5 Explorers You Need To Know Of

5 Explorers You Need To Know Of

From a man who fought off Russian spies, for a lost ark containing the bones of four christian saints, to a circus magician strongman, archaeologist who carried a mummy back to England. This is a list of 5 explorers you need to know of. 5) Danny douglas:   Danny Douglas was a real life Indiana Jones, who recovered a real lost ark, while fighting off Russian spies with the same goal. They were both in search of a shrine lost during WWII containing the bones of John the Baptist, and three other Christian saints. The Ark was hidden underneath a castle owned by noble Beaufort-Spontin family. They were forced to leave the castle after being branded Nazi-sympathisers. They were the only people who knew it’s location, and vowed to one day reclaim it. Douglas was a well connected businessman when he secretly teamed up with a member of the Beaufort-Spontin family to recover it. Douglas fought with the Czechoslovakian police to find the treasure first, but eventually lost. It now stands in a museum in Czechoslovakia. 4) William Montgomery McGovern:   William led an incredibly interesting life. He was an anthropologist, an adventurer, a university Professor, a journalist, and at one point a Buddhist monk in Japan. He explored the Amazon, lived through a Mexican revolt, studied at Oxford, and was even a war correspondent, and military strategist. All by the age of 30. Montgomery snuck into Tibet disguised as porter. He was found out, and an angry mob led by Buddhist monks stoned his house. He then snuck out through the back door, and joined in stoning the house....
5 Yachts You Won’t Believe Are Real

5 Yachts You Won’t Believe Are Real

From a yacht made from solid, gold and dinosaur bone, to a yacht with nine decks, 88 ft high, and 5oo ft long. This is a list of 5 yachts you won’t believe are real. 5) History supreme: History supreme is the most expensive Yacht ever built, made from 100, 000 kilograms of solid gold, platinum, meteorite, and genuine dinosaur bone. It costs over £3 billion, and is owned by a Malaysian business man who has remained anonymous. On the boat there is a also a wine bottle with a giant 18.5 ct diamond attached. It was built by the man who also created the most expensive suit, and phone in the world. The yacht took three years to build. 4) Streets of Monaco: This is the biggest yacht in the world, designed to be a floating city. It’s 155metres long, and cost £244 million. It includes miniatures of the famed Monte Carlo Casino, Hotel de Paris, Cafe de Paris, La Rascasse, the Loews Hotel as well as swimming pools and tennis courts. It also has a go kart circuit the size of the Grand Prix. It takes 70 crew members to run it, and can house 16 guests. There are also areas where people store their smaller yachts for later. 3) Eclipse: This 1.5 billion super yacht is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. It is the second largest yacht in the world, and can hold 36 guests. It includes two helicopter pads, a cinema, two swimming pools, a submarine, armour plating, a laser system, and a missile defence system. The yacht is over 500 ft long, and is currently...
5 Things More Deadly Than Terrorists

5 Things More Deadly Than Terrorists

You won’t believe some of the seemingly harmless things more likely to kill you than terrorists. Some are things, you see and do everyday. This is a list of 5 things more deadly than terrorists. 5) lightning/Bees:   In America you are 4 times more likely to be killed by bees than terrorists. In the UK bees, and wasps have caused the same amount of deaths over the past decade as terrorism. An even larger amount of people are struck by lightning, but only injured. An estimated 260, 000 people are struck by lightning every year in America, opposed to 13, 000 people killed by terrorists. 4) A broken heart:   Heart disease is the biggest killer in the western world. 1 in 5 men will die from heart disease, and 1 in 3 women. The heart is a muscle, it beats approximately 70 times a minute, and is a similar size to your fist. The most common causes of heart disease are, smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. The disparity between people who die of heart disease, and people who are killed by terrorists, is so large that terrorists would actually kill more westerners if they opened a doughnut shop. 3) Obesity:   The amount of dangerously obese people in England and America increases every year. Although you could argue that obesity is the biggest cause of death since it is often the cause of other deadly conditions like heart disease, or diabetes. The amount of deaths caused by obesity increases every year, and unless people start to lose weight it will keep rising. Many people blame fast food,...
5 Serial Killers Loose In Europe

5 Serial Killers Loose In Europe

From a Cannibal with metal teeth, who’s eaten over 100 victims, to a psychopathic nurse who poisoned 138 patients. This is a list of 5 serial killers loose in Europe right now. 5) Nikolai Dzhumagaliev   Nikolai is estimated to have eaten somewhere between 50-100 women. Making him one of Russia’s most prolific serial killers. He even had his teeth replaced with metal ones, to make it easier to eat people. Nikolai made it his mission to rid the world of prostitutes. After killing victims, he would eat some, drink their blood, and then have sex with the dead bodies. Nikolai’s friends had no idea what he was doing, and were even unknowingly served some of his victims for dinner. After drunkenly shooting his colleague he was finally caught, and arrested. They let him go after only a year. He then killed three more people straight away. The police found on the floor covered in blood, and they were so shocked, they let him escape. He escaped to the mountains naked, with only a hatchet. They arrested him again, and diagnosed him as completely fucking mental. He served ten years, and now he’s free again. 4) The monster of Udine   One of the few things the police know about this killer, is that every time before he killed someone he would say, “Tonight Udine in Hell”. The monster killed between 4 to 16 people, between 1980-1989, in Udine, Italy. He is certain to have the killed at least four people, three prostitutes, and one teacher. These four were all found with an incision in their abdomen, caused by the killer. There...

5 Supernatural Bermuda Triangle Mysteries

From five expert soldiers disappearing into thin air, to the world’s greatest sailor missing in an impossible situation. This is a list of 5 supernatural Bermuda Triangle mysteries. 5) Flight 19:   Flight 19 is the most famous disappearance at the Bermuda triangle. It was a five man team, with it’s sixth member mysteriously unable to make it that day. As the five men, entered the Bermuda triangle, their compasses all stopped working at the same time, and they didn’t know, where they were, or where they were going. The crew managed to radio a nearby ally plane, but as their ally got closer to the triangle, his radio stopped working and he lost contact with flight 19. A nearby ship noticed a giant ball of flames go into the ocean, but no wreckage was ever found. The crew, and their plane completely disappeared. 4) Witchcraft:   The witchcraft was a luxury yacht owned by a man named Burrack, who invited his dad to sail out with him at night, to show him how beautiful Miami’s Christmas lights were at night. Which is a strangely romantic thing to do with your dad. After only going a mile out, they experience trouble, and called the coastguard for help. He assured the coastguard they weren’t in danger, and simply needed a tow, but then they disappeared forever. 3) DC-3 Airliner:   This airliner tragically lost 26 lives, when flying over the Bermuda Triangle. The plane indicated it’s position via radio when it was 50m out, Pilot Robert Lindquist radioed to say the plane was malfunctioning, and that he was going to stop for...