Alby Thompson

Alby Thompson

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 ...
    87,926 views 3,458 votes
  2. 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 ...
    22,843 views
  3. +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, ...
    488,180 views 1,406 votes
  4. 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 ...
    640,165 views
  5. 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 ...
    34,582 views
  6. +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 ...
    20,306 views 65 votes
  7. 12 Celebrities Caught Behaving Badly on Planes

    12 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 ...
    136,454 views
  8. 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, ...
    183,980 views 15 votes
  9. 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 ...
    2,752,191 views
  10. 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 ...
    19,749 views
  11. +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 ...
    19,141 views 2,064 votes
  12. 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 ...
    19,381 views
  13. +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.
    2,088 views 129 votes
  14. Top 10 Tamil Films of 2000

    Top 10 Tamil Films of 2000

    2,624 views
  15. 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, ...
    9,436 views
  16. 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 ...
    5,080 views
  17. 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 ...
    10,571 views
  18. 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.
    71,121 views
  19. 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 ...
    10,975 views
  20. 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 ...
    6,737 views
  21. 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 ...
    4,387 views
  22. Boston Freedom Trail Sites and Monuments

    Boston Freedom Trail Sites and Monuments

    The Boston, Massachusetts Freedom Trail is a mostly brick path leading to multiple historical sites within the city. This list includes all of the 16 stops along the ...
    4,513 views
  23. Annoying Video Game Characters

    Annoying Video Game Characters

    2,778 views
  24. People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 1980s

    People Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 1980s

    Mysterious Disappearances of the 1980s. People who have gone missing and never returned. These unexplained disappearances often remain a mystery forever. The stories ...
    5,300 views
  25. 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 ...
    5,487 views