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Hitler Top 30 World Changing Events of the 20th Century

The 20th century was a time of incredible technical advance, world war, and hundreds of influential stories. Here is a list of the 30 most talked about and influential stories of the century. The space age begins with the Soviet Union's Oct. 4 1957 launch of the first artificial Earth satellite. It's a sphere about 22 inches in diameter and weighs 184 pounds. The Soviets called it Sputnik and claimed that artificial satellites... Read More

World War 2 Top 10 Mysteries Surrounding World War II

World War II was a global conflict that involved all of the world's super powers. During a time of war human rights and societal laws become lost, towns are massacred, art houses are looted, and military figures are assassinated. The conflicting countries operations and certain war time events become classified and highly secretive. This is why many historical gaps and mysteries surround wars. Many influential events that occurred... Read More

Carlo Gambino Top 10 Infamous American Gangsters and Mobsters

La Cosa Nostra is an Italian-American criminal society that dominates organized crime in the United States. Many of the founding members of the American mafia emigrated from Italy in the beginning of the 20th century. These individuals gained the nickname Mustache Petes and were members of the Sicilian Mafia, looking to control the lucrative American market. The younger Sicilian-Americans would later form the Five Families... Read More

funny town names 15 Funny Town Names and Locations

There are many places in the world that have strange names. Locations that make you stop and think, and sometimes laugh. The name could be extremely long, have unorthodox spelling, or hold a second meaning that is sexual or unusual in nature. Some parts of the world have many landmarks with unusual names, including Dorset, England, Ireland, Antarctica, Alberta, and Newfoundland. The U.S. states of Arkansas, Texas, Kentucky... Read More

torture Top 10 Deadly Tools and Methods of Torture

Halloween is a day for spirits to come alive. Many are good and happy ghosts, while others are dark and eerie, demanding revenge for previous misdoings. Physical torture is any act in which severe pain or suffering is intentionally inflicted on a person. History is full of various instruments and methods of torture. These methods have changed and evolved over the years, with the Middle Ages being infamous for elaborate laws... Read More

Homer and Peter The People Behind 10 Famous Animated Voices

In 1917, the first animated film was produced by Quirino Cristiani in Argentina. It was titled The Apostle. The first popular animated television series was created by Walt Disney and starred Mickey Mouse. Spin-off series were launched for supporting characters such as Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. The first widely popular Disney animated feature films were Fantasia and Pinocchio, which were released in 1940. Read More

Evan Rachel Wood Top 10 Sexiest Celebrity Body Parts in 2009

The world is full of beautiful people. In order to achieve international celebrity an individual needs to have personality, but also unique physical features that attract the masses. It could be an intriguing set of eyes, legs, an inviting smile, voice, or an unbelievable body. I have decided to create a list of the Top 10 sexiest celebrity body parts in 2009. Be sure to let me know of some omissions that stand out to you. Read More

Castle 10 More Amazing World Castles with History

These structures are intriguing because as you enter the walls you can feel the incredible history of each building. It is almost as if they are living and breathing creatures with every architectural feature whispering a different message. Traveling to the times of the Middle Ages is fun because it was so different from modern times. The Biltmore mansion is located near Asheville, North Carolina. It features 250 rooms, spans 175,000... Read More

nativity scene List of Interesting Christmas and Holiday Facts

Christmas is an annual holiday that is celebrated on December 25. Christmas Day is a Christian holiday, but is widely celebrated by many non-Christians. Popular modern customs include gift-giving, music, an exchange of greeting cards, church celebrations, a special meal, and the display of various decorations, including Christmas trees, lights, garlands, mistletoe, nativity scenes, and holly. I have collected some interesting facts... Read More

Pele The Best Footballers of the 20th Century

In 1998, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics created a world team consisting of the best football players of the 20th century. The voting was undertaken by a panel of 250 international football journalists from all areas of the world. Similar teams for players from the nations of CONCACAF, the Confederation of African Football, and the Asian and Oceania Football Confederations were selected. Read More

Taxi Driver 10 True Celebrity Stories You Might Not Know

It can be interesting to learn facts surrounding the lives of celebrities, sports figures, and famous film stars. This list will discuss some celebrity stories and events that you might not have heard. The topics range from Michael Jordan to Johnny Cash, Tim Allen and Tim Donaghy. We will also take a look at the classic films Halloween and Taxi Driver. At the beginning of the 1981 NCAA basketball season the North Carolina basketball... Read More

hiding Top 10 Bizarre Fears and Phobias

A phobia is an irrational, intense, persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, or people. According to the American Psychological Association, phobias are one of the most common mental disorders, affecting over 11 percent of men and women in the world. They can extremely diminish an individual's social, economic, and personal life. Phobias are the most common form of anxiety disorders. There are thousands of bizarre... Read More

David After Dentist 10 Funny and Amazing Internet Videos

An Internet meme is a catch phrase or concept that spreads quickly from person to person through computer networking. While I feel that certain memes are just erroneous and can be quite annoying at times. Some of these videos are pretty funny and entertaining. I have developed a list with some of my favorite internet videos that have become extremely popular on many social networking sites. I am always on the look out for funny and amazing... Read More

911 call 10 Terrifying 911 Emergency Calls

The number 911 is the emergency telephone line for the North American Numbering Plan, which includes the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and 16 Caribbean countries. It is an eerie number with a deadly history. The World Trade Centers were attacked on 9/11 2001 and exactly 911 days later the Madrid train bombings occurred. When an individual is faced with a life threatening situation they call 911 for immediate assistance. Read More

Jim Carrey 10 Must See Jim Carrey Comedy Sketches

Jim Carrey is a Canadian stand-up comedian and prominent Hollywood actor. In the early 1980's Jim Carrey began to make a name in the comedy world. He was known for his hilarious celebrity impressions and wild antics. He was noticed by comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who signed the young comedian to open on his tour performances. Carrey was passed up for Saturday Night Live, but gained a friendship with Keenen Ivory Wayans... Read More

Halloween This Day in History: October 31 Halloween

The origins of Halloween can be traced to the ancient Gaelic festival known as Samhain, which is derived from Old Irish dialect. It falls on October 31 and is often viewed as an international celebration of the dead. It is an intriguing day and is celebrated differently all over the world. This collection will be leading off my series of lists examining the undead, ghosts, the unexplained, and certain events surrounding Halloween. Read More

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