As a modern culture, we tend to put our faith wholeheartedly in doctors. They’re the experts, and more often than not we take their advice without question. But what we don’t take into account is that many of these doctors either don’t have a clue or actively withhold information that could be putting your...
Over time, plenty of place names have become attached to food. For example, Hamburg got the hamburger and Brussels got the Brussels sprout. But more rarely, a person’s name would be immortalized in cuisine. Listverse wrote about eggs Benedict and others in a previous list, but there are more! 10Richard Williams And Enoch Bartlett Outside of Asia, the most common variety of...
Despite interacting with them many times a day, we really don’t give all that much thought to our teeth, beyond the mechanical ritual of brushing and hopefully flossing. We hope that’ll change after reading this article. As we’ve told you before, George Washington didn’t actually have wooden teeth. However, he did have a very frightening...
Sports are such an ubiquitous presence in our daily lives that it is hard to imagine a time when they didn’t exist. While modern sports can usually only trace their roots back a hundred years or so, ancient humans had their own games which pitted teams against each other, often with bloody results. 10Pitz Culture: Mayan Littered...
Since it was first discovered in 1976, strains of the Ebola virus have wreaked havoc throughout central Africa, particularly in the Congo area. But previous incidents have only affected a fraction of the people struck down by the outbreak of 2014, which has infected over 1,700 people and killed more than 900. Perhaps the...
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