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15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

The issue of copycat crime is a fascinating one that raises deep questions in the fields of psychology, philosophy, criminology and jurisprudence. Are filmmakers – if not legally, at least morally – responsible for their creations that motivate people to commit crime?

The Most Popular Toys of All Time

The Most Popular Toys of All Time

Each and every year a barrage of new toys enter the market. As technology plays more of a role in the manufacturing process, these new toys become more unique and sophisticated. However, there is a distinct group of toys that are timeless, and have paved the way for the industry as we know it...

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

The time has come (the Walrus said) to stop being pacified by safe, soft-pedaled words like ‘recession,’ ‘slump’ or ‘dip in the market.‘ Let’s face the facts, folks: Times are hard; money’s tight. The price of everything from gas to grapes skyrockets,...

Dirty Jobs:  10 Jobs Nobody Really Wants, but Somebody's Got to Do

Dirty Jobs: 10 Jobs Nobody Really Wants, but Somebody's Got to Do

Dirty jobs. Nobody wants them, but somebody's gotta do 'em. Ever wonder what motivated people to take the jobs that nobody wants? It's not always salary. Because a lot of the dirty jobs on this list from TopRNtoBSN.com don't have big salaries. Maybe it's the challenge? Maybe it's the necessity...

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Hagerty Hot List Shows Future Collectible Cars

Hagerty Insurance provides coverage to car collectors across the United States. Every year, the company publishes their "Hot List", showing new models they feel will appreciate in value over the coming years (or decades). Some are reasonably priced and well within reach of almost anyone; others...

10 Best Remote Control Cars and Trucks

10 Best Remote Control Cars and Trucks

Remote control cars and trucks are one of the most favored treasures of childhood. Fortunately, just because people grow up, does not mean people have to outgrow RC vehicles. We've collected a list of the best RC products available for young and old enthusiasts. Here's our list of the 10 Best...

What Is a Poesy Ring?

What Is a Poesy Ring?

A poesy ring is a simple gold band inscribed with a brief phrase, sentiment, or poem on the outer surface or rarely within the inner surface. A poesy ring is also called a "posy," "posey," or "posie" love ring. The poesy ring was once used as a token of love, wedding band, or means of expressing...

10 Popular Christmas Gifts for the 2012 Holiday Season

10 Popular Christmas Gifts for the 2012 Holiday Season

It’s not nearly December yet but we have some great ideas to prepare you for Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid al-Fitr, Yuletide, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, and other celebrations! After all, it’s never too early to plan out that perfect gift to express your appreciation to family, friends, co-workers,...

16 of the Worst Jobs Through History

16 of the Worst Jobs Through History

Look, everyone hates their job. Everyone hates their boss. Everyone hates how it crushes their dreams, and destroys what little creativity they ever had. But things could be worse. How much worse? These 16 jobs throughout history are horrible, disgusting, tedious and foul. They'll have you kissing...

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What Is Sandblasting?

Sandblasting is, in a nutshell, blasting sand—specifically, propelling it with such force and speed that it can actually clean a surface, or leave marks on it (such as designs, words, or patterns). However, the term has also been applied when materials other than sand are used. That’s because...