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You are here: Home / Bizarre / Top 10 Strangest Monarchs Thanks to their sheltered lives and the adverse effects of inbreeding, a lot of history’s kings, queens, and other royals became known for their eccentricities. There was Countess Elizabeth Bathory, who delighted in torturing her servants and was even rumored to bathe in the blood of virgins; there was Gian Gastone of Italy, who was so lazy that he spent the latter part of his reign bedridden; and there was Anna of Russia, who so enjoyed humiliating others that she was known to ridicule her underlings by making them marry one another while dressed as clowns. But these rulers were normal compared to some of their counterparts, and in many cases the cruelty, vanity, and insanity of those in power would go on to have dire consequences for the countries they led. Here are ten of history’s strangest monarchs:
Posted by admin on Feb 11, 2011 in Travel | 0 comments Following are the beautiful palaces that are not only great tourist spots but also preserve splendid history of various rulers. 1. Chateau de Chambord This palace is located in France and it was founded to express love to a girl. The architecture is beautifully showing blend of French Renaissance art.
The popular imagination is that lost cities were real, Many cities have been destroyed by natural disasters and rebuilt. A city becomes lost when it is abandoned by its inhabitants and left to decay. Machu Picchu
Posted by admin on Feb 18, 2011 in Really Interesting | 0 comments Most civilizations have ended slowly or were annihilated by natural disasters or assaults. But there are a few societies whose disappearance has made people confused.Here is the list of top ten civilizations who lost without any evidences. 1.
You will find some of the cases or images below disturbing in nature. This compilation is not for light-hearted people. 1. Two Faced Baby : Diprosopus Image Source Lali was born with two noses, two pairs of lips and two pairs of eyes – but only two ears.
For thousands of years cities have been the manifestation of humankind’s artistry, imagination, and instinct to succeed. They embody our strong social desires and longing to create grand masterpieces. London, Constantinople, Paris, New York, Ancient Rome, and Tokyo have been just a few of the dazzling trophies mankind has built.
Paradoxes are rather loosely defined, but can be said to be a true statement that defies intuition. Some have solutions , some don’t. Here are 7 paradoxes we bet you can’t solve. 1. Free will Image source - Wikipedia