Far form just being a bunch of rocks, ancient Stone Age sites are filled with beauty and wonder. How did our ancestors, armed with nothing but basic tools and their hands, create such wonders? We may never know for sure, but we can at least gawk at the results of their handiwork.
The new future King of England is here! But in 2013, does it even matter? Why, of course it does! Despite having no real authority, England without its Royal Family would be like eating chocolate cake without the frosting: technically possible, but far more boring. Here are ten reasons why the House Of Windsor should endure forever.
In the wake of multiple high profile violent events, the pressure is on to enforce tighter gun control. In the wake of such grief, that the call would go out for excessive policies was almost inevitable. Many have seized on this as an excuse to caricature those that are anti-gun as being people out of […]
Glorified for centuries with characters such as Robin Hood and Butch Cassidy, bank robbers are often portrayed as a more refined class of criminal and often romanticized in movies and novels- perhaps a bit brainier – certainly more intriguing. Here are the top 10 bank robbers of the 21st century: 10. The Agricultural Bank of […]
This list is specifically limited to the period between the beginning of the Spanish War of Succession and the end of the Second World War, and is restricted to generals who were born in the British Isles. There are some controversial additions and the ranking is purely my own personal opinion. 10. Henry Rawlinson – […]
We’ve all achieved something in our lives, and some of these feats are quite amazing. Just today, for example, TopTenz sent this page to hundreds of millions of homes, and made billions of people happy when they read it aloud for the amusement of friends and family. If you aren’t doing that now, by the […]
Family dynasties are a grand tradition in Hollywood. Below are a list of clans of famous actors, directors, writers, and producers who were related to each other. The criteria for this list is how much talent the combined members of the family had and how many generations the dynasty spanned. 10. The Reitman Dynasty Members: Ivan, […]
The Celts are an often misunderstood people. Originating from Austria (circa 1200 BC), they spread across Europe as far as Britain and Spain-and even into Asia Minor, as seen with the Galatians. They were renowned warriors, noted in Greek and Roman literature. However, there is a bias against the Celts that continues into the modern […]
Eighteen is a special time in a person’s life. In most countries, 18-years-old is when an individual is legally considered an adult and can assume control over their actions and decisions. As we move into the 21st century, the age of maturity has risen. A 15-year-old boy living in the Middle Ages had greater responsibilities […]
The Influenza pandemic of 1918 caused more deaths than the four years of the Bubonic Plague. Not only did the pandemic kill more people than died in World War I, but it killed more people than all the wars of the 20th century combined. It is believed that the influenza pandemic of 1918 killed 25 […]
Sometimes words can be more powerful than actions and when spoken by great orators, they inspire us to greatness and connect us to the world around us. These are the greatest speeches ever spoken; a collection of messages from some of the greatest and most notable orators in history. 10. Socrates “Apology” The Day: 399 […]
Ireland’s long history is riddled with ancient mythology and folklore. Ireland’s ancient societies, the Druids and the Celtics, believed in the power of magic and many of these beliefs spread to modern day legends told again and again across the country. Stories of warriors with all the knowledge of the world, fairies playing pranks on […]
The world is full of unique objects, creatures, and world events. Many foods are naturally radioactive and bananas contain a particularly high dose of radiation. The banana equivalent dose is a scale used to measure radiation exposure. The scale is based on the radiation levels humans receive by eating a single banana. In fact, bananas […]
World War I will be remembered as one of the bloodiest wars in human history. Millions of soldiers died on both sides, and whole generations of young men were wiped out. Armies were bogged down in impenetrable trenches, resulting in thousands dying in futile assaults against fortified enemies. The war also introduced new and terrible […]
How does a dance craze happen? It always begins with the music, of course. The tune sticks with you long after the song is over; the sort of tune that makes it almost impossible to sit still. Pare a catchy tune with choreography so simple that a preschooler could follow it, and you’ve got a […]