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Top 10 Most Famous Adult Film Stars
Whether you’re a fan of adult films or an objector, there’s no denying the popularity of this form of entertainment. It’s estimated to garner about $10 billion in revenues each year. Its influence is so great in the entertainment industry that the battles between Beta and VHS, and Blu Ray or HD, were decided by the demands and trends set by porn. On the Internet, porn sites make up about 12% of all sites, taking in approximately $2.4 billion a year. 25% of all search engine requests are for adult material and 35% of all downloads are adult material. Porn actually was instrumental in developing key technologies for the internet, including credit card sales and web video. Okay, so now that we have established the influence of pornographic materials, what about the people that make it? Here’s a list of those fine “actors” and “actresses” who have made it “big” in the business. All of these people got their start in hardcore, some have crossed over to become mainstream stars, some have become household names for other more notorious reasons, and some are just really, really good at what they do.
Top 10 Fictional One-Eyed Characters
In literature, film and television, many characters grace the screen with one eye. Dashing characters such as Aughra from The Dark Crystal, Long John Silver, and many others have enlightened us to the fact that you needn’t two to make a difference. But there is a difference between those who once could see through two or more, and those who were built or born with only one, and those are the folks we’ll honor and rank for this list. CHARACTERS BORN OR MADE WITH ONE EYE. Not ones who lost an eye. That list will come later. Did we miss your favorite? Name it in the comments and call us retarded.
15 More Awesome Social Media Infographics
About six months ago, I threw together a blog post based on a bunch of social media infographics. At the time, they were surprisingly difficult to root out, but it seems that more are emerging, given the continued development and understanding of the channel. I've now collected a few more newer ones that I feel demonstrate a mixture of both hard data and strategy practices. Hopefully, they'll also provide some inspiration or can be useful in helping you with presentations or pitches. As before, links to the actual graphics are in the headline titles.
10 Horror Movies Everyone Should See
Even if you don’t consider yourself a horror movie fan, there are plenty of films in the genre that everyone should see. After all, plenty are great films in their own right, and the genre has always had a lot to say about the world. The following ten films are horror movies that are worth your time even if you generally avoid scary films. Make no mistake – this isn’t a list of the ten best horror films ever, which would be a nearly impossible task to judge. Consider these movies a primer to get you started in the genre.
5 Strangely Coloured Beaches
Unless you're lucky enough to have visited some of the unique shorelines below you'll probably be used to seeing - at best - golden beaches on your travels. In fact a lot of people believe golden sands to be the only option when it comes to beaches. To prove otherwise, and to show off a few of the world's most uniquely coloured stretches of sand, we present the following selection.
100 Free or Nearly Free Things to Do in DC
If you're looking for an affordable vacation, take a look at some of the fun, free and almost-free experiences that await you in DC.
5 Best Blogging Platforms
It's not difficult to argue that blogging has done more to spread knowledge and ideas than any other publishing innovation since the printing press. Here's a look at the most popular blogging platforms to help you get your ideas out there. Printer and photocopier salesmen of the late 20th century frequently peddled their wares with the pitch that a personal printing device could turn anyone—schools, neighborhood associations, churches, individuals with a message to get out—into small time publishers. The revolution they hinted at didn't come about on their watch, however. The personal printer simply didn't have the volume and the reach that a later innovation, the internet—and more specifically, blogging—would have. Blogs give anyone an inexpensive platform to promote their ideas to a potential audience of the entire world, not just a county in Idaho or a street corner in Manhattan.
40 Fantastic Uses For Baking Soda
Most of us know that baking soda can be used for more than just making homemade cookies and other dough rise. It's not uncommon to see an open box of this leavening agent deodorizing refrigerators, for example. But did you know that there are at least 40 different ways to use baking soda? Baking soda makes a perfect stand-in for many personal care, cleaning, and deodorizing products. The list of benefits is long: It is inexpensive, free of toxic chemicals, versatile, and effective. Wondering how baking soda, aka sodium bicarbonate, works its magic? It helps regulate pH — keeping a substance neither too acidic nor too alkaline. When baking soda comes in contact with either an acidic or an alkaline substance, its natural effect is to neutralize that pH. Beyond that, baking soda has the ability to retard further changes in the pH balance, known as buffering.
6 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Start a Business
Starting a new business can be a turbulent undertaking. For one thing, there are no guarantees of success. Businesses fail every single day, and plenty of entrepreneurs come away with nothing to show for months or years of hard-fought effort. The idea of sacrificing a steady salary for an uncertain, hoped-for payday also tends to provoke anxiety. While some are undeterred by these obstacles, others opt to play it safe and scrap their business plans altogether.
7 Pieces of Wisdom from Socrates
Socrates is considered one of the chief founders of Western philosophy. We know Socrates primarily from the accounts of other writers: from his student, Plato, from Xenophon, the historian, as well as from the plays of Aristophanes. Through Plato’s writing (primarily) we’ve come to comprehend the depth of Socrates’ wisdom. Today I want to discuss seven life lessons based on the teachings of Socrates. Socrates said, “I cannot teach anybody anything; I can only make them think.” This article was written to make you think. He said, “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” Let his words, kindle your flame.