Top 10 Public Health Scares

There’s never been a better time for creating public hysteria. The internet allows anyone with a phone or a laptop to come up with a theory and it can spread around the globe in seconds. So, when governments announce that there might be a new disease to look out for, [...]

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Top 10 Most Bizarre Fraternity Hazing Incidents

When I first starting researching this list, I thought it would be funny. Pledges being made to dress as Bugs Bunny and say “I’m a naughty rabbit” all day- that kind of thing. But a few minutes, a few court cases and a few lost appendages in and I realized [...]

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Top 10 Most Handsome Vampires

When it comes to monsters, there is quite a clear hierarchy. Lumbering zombies are at the bottom, with little in the way of looks of manners. Next up are werewolves, who are practically human most of the time but awfully hairy and dribbly when they do change. And top of [...]

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Top 10 Coldest Places on Earth

It’s hard to define exactly where the coldest places on Earth are. It sounds like it should be easy – measure how hot or cold everywhere is, and then rank them. But how you define a place? Antarctica is surely the coldest place on Earth but is it all one [...]

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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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