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10 Most Brilliant Businessmen in Movie History
It all seems so simple in the movies: You have an idea, you implement the idea, you ruthlessly eliminate the competition, you get rich. From comedies to crime dramas, there’s a pretty established route to success in movies, something so basic it seems they should teach it at college. Of course, the real world’s just a bit more complicated, and not all the moguls mentioned below were able to stay successful indefinitely. (Organized crime, as you’d expect, is a risky operation.) Still, for all their flaws, these are the ten most brilliant businessmen in movie history, and if you pay close attention, you just might learn something.
The 15 Hottest Girls from Scotland
Yesterday marked the start of the 150th anniversary of the British Open Championship. Before Scotland's notoriously windy, rainy weather suspended play at the famous St. Andrew's Old Course this morning, Louis Oosthuizen managed to grab the lead at 12-under. We've decided to honor and commemorate the Open's return to St. Andrews by teeing up a gallery of the best babes that Scotland has to offer. Whether they are models, actresses, or former Miss Scotlands, these Gaelic lassies are hot and really that is all that matters.
Top 10 Hulu Hacks and Power User Tips
Hulu has made your computer into a viable TV viewing alternative, and Hulu Plus might make it a real replacement. In celebration of all-things streaming and (mostly) free, here are our best Hulu hacks—downloading, watching anywhere, and advanced searching included.
The 10 Coolest Space Suit Designs
Wiley Post was the first pilot to fly solo around the world but he was also known for his work in high altitude flying. As such he helped to develop one of the fist pressure suits and he can be seen in it on the left. The complex system of garments that incorporate environmental systems and life support to maintain an astronaut in the harsh environment of space that we know as a space suit was decades away. Fortunately by the time we were ready to go in to space, the pressure suits designed to be worn had evolved and been somewhat enhanced.
5 Good Bands That Are Kind Of Unlistenable
It’s a sad truth - the older you get, the lamer you become. This is not exactly 100% science fact, and the Bill Murrays, Nick Caves and, uh, Betty Whites (?) of the world seem intent on proving otherwise. But they are clearly exceptions to the rule. This reality is often harsher in rock-and-roll, which has always been the playground of the young. But sometimes what happens later in life makes it impossible to enjoy what came earlier. With Sting coming to town this weekend we decided to look at five rockers whose later-in-life actions (and music) have rendered their quality music unlistenable.
The 13 Most Lovable TV Alcoholics
"The problem with some people is that when they aren't drunk they're sober." --William Butler Yeats. These are some of our favorite, most lovable TV drunks. Cartoon characters, ad men, a shoe salesman, even a kindergarten teacher, they are all proof that it's ok to enjoy the results of a good fermentation process.
Top 10 Traitors in US History
Black’s Law Dictionary defines “treason” as ”attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which one owes allegiance, either by making war against the state or by materially supporting its enemies”. Submitted here are ten people who did their level best to see that America couldn’t celebrate her official 234th birthday this week. And yes, this list is “too American.”
4 Easy Ways to Avoid Plagiarism on Your Blog
Being original all the time can be tough, but copying another person’s work and passing it as our own is a punishable offense. Nothing can hit the credibility of a blog hard than a plagiarism charge. It may not be you, but one of the new interns at the blog could have lifted content off another blog to make the deadline. How to ensure your blog’s reputation is not tarnished? Check out our coverage of 4 online plagiarism checkers after the jump for excellent ways to avoid plagiarism on your blog.
Top 10 College Cars
So what exactly makes a car a "college car?" First off, it does not necessarily have to be in the hall of fame as a driver's car. In fact, some of these could be the worst driver's cars possible. A college car has to be affordable, because the stereotypical non Ivy League student is supposed to be broke and living off Ramen noodles and free Chipotle burrito coupons. Other than that, it has to be at least one of the following: stylish, dependable, economical, or practical. Here are ten cars, in no particular order, that are a dime a dozen around college campuses, or could be a good choice for someone looking for a beater for school.
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10 Things You Need to Know about Indian Reservation Gambling
I’m planning a trip back East and will be hitting my first Indian Reservation casino, which got me thinking: I know nothing about their history at all! So, after much research, here’s the highlights of what I unearthed. Please share any Indian gambling experience you have in the comments below!