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 …

Top 10 Disadvantages to Capitalism

There has been much discussion of the current economic system in the western world, capitalism. This is mainly because of the growing anti-capitalist movement. However, as the owners of the free media are the wealthy, the anti-capitalist side of the debate has not been fairly Read More …

10 Internet Hoaxes And Pranks

The Internet as we know it has only existed for about 20 years, but in that time, it has dramatically changed our world. Amid the technological and communication advancements, new opportunities to scam, fool, and have a little fun have also arisen. You don’t need Read More …

Top 10 American Icons That Are Not American

We all grow up with famous brands that evoke that special memory of home. Brands that are especially American – brands that make us burst with national pride. But, alas, what many people don’t realize is that many of those brands are not American any Read More …

10 Unexpected Ways Celebrities Made The Bulk Of Their Fortune

Though it’s not uncommon for celebrities to expand their interests or work in different areas of the media, we expect them to have earned the majority of their wealth doing the thing that made them famous in the first place. As you will see, that Read More …

10 More Infamous Fauxtos

Many iconic photos have been faked to promote an ideological agenda, manipulate the emotions of the viewer or ‘tailor’ reality to meet the needs of the story. There are many methods for creating “fauxtographs” (misleading captions, forced perspective, etc.), but this list sticks to a Read More …

Top 10 Shockingly Bad Tech Ads

Consumer technology has to be cool to succeed – which is why many advertising companies try to produce cool adverts for them – unfortunately though, advertising companies are seldom cool and we end up with extremely embarrassing adverts. This is a list of the 10 Read More …

10 Interesting Histories of Iconic Products

Since the advent of mass production, millions of products have come and gone. Even some innovative and successful products outlive their usefulness, fading into the sands of time alongside interesting failures and ill-conceived fiascoes. The following products have been around for a very long time, Read More …