The year 2017 has gone by in the blink of an eye, leaving in its wake some huge stories. Hurricanes wracked Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico while Hurricane Trump rocked Washington, infuriating opponents and allies alike. Sexual harassment scandals toppled some of the most powerful men in the entertainment and business worlds. The Astros won their first World Series, while the Falcons won three-quarters of their first Super Bowl. That said, we’ll wrap up the introduction to our annual holiday tradition, featuring 12 of our favorite Listosaur.com stories from the past 12 months. As always, we thank you for your support. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
North Korea doesn’t need to improve its missile technology to strike the U.S. — it already poses a more insidious threat, an electromagnetic pulse attack that could ruin the U.S. power grid. Read more.
From the very first Pizza Hut commercial to Burger King’s “Creepy King” commercial, a look at some strange classics from days gone by. Read more.
Should prison inmates be called students? Why did an Ivy League school ban use of the word “man”? A look at those and some other crazy new politically correct trends. Read more.
America has had some really great presidents … and some that were so bad the country was lucky to survive their term. Here are the five worst, based on a consensus of historians. Read more.
A look at some of the best statues outside MLB stadiums. Read more.
Students perform a Zeppelin classic on the xylophone, and more fun. Read more.
Mix a brilliant sunset with a scenic national park, and the results can be dazzling. Read more.
Is it possible to move objects with our minds? Can some people predict future events? Alison Hill takes a look at some real university studies that tried to discover these paranormal secrets. Read more.
So you’re a huge Stephen Curry fan. Are you a big enough fan to spend $135,000 on a Curry game jersey? Read more.
Freedom of speech came under attack once again on college campuses in 2017, with protesters targeting conservative speakers. Read more.
They’re not necessarily the tallest or the longest bridges, but these bridges are all stunning. Read more.
One scientist recently noted Earth is a 1-in-700-quintillion anomaly. Dave Dickinson takes a look at several fortunate facts that enable life on this planet. Read more.