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10 Lies You’re Told About American Slavery

Slavery remains one of the most uncomfortable subjects in the history of the United States of America. Indeed, it can hardly be relegated to being only American “history” as we’ll soon see in greater depth. There are large groups of historical revisionists that have a vested interest in trying to downplay it or reshape it … Continue reading 10 Lies You’re Told About American Slavery

10 Ways World War I Changed the English Language

Language is always evolving, changing as our civilization changes. As populations move, local dialects mix, vocabularies blend, die off, or go viral and infect the mainstream. Before the Internet brought everyone online the biggest events to bring large numbers of different dialects styles to together was war. One hundred years ago the First World War … Continue reading 10 Ways World War I Changed the English Language

10 Real Laws That Make Absolutely No Sense

Laws aren’t made to be popular; they are made to enforce behavior and allow humans to live together in functional societies. However, across the world, there are some laws that just don’t make sense. Some aren’t enforceable, some are anachronistic, and some defy facts and/or logic. Below are 10 examples of regulations that will make … Continue reading 10 Real Laws That Make Absolutely No Sense

10 Considerations Before Becoming a Vegetarian

Millions of people currently subsist on a diet free of meat, and millions more do so on a diet completely free of any animal produce whatsoever. For some reason, what a person chooses (or rather in this case, chooses not) to eat is a weirdly contentious issue online. So we compiled a list of 5 … Continue reading 10 Considerations Before Becoming a Vegetarian

10 Records Totally Owned by Mother Nature

The usual candidates for this kind of list would be things like the highest mountain, or the longest river, or the biggest forest, or canyon, or other obvious stuff like that. But you probably already learned those things in school, and we here at TopTenz aren’t about the obvious and instead focus on bringing you … Continue reading 10 Records Totally Owned by Mother Nature

10 Amazing Dads Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

If you ask most fathers, without hesitation, they will say that they would die for their children. Unfortunately, some men have been put in that situation, and with Father’s Day coming up tomorrow, we want to honor those men and their heroic actions by sharing their stories. So yeah, grabbing some tissues beforehand might not … Continue reading 10 Amazing Dads Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

10 Things Americans Who’ve Never Traveled Don’t Know About the World

Hey, you. Yeah, you, the dude reading this. Think you know America? We’re sure you do. You look like the sort of intelligent, handsome, perceptive person who really grasps the ins and outs of their home country. But what about the rest of the world. Think ya know it? Think again. Polling shows 50% of … Continue reading 10 Things Americans Who’ve Never Traveled Don’t Know About the World

10 Bizarre Beaches From Around the World

There’s nothing quite like a day at the beach filled with fun in the sun, sand and surf, but not all beaches are created equal. Some places have sparkling blue or green waters, while others have sand-filled, cloudy waves. Some shorelines are dangerous, filled with rocks and riptides, while others are shallow and lined with … Continue reading 10 Bizarre Beaches From Around the World

10 Amazing Facts About Planet Earth

Planet Earth is an amazing place, to say the least. And even though we’ve been living on its surface our entire life, there are still a lot of things we don’t know about it. Many things that we do know are awe-inspiring. What’s even more interesting about some of these is the fact that they … Continue reading 10 Amazing Facts About Planet Earth

10 Forgotten Signers of the Declaration of Independence

What elementary school student in America couldn’t tell you about Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, two of the most famous signers of one of the three most momentous documents of American history? Most middle school students could go a little further and tell you about second president John Adams or John Hancock, President of the … Continue reading 10 Forgotten Signers of the Declaration of Independence