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10 Things That Could Get You Sent To An Insane Asylum
Insane asylums were big business back in the early 1900s, and nearly anyone could be declared “insane” and sent to an asylum. In a newspaper report from 1903, an asylum physician admits: A person to be tried in Kentucky for lunacy is often hauled before a jury of as ignorant,Read More
10 More Fascinating Real-World Easter Eggs
Once again, it’s time to call out the bored, overcaffeinated programmers of this environment we call reality. As we have pointed out on multiple occasions, despite all the obvious and serious problems with the programming, they still apparently find time to leave strange, nonsensical things in unlikely places—purely to screwRead More
Your View: What Is The Worst Movie That Everyone Loves?
Listverse readers who have been here since our inception nine years ago will remember a regular feature we used to have called “Your View”. Basically we propose a question, answer it ourselves, and then ask you to tell us what you think. I have decided this week that we willRead More
Your View: What Do You Want To See In Listverse Version Five?
As some of you may be aware, we are launching a brand new site redesign this year. The main focus of the redesign is speed, stability, and ease of use. It will also involve a style refresh. One very significant change we are hoping to introduce is the removal ofRead More
Your View: Le Pen or Macron?
Tomorrow is the big day for French people around the world! After last week’s preliminary vote, the French must now select between socialist Emmanuel Macron (born 21 December 1977) and right-wing Marine Le Pen (born 5 August 1968). Before politics, Mr Macron was an investment banker at Rothschild & CieRead More
10 Rules And Tips For Commenting On Listverse
Since last year’s election, there has been something of a shift in respectability in the comments here. Consequently I thought it would be a good idea to put together a brief list explaining the rules on Listverse for commenters (regulars and guests) and a few other pointers to help usRead More