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Top 10 Lists - Listverse

Top 10 lists. Listverse is dedicated to top 10 lists of trivia from a variety of categories - the most popular of which are top ten lists of bizarre and human oddities.



Are You Feeling Sad? Here Are 10 Reasons That’s A Good Thing  

It's no surprise that happiness comes with a wide variety of advantages. It boosts the immune system and makes you more resilient to pain, along with reducing stress and overall improving the quality of your life. Sadness, on the other hand, doesn't seem to do us any good, and is one feeling we consistently try […] The post Are You Feeling Sad? Here Are 10 Reasons That’s A Good Thing appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-22 02:20:44



10 Disturbing Facts About Serial Killer Ivan Milat, The Monster Who Inspired Wolf Creek  

Ivan Milat, known as ‘The Backpacker Killer’, is an Australian serial killer responsible for the brutal murders of 7 young backpackers in the Belanglo State Forest, southwest of Sydney. Many of his victims were tourists expecting an adventure of a lifetime but since the gruesome discovery of their remains in 1992, it was clear they […] The post 10 Disturbing Facts About Serial Killer Ivan Milat, The Monster Who Inspired Wolf Creek appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-22 01:54:25



Weird News Roundup: Craziest Stories You Probably Missed This Week (9/21/19)  

Welcome back to another week of strange stories, curious chronicles, and aberrant anecdotes. If you missed last week's list, you can catch it here. There are two poop stories this week, although they are significantly different. One highlights a pigeon with great comedic timing while the other explores a scientific experiment designed to see if […] The post Weird News Roundup: Craziest Stories You Probably Missed This Week (9/21/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-21 03:58:34



10 Abandoned Amusement Parks With Horrific Histories [Disturbing]  

Amusement parks are built to be place of thrills and entertainment, wonder and awe. They should give fond memories and bring smiles to faces. But, some parks are shrouded in mystery and misfortune, causing fear and shivers instead. In this list, we will discuss ten parks that have a past dark enough to ruin any […] The post 10 Abandoned Amusement Parks With Horrific Histories [Disturbing] appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-21 01:17:04



10 Crazy Conspiracies That Rocked Governments  

Most government scandals are actually quite dull — there's only so worked up people can get over misfiled expense reports or kickbacks from donut suppliers. But every so often a major politician gets caught up in a conspiracy so bizarre it would make Richard Nixon himself blush. 10Orgiastic Conspiracy: Faked Orgy Photos (And Unsolved Murder) […] The post 10 Crazy Conspiracies That Rocked Governments appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-20 03:40:39



11 Lesser-Known Facts About Mass Murderer Jim Jones [Disturbing Content]  

Note: The bonus item at the bottom of this list contains the full audio of the mass-suicide in Jonestown. It is disturbing and discretion is advised. On November 18, 1978, deep in the jungle of Guyana, the 912 occupants of Jonestown drank a mixture of cyanide and Flavor-Aide. These people did this unthinkable thing because […] The post 11 Lesser-Known Facts About Mass Murderer Jim Jones [Disturbing Content] appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-20 02:28:24



10 Claustrophobic Tales Of People Trapped Underground That Will Leave You Breathless  

The Earth's surface holds many wonders great and small, natural and man-made. A different, though no less mesmerizing, world exists below. Human beings, while certainly not optimized for these environments, enter them regularly. Tourists visit caves, commuters shoot through subway tunnels, and miners across the world work underground as a matter of course. By and […] The post 10 Claustrophobic Tales Of People Trapped Underground That Will Leave You Breathless appeared first on Listverse....

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2019-09-19 05:52:58



10 Celebrities Sued By Their Fans  

Celebrities are loved by millions of people all over the world. We all have a favorite celebrity, someone we’ve never met but love. We watch their movies, or listen to their songs, and could spend hours talking about them. People set up blogs dedicated to them, write books about them, and they’re constantly in the […] The post 10 Celebrities Sued By Their Fans appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-19 05:16:43



Onions Are Totally Awesome, And Here Are 10 Reasons You'll Agree  

The onion is one of the most common vegetables, and it is one of the oldest foods known to the human race. They are found in nearly every major dish in some form. It’s simple to flavor most meals with an onion, but you will find many more uses for the vegetable if you peel […] The post Onions Are Totally Awesome, And Here Are 10 Reasons You'll Agree appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-18 04:41:24



10 Creepy And Outrageous Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be Completely True  

Urban legends—from little elementary kids telling each other that swallowing a watermelon seed will make a watermelon grow in your stomach from teens daring each other to walk up to the "murder house" of the neighborhood—every one of us has heard them. The thing that makes urban legends so interesting is that they're spread with […] The post 10 Creepy And Outrageous Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be Completely True appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-18 03:30:15



10 Heartwarming Stories Of Pets Who Survived Natural Disasters (Videos)  

Animals have an uncanny ability to know when a natural disaster is about to strike. Sometimes, they run away or hide, and their humans have no way of finding them in time to evacuate. More often than not, a pet owner has no choice but to leave their animals behind in order to save themselves. […] The post 10 Heartwarming Stories Of Pets Who Survived Natural Disasters (Videos) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-17 04:10:54



The Universe Is Full Of Scary Things. Here Are The 10 Scariest  

As many of you would have heard by now, the universe is huge. So insanely huge that if we were to take a break from our mundane lives and just think about the sheer scale of things out there, we'd likely go crazy. That's the reason most of us don't bother with anything outside our […] The post The Universe Is Full Of Scary Things. Here Are The 10 Scariest appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-17 03:21:21



These 10 Women Were Convicted For Witchcraft For The Most Ridiculous Reasons  

Hysterical witch-hunting spread from Europe to the UK in 1590. James VI of Scotland, later to become James I of England, was the most notable royal witch-hunter. He even published Daemonologie (literally, the science of demons) to inflame the passion of witch-hunting zealots. James described witchcraft as "high treason against God", which meant that all […] The post These 10 Women Were Convicted For Witchcraft For The Most Ridiculous Reasons appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-17 01:33:34



Prince William’s Dancing Is The Latest Of 10 Shocking Scandals To Rock The Royal Family  

When we think of the British royal family, we tend to think about a number of qualities in particular. “Grace,” “poise,” and “decorum” are a few words that could be used to describe the Windsors in almost any situation. The key phrase there was “almost any.” Royals are still people, with all the proclivities of […] The post Prince William’s Dancing Is The Latest Of 10 Shocking Scandals To Rock The Royal Family appeared first on Listvers

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2019-09-16 05:20:07



Police Arrest Squirrel, Just One Of 10 Crazy Squirrel Facts And Tales  

Squirrels make cute cartoons and plush dolls. However, the real rodents glow pink, delay flights and get arrested. They gather mysteries like nuts; squirrel breeders are succumbing to a new virus and there was that purple creature nobody could explain. A dead squirrel was once purchased as art and the Prince of Wales wants to […] The post Police Arrest Squirrel, Just One Of 10 Crazy Squirrel Facts And Tales appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-16 01:02:59



Failing At Tinder? Here Are 10 Surprising Things That Make You Less Attractive To Others  

Other than the handful of people born with conventionally-attractive features, most of us don't know what makes us attractive to the opposite sex. It can be something as minor like how we do our hair, or something obvious like how recklessly we drive. The same is true for our unattractive features; things that negatively affect […] The post Failing At Tinder? Here Are 10 Surprising Things That Make You Less Attractive To Others appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-15 05:52:36



60 Stunning Images of The Middle East That Will Make You Forget Its Violent Past  

The Middle East was once thought of as a beautiful and exotic far-away land. But unfortunately for those of us alive in modern times, the term now conjures up images of war, terrorism, subjugation, and suffering. The vivid images of the Islamic Golden Age are now gone, and the exciting fantasies in “One Thousand And […] The post 60 Stunning Images of The Middle East That Will Make You Forget Its Violent Past appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-15 03:17:09



Weird Stories You Probably Missed This Week (9/14/19)  

With the weekend comes a look at some of the more unusual stories that hit the headlines this week. If you want to catch up on the previous list, you can do it here. This is a science-heavy week. Boffins have been busy researching lost continents, discovering interstellar visitors and finding the answer to "life, […] The post Weird Stories You Probably Missed This Week (9/14/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-14 05:14:37



Your View: Who Will Win The 2020 Democratic Nomination  

It has been a long time since we had a topical Your View that wasn’t relating to site administration. Now that I (JFrater) am back on board and running things, I figured it would be nice to resume the old habit and to get people chatting. What better way to get the ball rolling than […] The post Your View: Who Will Win The 2020 Democratic Nomination appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-14 03:19:15



Creepy Mysteries That Are Still Unsolved  

There is just something about an unsolved mystery isn't there? Sure, it's great when you eventually find out why something happened the way it did, but man, the idea of an event taking place without an immediate plausible explanation just sends those debating skills into overdrive and makes the conspiracy theories pile up. Below are […] The post Creepy Mysteries That Are Still Unsolved appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-14 01:01:58



Crazy Interiors Where People Actually Live (25 Pics)  

What better way is there to express your creativity and fun side than in your interior decorating? Below you can find images of 10 crazy places that are (or were) lived in They may not be to everyone’s taste but they certainly make for compelling viewing! 10House of Sarcasm We probably shouldn’t be surprised […] The post Crazy Interiors Where People Actually Live (25 Pics) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-13 02:40:44



Big Time Screw Ups Caused By Google Maps  

We cannot deny it; GPS Navigation applications, such as Google Maps and Google Earth, have made it much easier to travel. Daily, millions of us use these applications to share our locations with friends, guide us to the best routes, and allow us to explore new destinations. We have become very trusting of their ability […] The post Big Time Screw Ups Caused By Google Maps appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-13 01:35:48



Top 10 Times Surgeons Made Miracles Happen  

[Warning: Contains Sensitive Images] Our understanding of anatomy and physiology blossomed during the medical renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci's many dissections provided a detailed overview of the human body; William Harvey discovered how the heart pumps blood around the body; and Hieronymus Fabricius made crucial discoveries relating to the reproductive, digestive, and nervous systems. Today, we […] The post Top 10 Times Surgeons Made Miracles Happen appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-12 02:07:30



Top 10 Crazy Chernobyl Conspiracy Theories  

In the wake of HBO’s hugely successful show Chernobyl, the Ukranian power plant has returned to the public eye. We are fascinated once more by the brutal, invisible threat of radiation and the worst man-made disaster the world has ever seen. On April 26, 1986, Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Facility exploded. The fallout […] The post Top 10 Crazy Chernobyl Conspiracy Theories appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-12 01:52:12



Top 10 Patron Saints For Millennials  

Life is so fast paced these days that we seldom have time to stop and breath. But so many pitfalls of life might be averted if we take the time to ask for a little help. Life for millennials is particularly hard—they are, perhaps, the most hard-done-by generation in human history if we believe the […] The post Top 10 Patron Saints For Millennials appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-11 04:34:01



Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Being Drunk  

Alcohol consumption is mostly harmless. However, due to its links to health and social troubles, drunkenness remains a subject of serious study today. Recently, researchers revealed the surprising role that alcohol plays in surviving traumatic injuries, why misbehaving drunks can no longer blame one drink too many, and how inebriated drivers could get zapped by […] The post Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Being Drunk appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-11 02:47:50



Top 10 Ordinary Items That Made People Rich  

Everyone likes to imagine that there might be a Picasso hidden in the attic. But it is a sad fact of life that when we finally get around to cleaning out the clutter, most of us will uncover nothing but dust bunnies. However, some people have found out that riches were hiding not in their […] The post Top 10 Ordinary Items That Made People Rich appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-10 03:44:53



Top 10 Atrocious Murders Inspired By Movies  

It has been 5 years since Anissa Weisser and Morgan Geyser stabbed 12-year-old Payton Leutner 19 times and left her for dead in the woods of Waukesha, Wisconsin. When a crime so horrific occurs, society has the need to know "Why?" Why did these 12-year-old girls physically harm their peer? What possessed them to commit […] The post Top 10 Atrocious Murders Inspired By Movies appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-10 03:42:44



Top 10 Incredibly Surreal Places on Earth  

On a planet where the pyramids, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus are among the unchallenged greatest wonders of the world, it is often difficult to believe that such bizarre things as rainbow trees, polka-dotted lakes, and waterfalls of "blood" could even be possible. But venture into the most beautiful, surreal […] The post Top 10 Incredibly Surreal Places on Earth appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-09 03:20:25



Top 10 Bizarre Police Vehicles  

The world is filled with police and paramilitary vehicles that are unbelievably fast, incredibly durable, or just straight-up weird. Among the vehicles listed are world record-holders, amphibious conveyances, and other assorted automobiles that you have to see to believe. However, as weird as some of them are, they could be the future of law enforcement […] The post Top 10 Bizarre Police Vehicles appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-09 01:54:24



Top 10 Unexpected Garden Gnome Colonies  

Garden gnomes are a suburban staple, decorating kitschy neighborhoods all around the world. But sometimes a garden gnome village will appear in the most unexpected of places—popular city locations, railways, roundabouts and so on. This is a list of 10 of the (surprisingly) many garden gnome colonies that have broken through the confines of their […] The post Top 10 Unexpected Garden Gnome Colonies appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-09 01:22:25



Your View: Listverse Subscriptions  

It has been a very long time since we published a your view type article. These were typically questions of a controversial nature designed to get the comments flowing and community growing. Today, however, I am publishing a different type of Your View. Due to recent changes in the online advertising market (and more changes […] The post Your View: Listverse Subscriptions appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-08 05:38:36



Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Crocodilians  

Caimans, crocodiles, and alligators are among Earth’s most successful reptiles. Despite being intensely studied, crocodilians manage to keep their mysteries. For some reason, insects love their tears and orange crocodiles are evolving in caves. The reptiles also hang around in trees, use pool noodles, and make for surprising mummies. While they continue to eat people […] The post Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Crocodilians appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-08 03:29:58



Top 10 People Famous For Doing Things They Didn’t Do  

Stories of the great inventors and innovators of previous generations have been passed down through the ages. People love to hear a good tale, and the best ones always feature the most brilliant, incredible person doing something inconceivably great or virtuous. Whether it involves discovering a new part of the world, inventing a new technology, […] The post Top 10 People Famous For Doing Things They Didn’t Do appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-08 03:23:12



10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week (9/8/19)  

As the end of the week approaches, here is the list that aims to put a few smiles on faces. If you prefer to start with a more quizzical expression, check out the offbeat list here. This week, we are inspired by children doing awesome things. One young girl raises money to protect police dogs, […] The post 10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week (9/8/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-08 01:42:14



10 Serial Criminals Who Were Also Entertainers  

Everybody likes to have a good time. Even some of the worst people in history knew how to cut loose. For example, ignoring all of the murders, even Charles Manson made for a pretty good singer. As for other entertainers, their crimes were part of the enjoyment. Here’s a list of ten people who, in […] The post 10 Serial Criminals Who Were Also Entertainers appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-07 04:25:46



10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (9/7/19)  

Here is a look at some of the strangest and most original stories that hit the headlines this week. If you missed the previous offbeat list, you can check it out here. This week, we explore a few unusual crimes that range from horrifying to bizarre. There is a look at historical child sacrifices and […] The post 10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (9/7/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-07 03:34:07



Top 10 Fascinating Fire Facts To Fuel The Mind  

Fire has been an essential part of human civilization since the very beginning of our history. On one hand, it gives us heat and fuels our industry. On the other hand, fires can rage uncontrolled and destroy everything in their path. In the United States alone, roughly 3,500 people die every year in fires. Every […] The post Top 10 Fascinating Fire Facts To Fuel The Mind appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-06 18:06:01



Top 10 Forgotten British Government Conspiracies  

For many years, the British government maintained a culture of secrecy. They were aided by a tame press often unwilling to embarrass the state by exposing major scandals. As a result, British politicians had plenty of room to cook up crazy conspiracies. Although many of them went under the radar for years, these 10 finally […] The post Top 10 Forgotten British Government Conspiracies appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-06 05:34:59



Top 10 Countries With Bizarre Obsessions  

The things people obsess over are usually predictable. Sex, drugs, and alcohol are usual suspects. People may obsess about their weight or about much money they are making and how to make more of it. In country after country, these are common fixations. However, some countries break the mold and establish new categories for obsession. […] The post Top 10 Countries With Bizarre Obsessions appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-05 03:54:14



Top 10 Ways To Dispose Of Your Body After Death  

Death is a solemn, often spiritual occasion, but afterward comes the more mundane problem of what to do with the body. Though burial and cremation remain the most common ways to dispose of a corpse, many people have tried to come up with clean, green, cost-effective, and personal ways to dispose of our mortal remains. […] The post Top 10 Ways To Dispose Of Your Body After Death appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-05 03:32:20



Top 10 Design Tricks Businesses Use To Make You Spend Money  

Businesses make their money when you buy goods or services from them. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they put a lot of effort and thought into making sure that you actually buy whatever it is that they are selling, and many companies have quite a few tricks up their sleeves to accomplish […] The post Top 10 Design Tricks Businesses Use To Make You Spend Money appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-04 03:33:27



Top 10 Must-See Recent Genre-Defying Horrors  

Are you sick of struggling to find anything decent to watch out of Hollywood these days? Me too! Long a bastion of great movie making, Hollywood has recently abdicated the bulk of its role as an entertainment creator in order to enter the rather tiresome world of politics and social engineering. Gone are the regular […] The post Top 10 Must-See Recent Genre-Defying Horrors appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-04 03:19:52



10 Fascinating Examples Of Disease Influencing Fashion  

Like any other craft or art form, designing fashion items requires inspiration. Fashion designers have been inspired by their roots, by popular music, and by nature. But some fashion designers have been influenced by more unlikely sources. In fact, certain fashion trends throughout history—including the present day—have sprung from the strangest birthplace of all—disease. Here […] The post 10 Fascinating Examples Of Disease Influencing Fashion appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-03 04:20:40



Top 10 Fascinating Facts Involving Numbers  

Numbers have intriguing qualities and mysteries. Nobody knows why prime numbers appear randomly or why they behave like crystals. There is no denying that the field is ripe with weirdness. Quantum mechanics has produced unhackable numbers, vast numbers could create black holes in the brain, and half the US population wants to ban numbers. That […] The post Top 10 Fascinating Facts Involving Numbers appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-03 02:41:25



10 Eerie Abandoned Animal Parks  

Animal parks and zoos are supposed to be a source of happiness and entertainment. Ideally, they’re places for people to be educated and enriched, witnessing animal species they normally would not encounter. It doesn’t always work out that way, however. Lack of funding, opposition by activists, and severity of elements are all reasons that animal […] The post 10 Eerie Abandoned Animal Parks appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-02 04:43:44



10 Cutting-Edge Uses Of Laser Technology  

First developed by Gordon Gould during the 1950s, lasers are one of the most popular and widely used devices in modern society. The optical beams can be found in everything from weapons guidance systems to hair removal surgery. However, that was not always the case. Originally, Gould and his peers struggled to find practical applications […] The post 10 Cutting-Edge Uses Of Laser Technology appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-02 03:28:41



10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week (9/1/19)  

If the happenings of the past week have got you down, perhaps this list can cheer you up a bit. Here, we only talk about stories that are positive, amusing, or inspirational. Meanwhile, you can also check the offbeat list for a look at some of the most bizarre news items that made the headlines. […] The post 10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week (9/1/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-01 02:08:44



10 Unsolved Mysteries About Ancient Greece  

Ancient Greece is often seen as the birthplace of Western civilization. It’s also credited with founding some of the earliest institutions devoted to acquiring knowledge, and if that wasn’t enough, Athens is commonly regarded as the birthplace of democracy. But the length of time between this era and the modern world means that not everything […] The post 10 Unsolved Mysteries About Ancient Greece appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-09-01 01:15:48



10 Weird Ways Real People Got Confused For Their Characters  

Celebrities often complain about being trapped by fame. Their identities are swept up with their public personae. Audience members become so bound to these performances that there is never a chance to escape into private life. For most people, this is not torture. Moping while signing autographs or rattling off a catchphrase is not that […] The post 10 Weird Ways Real People Got Confused For Their Characters appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-31 05:03:31



10 Common Misconceptions About Ancient Greece And Its Myths  

The history of the ancient Greeks and the mythology that they created are still well-known today and form the building blocks of many modern stories. However, not all of the things that we think we know about them are actually correct. Time has altered many of the stories, and much history has been forgotten. Historians […] The post 10 Common Misconceptions About Ancient Greece And Its Myths appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-31 04:10:29



10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/31/19)  

It is time, once again, to check out some of the strangest and most unusual stories to hit our headlines this week. If you missed the last offbeat list, you can catch up here. We have two space stories this week. One involves NASA investigating the first alleged crime in space, while the other looks […] The post 10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/31/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-31 01:35:54



10 Surprising Things That Make You More Attractive  

Even if most of us can't do anything to change how we look, there are still many ways we can raise our attractiveness factor for the opposite sex. Smell good, be funny, and don't talk about your ex too much. It's not as complicated as self-help books and relationship blogs make it out to be. […] The post 10 Surprising Things That Make You More Attractive appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-30 05:48:25



10 Foods That Can Cause Bad Dreams  

Scary movies, thrilling TV crime shows, medications, and stress can all cause nightmares. But did you know that the snacks you choose can also put a damper on your quality of sleep? The foods you consume can directly affect your sleep pattern and control the types of dreams you have at night. If you enjoy […] The post 10 Foods That Can Cause Bad Dreams appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-30 04:07:33



10 Simple But Costly Math Errors In History  

A lot of students hate math, even though the world runs on mathematics. Huge sums of money and equipment worth millions of dollars have been lost simply because someone made some tiny math mistake. Computers also have made errors like this, too, but that can still be blamed on humans since we did the programming. […] The post 10 Simple But Costly Math Errors In History appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-30 02:19:25



10 Things From Ethiopia That Are Rare Or Unique  

Ethiopia covers most of the Horn of Africa. But that is the least of its feats. The region is rich with history and strange things. There are wolves masquerading as jackals, rainbow-colored springs, and unique magnetic miles. Ethiopia has many of the world’s oldest wonders. But it also leads with novel projects that fight modern […] The post 10 Things From Ethiopia That Are Rare Or Unique appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-29 02:23:16



10 Things People Create To Hide In Nature  

When one is immersed in nature, absorbing sounds, smells, and the views, it brings us back to our primordial roots. It can be a place for healing and rejuvenation of the spirit, with psychological and physiological benefits. It's no wonder that it connects us to our brief, impermanent being. Humans are creators instinctively, so we […] The post 10 Things People Create To Hide In Nature appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-29 02:07:54



10 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About The Ford Model T  

The Ford Model T was the first affordable automobile. Henry Ford famously said that his vehicle was targeted at the common man. Only the rich could afford a car before the Model T came along, and it actually became less expensive throughout production. It cost $850 at the time it was unveiled in 1908 and […] The post 10 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About The Ford Model T appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-29 01:02:36



Top 10 Unusual Facts Involving Chocolate  

In one form or another, chocolate has been with mankind for centuries. The delectable snack has an unusual European history. First viewed with suspicion, chocolate became medicine and finally turned thousands into chocoholics. This popularity hides the industry’s nasty side. A chocolate coating is a smuggler’s best friend, and companies sell dangerous products. In Japan, […] The post Top 10 Unusual Facts Involving Chocolate appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-28 03:23:33



10 Extraordinary Cases Of Biological Mimicry  

Biological mimicry is when ones species evolves to look like another. Sometimes, one organism will additionally take on the behavior and mannerisms of the other. They end up looking so similar that it is difficult to tell them apart, even though they are totally unrelated. Animals do this for many reasons. Often, it has to […] The post 10 Extraordinary Cases Of Biological Mimicry appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-28 02:11:57



10 Knights Of The Round Table You’ve Never Heard Of  

The legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table has been popular for centuries. King Arthur himself emerged as a literary figure sometime after 800 when he started to appear in manuscripts such as the Y Goddoddin in Wales. The history of his loyal knights, however, is much less clear. They first […] The post 10 Knights Of The Round Table You’ve Never Heard Of appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-28 01:07:57



Top 10 Fascinating Ancient Finds From Mesoamerica  

Different cultures once thrived in Mesoamerica, a region in southern North America. The civilizations were otherworldly enough to stay fascinating today. Recent discoveries did not disappoint. Societies older than the Maya knew about magnetism, turkeys were gods, and nearly the whole Mesoamerica knew how to get high. The Maya also invented the papaya we eat […] The post Top 10 Fascinating Ancient Finds From Mesoamerica appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-27 04:29:10



10 Fascinating Facts About Pregnancy  

We may not think about it a lot, but it's almost magical that we can give birth to a whole new person all on our own. (Or, at least half of us can.) Pregnancy is a marvel of evolution and a pretty handy way to continue the survival of our species without having to rely […] The post 10 Fascinating Facts About Pregnancy appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-27 02:21:45



10 Most Expensive Feces Ever  

Feces are waste—so they must not be valuable. We just dump it and forget all about it. This is even though some pieces of excrement out there are worth hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. And yet people actually pay sewer and water bills to get rid of their poop. It’s not just […] The post 10 Most Expensive Feces Ever appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-27 02:15:13



10 Weird States And Forms Of Water You Never Knew Existed  

Water only exists as a solid, liquid, or gas, right? Wrong! It can exist in a number of other states and forms, including some that you might not have heard of. Would you believe that water can become hot ice or even powder? Yes, powdery water is a thing. Now, you might be thinking, "How […] The post 10 Weird States And Forms Of Water You Never Knew Existed appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-26 05:39:43



10 Chilling Facts About Mr. Cruel  

The bogeyman is an overused cliche. But this trite quality does not obscure the fact that he has existed in every culture at every time. There have always been things out there in the dark waiting to get us. Most of the time, insofar as the stories go, things going bump are supernatural entities like […] The post 10 Chilling Facts About Mr. Cruel appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-26 05:16:32



10 Ridiculous Myths We Believe Because Of Movies  

Movies are our windows into what could be instead of what is. That's why we tolerate so many exaggerations and creative liberties in them because films would get boring quite fast if they were accurate about everything. It's a problem, though, when some of these oft-repeated misconceptions in movies are so prevalent that people start […] The post 10 Ridiculous Myths We Believe Because Of Movies appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-26 02:08:28



10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week (8/25/19)  

Far too often, there is a tendency to focus on negative or violent events while positive news items take a back seat. That's not the case here as this list covers only stories that inspire, amuse, and uplift. If weirdness is more your thing, you can also check out the offbeat list right here. This […] The post 10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week (8/25/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-25 03:56:02



10 Writers Who Stole Their Greatest Works From Other Authors  

Plagiarism, passing off other people's words and ideas as your own or failing to properly attribute other people's contributions to your work, is, it seems, almost as old as writing itself. The first documented case of plagiarism concerned the poet Martial in the first century AD. Martial was incensed that other poets were using his […] The post 10 Writers Who Stole Their Greatest Works From Other Authors appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-25 03:43:56



10 Surprising Confederates  

It's easy to view history through an oversimplifying lens—a phenomenon which often happens with the United States Civil War. Generalizations might proclaim, for example, that all Confederates were white Anglo-Saxons who wholeheartedly opposed both change and the American constitutional order. It is true that the Confederacy would not have come into its brief existence without […] The post 10 Surprising Confederates appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-25 02:20:48



10 Accidental Inventions That Changed The World  

Sometimes, genius arrives simply by chance, not by choice. That explains why some of the greatest inventions happened by accident. In some cases, the inventor was searching for one thing but found something very different. However, in one case, it was a casual walk through the woods that led to the discovery. Find out how […] The post 10 Accidental Inventions That Changed The World appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-24 05:03:24



10 Crazy Ancient Weapons You’ve Never Heard Of  

Catapults and crossbows have a certain simple mechanical charm that just can't be matched by the most advanced missiles and rifles of today. Swords and shields also conjure up images of a bygone age of chivalry and honor when combat was fought face-to-face between individuals who'd dedicated their lives and reputations to their abilities on […] The post 10 Crazy Ancient Weapons You’ve Never Heard Of appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-24 01:43:13



10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/24/19)  

Another week has passed, which means that it is time, once again, to look at some of the bizarre stories that made the headlines recently. If you want to read up on the last offbeat list, click here. This week, we have a tale from Japan and a tail from Japan. There is a grand […] The post 10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/24/19) appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-24 01:14:57



10 Weirdest Endurance Events  

What is something you think you could do forever? Chances are most people reading this can think of at least one activity that they love and/or are quite good at. What’s yours? There might just be a world record for whatever it is you said. From jumping on a pogo stick to hanging from a […] The post 10 Weirdest Endurance Events appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-23 02:40:14



10 Interesting Facts About ‘The New York Times’  

The New York Times, or “The Gray Lady” as some prefer to call it, is one of the oldest newspapers out there. It has a very rich history—one that is so interesting and fascinating that we wrote an entire list about it. The facts include everything from its humble beginnings to its famous crossword puzzle. […] The post 10 Interesting Facts About ‘The New York Times’ appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-23 02:34:48



10 UFO Incidents Over Air Force Bases In The United States  

UFO sightings happen all the time all over the world. Depending on who you ask, stories of UFO encounters can be interesting, frighting, bizarre, or just plain nuts. Incidents that have taken place over the many Air Force bases in the United States, however, are some of the most intriguing on record. Notably, unidentified and […] The post 10 UFO Incidents Over Air Force Bases In The United States appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-23 01:11:23



10 Funeral Ceremonies For Something Other Than Humans  

Funerals are a way for us to find closure for ourselves and to show our love for the departed one last time. All cultures have funeral rites of some kind, because we all feel the sting of death. These ceremonies help to cope with that pain and give respect for our departed loved ones. Sometimes, […] The post 10 Funeral Ceremonies For Something Other Than Humans appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-22 05:45:15



10 Fascinating Facts About Unusual Memorials  

Memorials are not always buildings or stationary objects. Red dresses have swayed outside for missing women, people have turned their loved ones into diamonds, and time travelers could have attended Stephen Hawking’s interment. Monuments can be troublesome, too. They divide communities and take their fair share of bullets. Famous sites are also battling a mysterious […] The post 10 Fascinating Facts About Unusual Memorials appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-22 05:22:57



10 Simple Things That Aren’t As Old As You Think  

Modern life is full of simple conveniences. It's easy to forget that we had to cope without them not too long ago. From our plates to our chairs, some of the simplest things we use daily owe their existence to the explosion of leisure and luxury that followed World War II. Even simple tools like […] The post 10 Simple Things That Aren’t As Old As You Think appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-22 05:14:08



10 Crazy Ways Thieves Got Caught  

In fiction, everyone loves the smooth and subtle criminal who is able to use his wits and finesse to part a fool from his belongings. Of course, in reality, no one likes having their stuff taken, no matter how charming the thief is. Luckily for us, most criminals are idiots. If they even manage to […] The post 10 Crazy Ways Thieves Got Caught appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-21 04:07:25



10 Twisted Ways That People Used To Be Entertained  

There you are, playing your favorite video game when Grandpa walks in. You know you're going to get an earful of rant when your avatar rips this chainsaw through the other player. Don't worry, my friend. Here is a handy list of some of the most twisted and macabre ways that humans entertained themselves in […] The post 10 Twisted Ways That People Used To Be Entertained appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-21 02:13:12



10 Hilarious Wildlife Encounters  

Everyone has a funny wildlife story or two to tell, and the Internet and social media are always full of "cute" animal posts. After all, animals have always played an important role in our daily lives. There are the domesticated animals which provide us with food, clothing, and companionship; then there’s the wildlife most of […] The post 10 Hilarious Wildlife Encounters appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-21 02:02:10



10 Women Who Killed Their Families  

Few murders provoke as much shock and horror as when someone takes the lives of their own family members. We've discussed men who’ve killed their families, but it seems all the more shocking when a woman kills her family, the children she brought into this world and nurtured for some time. Why does this happen? […] The post 10 Women Who Killed Their Families appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-20 05:14:09



10 Explanations Of The Shapes Used For Everyday Things  

We probably do not pay attention to the shapes of lots of things we see around us every day. This is even though we would probably realize something was amiss if we saw them in a different shape. Imagine if you saw a circular television or a square coin. The shapes of most everyday items […] The post 10 Explanations Of The Shapes Used For Everyday Things appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-20 01:45:38



10 Fascinating Facts About Surgery  

Even if most surgical techniques of today are rather recent developments, people have been cutting each other up in the hopes of fixing various diseases for a long time now. Surgery has a long history and shows up in historical records from various regions of the world. However, early humans did it more to see […] The post 10 Fascinating Facts About Surgery appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-20 01:06:15



10 Unbelievable Things We Have Made Out Of Cats  

The idea of making something out of a cat probably sounds weird because cats are pets and not some random nonliving item that can be easily exploited. Well! That does not apply to everyone. Some people consider cats as just another tool to achieve their goals—ethics be damned. Although Americans do a good job of […] The post 10 Unbelievable Things We Have Made Out Of Cats appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-19 05:19:08



10 People Who Willingly Returned To Being Prisoners  

"Freedom or death" is an often-used phrase that shows just how highly we humans value our right to self-determination. We find comfort in making our own choices and going as we please, even to the point where death is preferable to losing freedom. However, when put in captivity as a criminal in a prison, a […] The post 10 People Who Willingly Returned To Being Prisoners appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-19 04:22:35



10 Rock And Metal Musicians Who Killed Someone  

Rock and metal musicians have a reputation for cutting loose, not playing by the rules, and running wild. Life on the road, rocking out every night, adoring fans worldwide, and a seemingly limitless supply of booze and drugs would be a dream for many aspiring musicians. Tragically, that dream can just as quickly turn into […] The post 10 Rock And Metal Musicians Who Killed Someone appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-19 03:58:09



10 Bizarre Video Games That Actually Exist  

It’s no surprise that strange video games have hit the market in the past, but some of them are just downright bizarre. From the insane graphics to the unbelievable concepts, there are some weird games that are complicated to describe. They span the time frame of video game creation—from the earliest days to modern times. […] The post 10 Bizarre Video Games That Actually Exist appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-18 03:07:21



10 Famous People Accused Of Witchcraft  

Witchcraft and magic are nebulous and often dangerous concepts. For much of human history, anyone who has seemed to have uncanny powers has either been hailed as a holy person or put to death as a demon. When some people achieve success, it is deeply galling to their enemies. The only way those individuals can […] The post 10 Famous People Accused Of Witchcraft appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-18 02:54:22



10 Disastrous Earthly Events Linked To Comets  

Comets are among the most interesting celestial objects out there. Some are visible to the naked eye, and with their predictable orbits, we should always see them, provided we know where and when to look (unless they go missing). However, ancient civilizations did not have such knowledge. Comets were mysterious objects that were often considered […] The post 10 Disastrous Earthly Events Linked To Comets appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-18 01:27:57



10 Rare Finds From The Cretaceous Period  

The Cretaceous Period, famously populated by Tyrannosaurus rex, started around 145.5 million years ago. Around 80 million years later, an asteroid hit the Earth. That was the end of the nonavian dinosaurs and the Cretaceous. The period expired horribly. But while it lasted, remarkable things happened. The first flower bloomed, ducks found their voices, and […] The post 10 Rare Finds From The Cretaceous Period appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-17 05:31:39



Top 10 Bizarre Facts About France  

There are many weird but interesting facts that you might not know about France. Some are cool, some are disgusting, and others are just downright unbelievable. Then there are the facts that will make you cringe. Whatever the case, one thing they all have in common is that they are just plain weird—every one of […] The post Top 10 Bizarre Facts About France appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-17 04:25:03



10 Ways You Might Be Hurting Your Brain  

Our brains are an incredibly important part of our bodies. They give us our personality, thoughts, and emotions and enable us to interpret and interact with the world around us. It's an organ we can't get a transplant for, so it's incredibly important that we take care of the one we have right now. Unfortunately, […] The post 10 Ways You Might Be Hurting Your Brain appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-17 02:14:09



Top 10 Facets Of Modern Life Which Appeared In 1700s Britain  

The Victorian age was the birthplace of many things we take for granted today. From refrigeration to wristwatches, many technologies that laid the foundation of modern society were developed over the course of the 1800s. Or at least, that's what most of us have been taught. Of course, the 1800s were undoubtedly an age of […] The post Top 10 Facets Of Modern Life Which Appeared In 1700s Britain appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-16 05:56:58



Top 10 Mercurial Facts About Mercury  

Mercury is an inherently interesting element. In the past, it was called quicksilver for two reasons. It looked like silver but was liquid at room temperature, and its English name derives from the name of the god Mercury who was renowned for his quickness. Although people have been aware of mercury since antiquity, there have […] The post Top 10 Mercurial Facts About Mercury appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-16 01:27:51



10 Men Who Killed Their Families  

We generally spend lots of time with our families, so it’s easy to understand why we get irritated and angry with them at times. In general, such moments pass, and no one is left hurt. But what could make someone upset enough that they would turn to murder? In this list, we investigate that question: […] The post 10 Men Who Killed Their Families appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-16 01:19:25



10 Oddly Wonderful Celebrity Museums Around The World  

Museums can be great additions to any travel itinerary, and prominent ones, like the Louvre or the Smithsonian, are visited by throngs of tourists each year. Then there the collections that are perhaps more niche but certainly still of interest to the right audience. There are plenty of odd museums located around the world, but […] The post 10 Oddly Wonderful Celebrity Museums Around The World appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-15 04:14:10



Top 10 Bloodcurdling Religious Rites  

To an outsider, everything in a religion can seem nonsensical and absurd. Sitting quietly and thinking really hard to get the Lord of Creation to alter the workings of the universe in your favor, or prayer, strikes atheists as madness. But to those who have faith, religious acts can have profound and life-changing significance. There […] The post Top 10 Bloodcurdling Religious Rites appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-15 02:56:42



10 More Insane News Stories From Russia  

There are nearly 144 million inhabitants in Russia, putting it at ninth place in the list of countries by population. With a total land area of 16,376,870 square kilometers (6,323,142 mi2) and a population density of only nine people per square kilometer (23 people per mi2), there is plenty of space for people to do […] The post 10 More Insane News Stories From Russia appeared first on Listverse.

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2019-08-15 01:03:55





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