Barbara Gaston

Barbara Gaston

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I love history, and I'm a huge fan of military and social history, especially from America and Europe. Most of my lists will deal with historical leaders and battles, although I also love pirates and am working on a lot of lists about them as well. Let's just say, "Talk Like a Pirate Day" is a BIG event in my house! :) Also, I'm a very "live and let live" kind of gal, but I do sometimes wear my politics of my sleeve, so if a lot of talk about the Constitution and progressive values are going to upset you...well, you've been warned.
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  1. vote 8 of History's Greatest Gluttons

    8 of History's Greatest Gluttons

    Famous fat people didn't necessarily get famous because of their weight, though many of these famous gluttons gained notoriety at some point in their career for ...
    78,180 views 420 votes
  2. vote The Hottest Male Classical Musicians

    The Hottest Male Classical Musicians

    The hottest male classical musicians might be overlooked among the lists of the hottest male musicians but it's not because they are not deserving. Despite flying under ...
    26,469 views 1,951 votes
  3. vote The Best Free eBooks

    The Best Free eBooks

    The best free eBooks include a multitude of classics. These free books are available in the public domain, allowing you to download them, for free, into your eReader.
    36,706 views 671 votes
  4. vote Next Young Adult Novels That Should Be Adapted to Film

    Next Young Adult Novels That Should Be Adapted to Film

    What are the next young adult novels that should be adapted to film? With the success of YA novels-turned-movies 'The Hunger Games,' 'Harry Potter' and 'Twilight,' it ...
    14,263 views 1,193 votes
  5. vote The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

    The Best Non-Fiction eBooks

    The best non-fiction eBooks represent some of the most popular books downloaded for eReaders, including the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook and/or the Sony ...
    19,614 views 292 votes
  6. vote The Best Places to Find eBook Downloads

    The Best Places to Find eBook Downloads

    Where to find eBook downloads may be the first question asked by someone with a new eBook reader like a Kindle, a Barnes & Noble Nook or an iPad. Luckily for them, ...
    33,810 views 432 votes
  7. vote The Best eBooks Sites

    The Best eBooks Sites

    eBooks sites offer a variety of different kinds of eBooks from a multitude of eBook genres to readers. Whether it's free eBooks classics or more modern eBooks that you ...
    34,583 views 309 votes
  8. vote The Best Non-Fiction Books of 2012

    The Best Non-Fiction Books of 2012

    The best non-fiction books of 2012 include some of the greatest works of the year. Many of the non-fiction books listed here were best sellers, not surprisingly. A few ...
    7,157 views 266 votes
  9. vote Best Jane Austen Books

    Best Jane Austen Books

    What are the best Jane Austen books? During her lifetime, Jane Austen only had four "official" novels published, though two excellent choices were published ...
    3,297 views 133 votes
  10. Pirates and Buccaneers of the 17th Century

    Pirates and Buccaneers of the 17th Century

    A list of famous 17th century pirates, including many buccaneers, with lots of pictures and images. The most famous pirate from this time is probably Sir Henry Morgan, ...
    14,883 views
  11. vote Best Nicholas Sparks Books

    Best Nicholas Sparks Books

    The best Nicholas Sparks books include some of the most popular modern era romance novels. From 'The Notebook' to 'Safe Haven,' the novels listed here are considered ...
    4,153 views 242 votes
  12. Top World War I Aces of Germany

    Top World War I Aces of Germany

    A list of the best German WW1 Aces. That is, World War I Aces from Germany with the most victories. Photos are included wherever possible. While one may be considered an ...
    14,457 views
  13. vote The 10 Most Inspirational Real-Life Teachers

    The 10 Most Inspirational Real-Life Teachers

    Some of the most inspirational real-life teachers have managed to instill in their students the desire to achieve, often in unique ways. These teachers are without ...
    30,987 views 69 votes
  14. 2012 Predictions

    2012 Predictions

    2012 predictions include those made by scientists, politicians, technology experts and others who offer up their specific ideas for what they think might happen over the ...
    11,986 views
  15. vote The Best George Clooney Films

    my rerank of The Best George Clooney Films

  16. 120+ Nazi Party Members

    120+ Nazi Party Members

    This is a list of N***s, including Nazi members and founders, some of whom were Nazi war criminals. I've added many photographs. The Nazi Party, formally known as the ...
    29,070 views
  17. Top World War I Aces of Italy

    Top World War I Aces of Italy

    A list of the best Italian WW1 Aces. That is, World War I Aces from Italy with the most victories. Photos are included wherever possible. While one may be considered an ...
    4,139 views
  18. Top World War I Aces of South Africa

    Top World War I Aces of South Africa

    A list of the best South African WW1 Aces. That is, World War I Aces from South Africa with the most victories. Photos are included wherever possible. While one may be ...
    4,152 views
  19. The 9 Most Frequently Ignored Parts of the US Constitution

    The 9 Most Frequently Ignored Parts of the US Constitution

    It may be the law of the land, but the US Constitution still finds itself often ignored, whether it be by the federal and state governments or, worst of all, the people ...
    25,708 views
  20. vote Best Novels of 2011

    Best Novels of 2011

    The best novels of 2011 did what a truly great novel can do: Take readers on a fictional journey that allows them to escape, even for just a few hours. Some of these ...
    722,663 views 818 votes
  21. Top World War I Aces of Australia

    Top World War I Aces of Australia

    A list of the best Australian WW1 Aces. That is, World War I Aces from Australia with the most victories. Photos are included wherever possible. While one may be ...
    3,494 views
  22. Top World War I Aces of Canada

    Top World War I Aces of Canada

    A list of the best Canadian WW1 Aces. That is, World War I Aces from Canada with the most victories. Photos are included wherever possible. While one may be considered ...
    4,208 views
  23. vote The Best Novels of 2012

    The Best Novels of 2012

    The best novels of 2012 include several debut books by authors whose names we'll likely be hearing for a long time to come. Other great books from 2012 include offerings ...
    8,276 views 436 votes
  24. Famous Ancient Pirates

    Famous Ancient Pirates

    A list of famous ancient pirates throughout early pirate history, with lots of pictures and images. These were the first pirates. The most famous ancient pirate is ...
    5,751 views
  25. Top World War I Aces

    Top World War I Aces

    A list of the best World War I Aces. That is, WW1 Aces with the most victories. Photos are included wherever possible. While one may be considered an Ace with only 5 ...
    8,838 views