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Ten unusual pets from famous writers and artists

Many writers and artists had cats and dogs and sometimes used them as inspiration for their stories or paintings. The poet Emily Dickinson owned Carlo, a large dog that she took on long walks and that she mentions in some poems and letters. The Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges had a white cat, Beppo, as a companion for 15 years, …

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Top 10 ridiculously exaggerated horror movie deaths

[WARNING: This list contains disturbing fictional footage.] Movie fans have long claimed that there are certain movie deaths that just aren’t plausible. These include drowning in quicksand, strangling in less than a minute, and being beheaded by simply sliding a knife across a person’s neck. It gets worse with horror movies, especially when it’s left to the creative minds of …

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10 surprising musical moments from popular shows

Not all musical moments in TV shows happen in music shows like Glee, HSM: The Series, or, more recently, Katy Keene. From time to time popular drama series, sitcoms, or even shows about the supernatural make musical performances a part of one or more episodes. On this list are some surprisingly good (and also very bad) musical performances in non-musical …

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Top 10 Crazy Superstitious Things People Do

Wouldn’t it be great to wake up in the morning and let everything go right? No red lights, no spilled coffee, no late shows, no conflict, no bad news. Of course, this is next to impossible, but it seems like there are a few things you can do to keep the bad luck at bay, regardless of the activity. 10 …

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10 rare events that forced Disney to close their parks

Disney draws hundreds of millions of guests to their world-famous resorts each year and they rarely close the doors to any of their parks. They’re one of the few places in the world that is open to guests 365 days a year, but there have been a handful of events that have drawn the magic straight from the parks. Here …

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Top 10 Weird Facts About Crowds

Group members have a bizarre influence on each other. They have false memories, flow like rivers and together lose IQ points in a room (but not outside). Misunderstandings can affect a lot too, but not in a good way. Indeed, they sometimes convince a gathering to be fatal or to stay near danger. There are also fun facts, like the …

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Top 10 historical events that sound too strange to be true

Imagine a war that lasted 335 years but caused no human losses or bloodshed. Or people who carried cheap, brightly colored sacks of flour during the Great Depression because the colors meant they were still dressing a bit fashionable. And what about the king who believed his body was made of glass and refused to move for hours? History is …

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Top 10 Rip Roaring Theories About Marvel Movies

Good versus bad. Superheroes, villains and gods with bulging muscles are part of the action. What more can we ask for when it comes to movies like? Ironman, The avengers, Spider Man, and Thor? Some fans are happy to find Easter eggs in their favorite superhero films or discover clues that may only prove that certain fan theories are correct. …

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10 strange place names and the stories behind them

The world is full of places with names that most of us would have trouble suppressing laughter. For example, the UK is home to childishly funny greats like Netherthong and Lower Swell! Sometimes the reasons places end with names that make their residents look red are as strange as the names themselves: like these 10. Top 10 places you can’t …

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Top 10 reasons to be fascinated by cubes today

The cube is a rock star among geometric shapes. These blocks can deliver medication, move independently, and allow people to meet intelligent dinosaurs. (Warning, some of them are grumpy.) Cubes can not only be state of the art, they can also reveal more about the past. Some of the most intriguing cases involve war secrets and why Plato’s craziest theory …

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