The Top Seven Corporate Rags-to-Riches Tales

Posted May 3, 2011 | By ncoles | Views: 7,054

Unless you're born with a silver spoon in your mouth, the only way to make a fortune from nothing is hard work and a resolve to escape your very humble beginnings. These guys did it better than anyone.

The 10 Dumbest Historical Objects That Sold for Big Bucks

Posted May 2, 2011 | By DannyGallagher | Views: 4,112

There are a lot of important artifacts worthy of historical recognition and preservation in order to commemorate their impact on the development of mankind and society: the original Gettysburg address, the hammer used to nail Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses, and the first Wonderbra, to...

The 10 Things Your Mom Told You That are Complete Horses***

Posted April 27, 2011 | By DannyGallagher | Views: 4,530

Our mothers gave birth to us, raised us, fed us, clothed us, and generally watched out for us as we grew up. Along the way, she also tried to impart some wisdom for our benefit. Well, it turns out she didn’t always know what she was talking about.

The Seven Least Surprising Scientific Studies

Posted April 26, 2011 | By Theta1138 | Views: 4,440

Science is a wonderful thing, but it has a problem: scientists can take literally nothing for granted. Take a look at these predictable research studies and tell us that someone wasn't just looking for some easy grant money.

Top Seven Stupidest Advocacy Groups

Posted April 22, 2011 | By Theta1138 | Views: 4,951

It doesn't matter what an issue is, there's somebody angry about it. We're sure somebody, right now, is absolutely furious that your grocery store doesn't stock unicorn meat and is writing somebody a letter about it. But there are groups that take even extreme points beyond all sanity. Such...

The 10 Dumbest Death Jokes in Movie History

Posted April 19, 2011 | By DannyGallagher | Views: 9,472

Action stars spend entire films trying to be some awesome badass that can be totally unfazed by sudden and loud explosions, mindless gore and death, and unbelievably bad puns. Then they have to go and ruin it with these horrid one-liners.

Top 10 Ugliest Buildings in America

Posted April 15, 2011 | By ncoles | Views: 8,474

Architecture is a subjective beast. Any attempt to create something aesthetically pleasing should be commended, because the world is pockmarked with too many unattractive buildings with little or no design considerations. Unfortunately, even with an architect involved, some buildings have been...

Top Seven Badass Action Movie Knives

Posted April 13, 2011 | By dsussman | Views: 16,948

There’s something hypnotic about knives. I honestly have no real idea why, but anytime an action hero reaches for his trusty blade when his life is in serious jeopardy, I can’t help but be instantly transported to my mental man cave habitat. Don’t lie, you know the same damn thing happens to you...

The 10 Drinks We Dare You to Drink

Posted April 11, 2011 | By DannyGallagher | Views: 9,874

Going to a bar with your best buds isnʼt just an excuse to pour an endless supply of drinks down your throat. Itʼs a challenge to take on new, dangerous cocktails. Well, consider this a slap in the face with a white glove because weʼre challenging you to take on these putrid potables.

The Nine Most Annoying People Who Use iPhones

Posted April 7, 2011 | By DannyGallagher | Views: 5,373

Whether you’re a die-hard PC lover or a Machead, it’s hard to deny the impact that Apple has made on society with the technological wonder known as the iPhone. It has made touchscreen technology part of our everyday lives and helped usher in a new age of communication. It also brought the world...