved ones closure. In some cases, however, multiple members of the same...
  • Top 10 Animals Specifically Bred For Blood Sports - Pitting animals against other animals remains a hot topic today. Blood sports, as they are called, are illegal in many countries, although they remain legal in some. A few centuries back, they were perfectly legal and were a pastime. Humans even bred some animals specifically for blood sports. A few...
  • 10 Facts, Claims, And Theories About The Great Sphinx Of Giza - Sometimes touted as the eighth wonder of the ancient world, the Great Sphinx of Giza is about as iconic of a symbol of ancient Egypt as you can get. The structure offers us an invaluable glimpse into the past. Many hope that one day, it might also offer us an...
  • 10 Wacky Allergies To Things Other Than Foods - When we think about things that trigger allergies, we usually imagine something that people eat or drink. You know, that kid who will be dead in seconds if he eats peanuts or the girl who bolts to the bathroom after she drinks milk. But not all allergic reactions are to...
  • 10 Apparent Conspiracies Surrounding The 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing - Shortly after 9:00 AM on April 19, 1995, a huge explosion ripped through the heart of Oklahoma City at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Casualties were in the hundreds, and the event rocked the entire nation. Ninety minutes later, it was almost as devastating to learn that the culprit,...
  • 10 People Who Died Trying To Save A Dog’s Life - Studies have shown that some people would actually choose to save a dog’s life over than the life of a fellow human being. Brain scans have proven that people love their dogs like their own children. So it only makes sense that people have gone out of their way to...

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10 Mysteries Involving Families

The death or disappearance of an individual will usually torment their family for the rest of their days. Lives are permanently changed by such tragedies. It is arguably worst when a relative is simply missing, forever d...

10 Facts, Claims, And Theories About The Great Sphinx Of...

Sometimes touted as the eighth wonder of the ancient world, the Great Sphinx of Giza is about as iconic of a symbol of ancient Egypt as you can get. The structure offers us an invaluable glimpse into the past. Many hope ...

10 Wacky Allergies To Things Other Than Foods

When we think about things that trigger allergies, we usually imagine something that people eat or drink. You know, that kid who will be dead in seconds if he eats peanuts or the girl who bolts to the bathroom after she ...

10 Apparent Conspiracies Surrounding The 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing

Shortly after 9:00 AM on April 19, 1995, a huge explosion ripped through the heart of Oklahoma City at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Casualties were in the hundreds, and the event rocked the entire nation. Ninet...

10 Mysteries Of The Aryans

“Aryan” is perhaps the most controversial term in archaeology. Originally a self-identifier of the Indo-Iranian people, “Aryan” referred to a cultural and linguistic group, not an ethnicity. Nineteenth-century sc...

Entertainment

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10 Major Malfunctions At Disney Parks

Disney has designed a system for their amusement parks that usually runs very smoothly. People love returning to Disney World and Disneyland every single year because there is so much to do and see. However, th...

10 Creators Who Allegedly Stole Ideas From Others

Coming up with good ideas and creations is hard, especially when it’s your entire job, and you have deadlines that need to be met. We all hit a wall at some point, where we have to dig deep within ourselves t...

Top 10 Weirdest Christmas Specials

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—when Christmas-themed episodes and specials dominate television. Everyone has his favorite and most memorable specials, from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to A Char...

General Knowledge

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10 Science Stories Of 2017 That Sound Like Sci-Fi Taglines

With another year in the rearview mirror, it’s time to sit back, take a deep breath, and look at some of the scientific headlines that we might have missed. Scientists are continuously churning out new develo...

10 Brutal Little-Known Trials Of The Egyptian Afterlife

Death, for the ancient Egyptians, meant a lot more than just mummies and pyramids. The Egyptians had a terrifying vision of what awaited them after death. The souls of dead Egyptians didn’t just drift on to e...

10 Drownings That Did Not Involve Water

Drowning is the third leading cause of accidental death.[1] Typically, water comes to mind—young children unsupervised in a pool or an overconfident swimmer getting pulled under by a strong current. Water mig...

Lifestyle

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10 Disturbing Facts You Didn’t Know About Munchausen Syndrome By...

Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP), also known as factitious disorder imposed on another, is a psychological disorder in which a caregiver fakes or induces medical symptoms in a person under her care. The term...

10 Terrible Ideas In Medicine From The Past 100 Years

Medical science and technology are always changing. Advances in equipment and scientific knowledge allow medical procedures to become safer and less invasive so that we can all stay healthy and live longer. How...

10 More Animals People Eat Alive

When it comes to food, there are generally two types of people. Some like to stick with what they know, ordering the same food from the same places every time, while others like to seek adventure and try new th...

Science

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Top 10 Animals Specifically Bred For Blood Sports

Pitting animals against other animals remains a hot topic today. Blood sports, as they are called, are illegal in many countries, although they remain legal in some. A few centuries back, they were perfectly le...

10 People Who Died Trying To Save A Dog’s Life

Studies have shown that some people would actually choose to save a dog’s life over than the life of a fellow human being. Brain scans have proven that people love their dogs like their own children. So it on...

10 Cases Of Animals Saving Humans From Certain Death

Nearly everyone can remember a beloved pet they had for one reason or another. Maybe it was a gift from a long-departed relative or an animal which was a comfort for them as a child. Whatever the origin, animal...

Society

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10 Bloody Wedding Brawls

Weddings tend to be kind of a big thing. A lot of importance is generally placed upon the ceremony involved, and quite a bit of money is often thrown into the proceedings. Why not? More than a few would state that the we...

10 Apparent Victims Of The Alternative Doctor Conspiracy Murders

Of the many conspiracies of the 21st century, one of the most intriguing is the apparent systematic killing of holistic or alternative doctors. The suspected perpetrator? Rather ambiguously, Big Pharma. There are certain...

10 Bank Employees Who Stole From Their Customers

Bank robbers don’t always carry guns and wear masks. Sometimes, we willingly hand over our money to them, falsely believing that they are people we can trust. Yes, we’re talking about bank employees. They often deal ...

10 Of The World’s Strangest Churches

With their offers of eternal life, churches can seem like timeless places that are recognizable the world over. Yet people have always shaped their places of worship according to the style of the time and the fashion of ...

10 Naughty Crimes Committed By Bad Santas

Perhaps the most famous crime ever committed by men dressed as Santa was a 1927 Christmas bank robbery in Texas, which we’ve previously covered here. However, it’s by no means the only noteworthy Christmas crime that...