In any list labelling the worst things Britain is responsible for inflicting upon the World you would expect the Spice Girls and Hugh Grant to figure quite highly but the people at Listverse overlook our offering to popular culture and go for the jugular in the list of 'ten ways the British Empire ruined the world'.
No bushes were beat around here as it says 'The British Empire sowed the seeds for some of the worst disasters that
have afflicted humanity. Although the British were not responsible for
all of the events directly, their interference in others’ problems was
often just as destructive. Here are ten ways the British Empire ruined
9. Irish Potato Famine
8. Invention of the Machine Gun
7. Atlantic Slave Trade
6. Opium Wars
5. Scramble for Africa
3. The Industrial Revolution
1. Partition of India
The author of the list, Phil Moore, is a history major according to his profile at the bottom of the piece but he hasn't got a profile link so we can't play the 'hold on, lets see what YOUR country has got up to' game so all i can do is say sorry for my British ancestors ruining the World and give an extra apology for the Spice Girls.