Category Archives: Listicles

10 Good People Who Were Punished For Helping Others

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No good deed goes unpunished. The world has its share of heroic people who will risk their own lives to keep other people safe, but they don’t always get parades and trophies for their good deeds.

In the name of bureaucracy, procedure, or just pure selfishness, some people get dragged through hell for trying to help others. Sometimes it’s out of jealousy, sometimes it’s for profit, and sometimes there’s a whole system in place designed to keep people from being extraordinary. Whatever the reason, the way these good people were treated will make your blood boil.

[Read the full article at Listverse.]

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10 Disgusting Facts You Never Wanted To Know About Animals

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Nature, brimming with life in all of its vibrancy and wonders, can be pretty gross. It’s a fact that usually doesn’t make it into all those nature documentaries, but animals are alive—and being alive is pretty disgusting.

Animals have all the filthy habits we humans enjoy, but they work in a few more that we’d never even imagine. Some of your favorite animals are genetically built to do some absolutely retch-inducing things that we usually don’t talk about. Once you’ve read this article, you’ll never look at an animal the same way again.

[Read the full article at Listverse.]

10 Plans Hitler Would Have Put Into Motion If The Nazis Had Won

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Adolf Hitler thought he was going to win. The Nazis didn’t just take battle plans and explosives into World War II; they had plans for a whole new world order. When the fighting and the bloodshed were done, they were going to build a new fascist empire over the ruins of Europe.

The Nazis already had already written up the blueprints for their new order. If everything had gone according to Hitler’s plan, the world today would be a different place. And in many ways, the Nazi new world order wouldn’t have been what you’d expect.

[Read the full article at Listverse.]

10 Ways The Historical King Arthur Was Nothing Like The Legend

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The legendary King Arthur—Britain’s great king who fought dragons and fairy queens alongside the magician Merlin—is so clouded in myth and fantasy that it’s hard to imagine that there is any real, historical fact in any of it.

But there is a little truth hidden in the myth. There was a real person who, it’s believed, sparked the legend of Arthur. Long before all the magic and myth was draped onto the simple truth of his life, there was a real man who inspired it all.

He lived in Britain shortly after the fall of Rome—and he was absolutely nothing like the stories you’ve heard.

[Read the full article at Listverse.]