As a society we love to hear abou the weird, the odd and the bizarre. And we like our information in a 10-pack usually. TopTenz delivers with a collection of Top 10 Bizarre lists.
Sometimes, whoever’s in charge of our day-to-day lives runs out of ideas. It’s understandable; dry spells happens to the best of us. Luckily, there are plenty of cool ideas dreamed up by musicians, writers, and actors for real life to steal from, which it does on a very regular basis, as it turns out.
Records are made to be broken. Some, however, take way longer than others. You can run the world’s fastest marathon in about two hours or so, which is nothing. Get back to us when you’ve entered the Guinness Book for something that requires COMMITMENT.
If your country was #1 in something, you’r probably prefer it be something noble, like education or stupidly awesome rock music. But many countries take home the gold in far less conventional categories. If your country made it onto this list, drink till you feel proud.
Some people set records for juggling balls. Others set them for eating giant amounts of food. Still others walk really long distances. Then there are these people, whose records are oftentimes unintentional, always brutal, and occasionally tragic. These are not records you want to break anytime soon.
Every day, it seems like the world just gets stupider and stupider. Except for one little problem: it’s not. Despite the existence of reality TV and a new Fast and Furious movie every damn year, scientific research is proving that, as a whole, we’re better at humanity than ever before.
Ghosts aren’t real right? They’re simply figments of our overactive imaginations, good for spooky Halloween tales and little else. Except what if they’re not? Our resident paranormal expert offers up ten reasons why believing in spirits may not be the worst idea in the world.
It’s Halloween Week at TopTenz! To celebrate, here are ten people who unwillingly (and horrifyingly) turned into cannibals. In some cases, they were forced. Other cases, it just kind of happened. In all cases, the victim was scarred for life, even if that life only lasted a few hours longer.
Most creatures named after people are named after the scientists that discovered them. Not so with these little guys, who all share names with famous celebrities for one reason or another. These reasons, by the way, are usually quite interesting, and oftentimes silly and goofy. Which is exactly what you would expect from the wacky world of science.
Despite enduring the association of women with domesticity throughout much of world history, various women have nevertheless been major entrepreneurs and innovators even before the Sexual Revolution of the twentieth century. No, I am not referring to such infamous practices as the so-called “world’s oldest profession”, i.e. prostitution, as examples of female entrepreneurs and businesswomen, […]
Thanks to the movies, we think of revenge as something filled with anger, rage, and violence, and resorting to any means necessary to get even with those who wronged you. But there are plenty of real-life examples of people settling scores without losing their temper or physically harming anyone. Mentally though? They beat the crap out of their targets..
TopTenz is a PG site, and naughty words are strictly forbidden. But words that only SOUND naughty are not only perfectly acceptable, they get a whole article written about them. And it’s this one! What a fecking coincidence!
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Catching a train on time should be fairly easy considering that virtually everyone now carries a device in their pocket that is both synced to the internet and has a clock built into it. However, in reality, it’s not that simple, go to any train station in the world and you’ll likely see a person […]
It’s sadly common knowledge that the Jewish people have not gotten fair treatment over the years. In fact, they’ve been hunted down a d massacred, sometimes literally, for the past 2,000 years. The bevy of myths and stereotypes that paint Judaism as the embodiment of pure evil do not help one bit.