20 Most Powerful Graphic Novels Of All Time

1_p2ABkQ9qjmANy_TdTTADXwThere’s a very thin line between comics and graphic novels that many people fail to recognize: Unlike comic books, which can be seen as periodicals with successive story-lines, graphic novels are usually (though not always) autonomous stories with more complex plots, and they tend to be less tightly tied to the superhero genre. Here, we highlight 20 influential graphic novels that don’t involve any of your favorite superheroes – but instead heroic everyday people like you and me….READ MORE

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10 Ancient Serial Killers That Foreshadowed Jack The Ripper

4495439099001_5325981371001_5312678333001-vsWhat makes someone a serial killer? Even though psychologists and criminologists have been working for decades to accurately define and identify what makes a person commit such cold-blooded murders again and again, we are afraid that the answer to this question could be way more complicated that it appears to be at first glance. The causes of psychopathy remain somewhat of a mystery….READ MORE

High Times in Ancient China: 2,700-Year-Old Marijuana Stash Found in Shaman Grave

Marijuana-Stash-BoxA 2,700-year-old stash of whole marijuana plants was uncovered in an ancient tomb in northwest China. If marijuana aged like wine, the rare “artifact” may be one of the most wanted objects for all the pot smokers around the world, but according to the researchers, the weed had decomposed over the years and no one would feel any effects if they smoked it today….READ MORE

You Speak Like a Viking! 10 Everyday Words in English with Old Norse Origins

VikingsHelgaStillDid you know that many words we use today such as “husband,” “happy,” and “egg” are of Old Norse origin? No? Well, this isn’t surprising, as in the minds of many people the Vikings were nothing but a bunch of brutal savages. But they were more sophisticated than most people tend to believe. Their rich and powerful Old Norse language provides clear proof….READ MORE