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10 Dark Moments from Disney’s Past

Disney is known for being one of the most family-friendly companies you could imagine, and spends an incredible amount of money to maintain that illusion and appear as one of the most squeaky clean companies in the world. Disney is the company that bought Star Wars, and immediately banned the appearance of smoking in films … Continue reading 10 Dark Moments from Disney’s Past

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10 Dirty Secrets You Probably Didn’t Know About Bayer

When you hear the word “Bayer,” you probably think of Aspirin or maybe a prescription medication they make – and that’s exactly how the company likes it. Bayer has some pretty questionable history they certainly don’t want you to know about. From their war crimes in Nazi Germany to the use of tainted blood pools … Continue reading 10 Dirty Secrets You Probably Didn’t Know About Bayer

10 More Awesome Military Mottos From Around the World

A while ago we published a list of badass sounding military mottos giving both some background information on the unit they belonged to and our reasoning for why their motto was cooler than the underside of Sub Zero’s pillow. Today we have another 10 mottos belonging to a wide variety of military units that we … Continue reading 10 More Awesome Military Mottos From Around the World

10 Issues Facing Today’s Youth (Redux)

Childhood, regardless of one’s background, ethnicity, or country of origin, should be a time of wonder and joy. Unfortunately, this is far from the case for so many of our youth today. In fact, we took a look at this dilemma a few years ago. Now, several years removed from that initial accounting, we decided … Continue reading 10 Issues Facing Today’s Youth (Redux)

10 Ludicrously Expensive Apps

Apps are great because they are pieces of software that are usually relatively cheap, especially considering 20 years ago similar programs would have cost 100 times more and wouldn’t have worked nearly as well. In fact, most aren’t just cheap; a vast majority of apps in both the Apple’s App Store and Google Play are … Continue reading 10 Ludicrously Expensive Apps

10 World Records Held by the Elderly

Living a long life is always nice, but living a long life your own way is much more fulfilling. These world-record holders are all the oldest people to do something incredible, whether that means becoming parents, tying the knot, sticking with their profession, or just defying the odds. 10. Oldest Woman to Give Birth When … Continue reading 10 World Records Held by the Elderly

10 Biggest Natural Disasters in Earth’s History

The Butterfly Effect principle simply states that, given enough time, whatever event, no matter how small, can and will have tremendous reverberations into the future. And when talking about past disasters, natural or otherwise, we always have to keep in mind that, even though devastating, they are part of what brought us here in the … Continue reading 10 Biggest Natural Disasters in Earth’s History

10 of the World’s Nastiest Arachnids

Science has cataloged upwards of 100,000 separate arachnid species – a class of invertebrates identifiable by having eight legs. They include harvestmen, mites, ticks, scorpions, solifugae (or camel spiders) and, of course, spiders. There are some 43,000 different species of the latter. Much as arachnophobia is widespread, the good news for humans is very few … Continue reading 10 of the World’s Nastiest Arachnids

10 Things That Have Happened on September 15

September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th if it’s a leap year) and historically, it has most often been a Tuesday, Thursday, or a Saturday. Just a few of the notable people who were born on this day are Marco Polo, President William Taft, and Agatha Christie. While it may sound like … Continue reading 10 Things That Have Happened on September 15

10 Incredible Facts About UK Special Forces

The United Kingdom’s special forces are not necessarily quite as well known as some of the United States special forces, and are often not as lauded around the world, but this is not because of lack of competence. The truth is that the United States tends to more heavily advertise it’s military in popular culture, … Continue reading 10 Incredible Facts About UK Special Forces