Not every statue is of a heroic warrior, or is a symbol of freedom, love, and hope. Sometimes, statues are just, well, bizarre. They’re the kinds of things that, if you ever learned what the sculptor was thinking about as he chiseled away, you might never sleep again.
If you want to be in pictures, there are many great schools to choose from. Chances are, your favorite movie was directed, written, or acted out by at least one graduate of one of these schools. The classes are intensive, and some of the programs are quite expensive, but the results are pure art, making it all worth it.
Throughout the history of mankind, many men (and women) have claimed to be the flesh and blood incarnation of God. As time has worn on, the general populace has grown savvy to such outlandish claims, but not everyone. Even with the onset of cutting edge technology to help the population sort through the allegations of […]
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 […]
Obviously, soldiers have amongst the most dangerous jobs in the world. When it’s not the enemy, friendly fire, weather, or disease that gets them, their commanding officers step in to endanger them through stupidity. Now imagine being one of the soldiers under the commanders who ordered things this stupid: 10. Build Those Defenses… Backwards! The […]
After an interesting response from my, “Top 10 Reasons not to live in California” list, we now turn our attention to other spots around the nation that one might not want to call home. Moving all the way across the country to the east coast, we find one of the original states of the great […]
We have all heard about Eye-Popping Man or Lee Redmond and her 28 ft and 4.5 in long nails. Dennis Avner is widely known as Cat Man, the American who underwent many bizarre surgeries to look like a tiger, and Garry Turner is the man with the stretchiest skin on earth. All these Guinness World […]
After winning an Oscar, an actor’s career is usually marked by the question: Did they live up to the award or not? Here are 10 Oscar-winning actors who have gone in completely different directions. 10. Donna Reed-Riding the Highs and Lows of Television Best Supporting Actress for From Here to Eternity (1953) Reed’s career after […]
We are all familiar with the phrase “your mind plays tricks on you.” In many scientific cases, this statement has proven to be true. The human brain is extremely complex and organized. Professionals are skilled at making observations surrounding cognitive tendencies, but understanding the mechanisms behind human perception is challenging. The cognitive map that develops […]
You can’t watch a NASCAR race without seeing at least one crash. And with all the new safety features, such as the HANS device (head and neck support), along with the safer wall barriers at the tracks, it’s still incredible that drivers can walk away without a scratch, even when their cars are completely totaled. […]
Of course, coincidences happen all the time: we were just thinking of someone when they call us on the phone, or we have this song in mind when it suddenly plays on the radio. Most of the time they don’t mean much, but every once in awhile there is a coincidence that’s outright spooky, or […]
The first of April is widely recognized and celebrated as All Fools’ Day. The master of irony, Mark Twain, once said that “April 1. is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four”. Believe it or not, some of the biggest companies and governments get […]
Ever since mankind first began building structures out of wood rather than stone, fire has been a part of the learning process. In fact, so common have these infernos been throughout history that nearly every major city in the world has been largely burnt to the ground at one time or another in its history. […]
Though you may not know it, the billboard has been around since 1867, but today it’s probably not what you think of when you hear the word advertisements. You probably think something more along the line of a pop-up or those annoying commercials that come on the radio. While many of them are still simply […]
Every decade Hollywood produces a new crop of child actors. Some are remembered; most are forgotten. We know the Shirley Temples, the Tatum O’Neals, the Corey Feldmans, the Dakota Fannings and the Abigail Breslins. We remember Linda Blair’s inspired (or possessed) performance in The Exorcist. Other child stars shone just as bright… just not as […]