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The 30 Most Powerful Sports Photographs Of All Time

Derek Redmond was a British Olympic sprinter (400 meters) in the '80s and early '90s. His career had been plagued by injuries that forced him to drop out of the 1988 Olympics just before his race. He had eight surgeries between 1988 and 1992 and by the time the Barcelona games came along he was ready to go. In the semifinals his hamstring snapped after 150 meters. A stretcher was brought out but Redmond refused it. And pulled himself up and began limping to the finish. His father ran through security to be with his son and helped him cross the finish line.

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48 Epic Dream Hotels To Visit Before You Die

A good hotel can make or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. The best hotel in the worst place, on the other hand, can be something of an oasis. Take the best hotels and put them in the best places, and you’ve got a private slice of the vacation you’ve always dreamed of.

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10 Tallest Hospitals in the World

According to the American Nurses Association, in 2008 there were 2.6 million registered nurses (RNs) working in the US. Of these, 62.2 percent were found to work in hospitals – it is therefore very likely that anyone planning a career in nursing is going to work in a hospital at some point. These 10 amazing hospitals offer a glimpse into what nursing is like around the world, in countries as diverse as Japan, the UK, Denmark and China. It’s a challenging profession, but it can be rewarding as well – especially if you’re a nurse working in one of these architectural masterpieces. Read on for the 10 tallest hospitals in the world.

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Top 10 Famous Stutterers

Stuttering is a speech disorder (it’s not a disease, please), the impact of which on a person’s emotional state can be severe. Most people who stutter usually prefer keeping a low-key image for the fear of being caught stuttering in social situations, and often project their negative feelings onto others, believing that they think he is nervous or stupid. This is what people generally know. What people don’t know is that deep down within their hearts, these people have a burning desire to use their potential to the fullest, but are restrained from doing so due to their impediment. (I can tell, I am a stutterer myself). But then, there are people who take an entirely different route and are able to turn their biggest problem into their biggest asset. Here we take a look at 10 such people, and how they scripted their resounding success stories in their respective fields, and how they continue to inspire to this day.

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15 Most Unnecessary Instructions Ever

When it comes to ripping open that brand new product you've been excited about, nothing is more of a buzz-kill than having to read a 12-page instructional manual. But leaving consumers without instructions is a huge liability for product makers, which is why brands try to make it easy for us by providing short, concise directions that get their points across without drowning us in legal jargon. Sometimes, though, product instructions are simplified so much that they become downright unnecessary -- and equally hilarious. We've rounded up some of the most unnecessary product instructions on the internet. Remember, "Better safe than sorry!"

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The 7 Weirdest Parental Punishments

Sure, any parent can send the young'uns to their bedrooms for some time out, or suspend TV privileges when the little angels act more like imps. But when traditional punishments fail, some moms and dads find the need to get more creative. Embarrassment, shame and just plain oddness were on the agenda in the households of these poor kids. If these children are anything like most American youth, they would probably rather endure a year of grounding than the humiliation involved in some of these zany acts. In most cases, it isn't clear if these oddball sanctions were effective; but all of them are most certainly entertaining.

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6 Ways to Find Your Stolen Laptop

Think quick; where's your laptop right now? I bet you felt just a little twinge of worry until you remembered its location, right? Imagine how you'd feel if it was lost, misplaced, or stolen. How would you get it (and your data) back? How could you keep a thief from making evil use of private or corporate data stored on the laptop? We've rounded up a half-dozen products that aim to put your mind at ease. A laptop antitheft product should keep your data safe, and keep strangers from using the computer. It should protect your private data and resist a thief's attempts to disable its protection. On a laptop that's merely lost, it should create a communication avenue for an honest finder to arrange the laptop's return. And of course, if the laptop has truly been stolen it should help you recover it. Different products emphasize different goals. Here's how they stack up.

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Top 10 Cities To Meet Men Who Still Live With Their Parents

Are you a smart, independent woman looking for a man to nurture, love, and treat like a son? Take a trip and explore these cities to find a man that will never grow up!

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Breaking Barriers: 10 Of The Greatest Female Athletes

esearching champions of women’s athletics on the internet is an exercise in patience. Scores of women will be touted as the “sexiest”, “hottest” or the “most popular” athletes, but when it comes to records of pure, physical accomplishments, such names prove rather difficult to find. Despite what a quick Googling might lead you to believe, female athletes continue to break barriers in many sports, and it’s possible that mixed leagues are in our immediate future. Such an event is not entirely unforeseeable: throughout history many women have excelled in numerous sports, even exceeding the accomplishments of their male counterparts. We look back at some of the finest.

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16 Crazy Yet Awesome Alternate Christmas Trees

Christmas tree decorating – do you stick with a theme, let the kids do it, get creative with the tree itself? The options are endless. Here are some of the most unique, awsome and a little crazy "trees" we’ve found this season. This one is favorite alternative to the traditional tree. The structural Danish design and the ability to use real candles calls to mind Candlemass and the Nordic origins of Christmas. The tealight tree is understated yet it makes a big statement. No bright colors or flowery decorations are needed. The simple combination of wood and flame creates the ideal Christmas ambience for me.

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7 Badass Movie Mums

We start to think about all the selfless stuff our Mums do for us and to be thankful. The beauty of a movie Mum, however, is that she can go the extra mile on screen. She may be part of humdrum daily life, but, at the same time, become involved in incredible situations and still manage to protect her offspring against all the odds. This is when she becomes the Badass Mum!

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The Top 10 Scariest Enemies in Video Game History

Great horror games provide gamers with unique, powerful experiences of fear and exhilaration. While some focus on atmosphere and tension, others prefer startles and scares. But regardless of the method, all successful horror games include horrifying and disturbing creatures that hunt or stalk the weary protagonists. From meat hook throwing crawlers to spike ridden giants, each of these creatures puts a deep uneasiness in our psyches. And in return, we put bullets in their heads. Here's a list of the ten scariest, most violent, and weirdest creatures we've ever had the pleasure of dismembering. Enjoy!

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