Actual conspiracies not only happen, but they are just as crazy as the fake ones.
Billy the Kid might as well have been playing cowboys and indians compared to these guys.
The origins of the traditions you think of as mundane run the gamut from freaking odd to downright sinister.
We're almost certain no one ever intended to leave a legacy quite like these.
These explorers were so flashily incompetent, it's a wonder they ever made it out their front door.
Everyone loves a good David and Goliath story. Particularly when David has nothing to use but his oversized cojones.
Occasionally buildings transform into badass secret identities that make them look like Optimus Prime's cooler older brothers.
How did we make it this far in life?
Everyone loves a good fugitive story -- it's one of the mainstays of Hollywood action movies. But it turns out real life is so much more badass.
It turns out even presidents are just as insane as the Kim Jongs and the Gadhafis out there ... and some are even worse.
You can plan for anything except crazy people.
Don't let your preconceived notions about cavemen make you seem like a caveman.
The only list where extreme weight loss and nuclear tragedy come together to entertain you.
Ancient people had a lot of modern luxuries. No Internet, though, so we still win.