Nathan Gibson

Nathan Gibson

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A freelance writer who has provided work for a number of different websites and publications, mainly on the topics of video games and technology for site such as PopGeeks.net and CDA News. I've also contributed to popular places like TheRichest.com, Listverse.com, and TopTenz.net on all manner of subjects - often specializing in the weird and bizarre.

You can keep up to date with my latest work over at my personal site or follow me on Twitter for regular updates.

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  1. +vote 15 Ridiculous Jobs Celebrities Actually Employ People To Do

    15 Ridiculous Jobs Celebrities Actually Employ People To Do

    17,271 votes
    With riches inevitably comes power - especially for celebrities. While there are plenty of down-to-earth stars who simply live their life as any other ...
  2. +vote Incredible Ways That Sports Stars Have Treated Major Injuries

    Incredible Ways That Sports Stars Have Treated Major Injuries

    131 votes
    Probably the biggest threat to any athlete’s career is the possibility of injury. Any sort of physical activity carries the risk of damage to the body, and that ...
  3. +vote The 16 Weirdest Subreddits On Reddit

    The 16 Weirdest Subreddits On Reddit

    152 votes
    The Internet has brought about all kinds of new opportunities and advancements for billions of people. With the advent of smartphones and portable computers, more ...
  4. +vote Amazing Things People Actually Built Inside Minecraft

    Amazing Things People Actually Built Inside Minecraft

    309 votes
    Minecraft was first released in 2011 and, since then, it has become one of the most addictive games of all time. It attracts millions of ...
  5. +vote Genius Foreshadowing In The Star Wars Prequels You Never Even Caught

    Genius Foreshadowing In The Star Wars Prequels You Never Even Caught

    6,438 votes
    The Star Wars­ prequels have had their fair share of criticism over the years. However, despite this, the prequel trilogy does have its moments.
  6. +vote Crazy Experimental Medical Procedures That Actually Worked

    Crazy Experimental Medical Procedures That Actually Worked

    274 votes
    While human treatment of medical problems has a long and sometimes bizarre history, recent history has seen medicine advance exponentially. Nowadays, new treatment ...
  7. +vote 14 Outrageous Video Game Urban Legends That You Probably Believed

    14 Outrageous Video Game Urban Legends That You Probably Believed

    2,378 votes
    Myths have always been part of human society, but the Internet has allowed stories to be spread much more quickly and efficiently than ever before. In particular, ...
  8. +vote Back To The Future Is Full Of Continuity Errors And Plot Holes That Basically Ruin The Whole Series

    Back To The Future Is Full Of Continuity Errors And Plot Holes That Basically Ruin The Whole Series

    195 votes
    While the idea of time travel is something that fascinates people, movies based on this premise always suffer from one particular problem: paradoxes. Paradoxes ...
  9. +vote Tourist Destinations People Say You Have To Go To That Actually Suck

    Tourist Destinations People Say You Have To Go To That Actually Suck

    1,311 votes
    Going on vacation doesn't always mean going to a sunny beach somewhere exotic and relaxing on the sand. Many people instead choose to go places with great ...
  10. +vote 14 Oddly Plausible Lord Of The Rings Fan Theories

    14 Oddly Plausible Lord Of The Rings Fan Theories

    213 votes
    Out of all of the great fantasy novels in English literature, Lord of the Rings is perhaps the most well-known and popular. The enduring success of the series ...
  11. +vote Existential Horrors Lurking In The Harry Potter Universe

    Existential Horrors Lurking In The Harry Potter Universe

    9,898 votes
    The wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling is ostensibly whimsical and charming. But when you really think about it, it becomes perfectly clear there are ...
  12. +vote 17 Horrifying Pokémon Knockoffs You Won't Believe Actually Exist

    17 Horrifying Pokémon Knockoffs You Won't Believe Actually Exist

    800 votes
    Ever since Pokémon was first introduced to the world in 1995, the series has gone on to become a huge media phenomenon. As the original video games ...
  13. +vote 18 Plants That Look Just Like Animals

    18 Plants That Look Just Like Animals

    108 votes
    Out of all the different forms of life that inhabit the Earth, plants are probably the most diverse of them all. The fact that they are spread out across the ...
  14. +vote 13 Completely Believable Fan Theories About Star Wars: Episode VIII

    13 Completely Believable Fan Theories About Star Wars: Episode VIII

    258 votes
    The Star Wars franchise has always been about more than just space battles and intense action. With the introduction of the Expanded Universe (now Legends) in the ...
  15. +vote 14 Hidden Backstories You Never Knew About Your Favorite Games

    14 Hidden Backstories You Never Knew About Your Favorite Games

    219 votes
    CAUTION: This list contains plot spoilers for various video games.  Video games are arguably the most diverse type of media and while lots of titles avoid ...
  16. +vote Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As

    Animals You Would Not Want To Be Reincarnated As

    325 votes
    Even those who don’t practice religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, or Sikhism definitely consider the pros and cons of reincarnation. While a ...
  17. +vote The 13 Most Bizarre Crossovers In Gaming History

    The 13 Most Bizarre Crossovers In Gaming History

    1,463 votes
    Video game crossovers, much like crossovers in other forms of media, are not particularly rare. Companies have realized that by combining their brands with other ...
  18. +vote The 12 Craziest Things That North Korean Leaders Have Claimed

    The 12 Craziest Things That North Korean Leaders Have Claimed

    284 votes
    The North Korean government is as fascinating as it is alarming. The country describes itself as a socialist state, but critics note its stark parallels to a ...
  19. 13 Weird Things Your Body Does That No One Can Explain

    13 Weird Things Your Body Does That No One Can Explain

    The past century has seen a massive increase in scientific explanations for different phenomena. From Alfred Wegener's 1912 theory of continental drift to the ...
  20. +vote 11 Utterly Bonkers Bioshock Fan Theories That Will Make You Question Your Reality

    11 Utterly Bonkers Bioshock Fan Theories That Will Make You Question Your Reality

    96 votes
    The BioShock series is arguably one of the most important video game franchises of all time. The first-person shooter games not only contain intense ...
  21. 17 Television Shows That Put Insane Amounts Of Effort Into Tiny Details

    17 Television Shows That Put Insane Amounts Of Effort Into Tiny Details

    Making a really good, detailed TV show requires a cast and crew to put in a massive amount of effort to ensure that the final product is as close to ...
  22. +vote 15 Video Game Classics That Were Almost Never Made

    15 Video Game Classics That Were Almost Never Made

    319 votes
    Video games are unique in terms of media because of the sheer scale of their development. Often, blockbuster titles will require years of work and hundreds of ...
  23. +vote Most Controversial Video Games That Have Ever Been Released

    Most Controversial Video Games That Have Ever Been Released

    300 votes
    Just like every other form of entertainment, video games have not been immune from stirring up media storms. Ever since the first games were released, certain ...
  24. +vote Video Game Series That Deserve A Comeback

    Video Game Series That Deserve A Comeback

    196 votes
    The video game industry is full of franchises that have been abandoned. After all, there are thousands of games released every year and it takes a special kind of ...
  25. +vote 12 Fascinating, Slightly Disgusting Creatures That Can Live On Your Body

    12 Fascinating, Slightly Disgusting Creatures That Can Live On Your Body

    109 votes
    While we might consider our bodies to be completely our own, the truth is that that around 90% of the cells that make up a human are actually not part of us at ...

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