10 Dark Ancient Origins Of Everyday Phrases Apr26

10 Dark Ancient Orig...

Creepy Elizabeth S. Anderson April 26, 2016 Some of the seemingly innocent phrases that we utter today have disturbing historical backstories. A cakewalk was a dance performed by slaves for their masters, blockbusters were big bombs created during World War II, and deadlines were literal lines...

Top 10 Bizarre Ways North Korea Has Annoyed The World Apr26

Top 10 Bizarre Ways ...

Weird Stuff Sam Derwin April 26, 2016 North Korea’s recent nuclear test and multiple rocket launches have been extremely provocative, not to mention their announcement that they have successfully miniaturized nuclear weapons. Those provocative actions were quite conventional in nature,...

10 Animal Trainers Viciously Killed On The Job Apr26

10 Animal Trainers V...

Animals Adam R. Ramos April 26, 2016 The fascination of interacting with wild animals has captivated millions. For some, it has provided a career that few would have the courage to undertake. However, a person’s dedication and love for wildlife can often cloud his judgment, leading to a...

10 Dark And Unsettling Rituals Of Death And Immortality Apr25

10 Dark And Unsettli...

Creepy Debra Kelly April 25, 2016 For centuries, mankind has taken comfort through the performance of rituals. Religion is built on the idea, and it allows us to feel as though we’re a part of a larger, more enduring whole. It’s a nice idea, but some of history’s rituals were pretty...

10 Songs That Mean S...

Music Mark Oliver April 25, 2016 When you listen to a song on the radio, it’s easy to think that you know just how the singer felt when he or she wrote the lyrics. But there’s a good chance that you’re wrong because most modern songs aren’t written by the people who sing them. So the...

10 Historical British Railway Murders Apr25

10 Historical Britis...

Crime Radu Alexander April 25, 2016 The first locomotive-powered public railway in Britain opened in 1825, making it the oldest railway system in the world. With almost 200 years of history, it has seen more than its fair share of notable events, both good and bad. Just about every evil deed...

Top 10 Bizarre Insect Predators Apr24

Top 10 Bizarre Insec...

Weird Stuff Jonathan Wojcik April 24, 2016 Some predatory insects are famous and fairly straightforward. Everyone knows about hornets and mantids, which will kill and eat almost anything that crosses their path. Some arthropods, however, have evolved ultra-specific diets or lifestyles as well...

10 Historic Paintings That Clearly Show UFOs Apr24

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Mysteries Marcus Lowth April 24, 2016 Many ancient wall paintings are said to show flying objects and visitors from outer space. But these images also appear in classic, commissioned pieces of art—particularly those that depict divine events. Is there a genuine connection between the divine...

10 Atrocious Genocidal Riots Throughout History Apr24

10 Atrocious Genocid...

Crime Michael Van Duisen April 24, 2016 Similar to genocides, but usually less well-organized or widespread, pogroms are violent riots with the purpose of either persecuting or killing a specific religious or ethnic group. Traditionally, the word has been used when dealing with anti-Semitic...

10 Outrageous Conspi...

Music Estelle Thurtle April 23, 2016 Music is a dominant force worldwide that brings people together under many different circumstances. But the people behind the music will never get away from the spotlight—or the conspiracy theories that follow them. 10 P. DiddyThe terrorist attacks in...

10 Symptoms Of The M...

History Morris M. April 23, 2016 From Victorian selfies and Ancient Rome’s own Facebook to a medieval atheistic movement that puts Richard Dawkins’ followers to shame, many modern quirks and movements are actually just cases of history repeating. Lazy, entitled millennials, selfies, slash...

10 Biological Mysteries That Continue To Baffle Scientists Apr23

10 Biological Myster...

Mysteries Paul Jongko April 23, 2016 For centuries, scientists have used biology to help understand life. Many phenomena that our ancient ancestors have attributed to the gods and spirits are now easily explained with biology. This important scientific field of study has helped us better...

10 Mysterious Cats Of Great Britain Apr23

10 Mysterious Cats O...

Mysteries Benjamin Welton April 22, 2016 Big cats, such as lions, tigers, and leopards, are not native to the British Isles. The most fearsome feline known to the British are the wildcats (Felis silvestris silvestris) that have made a cozy home in the Highlands of Scotland. Despite this fact,...

Lifestyle – Listvers...

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Society – Listverse Apr22

Society – Listverse...

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10 Fascinating Origi...

Facts Elizabeth S. Anderson April 22, 2016 007, 911, 419, 420 and 404 are few of the many numerical codes we often come across. 007 is synonymous with the top fictional spy, James Bond. 911 is the emergency code of the United States. 999 is its British equivalent. 419 refers to fraud. 420 is...

10 Unexpected Benefits To Being A Psychopath Apr22

10 Unexpected Benefi...

Crime Mark Oliver April 22, 2016 Psychopaths get a bit of a bad rap. In an increasingly sensitive world—one in which people are worried that using the word “crazy” might be offensive—people are strangely comfortable with using the term “psychopath” as a synonym for “worst person...

10 Sci-Fi Dystopias ...

Books Mark Oliver April 22, 2016 Ray Bradbury once said, “I wasn’t trying to predict the future. I was trying to prevent it.” Really, that’s the whole point of science fiction. The genre has never been about predicting new technologies. Instead, its purpose is to warn us about the dark...

Top 10 Films With Creepy Links To The Occult Apr21

Top 10 Films With Cr...

Creepy Benjamin Welton April 21, 2016 A loose and highly sensational definition of the occult has been a part of cinema since its inception. For the most part, the horror film genre has been the occult’s unofficial home, with devil worshipers, pagan cults, and the like populating movies...

10 R-Rated History F...

History Radu Alexander April 21, 2016 Let’s face it—schools could do a much better job of making history fascinating for students. Teachers seem obsessed with getting us to remember dates of wars and reigns and often forego the juicy bits that make history so much more captivating....