Top 10 Notorious People that Lived in London

London is a hotbed of crime, intrigue and espionage. And that’s all to be found in one small corner of Vauxhall. The city has a rich history – some say terrifying – of being home to all manner of petty criminals, gangsters and murderers. But some would be surprised to [...]

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Top 10 Banned Baby Names

Choosing a baby’s name is one of the most tricky and lengthy decisions a parent can make. Will the name be cute enough for a toddler but still have the gravitas that a CEO might need? Is it easy to spell? Does it sound like a rude word? So many [...]

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Top 10 Political Scandals

It seems to follow that where there are politicians, there is scandal. It either follows them around or they have an uncanny knack of attracting it. I mean, think over your personal career so far. How many times have you accidentally accepted a huge bribe stuffed into a brown envelope? [...]

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Top 10 Famous Freemasons

The Freemasons are a secret society that falls down slightly on one of the vital elements of being a secret society – the secrecy. Everyone’s heard of them, most people have a rough idea of what goes on behind the Lodge doors and there are a lot of notable people [...]

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Top 10 Most Intense Method Actors

When it comes to acting, there are several different approaches. Some go to work, become their character for a day, and then go home. Others don’t even bother becoming a character, they just play versions of themselves in every role (yes, I’m looking at you Ricky Gervais). And then there [...]

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Top 10 Most Disgusting Dishes from the Past

In many ways, the modern age seems to be the pinnacle of civilization – technology controls our lives and we have more insight than ever into how our bodies work and what we put into them. So, when it comes it food, it’s possible that a modern person might be [...]

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Top 10 Futuristic Societies

In the Year Twenty-Thirteen, Mankind is…..living pretty much the same way as we lived fifty years ago. Only with Facebook. Isn’t the 21st Century disappointing sometimes? It seems like the generations that came before us had such grand visions of where civilization would be up to by now, and what [...]

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Top 10 Fictional Sports

Ever get bored of watching the same old sports on TV over and over? Ever think “this football game could do with some fire?” or “this basketball match would be better in zero gravity?” Well, luckily the worlds of film, TV and literature have come up with some exciting alternatives [...]

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Top 10 Shortest Celebrity Marriages

Every celebrity knows the meaning of a supportive longterm relationship. Britney Spears, for example, has been in the same relationship since the start of her career and it’s certainly helped her success. Of course, that’s just her relationship with her record label. When it comes to personal relationships, the pop [...]

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Top 10 Highest Lakes In The World

When you think of all the bodies of water around the world, you tend to imagine they’re all low-lying, don’t you? Hence things being “at sea level”. But there are actually a number of lakes that sit high above the oceans, nestled in mountain ranges like the Himalayas. The following [...]

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