Governments don’t always do the right thing with laws they create. Sure, many of them are there to protect us. They (hopefully) make sure we don’t get murdered, that our belongings remain ours, that we are treated fairly before the law, and that there is some fundamental security that we feel we can count on. However, some laws seem just absolutely nutty and really make us scratch our heads. Some might even say they are absurd and insane. Sometimes things, books, people, and ideas just get banned because someone “up there” wanted it to be so. Here are 12 things that were banned for ridiculous reasons.
Art is important because it’s a reflections of the times we live in. Sometimes it’s a literal reflection – a depiction of an event, a war, a scene from the Bible. Sometimes it’s a little more figurative, expressionistic, abstract. But sometimes it’s just really, really cool. Listed below are 13 contemporary artists whose work either looks great, speaks volumes, or both.
Our body is a very complex mechanism where every individual organ is important. Everybody knows about how essential kidneys, stomachs, hearts, arteries, and veins are, but here are 9 body parts whose importance is often overlooked and underestimated.
Writing about mental illness can be tricky because everyone’s perception is fundamentally different. Making films about mental illness is twice as tricky because films are a staple of popular culture and expose a wide audience to a very personal issue. Listed below are 10 hyper-specific mental disorders and 10 films that do (at least) a half-decent job at demonstrating how they work and how people with these disorders feel.
Relationships are all about trial and error. If you find yourself in a relationship with a woman that does things like this, it’s time to put a ring on it! Here are 15 candidates for the “Wife of the Century” award.
A picture is worth 1000 words, so a pretty good tip for travelers is to search Google for images of the city they’re traveling to and see what the first image that comes up says about their destination. Listed below are the world’s top 15 travel destinations according to Forbes.
Here we give you 12 actors and actresses who almost ruined their careers by one single movie.
Here are 8 animals some people still think are real.
You would think that by your age you’d have figured out how to use most household items and make the most out of your “ordering takeout” experience. But you’ll be surprised by these 11 items you’ve actually (probably) been using completely wrong!
Hate him or love him, Kanye has become the epitome of 21st century fame and musical genius. He’s made a name for himself as a producer, rapper, fashion icon, fashion designer, and scandalous spokesman. From his breakout track, Jesus Walks, to his marriage to Kim K – every move Kanye makes hits the news. And yet, there are plenty of facts about Mr. West that are still difficult to wrap your head around.
The world of art is no stranger to the provocative projects or performances. These are 10 of the most controversial artworks and art projects of all time!
Even if you’re not a fan of shooting games, you’ve probably encountered some awesome weapons in your favorite RPG or quest. Here are the top 11 most iconic weapons from video games across several genres.