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Some people enter politics with a genuine desire to promote the interests of the people. Others no doubt do so with the goal of furthering their own personal goals. A few enter the political arena with no ambition of achieving power, but throw their hat into the ring as a protest against what they see…

Today, Russia is arguably one of the most controversial countries on the planet. Much is said about them one way or the other (primarily due to Vladimir Putin), and very few countries have as many stereotypes (especially negative ones) floating around about them. While it’s understandable for many Westerners to be worried about Russian influence…

The world is getting older. Not just the Earth itself, but its human population. With innovations in medicine, the life expectancy rate in most countries has increased dramatically, which means that governments have to prepare for a population with a significantly higher percentage of senior citizens. And while that may appear to be a small…

After the fact, people often wonder how dictators like Stalin or Hitler come to power, or how cult leaders like Jim Jones manage to gain influence over so many people. We want to believe most people are reasonable and think logically and critically, but both of these things can easily be overridden by a clever,…

On the whole, humans like to eat animals that have suffered—be it “humanely,” in state-of-the-art slaughterhouses, or more “traditionally” in sadistic culinary rites. Examples of the latter abound on every continent, but perhaps none more so than Asia—especially in the vicinity of China. Here are 10 of the worst. (Note: if you’re squeamish, you may want…

Some people enter politics with a genuine desire to promote the interests of the people. Others no doubt do so with the goal of furthering their own personal goals. A few enter the political arena with no ambition of achieving power, but throw their hat into the ring as a protest against what they see…

The following list idea was provided by generous Top Tenz patron Dorian. If you would like to have one of your own, please visit our Patreon page. According to a 2016 report, Evangelical Protestants compose about 17% of the Christian population in the United States of America. On their way to such prodigious (if also…

With the Golden State Warriors recently winning their 6th NBA championship – their 3rd in four years – they are quickly becoming the team that everyone is starting to hate. However, you might be the biggest Warriors superfan that has ever existed and love everything about the incredible team. The problem? Getting called a ‘bandwagon fan.’ Not much irks…

The United States government was built by the founders with many, many layers in order to ensure a better union. By having so many checks and balances and separation of powers, anyone who tried to pull a hostile takeover of the government, or turn it into something less democratic, would find an incredible amount of…

Two of the biggest holidays of the year are Halloween and Christmas. Halloween is normally a one-night event with kids going out trick-or-treating, followed by adults dressing up in their own costumes and going to a club or a party. Christmas, on the other hand, is a bit longer of a celebration with most people…

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