People Are Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse in Awesomely Fun Ways

We’ve mentioned it before, but it bears repeating: people love the idea of surviving in a zombie apocalypse. The Walking Dead is the biggest show on television, and games like Left 4 Dead are as popular as ever. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that people are taking the next steps in zombie preparedness, taking a few notes from the Zombie Survival Guide and putting them into practice in

Real Life Superheroes Would Probably Be Jerks

Everyone who has ever read a comic book, watched a superhero movie, or hell, even had a childhood fantasy has considered what it would be like to have superpowers. Everyone thinks it would be the absolutely coolest thing to be able to fly around the world, fighting crime and being a hero. But you know what? We’re pretty certain that, while there would obviously be some exceptions with people who a

The Best and Worst Theories About Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Over the last several weeks, the story that has dominated headlines has been the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which departed from Kuala Lumpur and began making its way to Beijing, only to drop completely off the radar and vanish 40 minutes into the flight. Naturally, conspiracy theories and tales of potential hijackings gone awry have sprung up all around the internet. Some of th

8 Insanely Creepy Haunted Locales Around the World

Everyone loves a haunted house. But even creepier than a normal, boring haunted house is an historic building that can range from a hotel, to a hospital, to even a lonely stretch of road that supposedly takes lives with reckless abandon due to the overwhelming amount of supernatural activity. If you happen to be taking a trip around the world and love the idea of encountering a potentially evil sp

8 Real Places That Are Ready to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

These days it seems like everyone is not only anticipating, but actually looking forward to a zombie apocalypse. Zombies have never been more popular in pop culture, with the success of shows like The Walking Dead and books like the Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z. So it only makes sense that you might want to start planning out where to shack up when the end of the world comes, and you’re l

9 Mythical Monsters That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Everyone knows vampires, werewolves, and zombies. Those are so ingrained in popular culture at this point that they just aren’t particularly scary any more, for a variety of reasons. After all, it’s hard to be afraid of a monster that sparkles. But there are still a bunch of creatures out there you’ve probably never even heard of that you will be glad to realize don’t exist. That is, unless you li

5 Things Teachers Lied to You About Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus is famous as the man who discovered the New World, better known today as North America. While it’s been established that some of the things you were taught in elementary school about the man were exaggerated a bit, there remain numerous details about the man and his life that you probably never realized were altered, skewed, or altogether fabricated. We suppose the best lesson

5 Popular Myths About Samurai

There are some things that are so legendary, so cool, so iconic that not even Tom Cruise can ruin them. We speak of course, of the samurai.

5 Diabolical Roman Kings (And How Karma Screwed Them All Over)

Before Rome was a republic, it was basically a group of cities dominated by someone who had enough balls to call himself ruler of them. We say that they needed

7 Common Myths About the Middle Ages

It’s one of the better documented parts of European history, yet much of what we know about the Middle Ages isn’t true at all.