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. The Most Sexist Political Outbursts of All Time

    The Most Sexist Political Outbursts of All Time

    The most sexist outbursts from politicians degrade based on gender, limit equal rights and offend both sexes as they spew out of the mouths of politicians around the ...
    15,803 views 23 votes
  2. 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 ...
    4,012 views
  3. 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 ...
    64,652 views 390 votes
  4. Nazi Leaders and Officials

    Nazi Leaders and Officials

    List of members and officials of the German Nazi Party in the years leading up to and comprising World War II. This list includes all Nazi Party members who held ...
    11,901 views
  5. 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.
    34,597 views 575 votes
  6. 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, ...
    12,232 views
  7. 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 ...
    3,915 views
  8. vote The Best George Clooney Films

    my rerank of The Best George Clooney Films

  9. 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 ...
    17,678 views 269 votes
  10. 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, ...
    31,981 views 415 votes
  11. 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 ...
    11,925 views
  12. 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 ...
    8,386 views
  13. 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 ...
    5,340 views
  14. 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 ...
    11,139 views
  15. 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 ...
    22,989 views
  16. 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 ...
    3,982 views
  17. 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 ...
    3,299 views
  18. 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 ...
    13,693 views 1,220 votes
  19. 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 ...
    722,553 views 809 votes
  20. 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 ...
    8,007 views 438 votes
  21. vote Vote Test

    Vote Test

    1,482 views 68 votes
  22. Famous Medieval Pirates

    Famous Medieval Pirates

    A list of famous medieval pirates throughout the middle-age history of piracy, with lots of pictures and images. The most famous medieval pirate may be William Kyd, but ...
    6,812 views
  23. Complete List of Famous Pirates

    Complete List of Famous Pirates

    A list of famous pirates throughout the history of pirates, with lots of pictures and images. The most famous pirate of them all may be Blackbeard, but when it comes to ...
    14,841 views
  24. List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

    List of 16th and 17th Century Pirates

    A list of famous 16th and 17th century pirates, including many English sea dogs from this era of the history of pirates. Lots of pictures and images. The most famous ...
    6,764 views
  25. List of the Last Pirates

    List of the Last Pirates

    A list of the last pirates from the history of pirates, with lots of pictures and images. The most famous pirate from this age of piracy was arguably Jean Lafitte.
    7,839 views