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Top 10 Terrible Military Decisions

Top 10 Terrible Military Decisions

Joseph Pickett November 1, 2012 1

Going to war is a bit of a risk. Effectively carrying out a war to a successful end will require many critical decisions to be made with minimal information. Sometimes, the commander on the

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Top 10 Facts About Raging Bull

Top 10 Facts About Raging Bull

Joseph Pickett October 31, 2012 Comments Off

It has been now more than 30 years since one of the great directors of our age – Marin Scorsese – teamed up with one of the great actors of our age – Robert

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Top 10 Worst Jobs in the US

Joseph Pickett October 11, 2012 Comments Off

The jobs market has not been what it used to be for a number of years now. This means that people often are more likely to take jobs that they in better times would

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Top 10 Diseases You Would Never Want

Top 10 Diseases You Would Never Want

Joseph Pickett July 14, 2012 1

The human population has been thinned out by terrible diseases countless times in history. Millions of people have been wiped out by various diseases in the past several hundred years. Throughout our history, people

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Top 10 Ugliest Dogs Ever

Top 10 Ugliest Dogs Ever

Joseph Pickett July 5, 2012 2

We all love our doggies, but the sad truth is, some of them truly do have a face only their owner could love! Some of these dogs actually were found in a homeless shelter

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Top 10 Worst American Foods You Can Eat

Top 10 Worst American Foods You Can Eat

Joseph Pickett July 4, 2012 Comments Off

Most of us want to try to stay reasonably fit, thin and healthy, or at least, we’d LIKE to if it weren’t so darned difficult! It really can be hard to eat healthily in

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Top 10 Facts About the Titanic Shipwreck

Top 10 Facts About the Titanic Shipwreck

Joseph Pickett June 1, 2012 Comments Off

The 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster just passed in April 2012. No other shipwreck in history has garnered the attention of this disaster, which claimed the lives of 1,517 souls. Although everyone knows

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Top 10 Interesting Facts About Saturn

Top 10 Interesting Facts About Saturn

Joseph Pickett June 1, 2012 Comments Off

The planet Saturn is famous for its amazingly beautiful ring system, the largest of which is easily visible even in a small telescope. However, beyond those lovely rings, most people know very little about

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Top 10 Facts About Jaws

Top 10 Facts About Jaws

Joseph Pickett May 15, 2012 1

In 1975, Jaws debuted in American movie theaters. It was THE original summer blockbuster film, and was the highest grossing film ever to that point (later surpassed by Star Wars and other films). The

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Top 10 Things You Don’t Know About The Godfather Movies

Top 10 Things You Don’t Know About The Godfather Movies

Joseph Pickett May 4, 2012 2

The Godfather became an instant classic when it was released in 1972, and is one of the most popular and highly acclaimed American films of all time. There are many interesting things about the

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Top 10 PC Games Ever

Top 10 PC Games Ever

Joseph Pickett May 1, 2012 1

Many people play more video games on consoles these days than on computers, but there is no doubt that there have been some amazing games on PCs in the last 20 years or so.

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Top 10 Riots of All Time

Top 10 Riots of All Time

Joseph Pickett March 6, 2012 Comments Off

Riots are rather ugly affairs. They show human beings in some of their worst behavior. Rioters try to make a point by killing, raping, looting and destroying property. Probably not the most effective way

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Top 10 Worst TV Shows

Top 10 Worst TV Shows

Joseph Pickett February 17, 2012 3

If you watch enough TV, you occasionally will be hit by this thought: “What drug-addled group of Hollywood idiots, psychopaths and pedophiles green-lighted this disaster of a show?’ Your next thought might be, “If

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Top 10 Deadliest Cancers

Top 10 Deadliest Cancers

Joseph Pickett January 27, 2012 Comments Off

Cancer is the 2nd most deadly disease in the United States, after heart disease. There has been a great deal of progress in treating it in the last 25 years. The five-year survivability rate

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Top 10 Most Humiliating Sports Injuries

Joseph Pickett January 19, 2012 Comments Off

Sometimes some of the world’s finest athletes injure themselves in really humiliating and stupid ways. What’s a better way to have fun than to make fun of these famous people in their worst moments?

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Top 10 Military Bad Asses (and the #1, Wolf-In-Sheep’s-Clothing Bad Ass of All Time)

Top 10 Military Bad Asses (and the #1, Wolf-In-Sheep’s-Clothing Bad Ass of All Time)

Joseph Pickett January 12, 2012 5

History is full of total military bad asses that many of us do not know about. Or maybe we do know about some of them, but it’s never a bad idea to honor these

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The Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Pulp Fiction

The Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Pulp Fiction

Joseph Pickett October 17, 2011 9

I always remember the moment when Pulp Fiction latched itself in my cortex and never let go. It was the scene where Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) mistakenly snorts heroin after some previous signs of

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