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?




The Greeks and Persians battled for over 175 years, between the beginning of the Greco-Persian Wars in 499 BC, and the end of Alexander the Great’s Persian campaigns in 327 BC. Possibly hundreds of thousands of Greeks, Persians, and their allies perished in these conflicts. Both sides won impressive battles, but the Greco-Macedonians ultimately triumphed.…

From popular culture to international military crises, 2013 continues to be an eventful year!  Not only was an excellent book published that is available for purchase at Amazon, many major developments in international relations and global culture gripped the world in both exciting and frightening ways these past thirty-one days.  Some of these developments concerned more…

With enough cash, sites like Celebrity Talent International will allow you to book a celebrity for the event of your choice. Want Batman to turn up to your birthday? Flash the cash and make it happen. But some prices seem a little, well, high, considering the questionable talent involved. For example, you could book: 10. Courtney…

It’s difficult to break into any form of show business, and comedy is no different. Before rocketing to superstardom, most comics have to figure out another way to pay the bills. Here are 10 famous comedians with some pre-fame day jobs that you probably wouldn’t expect. 10. Bob Newhart Was An Accountant Bob Newhart is…

Hi! I’m TopTenz’s token Canadian, and I’m here to explain why you apple pie eating, baseball playing, llama-molesting Americans should be more like your northern neighbors (llama molesting is a stereotype about Americans, right?) Whatever, the point is that Canada is awesome, and you could be too. So throw on your hockey jersey, pour yourself…

Though travel by air remains, statistically, the safest mode of transportation, that’s not to say it hasn’t proven to be a deadly form of travel from time to time. Normally we just note such tragedies and move on but, when the victim is a well-known politician, entertainer, or sports figure, we tend to take notice,…

Many of us buy heartwarming gifts for our loved ones, but why should we always be so serious and mature with our gift giving habits? Why not be like the guy on Family Guy who gives Peter a bag of salt-water fish instead? Below are some downright hilarious options for those with senses of humor,…

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