10 Strange And Wonderful Uses Of Taxidermy

10 Strange And Wonderful Uses Of Taxidermy

In the age before television and nature documentaries, taxidermy was a way of studying and preserving the natural world by stuffing and mounting animal skins to often produce a lifelike appearance. Specimens, small and large, were collected by scientists and...
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10 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes

10 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes

Natural disasters reveal something about humanity. When a storm sends 49 billion kilograms (108 billion lb) of water flying through 251 kilometer-per-hour (156 mph) winds straight into your backyard, you learn something about who you really are. When hurricane...
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Top 10 Strange And Terrifying Witch Trials Throughout History

Top 10 Strange And Terrifying Witch Trials Throughout History

Weird Stuff Pauli PoisuoJuly 15, 2017 Societies that believe in witches also hate and fear them. Since actual witches who can conjure magic spells and cast curses don’t exist outside the realm of fiction, this hate is often directed at...
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10 Strange Archaeological Finds Straight Out Of A Horror Story

10 Strange Archaeological Finds Straight Out Of A Horror Story

Creepy Mark OliverMay 7, 2017 Scattered under the ground beneath our feet are the remains of history. There are little pieces of the lives of people who lived before us that give us little glimpses into who they were—the things...
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10 Strange Facts About Pythagoras: Mathematician And Cult Leader

10 Strange Facts About Pythagoras: Mathematician And Cult Leader

Facts Mark OliverApril 26, 2017 Pythagoras, the man behind the Pythagorean theorem was more than just a mathematician. He was a spiritual leader with followers who thought he’d been sent from Heaven. For the Pythagoreans, math was a religious experience...
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10 More Strange Moments In The History Of The Nobel Awards

Politics Tiffany HowardMarch 25, 2017 Auctioned-off prizes? Snubbed literary giants? Beef with Russia? Yeah, the Nobel Prize has that. We at Listverse have already gone through 10 odd occurrences in the course of the Nobel Prize’s history. It seems that...
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10 Strange Reports About The Hollow Earth

Weird Stuff Elizabeth YetterMarch 11, 2017 History has provided us with numerous strange theories about the Earth. But none are as persistent as the theory that the Earth is hollow inside. Not only that, but this hollow space may be...
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