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    10 Strange Things That Happened When A Celeb Died Without A Will

    When people with the notoriety and fortunes of celebrities and beloved icons die, it is expected that they have their ducks in a row and have a will to distribute their property and assets. However, this is not the case for many celebrities. Whether they were young like Heath Ledger (and maybe felt as though […] More

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    10 Weird Things That Used To Be Taxed

    According to Benjamin Franklin, only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. This is very true. In fact, Franklin probably underestimated how certain taxes are. Obviously, governments will tax anything to raise money. By anything, we mean they will tax your dog, hat, beard, and windows if they have the chance. All these […] More

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    10 People Who Claim To Be Reincarnations Of Other People

    Stories of people claiming to be reincarnated from other people will pop up every now and then. Some claims are obviously hoaxes, and we do not need to scratch past the surface to find out. Others, however, cannot be easily passed off as such, especially when the person involved reveals private details about their former […] More

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    10 Of The Oldest Surviving Silent Horror Movies

    The term “horror” wasn’t coined until the 1930s, but elements of the genre can be traced all the way back to silent trick films of the 1800s. Trick films used experimental techniques to show special effects, and they often touched on supernatural topics such as ghosts, witches, and vampires. Many of these early experiments with […] More

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    10 Bizarre Stories From European Witch Trials

    For hundreds of years, witch hunters operated throughout Europe. Their motivations ranged from superstitions and paranoia to an incomprehensible religious zeal. Sometimes, it was just politics. Nevertheless, it’s estimated that tens of thousands of people were executed for witchcraft in Europe. The witch hunters mostly framed terrified old women. But every so often, a witch […] More

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    10 Reasons Angels Could Be An Alien Race Ignored By Science

    Although we will see specifically the Christian version of these beings, angels are an object of study and admiration in many cultures and religions around the world. In their variant recorded in the Holy Bible, these creatures are described as beings of extreme power and strength, responsible for performing tasks entrusted by God to fulfill […] More

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    10 Weird Plant–Animal Relationships

    Species do not evolve in isolation. The web of life means that different species must adapt as they interact with each other. Between predator and prey, there might be an evolutionary arms race as each struggles to beat the other. Although the interactions between two species can be far more interesting and involved, both species […] More

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    10 Forgotten Halloween Specials

    Everyone loves a good Christmas special. But when it comes to Halloween, the choices feel sparse. Anyone can throw on a horror movie, but those can be too nightmare-inducing for kids (and even some adults). What do people watch when they like getting into the spooky spirit? Just the Treehouse of Horror episodes on The […] More

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    10 Epic And Totally Wacky Creation Stories From Around The World

    With the rise of global transportation and the Internet over the last few decades, the world seems just a little closer together, and the lines dividing countries and cultures have begun to blur. As a generation raised in a time of unprecedented sociocultural integration and exchange, we are privileged beneficiaries of these beautiful differences every […] More

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    10 Silent Movie Stars Too Scandalous For Words

    Today, silent movies appear to have an old-timey innocence about them. Villains twirled mustaches, and damsels were always in distress but always rescued by a handsome hero at the last moment. Even the tramps seemed whimsical. However, behind the camera, the burgeoning film industry was decadent and dissolute. Movie stars made fantastic amounts of money […] More

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    10 Strange Collaborations In Music

    When we think of collaborations in music, it is easy to point to those with legendary status like David Bowie and Freddie Mercury with “Under Pressure.” But ebbing in the annals of music are a few of the most unexpected joint efforts, which sometimes provide a surprising delight or are otherwise quickly swept under the […] More

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    10 Secret Prisons Governments Are Hiding From Us

    Several governments and intelligence agencies are operating secret prisons. The fact that these facilities do not officially exist means they are well-protected from the prying eyes of human rights agencies and the courts. Torture is often the norm in these places, and detainees are kept in inhumane living conditions. Various world governments don’t want you […] More

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