The 10 Most Ignomious Royal Sobriquets

Alexander the Great… Charles the Wise… Philip the Good…  When you die, that’s how you want to be remembered, but not everyone is so lucky. We’ve all had a nickname at one point or another that we hated and we all know the feeling – it seems like they followed us around forever.  Unfortunately, for […]

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10 Baffling Consequences of Emoji Use

Emojis have been a staple of internet discourse for decades now. The earliest proto-emojis were just colons and parentheses that people added to statements to vaguely resemble sideways smiley faces. Arguably this grew out of the fact that text offers very few context clues when it comes to mood or sarcasm. The emotion behind the […]

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10 Political Slogans That Became Memorable (For All the Wrong Reasons)

Campaign slogans have to be memorable, but not for all the wrong reasons. Accidental innuendo, intentional threats, saucy come-ons, and plain old apathy have all been attempted in pursuit of political power. From presidential candidates to small town mayors, here are 10 to remember. 10. “He does things” What makes Senator A.D. Stephens’ campaign slogan […]

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