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10 Legendary Pranksters From Before The Age Of Television

Asked to name a favorite prank, many people would cite the time that Sacha Baron Cohen (while dressed as his Bruno character) invited Paula Abdul to sit on furniture made from living people. They’d probably even mention how Abdul went...
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Top 10 Weird Feats And Facts About Water

Water may look placid, but its capacity for strangeness seems unlimited. Unique among Earth’s liquids, water has quirks that make scientists and weathermen love their jobs. It inspires awe with massive and bizarre storms, swirls, clouds, and even strange...
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Top 10 Clues That Solved Or Deepened Old Mysteries

Ancient mysteries can be as bland as a gap in history to huge stone doors moving in ways they should not. New discoveries can teach scholars more about bygone cultures and leaders or explain that stone. However, nothing throws a...
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10 Punishments Of The Royal Navy During The Age Of Sail

10 Punishments Of The Royal Navy During The Age Of Sail

Back in the days of old—before such trivial matters as health and safety regulations, child welfare, or human rights became things to worry about—a captain of one of His Majesty’s finest ships in the British Royal Navy could rule the...
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10 Times The Nazis Tried To Use Supernatural Powers

The Nazis had a secret weapon that they thought was going to help them win World War II: They were using magic powers. Believe it or not, this is true. You’ve probably already heard some overblown stories about the Nazis...
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10 Genuine Points Of Interest About The Knights Templar

In light of such films as The Da Vinci Code and, to a lesser degree, National Treasure, the Knights Templar have enjoyed a revival of interest in their much-storied history. That history is one where the lines of legend and...
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10 Famous Urban Legends Come To Life

Urban Legends and campfire tales are always fun, but did you know that some of our favorite twisted tales actually have real-life counterparts? The original incidents may have had twists and embellishments added, but nonetheless, events matching the general de...
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