Top 10 Worst Fads

A fad refers to a fashion that becomes popular in a culture relatively quickly, but loses popularity dramatically. Some fads may come back if another generation finds out about it and gets interested in it. This is a list of the worst of them. 10. Read More …

Top 10 Unusual But Beautiful Women

We are constantly bombarded with ugly people lists (even I am a perpetrator of writing these types of lists) so I decided to do the reverse – a list of women generally considered unusual or ugly, but who can be very beautiful. Most of the Read More …

Top 10 Worst Products Ever

Modern life is filled with a myriad of products; many of them are useful, but many of them are junk. Unfortunately we so often buy into the idea that life is better with these junk products and billions of dollars are spent every year acquiring Read More …

10 Incredibly Dangerous Banned Toys

They say that it’s all fun and games until somebody loses an eye. Technically, the same applies to skull fractures, poisoning, and third-degree burns. Throughout history, toy makers have designed some truly brutal products (lawn darts, anyone?). But with modern-day lawsuits, you’d think we would’ve Read More …

Top 10 American Mega Franchises

While these are all iconic institutions in America, they are not all American owned any longer (as you can see in our Top 10 American Icons that are not American). This is a list of the ten top mega-franchises – the biggest of the big! Read More …

10 Absurd Ads That Tried To Cash In On Tragedy

Turn on the news, and you’ll be deluged by stories of horrific tragedies happening across the world. Civil wars, famines, terrorist attacks, and worse tear our planet apart on a daily basis, and the only human response is deep sympathy. But advertisers aren’t exactly human. Read More …

10 Self-Made Kid Millionaires

Say what you will about the entitled group of teen millionaires in Hollywood or music, but there are a few things you can’t help but admire about kids who achieve similar success the old-fashioned way: through hard work. Most of them aren’t famous, weren’t born Read More …

10 Notorious Cases of Product Tampering

Product tampering is intriguing from a criminological perspective because motives behind tampering span such a diverse spectrum – from terrorism, corporate sabotage and extortion, to petty theft and malicious mischief. Tampering cases can also be difficult to prosecute, especially if the crime seems to be Read More …

Top 15 Clever Adverts

So often advertisers fall flat on their noses with bad ideas – but from time to time, someone comes up with a brilliant campaign. This is the top 15 list of clever adverts. Enjoy! Advert 1 Advert 2 Advert 3 Advert 4 Advert 5 Advert Read More …

10 Outrageous Broadcasts That Caused Mayhem

Almost everyone knows about Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds broadcast. Although it is unclear just how much chaos it caused (some say newspapers wanted to trash the relatively new radio as an unreliable medium), no one can deny the power of broadcasting to reach Read More …