Top 10 Most Bizarre Modern Jobs

So you’re an accountant, a teacher, a nurse or a musician? You think you’ve had it as far as your job is concerned?

Well, for also those of us who do the daily toil to make money and earn their bread and butter, here’s a list that is going to be a sure shot spirits raiser – a list of ten jobs that will make even the most inane of jobs seem like a true pleasure.

Rest assured that most of these jobs, barring a few are the sort you would probably feel lucky without! [Read more…]

10 Unusual Last Wills And Testaments

While most people create Wills and Testaments to put their final and financial affairs in order, there have been these certain other people in the world who have used these means to make a political point or program line; or well, just to make for a good old hearty laugh!

Following is a list of 10 strangest Last Wishes made by some famous and no so famous persons. [Read more…]

Top 13 Scariest Curses Ever

Winchester Mystery House

Sarah Winchester, the widow of the gun magnate William Wirt Winchester sure seems to be surrounded by a spooky curse. After her husband’s death in 1881, Sarah began construction on what is popularly known as the Winchester Mystery House. Sarah was successfully convinced by a psychic that the house was haunted by all the people who had been killed by her husband’s guns!

So Sarah got to work. She had staircases built in the house that led to nowhere, doors to concrete walls, and many other such absurdities. Why? To confuse the ghosts!

The House built is a huge sprawling thing with 160 rooms which include 40 bedrooms! It is said that Sarah believed that if she kept building she could evade death which eventually came for her in 1922.

The end result of her curse? A delightfully strange house you can visit in San Jose, California.

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Top 10 Unbearable Phobias

They say that the fear of fear is the worst fear in itself. That said, fear is probably the most common of all human emotions besieging people in strangest of times. Every one’s been scared of something or the other at some point – from that perspective, fear is one great leveler too!

Everyone supposedly has a fear of some sort, but not all of us can claim to suffer from the type of ‘pathological fear’ called a ‘phobia’. There are some phobias that are very well known: Agoraphobia, the fear of being in an open area or in a large crowd; Thanatophobia, the fear of death! [Read more…]

Top 10 Unique Hotels For The Adventurous Traveler

We’ve all at some point or the other seen and stayed at a ‘Holiday Inn’ or ‘Marriott' kind of hotel. We have mostly always liked the experience, the sense of relaxation and rejuvenation.

These are great for the typical business or casual traveler but adventure travel buffs have their own favorites when it comes to hotels that offer a different kind of “personality”.

So here’s a list of 10 ten extremely unusual Hotels that pretty much are stuff adventure’s made of! [Read more…]