Browsing: Misc

Sometimes we are at a loss for where a top 10 list should go and that means we toss it here. Sure, some lists defy categorization, but Miscellaneous is a category, right?




Some families will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. In the background of history’s most devastating wars and economical crises stand the ambitions and thirst for power of influential families that called the shots. People, governments and even countries were pawns that they played to mold human civilization as we know it. 10. Nehru-Gandhi…

A nudge is “any aspect of choice architecture that alters behavior in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly changing economic incentives.” Simply put, a nudge is anything that influences our decision-making in a positive way while still leaving the final call in our hands. Promoting the benefits and availability of water in…

Maps have been around for almost as long as civilization and the concept of getting lost and refusing to ask for directions. They’ve ranged from the whimsical to the bizarre, and they’ve changed the world and how we look at it. These 10 were especially important. 10. Turin Papyrus Map (1150 B.C.E.) The Turin Papyrus…

War is hell. But for a few opportunistic and enterprising visionaries, it can also be a springboard to business success. Two of the biggest, bloodiest global conflicts in human history did more than rewrite maps and change the balance of international power — they provided the world with some of its most successful brands ever.…

A while back we published a list about the walking advertisement for broken collarbones that was Bruce Lee, and you guys loved it. So we decided to sit down and give everyone’s favorite Hong Kong hero, Jackie Chan, the same treatment. After spending weeks meditating under a waterfall while listening to ’80s rock, this is…

Every February, USA celebrates its annual ‘Black History Month,’ commemorating well-known figures such as Martin Luther King, Maya Angelou and Rosa Parks. February 21st this year also marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Malcolm-X, one of the most important leaders during the civil rights campaign. Aside from these figures though, there are thousands of…

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