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  • 10 Northern European Mysteries That Remain Unsolved - Mysteries, mysteries everywhere. For everything we know, there’s so much more that we don’t. Whether it’s an unsolved crime, an unexplained sighting, or weird things falling from the sky, sometimes there are just no answers. On this list are ten mysteries from Northern Europe that need solving. Hopefully someday, someone...
  • Top 10 Unusual Facts About Taste - The seemingly simple sense of taste is anything but clear-cut. Science cannot explain all its complexities, and the underlying biology is so powerful that marketers successfully manipulate customers with suggestion. There are taste buds in strange places and people who taste the unbelievable. The tongue is also amazingly uncharted—sensing the...
  • 10 Historical Accounts Of People Who Woke Up In Their Coffins - The Lady with the Ring is an Irish legend about Margorie McCall, who reportedly awoke in her coffin. The story goes that Margorie died of a fever in 1705 and was quickly buried to prevent the sickness from spreading. On the evening of her burial, some body snatchers dug up...
  • Top 10 Animals That Were Originally Called Other Names - In the past, penguins were called arse-feet because their legs were closer to their rear. The name “arse-feet” was used for any bird that had its feet close to its rear, although it originally applied to the little grebe, a type of water bird that is still known as the...
  • 10 Weird Ways Human Hair Has Been Used - Once our hair has been cut off, it is usually swept up and discarded in the trash, never to be seen again. But some people have found unique ways to use this human hair. Some of these methods are practical and benefit people, but others are just plain silly. Either...
  • 10 Places Where Dangerous Animals Live Alongside Humans - Snakes, sharks, polar bears, leopards—these are probably not animals you’d normally want to get close to. Yet, there are people in some parts of the world who think nothing of having some of the most feared animals in the world sitting on their porch. Amazingly, simple interventions allow this to...
  • 10 Insanely Fun And Simple Philosophical Paradoxes - Quick, get out your Rubik’s Cube! Mind puzzles, brainteasers, or whatever you may call them are often fun and sometimes addictive. Logical paradoxes are absurd statements that make sense and yet don’t at the same time. Here’s a classic example of a fun little brainteaser called “The Paradox of Omnipotence”...
  • 10 Most Terrifying Insects In The World - Many insects are cute, cuddly, and harmless. We tend to ignore them unless they annoy us by buzzing about our heads or crawling close to us. But some insects are nightmarishly terrifying and downright dangerous. They can cause intense pain on their enemies that will last for hours or even...
  • 10 Common Misconceptions About The European Union - It’s one of the biggest groupings in the world. As a single bloc, the European Union has a population bigger than the United States,[1] a land area that dwarfs India, and an economy that could give even global powerhouse China a run for its yuan. Yet for all its clout,...
  • Top 10 Horrific Farming Nightmares - Farming is an exceptionally strenuous livelihood; the responsibilities and perils of the job are seldom realized or acknowledged. Animals, heavy machinery, crazed maniacs, and even manure all pose a threat to life and limb. The following ten stories delve into the unthinkable and grotesque outcomes such a hazardous profession can...

Bizarre

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10 Northern European Mysteries That Remain Unsolved

Mysteries, mysteries everywhere. For everything we know, there’s so much more that we don’t. Whether it’s an unsolved crime, an unexplained sighting, or weird things falling from the sky, sometimes there are just n...

10 Historical Accounts Of People Who Woke Up In Their...

The Lady with the Ring is an Irish legend about Margorie McCall, who reportedly awoke in her coffin. The story goes that Margorie died of a fever in 1705 and was quickly buried to prevent the sickness from spreading. On ...

10 Weird Ways Human Hair Has Been Used

Once our hair has been cut off, it is usually swept up and discarded in the trash, never to be seen again. But some people have found unique ways to use this human hair. Some of these methods are practical and benefit pe...

10 Insanely Fun And Simple Philosophical Paradoxes

Quick, get out your Rubik’s Cube! Mind puzzles, brainteasers, or whatever you may call them are often fun and sometimes addictive. Logical paradoxes are absurd statements that make sense and yet don’t at the same tim...

10 Chilling Conspiracies About The Massacre At Pearl Harbor

The events of December 7, 1941, will forever be etched into the collective memory of Americans due to the sheer loss of life and the seemingly unprovoked attack that brought the United States into World War II. Until the...

Entertainment

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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...

10 Medical Conditions Associated With Horror Movie Characters

When extreme medical conditions are unfamiliar to the general public, these illnesses and disorders may seem especially strange. Horror movies, which, in general, have seldom been known for their sensitivity co...

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...

General Knowledge

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10 Common Misconceptions About The European Union

It’s one of the biggest groupings in the world. As a single bloc, the European Union has a population bigger than the United States,[1] a land area that dwarfs India, and an economy that could give even globa...

10 Secrets Of Ancient Seals

For millennia, seals have been employed for identification, authentication, and power. These ancient legal instruments have been found throughout the Mediterranean, Far East, and regions influenced by these cul...

Top 10 Personal Facts About Famous Historical Figures

Stuck in stories that are embellished or written with old facts, famous figures often do not bring their entire selves to the table. They may have been superb leaders or artists, but they had habits and made mi...

Lifestyle

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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...

10 Origins Of Sports Balls

The history of the balls used in various sports is rather gruesome. Players used pretty much whatever was available, including simple stitched-together cloth, inflated animal bladders, human heads, and animal a...

10 Unexpected Things You Can Overdose On

The word “overdose” typically brings illegal drugs to mind. But it is not only street drugs or the abuse of prescription medications that can overwhelm the body and cause damage or death. Substances that ar...

Science

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Top 10 Unusual Facts About Taste

The seemingly simple sense of taste is anything but clear-cut. Science cannot explain all its complexities, and the underlying biology is so powerful that marketers successfully manipulate customers with sugges...

Top 10 Animals That Were Originally Called Other Names

In the past, penguins were called arse-feet because their legs were closer to their rear. The name “arse-feet” was used for any bird that had its feet close to its rear, although it originally applied to th...

10 Places Where Dangerous Animals Live Alongside Humans

Snakes, sharks, polar bears, leopards—these are probably not animals you’d normally want to get close to. Yet, there are people in some parts of the world who think nothing of having some of the most feared...

Society

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10 Beliefs About Jesus That Christians Have Rejected

After nearly two millennia, Christians have yet to stop arguing over doctrines. One does not have to look far to see differing opinions across the Christian stage—Catholics, Presbyterians, Methodists, Pentecostals, Ang...

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 ...