Alby Thompson

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I'm a big history buff, so my lists will often deal with US and World History, especially military history, the Founding Fathers and the American Revolution. I also like to run and jog, and have written some lists about running. And I'm sort of fascinated by famous disappearances.
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  1. +vote The Best Running Shoe Brands

    The Best Running Shoe Brands

    The top sneaker and running shoe brands, ranked by the people who wear them. These athletic shoe companies produce the majority of running shoes sold in the United ...
    62,703 views 3,098 votes
  2. People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 2000s

    People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 2000s

    Mysterious Disappearances of the 2000s. These unexplained disappearances often remain a mystery long after the case is closed. The stories behind these 24 mysterious ...
    6,066 views
  3. +vote The Best Things Banned in the Bible

    The Best Things Banned in the Bible

    The Bible is a popular book with a lot of words in it. Many of those words are about things good people are not supposed to do, eat, wear, say, etc., if they don't want ...
    375,846 views 12,386 votes
  4. People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in the 1800s

    People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in the 1800s

    Mysterious Disappearances from 1800-1899 are listed. These unexplained disappearances often remain a mystery long after the case is closed. The stories behind these 11 ...
    6,182 views
  5. +vote The All-Time Most Surprising Acquittals

    The All-Time Most Surprising Acquittals

    While few not guilty verdicts will be remembered more than the one issued in the OJ Simpson murder trial, the most surprising acquittals include celebrities, mothers, ...
    110,031 views 1,030 votes
  6. California's Gold Rush History Tour

    California's Gold Rush History Tour

    The California Gold Rush loosely refers to a period in the 1840s and 1850s when gold was discovered in California and tens of thousands of people flocked to the state ...
    7,653 views
  7. +vote America's Coolest Ghost Towns

    America's Coolest Ghost Towns

    "Ghost Town" is a slang term for a town or city that has, for one reason or another, been abandoned by people. Typical reasons for cities to be evacuated and ...
    17,044 views 62 votes
  8. People Who Died from Spontaneous Human Combustion

    People Who Died from Spontaneous Human Combustion

    List of people who are reported to have died from spontaneous human combustion. These are all alleged cases that have been cited as part of studies or investigations ...
    27,968 views
  9. Battles Involving War Elephants

    Battles Involving War Elephants

    Battles in which war elephants were used. Throughout human history, elephants have been employed in combat, typically for offensive use in charging the enemy and ...
    4,795 views
  10. Fictional Pirates

    Fictional Pirates

    List of fictional pirates, who sailed the seven seas exclusively in our imagination. In popular culture, the romantic image of the pirate - a lone marauder of the seas, ...
    5,701 views
  11. George Washington Historical Sites and Tour

    George Washington Historical Sites and Tour

    George Washington was one of many Founding Fathers, but is singled out for particular respect and admiration due to his skills as a military leader (vital to the ...
    4,253 views
  12. Famous Televangelists

    Famous Televangelists

    List of famous televangelists (also known as "TV evangelists"), with photos where possible. Televangelism is the religious practice in which a Christian ...
    357,946 views
  13. +vote Songs About London, England

    Songs About London, England

    List of songs about London, England, including songs that take place in the city or make notable reference to its streets and landmarks. Some songs are included simply ...
    11,253 views 2,010 votes
  14. People Who Disappeared Mysteriously

    People Who Disappeared Mysteriously

    List of men and women throughout world history who have disappeared under mysterious or unknown circumstances. The list includes the disappearances of all manner of ...
    1,275,910 views
  15. Seven Wonders of the Modern World

    Seven Wonders of the Modern World

    List of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, as determined by the American Society of Civil Engineers (or ASCE). In 1994, the ASCE asked for nominations from experts ...
    21,055 views
  16. 12 Companies You Didn't Know Were Christian

    12 Companies You Didn't Know Were Christian

    Religion is a slippery slope in today's society. It can be your best friend or your worst enemy. In the case of these companies, they're sly about their Christianity, ...
    55,602 views 15 votes
  17. 11 Celebrities Caught Behaving Badly on Planes

    11 Celebrities Caught Behaving Badly on Planes

    Celebrities are not known for being patient – and they probably didn't get famous for being nice. So, not surprisingly, this list of celebrities who have been kicked off ...
    66,472 views
  18. Helicopter Prison Escapes List

    Helicopter Prison Escapes List

    A list of memorable prison escapes when the inmate and those aiding them used a helicopter as part of the getaway plan. Often, helicopters are used when planning prison ...
    6,176 views
  19. The 9 Most Successful Real-Life Alien Hoaxes

    The 9 Most Successful Real-Life Alien Hoaxes

    The 10 most successful alien hoaxes of all time might have fooled some of us for a while but in the end science reigned supreme as the hoaxes were debunked one by one.
    49,823 views
  20. The 8 Largest Terrorist Attacks Thwarted by the US

    The 8 Largest Terrorist Attacks Thwarted by the US

    Some of the largest terrorist attacks thwarted by the U.S. include attempts by terrorist suspects to bring down commercial airliners, plans to bomb U.S. landmarks and ...
    17,305 views
  21. People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 1990s

    People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 1990s

    Mysterious Disappearances of the 1990s. These unexplained disappearances often remain a mystery long after the case is closed. The stories behind these 16 mysterious ...
    12,118 views
  22. US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    List of the US states with the most inmates on death row. Connecticut abolished capital punishment in April 2012, becoming the 17th state without the death penalty - and ...
    5,316 views
  23. People Who Disappeared Mysteriously Before 1800

    People Who Disappeared Mysteriously Before 1800

    Mysterious Disappearances Before 1800. These unexplained disappearances often remain a mystery long after the case is closed. The stories behind these 16 mysterious ...
    4,478 views
  24. Annoying Video Game Characters

    Annoying Video Game Characters

    2,230 views
  25. +vote The Best Political Books Ever

    The Best Political Books Ever

    Based on the list published by Charles P. Pierce on Esquire.com in July of 2012.
    2,062 views 129 votes