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10 Awesome Cars With Large Engines
You've heard it a thousand times, but there really is no replacement for displacement. Yesterday, we asked for your suggestions for cars that make the most out of giant engines. Here are ten of the best. These are cars whose personalities are tied to the engines that move them. In culling this list from your suggestions, we went for machinery that best exemplifies what a large engine can do. This is the stuff that does more with more.
The Top 7 Ways to Make Americans Care About Soccer
For some odd reason, a non-contact sport routinely dominated by third world countries and British pretty boys has not become a staple in the American sporting world. That is, of course, until now. Once the U.S. soccer committee implements these seven simple ideas, the sport might actually become popular in a country that routinely shows senior bowling tournaments on network cable.
Top 10 Greatest Inventions of the 19th Century
While we often imagine that the twentieth century was the era in which the greatest advances in technology and science occurred, many often overlook the remarkable advances that came out of the preceding century—advances which in themselves were equally as astonishing in their era as those of the twentieth century were for us. It’s also important to recognize how these advances laid the foundation for the unprecedented growth of the 20th century, without which we would still be riding about in horse-drawn carriages and struggling to keep our kerosene lanterns lit. What were these inventions? Here, in no particular order, are the ten greatest inventions/discoveries of the nineteenth century and what they mean for us today.
10 Animals At Risk Of Extinction From The Gulf Oil Spill
We know by now that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been disastrous for the entire Gulf ecosystem, and that at least 600 Gulf species are likely to experience reduced numbers and harmful effects for generations to come. For a handful of species, however, the spill may be the final nail in the coffin. The situation is so dire that one major online gambling site has begun allowing bets on which Gulf animals are most likely to be declared extinct first.
The 15 Cruelest Deaths in Star Trek History
One of the traits Star Trek is best known for is its penchant to creatively and profusely kill off characters to strange new alien threats and other dangers; it's how "redshirts" entered the pop culture lexicon as s synonym for sci-fi cannon fodder, after all. But it's not just redshirts who die in Trek, and all Trek deaths are not created equal -- both the TV series and the movies have occasionally offed its characters, main and otherwise, in ways totally vindictive and joyfully cruel, generally with a sharp stab of irony. These are the 15 cruelest deaths from many, many Star Trek episodes and movies that we can think of. There's surely more, so please share additional examples of brutal and cruel Star Trek deaths in the comments.
Debunking the Top 10 Energy Myths
The road to clean energy is full of enticing opportunities—and perilous pitfalls. Picking the best path requires avoiding both starry-eyed hype and cynical fatalism. In this special report, PM debunks 10 of the most pernicious myths that could derail our progress.
8 Disasters in the Name of Energy
Humans have made many great technological strides over the past centuries, mechanizing industry, mastering electricity and bending the environment to our will. With each advancement, however, mankind’s need for energy increases. In our quest for ever greater energy, disasters are bound to happen, especially when we forget that the massive amounts of energy in the materials that we mine, burn or harness for our ends can easily turn deadly. These eight examples demonstrate all too well what happens when that power is taken too lightly and handled too carelessly. The following examples demonstrate that recent events like the BP disaster in the Gulf are unfortunately all too common.
3 Remarkable File Recovery Tools
Have you been recently separated from a loved file? Bereaved the loss of that special database or text file? Maybe you just stopped seeing your saved images, or your significant digits ran off without notice.
Top 10 Disgusting Stadium Food Vendor Health Violations
ESPN has put together a report on stadium food vendor health violations. Some of the violations are pretty damn gross. We've picked 10 of our "favorites." These violations are in no particular order. Enjoy.
6 Fool-Proof Steps to Make More Money With Your Website
Every website has a bunch of web pages which get more search traffic than others. These pages are constantly visited daily by new visitors, people who have never seen the site in question before. I call these ‘money pages’ because they are a reliable source of immediate and future income. But they’re not just ‘money’ because they bring in revenue: they are one of the easiest ways to grow your audience without much work. If you learn how to optimize these money pages (its not hard to do), you’ll really improve your website in so many ways. More revenue, more members, more influence and authority. Doesn’t that sound good? I’ve talked very briefly about money pages in my previous post on analyzing your site visitors and decided to expand a little more on this topic because I think its often overlooked by webmasters. We’re always focused on creating new content and getting new visitors to these new pages that we forget about what’s going on in other parts of our website.