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April 30, 2009
The 100 Million Views Club: The Most Watched Viral Videos of All-Time?
A listing of the most watched viral videos of all time.
April 29, 2009
7 Submerged Wonders of the World
A wealth of human history lies submerged in ancient cities at the bottoms of lakes, seas and oceans of the world.
April 28, 2009
5 Massive Hit Songs That Almost Didn't Get Released
Classic songs which almost never made it out of the studio.
April 27, 2009
64 Things Every Geek Should Know
A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. If you're that type of person and are looking for a few extra skills to pick up, or if you're a newbie aiming to get a handhold on the honor that is geekhood, read on to find out what skills you need to know.
April 26, 2009
What If Vitamin D Deficiency Is a Cause of Autism?
As evidence of widespread vitamin D deficiency grows, some scientists are wondering whether the sunshine vitamin—once only considered important in bone health—may actually play a role in one of neurology's most vexing conditions: autism.
April 25, 2009
What things cost in Ancient Rome
When studying Ancient Rome, it is only natural to wonder what the price of everyday items might have been. In order to fully understand the price of an item, you must also consider the wages workers received at the time the item was purchased.
April 24, 2009
Million Dollar Home
This is the ultimate of all Great Estates in Greenwich on 40 open rolling
acres with an amazing Jacobean manor designed by a noted architect and
beautifully presented in sparkling condition complete with a fabulous
winter garden with a 52-foot indoor pool.
April 23, 2009
Photo Gallery: Wild Gems of Greece
Chamomiles, sages and aromatic thymes, wild tulips, peonies and orchids – Greece is a botanical garden eden of Europe.
760 of its plant species grow nowhere else on earth.
April 22, 2009
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. As a way to help appreciate
and observe our environment, The Big Picture has collected 40 images,
each a glimpse into some aspect of the world around us, how it affects
and sustains us, and how we affect it.
April 21, 2009
How to find cheap groceries online
When it comes to buying groceries online, the experience is far from perfect. But I think you might find value in some of these options.
April 20, 2009
5 Great Multi-Source News Websites
Most newspapers’ websites are terrible. They’re ugly, difficult to navigate, and not at all places you want to visit over and over. Thankfully, though, there are a few news sources that are light years ahead of the others in figuring out what people want, and how to give it to them.
April 19, 2009
Eight Druggiest Rock Star Stories
Some of the twisted highlights (or low-lights) of rock star behavior related to drugs.
April 18, 2009
50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do
Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one.
April 17, 2009
10 Swoon-Worthy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Golden toasted bread. Tangy melted cheese. Subtle buttery undertones. There is almost no downside to our childhood favorite, the grilled cheese. Plus, like all members of the sandwich family, the flavor possibilities range as far and wide as your culinary imagination will take you.
April 16, 2009
The Bizarre History of White House Pets
The US has had 44 Presidents, and only two of them—Chester A. Arthur and Franklin Pierce—left no record of having pets. Like Obama himself, the family pooch will have some big shoes to fill. Previous White House pets have set the bar pretty high.
April 15, 2009
Why parents swear by ineffective treatments for autism.
April 14, 2009
Regional Foods You Hate to Love
See eight of the strangest regional delicacies across America
April 13, 2009
Secrets of the Wizard of Oz
Dorothy in Kansas conjures up nostalgic thoughts of childhood Christmases hiding behind the sofa from the Wicked Witch of the West. Or those flying monkeys.
April 12, 2009
The Official Website of Mark Twain
The Official Web Site of Mark Twain has everything you want to know about this literary icon. Read his biography and learn about Mark Twain's early years and the beginning of his illustrious writing career. Read some of his most famous quotes, browse the historic photo gallery and more.
April 11, 2009
a community driven visual potluck
April 10, 2009
Watch TV at work - hulu
April 9, 2009
Passover Facts: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Passover
For most Americans, Passover is that time once a year when their Jewish friends can't eat pizza. But there's actually a lot more to the holiday than what Jews can and cannot eat, and whose firstborn was killed or not killed.
April 8, 2009
Ten Things To Buy Before The Economy Improves
The deals you're seeing on everything from houses and cars to televisions and furniture won't last forever.
April 7, 2009
10 Most Fascinating Twin Stories
We've always been fascinated by them.
April 6, 2009
24 Ridiculously Expensive Everyday Items
When you're so rich that price really doesn't matter.
April 5, 2009
The Quick 10: Bedroom Quirks of 10 Great Authors
You know that Shakespeare, James Joyce and Lord Byron were geniuses when it came to their ways with words, but as anyone who knows a writer can tell you, scribes frequently come with some serious quirks.
April 4, 2009
A Field Guide To Narcissism
Narcissists are charming, exasperating, captivating—and sometimes downright ludicrous. The weird world of the megalomaniac, explained.
April 3, 2009
10 Incredibly Eccentric People
Everyone loves an eccentric, so we are presenting here ten of the best. Most are British as they seem to be an endless source of eccentricity, but you will understand why when you read the list.
April 2, 2009
Photos: The Tempestuous Nehru Dynasty of India - Photo Essays - TIME
One family (with its tragedies and its feuds) has been at the center of modern India since independence in 1947
April 1, 2009
Photographer Michael Wolf gained access to a hundred tiny, identical Hong Kong apartments and photographed them..