13 Biggest Con Artists of All-Time

Everyone hates to be swindled; yet some people still seem to do if for a living. Swindlers can range from small time crooks, to renowned career criminals who have sold bridges and artwork. Here is our list of the 13 Biggest Con-Artists of All-Time

Barbara Erni

Barbara Erni was a con artist, who wandered the countryside with a trunk, and whenever she stopped, she had her hosts lock up the trunk with their valuables. By the next morning, both the trunk and the valuables were gone. She managed to do this 17 times before being caught, and beheaded.

14 Most Colorful Royals

In countries where there is a monarchy, the Royal Family is usually the most talked about group in the country. As with all families, some members tend to be slightly more interesting than others. Here is our list of the 14 Most Colorful Royals that are still alive today.

Crown Prince Haakon

The current Crown Prince of Norway, Prince Haakon is a pretty interesting fellow. He loves music and has been known to appear at music festivals ranging from the Roskilde Festival to the Quart Festival.

Crown Prince Haakon

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Prince Haakon is also an accomplished windsurfer. Haakon also made the news over the past decade for marrying a commoner who happened to be a single mother.

17 Best Selling Musicians of All Time

Music has always been an integral part of culture since the beginning of time. The best musicians were always considered to be respected members of society, and many have them have pushed mankinds understanding of the arts forward. Out of all the good musicians to choose from here is our list of the 17 Best Selling Musicians of All-Time

17) The Rolling Stones

While we are slightly surprised to see them ranking in at number 17, the Rolling Stones have only sold around 100 million albums.

The Rolling Stones

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This is both surprising and slightly disappointing as they are considered by many to be the longest running band in existence today.

16 Presidents Who’ve Done Time in Prison

In an orderly society, corruption has always been a problem; another equally important problem in many countries is the lack of political freedom. Either way, through corruption or other reasons, here are 16 presidents who’ve done time in prison.

Ahmed Ben Bella

Starting off this list is the late Ahmed Ben Bella who was the President of Algeria from 1963 to 1965.

Ahmed Ben Bella

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After his government was toppled by a military coup 1965, Ben Bella was imprisoned in his house until 1980. Ahmed Ben Bella passed away in April of 2014, and was rehabilitated before his death.

The 16 Coolest Buildings In The World

There are a lot of buildings in the world. Some are really old and some are really new, however a select few of them provoke thought and inspire awe amongst everyone who’s seen or heard of them. Here is our pick of the Worlds 16 Coolest Buildings.

Taj Mahal

Located in Agra India, the Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Finished in 1653, it was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Juhan as a monument to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

Taj Mahal

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The building has many different sections and contains a market, mosque and gardens. It took over 20 years, and required thousands of craftsmen to complete.

14 Creepy Haunted Houses

Nearly every culture has some sort of traditional ghost story and there are haunted houses all over the globe. People love visiting haunted houses and view them as attractions. Here is a list of haunted houses with extremely scary histories that will make your skin crawl.

Eastern State Penitentiary, United States

This prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was closed in 1971 and is now a museum and a famous haunted house. The prison became known for the Pennsylvania system, a system of solitary confinement that was discontinued in 1913. The solitary confinement was so harsh that many prisoners were driven insane.

Eastern State Penitentiary, United States

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The prison was originally inspired by religion and the architecture reflects this. It’s most famous former inmate is Al Capone, whose cell was surprisingly nice, considering the gloomy prison. There have been many supposed sightings of ghostly faces and figures.