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 notariety at some point in their career for ...
    55,240 views 304 votes
  2. 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 ...
    25,134 views 276 votes
  3. 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, ...
    11,581 views
  4. vote The Best George Clooney Films

    my rerank of The Best George Clooney Films

  5. 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 ...
    3,785 views
  6. 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 ...
    11,886 views
  7. 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 ...
    8,203 views
  8. 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 ...
    14,450 views 23 votes
  9. 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 ...
    9,753 views
  10. 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 ...
    21,339 views
  11. 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 ...
    15,635 views 247 votes
  12. 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 ...
    10,384 views
  13. 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.
    31,124 views 541 votes
  14. 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 ...
    14,881 views 1,519 votes
  15. 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, ...
    29,794 views 405 votes
  16. 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 ...
    5,099 views
  17. 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 ...
    3,897 views
  18. 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 ...
    3,212 views
  19. 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 ...
    13,328 views 1,194 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 ...
    7,670 views 438 votes
  21. 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 ...
    722,436 views 809 votes
  22. vote Vote Test

    Vote Test

    1,477 views 68 votes
  23. 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 ...
    2,663 views 110 votes
  24. vote Best Non-Fiction Books of 2011

    Best Non-Fiction Books of 2011

    The best non-fiction books of 2011 managed to enthrall readers by covering a variety of subjects. From the historical to the modern, these books seek to educate while ...
    14,329 views 320 votes
  25. Pirates from the Golden Age of Piracy

    Pirates from the Golden Age of Piracy

    A list of famous 18th century pirates from the golden age of piracy, with lots of pictures and images. Out of all the golden age pirates, the most famous is inarguably ...
    6,151 views