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Top Linguistics Schools Ranked

Linguistics is a social science which endeavors to find the commonality of languages. The study of linguistics doesn’t focus on the specifics of a language; the rules regarding proper usage such as grammar. Instead, linguistics is a cognitive science similar to psychology and philosophy. Each...

10 Greatest Protests of the 20th Century

10 Greatest Protests of the 20th Century

The 20th century was a time of great change, with devastating wars, the rise of two superpowers and the fall of one. Demonstrations have been used throughout history to change the world, both peacefully and violently, but in the 20th century activism came into its own in an age of protest. 1)...

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

The life of an author — particularly an author of fiction – is necessarily connected to that which is most dangerous: our consciousness. It is often through the explorative process of creative literature that we touch the exciting possibilities and subversive consequences of our capacities as a...

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

Weapons: these ever-changing martial tools have been used to forge nations, to create empires and to topple regimes. They have shaped society, signified ranks and, of course, been brutal implements of death. They’ve brought slaughter and destruction to millions of people, but they have also liberated...

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10 Interesting Facts About Tennessee

Tennessee is a state with a very rich history and vast resources. Not only is Tennessee home to mountain ranges, lakes and plateaus put it is also often credited as the birthplace of country music and several well known historical figures. Below we've listed ten interesting facts about the state of Tennessee.

10 Longest Great Novels Ever Written

10 Longest Great Novels Ever Written

Intro;The length of a book is no indication of its quality, but if you are looking for door-stoppers you won’t find any shortage amongst great western literature. Although often listed as one of the world’s lengthiest novels Gone with the Wind at over 400,000 words did not even make the top ten....

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Melinda Dennehy's Nude Photos, Pleads Guilty to "Sexting"

Melinda Dennehy's nude photos and pleads guilty to "sexting."  The forty one year old teacher from Londonberry High School was formally charged with indecent exposure for sending nude photos of herself to a 15 year old student.  Dennehy's coworkers identified her after the student shared...

10 Nazi War Criminals Brought to Justice in Exile

10 Nazi War Criminals Brought to Justice in Exile

Having ordered the systematic murder of millions of people, Nazi Germany was responsible for some of the darkest days in human history. However, following the defeat of the Axis powers, justice was not instantaneous. In fact, many of those responsible for the atrocities of the Third Reich managed...

10 Most Reclusive Literary Geniuses in History

10 Most Reclusive Literary Geniuses in History

The world’s greatest writers use their literary genius to illustrate and comment on the human condition. And yet, those who could be considered to have the best understanding of human feelings often choose to hide themselves away from the public eye. The stereotype of the reclusive author is not...

15 Child Miracles, Wonders and Prodigies

15 Child Miracles, Wonders and Prodigies

Extraordinary things happen to people the world over, but it's rare when they happen to children -- and end with a pleasant surprise. Many don't believe in luck these days, but there are people walking around today that are surely luckier than most. Some of them survived circumstances that should...