Top 10 movies to avoid, worst movies of all time

Thousands of readers of the magazine "Empire" participated in the survey "The worst movie of all time", and the final result was a list of these 10 movies … [Read More...]

Ultra realistic paintings on the wall

Passing by these amazing 3D paintings will make you almost believe that there are real people standing by the wall. The paintings are made in such a way that you would probably try to touch the girl that's leaning on the wall or maybe the old lady that's resting, because they seem so realistic. The most surprising thing is that the artist is only using his bare hands and painting to make such … [Read More...]

Man living with a Grizzly bear

This 800 pounds grizzly bear called Brutus is Casey Anderson's best friend, believe it or not. The famous naturalist and his furry friend are inseparable from the day Brutus was a 2 weeks old cub. Casey saved the bear from an overpopulated wildlife park, and raised him with lot of attention, love and respect. … [Read More...]

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The 5 Most Famous Poems in the History of Literature

When it comes to poetry and choosing the most famous poems in the history of literature, we might face the impossible task of bringing to an agreement thousands of critics and literature historians, together with millions of pages dedicated to the subject. However, listing the most famous poems as deemed by some of the most enlightened minds of the Society of Classical Poets after comparing them … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Chocolate Brands and What Each of Them Is Most Known for

If you’re one of the people who consider chocolate to be a food group in itself, then you’re going to love the topic of today’s article. Chocolate is one of the most popular foods in the world, and it’s not difficult to understand why. Apart from the fact that you can eat it as such, you can add it to all sorts of sweets, make hot chocolate, or even eat it with milk. This explains why there are so … [Read More...]

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The Top 5 Most Used Emoji and Emoticons

Emojis – we all use them, some more than others. Whether we want to tell someone that we’re extremely excited or on the contrary, really sad about something, we somehow find it easier to use an emoticon that describes the way we feel instead of trying to find the words to express it. Since emojis and emoticons are so popular, it comes as no surprise that there’s a wide variety of them out there. … [Read More...]

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The Most Loved Fictional Detectives

Reading about private investigators or watching their stories come to life under the transforming wand of the movie industry is a classic soft spot for generations upon generations of people. We all adore solving puzzles and, generally speaking, we’re a society that takes much pride in its rationality and logic; this powerful belief in the power of reason, coupled with the fact that these … [Read More...]

Top 5 Depictions of Dracula

Since we’re recently shared with you the funniest depictions of Hitler in popular culture, it was about time we’ve also put together a list of the best depictions of another historical villain, Dracula. Well, to clarify things a bit, the historical figure of Vlad ?epe? upon which the fantastic character of Dracula is based wasn’t actually a villain, at least for the standards of his time. But the … [Read More...]

5 Ideas for Crazy Pajamas

Pajamas are most of the time associated with bland comfortable clothing, as opposed to the more interesting day wear or the seductive but not quite so cozy category of night wear. Well, not anymore. We’ve comprised a small collection of stuff that some creative pajama designers thought of and all of them are really the opposite of bland. If you want to turn all the heads at some PJ party you might … [Read More...]

Cinco de Mayo: A Look into a Mixed Holiday’s Background

Since it’s almost the beginning of May and in the U.S. that means Cinco de Mayo will soon be here, perhaps now is a good time to delve a bit into the background of this odd holiday. The label of odd comes here because of the ambiguous status of this relatively recent and quite fabricated holiday. Don’t misunderstand us: there’s nothing wrong with yet another reason for a pretty public celebration, … [Read More...]

5 Cover Songs Better than the Original

We’ve previously shared with you a similar list of great cover bands that you should check out if you didn’t know them already. Today, it’s the turn to recognize cover songs  that are so great they manage to surpass the original they emulate. At least according to our tastes. Even if you’re a hardcore fan of the original artist or version and you won’t agree that the cover is better, you will at … [Read More...]

5 Great Cover Bands You Should Check Out

Cover songs are great for many reasons. Some are related to the original song or band that’s being covered, and others are connected with the new band that’s doing the covering. Sometimes we like covers because we love the original so much and hearing a slightly different take on it really sings to our hearts. Other times we didn’t like the original much in the first place, but we love the cover. … [Read More...]

Farewell, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The much-loved writer and journalist Gabriel Garcia Marquez passed away a bit over a week ago, on the 17th of April, after struggling for a long time with the ravages of a degenerative disease. I must confess that I was rather disappointed with the media coverage of this story: a few minutes after his passing, and major news hubs such as Times and BBC were already publishing very lengthy articles … [Read More...]

Funniest Depictions of Hitler in Popular Culture

Since a few days ago was Hitler’s birthday (on April the 20th, to be more precise), the internet exploded again with funny Hitler memes and jokes. It may seem like a disrespectful way of treating a deceased person (in spite of the very harmful system he created and the billions he made to suffer), but it’s not necessarily so, if you see the matter from a different angle. Most of the memes and … [Read More...]