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The Top 5 Funniest Final Words of Famous Figures from History

Image credit AroundKeyWest Why spend all your time looking for inspiration or profundity when ...

5 Famous Cases of Grave Robbing

Image credit TheIntellectualDevotional There are few crimes more garish than grave robbery. This is ...

5 Animals That Were Charged With Crimes

Image credit NonHumanSlavery Among the criteria needed to bring a defendant to trial in ...

5 Times the World Almost Went Into Nuclear War

Image credit DailySheeple Even the most casual student of history knows that in the ...

Zach Selwyn: 5 Misused and Misunderstood Words and Phrases

Zach Selwyn Slang does not really get misused—but the origins of slang words and ...

5 Major Historical Figures Who Were Drunk or High

Image Credit: Whiskeygoldmine.com We tend to view historical figures through a dull prism. We ...

The Top 5 Ways 9/11 Changed Our Nation

Image Credit: Songquan Deng / Shutterstock.com Time has gently softened the horror and suffering ...

Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know About President Obama

Thinkstock Images/Comstock/Getty Images President Barack Obama, a left-handed, Spanish-speaking Harvard graduate, was the first ...

The Evolution of Women’s Swimwear: From Scrutiny to Skimpy

Image Credit: Dmitry_Tsvetkov / Shutterstock.com Today’s beaches and pool decks are practically littered with ...

Top 5 Most Philanthropic Countries

Image credit flickr by mdcassano Philanthropy can be measured in many different ways: the ...