10 Crazy Facts About Lisztomania

Women throwing underwear and screaming doesn’t come to most people’s minds when they think about classical music concerts, but that’s where it began. Long before Elvis, Beatlemania, and Justin Bieber, one man became the first person to fill concert halls with shrieking, fainting, lovelorn women: classical pianist Franz Liszt. They called it Lisztomania—and in the… Continue reading 10 Crazy Facts About Lisztomania

10 Truly Bizarre Pseudoscientific Fields

Ah, pseudosciences. Sometimes, they’re a sham to fleece gullible punters of their hard-earned coin. Other times, they’re practiced by merely earnest (or delusional) individuals who sincerely believe that they alone have the answers science has yet to provide. From magnets to butt wrinkles, this list covers some of the more interesting pseudoscientific theories and practices… Continue reading 10 Truly Bizarre Pseudoscientific Fields

10 Of The Most Weird And Macabre Medical Practices Of All Time

Fortunately, we live in a world with modern medicine. Usually, we can rely on our doctors to make or keep us well. But this hasn’t always been the case. A lot of bad diseases and viruses wiped out entire populations before the invention of antibiotics, antiretroviral drugs, vast medical and anatomical knowledge, and many more… Continue reading 10 Of The Most Weird And Macabre Medical Practices Of All Time

10 Strangest Objects Extracted From A Patient’s Body

Most of what appears on this list may seem like the stuff of fiction. But a series of improbable and unfortunate events occasionally leads to the most bizarre objects gaining entry to the human body. Some of these events were traumatic accidents. Others were self-inflicted acts of idiocy. Some of the wounded were simply in… Continue reading 10 Strangest Objects Extracted From A Patient’s Body

10 Bizarre Explosions

Have you heard the one about the exploding toilet? No, this isn’t the setup for a bad joke. It really happened, and it’s not the only weird explosion to have taken place in recent years. The bizarre blowups aren’t limited to latrines; they’ve involved furniture, animals, household appliances, and other things you probably wouldn’t suspect… Continue reading 10 Bizarre Explosions

10 Reasons Some Remain Suspicious Of The Official 9/11 Account

It is perhaps rather predictable that conspiracy theories would swirl around the official story of just what happened on the morning of September 11, 2001. Whether you believe their claims or not, many who were present make some intriguing points. When combined with the secrecy with which the government has seemingly handled the whole affair… Continue reading 10 Reasons Some Remain Suspicious Of The Official 9/11 Account