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Sunday, 25 February 2018

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  • Top 10 People Whose Names Gave Them Problems - A few years ago, a Vietnamese-Australian man called Phuc Dat Bich uploaded a shot of his passport on Facebook and added a complaint regarding Facebook’s continuous suspension of his account. Facebook thought his account was fake because Phuc Dat Bich sounded too unreal. The incident made international headlines and was...
  • 10 Conspiracies And Crazy Claims From The Pine Gap Facility - Said by some to be the Australian version of Area 51, Pine Gap is certainly the most secretive and off-limits piece of land in the country. A joint US-Australian venture, there are many reports of strange activity around the facility as well as and claims of dark conspiracies involving it,...
  • 10 Unconfirmed Mysterious Australian Animals - Australia is home to some of the most terrifying animals in the world. Although it’s true that Australians are used to such hazards and mostly take them in stride, not all dangers can be extinguished by looking inside your shoes before you put them on. Sometimes, our imaginations concoct more...
  • 10 Disturbing Signs That The FBI Is Corrupt - The FBI is tasked with ensuring the safety of US citizens from domestic threats such as terrorism, organized crime, and corruption of public office. As such, the FBI is imbued with certain special powers that make this organization a truly formidable force. For instance, the FBI is one of a...
  • 10 Lifelong Criminals Who Became Successful Authors - “Many fine books have been written in prison,” said Raoul Duke, in Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And it’s true. Ghandi, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, the Marquis De Sade, and O. Henry all turned their sentences into, well, sentences. But those guys were writers to begin...
  • 10 Horror Films Based On True Stories - We all love a good horror film now and then. Or maybe we hate them, but we watch them anyway to make ourselves feel tough and brave. Either way, you’ve probably seen a horror movie at some point in your life. What you may not realize is that the plots...
  • 10 Horrifying Stories Of People Killed By Snakes - To quote Indiana Jones, “I hate snakes.” The fear of these slithering creatures is so common that it is considered to be part of human instinct. Every once in a while, people are bitten by venomous snakes while camping and hiking. But considering that there’s an antidote for nearly every...
  • Top 10 Castles And Bridges Supposedly Built By The Devil - Who knew that the Devil had a flair for architecture? The Devil might be synonymous with evil, but if these legends are true, he might also be a master architect, mason, and engineer. As things go, there are several castles and bridges across the world whose construction is credited to...
  • Top 10 Record-Breaking Water Park Attractions - Summer means days of sun, swim, and fun. Families all over the world migrate to water parks to combine all three, hopefully avoiding danger. Whether they’re local pools or extreme waterslides, water-based attractions provide no shortage of excitement and entertainment. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) reports...
  • 10 Surprising Things That Impair Your Intelligence - Certain activities are known to lower our cognitive abilities. No one is going to score their best on an intelligence test after a few shots of tequila or hits from a bong. Slamming your head repeatedly against a wall is not expected to improve thought processing, either. But there are...

Bizarre

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10 Conspiracies And Crazy Claims From The Pine Gap Facility

Said by some to be the Australian version of Area 51, Pine Gap is certainly the most secretive and off-limits piece of land in the country. A joint US-Australian venture, there are many reports of strange activity around...

10 Horrifying Stories Of People Killed By Snakes

To quote Indiana Jones, “I hate snakes.” The fear of these slithering creatures is so common that it is considered to be part of human instinct. Every once in a while, people are bitten by venomous snakes while campi...

Top 10 Castles And Bridges Supposedly Built By The Devil

Who knew that the Devil had a flair for architecture? The Devil might be synonymous with evil, but if these legends are true, he might also be a master architect, mason, and engineer. As things go, there are several cast...

10 Celebrities Who Had A Terrifying Ghostly Experience

A quick scan of this site alone is enough to tell us that if there’s one thing that’s a common element among cultures, it’s the universal enjoyment of sharing a ghost story. Whether or not you actually believe in g...

Top 10 Spine-Chilling Graveyard Deaths

The solemn grounds of a graveyard evoke a range of emotions for many people. Usually, it involves the various stages of grieving for our family and friends who have died. Though it’s true that most of us will be laid t...

Entertainment

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10 Horror Films Based On True Stories

We all love a good horror film now and then. Or maybe we hate them, but we watch them anyway to make ourselves feel tough and brave. Either way, you’ve probably seen a horror movie at some point in your life....

10 Famous Works Of Art That Were Never Completed

The 1856 poem “Maud Muller” by John Greenleaf Whittier tells the story of a beautiful woman named Maud who meets the town judge one day. Each is smitten with the other, but they never voice their feelings. ...

10 Movies That Test Screenings Changed

During the shooting of a movie or after filming is completed, almost all directors show the result to at least one test screening audience. Although most filmmakers don’t enjoy the experience of hearing their...

General Knowledge

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10 Lifelong Criminals Who Became Successful Authors

“Many fine books have been written in prison,” said Raoul Duke, in Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And it’s true. Ghandi, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, the Marquis De Sade, and O. Henr...

Top 10 Deaths Inside The White House

Few buildings are more recognizable than the White House. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has epitomized US democracy since 1800, when President John Adams moved in. From the days of unceasingly trying wars to global ...

Top 10 Fascinating Yet Obscure Gangs Of The Wild West

Thanks mostly to Hollywood, many Wild West outlaws have reached folk hero status. Even today, people know gangs like the Wild Bunch, the Dalton Gang, or Billy the Kid and his Regulators, and their reputations a...

Lifestyle

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Top 10 Record-Breaking Water Park Attractions

Summer means days of sun, swim, and fun. Families all over the world migrate to water parks to combine all three, hopefully avoiding danger. Whether they’re local pools or extreme waterslides, water-based att...

10 Most Expensive And Delectable Desserts

Dessert is either the reason you ate your meal in the first place or an afterthought when you convince yourself that you have just enough room left for a fun and tasty indulgence. Desserts rarely cost what we p...

10 Astonishing Medical Advances Made In 2017

Advancements in technology have revolutionized the way we communicate, travel, and do business. But they’ve also had a profound effect on our health. Many people complain about video game, smartphone, and Int...

Science

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Top 10 People Whose Names Gave Them Problems

A few years ago, a Vietnamese-Australian man called Phuc Dat Bich uploaded a shot of his passport on Facebook and added a complaint regarding Facebook’s continuous suspension of his account. Facebook thought ...

10 Unconfirmed Mysterious Australian Animals

Australia is home to some of the most terrifying animals in the world. Although it’s true that Australians are used to such hazards and mostly take them in stride, not all dangers can be extinguished by looki...

10 Surprising Things That Impair Your Intelligence

Certain activities are known to lower our cognitive abilities. No one is going to score their best on an intelligence test after a few shots of tequila or hits from a bong. Slamming your head repeatedly against...

Society

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10 Disturbing Signs That The FBI Is Corrupt

The FBI is tasked with ensuring the safety of US citizens from domestic threats such as terrorism, organized crime, and corruption of public office. As such, the FBI is imbued with certain special powers that make this o...

10 Terrifying Tales Of Deliverymen From Hell

Usually, when a deliveryman comes to your door, you’re happy to see him. The vast majority of the time, he’s simply dropping off something you’ve been waiting for or maybe something you ordered while drunk and then...

10 Brutal Attacks On Prisoners By Prison Guards

Prison can be deadly for its inhabitants. Many people assume that prisoners are the only ones who engage in violent activity and the only ones who kill behind bars. But that’s not always the case. Guards can easily los...

10 Horrific Hazing Deaths

Many groups and organizations practice some type of hazing as an initiation rite. Military units, gangs, and sports teams are just a few of the groups known to have inflicted hazing rituals on their prospective members. ...

Top 10 Saints That Are Not Recognized By Any Church

Ideally, only a church has the power to declare a person a saint. However, certain people—including individuals who might not have existed—and even animals have been declared saints without the approval of any church...