A Look Through Time: 10 Most Influential Historical Novels

reading provides a lot more than just escapism. Reading teaches you things without you even realising it. This is even truer in the case of historical novels, which are designed to teach and inform through the medium of story-telling. Over the course of history, there have been a number of influential historical novels that have gripped the souls of the nation.

The Weirdest Items Found by Airport Security

Most things that are confiscated at security checkpoints are things that officers see time and again. Things like bottled water, toiletries, pocket knives, or even nail scissors are frequent offenders. And then there are the other times when security officers screen someone’s bag and find something completely unexpected.

Unsolved: The World’s Greatest Mysteries

Murder cases gone cold, indecipherable relics from the past, airplanes disappearing into thin air … the list of unsolvable mysteries continues to grow. Today on FilthyRich, we take a look at a few of the world’s most confounding riddles. Riddles that have left even the sharpest human minds scratching their heads.

The Best Around: 15 Of the Greatest Horror Films

For anyone who loves to be scared, there is nothing like watching a good old fashion horror film to get your blood curdling. They can leave you with goosebumps, a racing heart, and terrible nightmares. Horror movies can be about anything from a crazed lunatic to the supernatural. The only element that is mandatory is the ability to scare whatever audience is watching.

Women’s Revolution: The Most Influential Women in Sports

If you’re a fan of sports, chances are you’ve already realized how hard it is for women to break into the industry. It seems like often they’re there to provide evidence of gender parity, and to entice men to tune in to the half-time show or the pre-match commentary. Women in sports have had a long road to achieving success in their chosen field, but we’re here to show you that the struggle hasn’t all been in vain.

In-Flight Horror Stories: Celebrity Meltdowns

Sometimes, though, an incident on an airplane isn’t the airlines fault. No one hates bad press more than celebrities, but some of them just can’t keep their names out of the spotlight. They may be all high and mighty, but celebrities travel just like us, and that means taking a plane to get from place to place.

You’ve Been Sued: The Most Bizarre Lawsuits

The law was created to protect human rights, personal property, and, in essence, to keep us dastardly humans from killing each other. It’s easy to highlight corrupt cops, overcrowded prisons, and money-grubbing lawyers in order to chalk the system up as a failure. It’s flawed, sure. But in a roundabout way, it’s served its purpose, for the most part.

Mecha Mania: The Greatest Giant Robots of All Time

They’re big, shiny, loud, and can wreak havoc on an unsuspecting metropolitan city centre. It’s easy to understand pop culture’s obsession with these giant, rubble-inducing behemoths. They are the theoretical embodiment of human ingenuity, mankind’s concerted attempt to free themselves from the limitations of flesh, blood, and bone.