We’re always imagining the future, and trying to think of
what it would be like to live in a time other than our own. When we were
growing up, most of us envisioned flying cars, food pills, being able to go for
days without sleep, genetic modifications and more. Obviously, none of
that has come to pass, yet. It’s also amusing to look back at the past and see what
people thought we’d have by now. In this art series from 1910, you’ll see
what people in the past thought we’d have in the year 2000.
: http://listverse.com Posted : September
2011 Author : Connor
The world is
divided in countless ways, by seas, cultures, languages, religions and wealth.
But the most contentious divide is that of the political borders. They can be
traced back to the early Egyptian Dynasties and have shaped the history that we
know today. As a result of their long history, borders are ever changing and
continually disputed. Some disputes end up being peacefully solved, some end in
war, and some continue to this day. This list contains 10 controversial land
disputes that exist to this day.
: http://www.lifespan.com/ Posted : Author :
People lie all the
time, but depending on how skilled they are, it can be difficult to determine
when someone is lying to you. Do you know how to recognize the signs that
someone is lying to you? Some of the signs are obvious while others are more
subliminal, but there are ways to catch someone in a lie, you just need to know
what they are. Here are some easy ways to recognize liars and catch lies:
Covering up the truth has been part of humanity since Cain
murdered Abel and later attempted to deceive God Himself by lying about it.
Fortunately, the truth can never really be suppressed; it always finds a way to
leak out into the world. The cover-ups below are as despicable as they come,
but they all have one thing in common - eventually, the crimes were found out
and the world came to know the perpetrators for the criminals they really were.
Original source : http://www.funonthenet.in Posted : Author : Stephanie
They say, 'Practice makes Perfect'. 'They' are the scores of
talented individuals that have perfected a skill of some sort until it becomes
second nature. As humans we have the ability to learn and practice these
skills, but what if we were born with talents that no one else could replicate?
Animals, on the other hand, are a different story. Here are some underwater
animals that will blow your mind with their inherent abilities.
The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking
risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising
campaigns can lead to tremendous successes, such ventures can also be a formula
for the most miserable failures. To identify some of the worst product flops of all time, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed
products introduced after 1950 by America’s largest companies. To
make the list, the company needed to make the Fortune 500 the year the product
It's an automaker's job to improve on previous models, but
sometimes they get it so right that the previous generation is completely
overshadowed. Here we put together a list of the ten cars overshadowed by their
Do you know which are the most peaceful countries in the
world? Since 2007 each year, the Global Peace Index has been issued by the IEP
(Institute for Economics and Peace) and is a measurement of nations’ and
regions’ peacefulness based on external and internal measures. Although it
seems like the world is becoming more cruel, according to the Global Peace
Index there are 20 most peaceful countries in the world.
It's great to have a sense of humor about life, but what
might be even better is taking your sense of humor with you into the great
beyond. And for these people, though their time on this planet has ended, their
ability to joke about it has not.
Many women consider that there is no better gift than the
one of becoming a mother. The gift of life makes the world go round, therefore
we should appreciate it. Being pregnant can be bliss but it can also be
challenging to get through it. If you are considering getting pregnant you
should get acquainted with all the facts before doing so, so that you don’t
encounter some unpleasant surprises. In any case bear in mind that becoming a
mother can bring you so much joy, all you have to do is overcome all the
Here is a list of top 10 countries with the highest rape
crime. You would be amazed to read that the most developed countries are the
most immersed ones in the crime of rape.
(Note: It is almost impossible to get an accurate statistics
on rape large because most of the cases go unreported for fear of repercussions
to the victims or their family later on. Hence the views by the author is open
for debates. ~Blog Admin~)