10 Astronauts Who Became Pop Icons

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Being an astronaut may not sound like such a dream job nowadays as it has done in the past—but there was once a time when almost every child dreamed of shuttling into space.

The space race between the USSR and the USA—not to mention countless blockbuster space films—created a popular conception of astronauts as some of the most heroic, intrepid, and glamorous people in the world. This list will attempt to rank the ten most famous, inspirational, and influential astronauts of all time, who each changed the course of history by breaking down one or another of humankind’s barriers….READ MORE

10 Random Quick Facts # 691-700

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Current boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko from Ukraine  is the longest reigning WBO, IBF & IBO Heavyweight Champion in history with the most title defenses for all these three organizations. He is also the second longest reigning Heavyweight Champion ever, behind Joe Louis who holds the record from 1949, with a title reign that lasted over of 11 years….READ MORE