All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘list’

Most Desirable Woman of 2014: The Mother of Dragons

Khaleesi, the Mother of Dragons, has officially taken over Katniss Everdeen. The results were published on Tuesday for AskMen’s 13th edition of its annual 99 Most Desirable Woman in the World List. Game of Thrones British beauty Emilia Clarke, 26, took the top spot away from last year’s number one hottie, Jennifer Lawrence, who finished in the fourth spot this …

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NFL Most Disliked Players List Led by Michael Vick

There are a lot of unlikeable characters playing today in the NFL. But according to a survey published yesterday on Forbes.com, Michael Vick is the most disliked man currently playing professional football. Michael Vick served his time, 19 months, for being involved in a dog fighting ring. However, in a society that considers dogs not just household pets, but members …

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The Science Behind Traffic Jams

Each snowflake in an avalanche pleads not guilty. It is the same for drivers in traffic; we are traffic, but we wonder how traffic can possibly exist (all while it’s secretly killing us). Inspired by Tom Valderbilt’s presentation (the video above), Brad Plumer over at The Washington Post typed an excellent piece on why traffic accumulates, of which, was the …

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Purdue, Maker of OxyContin, Keeps a List of Bad Docs

Earlier this year, the FDA made headlines when it prevented pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma from continuing to produce generic and crushable versions of the popular opioid OxyContin. The New York Times took note that the company had chosen the opportune moment to release its new tamper-resistant formula: right before the patent on the old formula expired. On Sunday, Purdue Pharma, …

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Lady Gaga Takes Top Spot On Forbes Under-30 List

Lady Gaga recently underwent hip surgery to repair a labral tear, most likely caused by her intense dance schedule. It is that work ethic that helped her top this year’s Forbes list of the top earners under the age of 30. Forbes estimates that Gaga made around $80 million in the period between June 2012 and June 2013. The estimate …

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If Internet and Tech Companies Were Honest…

What would happen if the internet, technology and gaming industries told the truth about what they were selling? Aside from total anarchy from stocks plummeting and millions of bored Americans with no internet to waste time on (notice the first few all have to do with wasting time) — I think the long term side effect would be an added …

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