Archive for June 27th, 2009

A Tribute: The Top Ten Michael Jackson Songs

So in light of his unfortunate passing, NPI got together and decided to rank our favorite Jacko songs. It was a dead heat for the #1 spot, with the top three all falling within one point of each other. In our collective opinion, this is what the list looks like: Continue reading

Top 173 Things in History: #78. The Great Northern War

Contrary to popular belief, the Great Northern War was not the dramatic final meeting between the United States and Iceland at the end of D2: The Mighty Ducks. Rather, it was a 21-year war between Sweden and a group of northern nations, headlined by Russia under Peter the Great. I know what you’re thinking already: Wait, Sweden in a war? Sweden taking on Russia and others? Preposterous!

How’s this for even more preposterousness: This could be the single most underrated war in world history.

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