Some assassination attempts have come dangerously close to changing the world forever. We're not saying we'd be living in a land of breakdancing dinosaurs and chocolate flavored rainbows if a few things had gone the other way ... we're just saying we might all be Nazis.
If only these free-thinkers had lived. America would be so awesome.
You could be rolling in gold coins by the end of the week. If you can find them. And survive.
Recently, 'Time' named the 00s the worst decade ever. This is a clearly ridiculous notion.
Tired of lists that only focus on the good stuff? Us too. We're ranking our picks for the most appropriately great/awful everything this decade.
Hey, a mummy! We needed a paperweight, right?
No one saw this coming? REALLY?
The history books are full of great military minds who turned the tides of war with their creative genius. This article is not about them.
Turns out there have been plenty of people throughout history that made amazing contributions to modern culture and got precisely jack in return.
There's no lie too big or too dumb for human beings not to believe it.
Leonidas has nothing on these guys. At least he had some backup.
Some men are remembered for their greatness, some men are remembered for their evil, and some men are just remembered for that one fantastic failure that taints their entire existence.
In the Cold War days, the world was essentially divided into two factions: Rambo and the dirty commies. But the Cold War wasn't really about physical combat, it was more like telling stories around a campfire: Whoever has the scariest idea, wins. It didn't matter if it was real or not, the goal was to convince the other side you were crazy.
It's no surprise that the world gets taken in by hoaxers and con men. They're really good at what they do and most of us are bored enough to believe anything as long as it takes our mind off the cubicle for a while.