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10 Tragic Fatal Motorsports Crashes
Motor racing – more specifically auto racing – is one of the largest and most popular spectator sports in the world. Formula One remains the most popular and enduring forms of motorsport worldwide, while in America NASCAR reins supreme. From its roots as an Olympic exhibition in 1900, through the modern era of incredible speeds, auto racing has endured as a sport full of passionate drivers and even more passionate fans. This passion makes it more tragic when a life is taken during a racing event, something which happens far too often. This list looks at 10 deaths which were among the most shocking, unexpected and tragic in auto racing history.
8 Animals Believed to Predict the Weather
Come February 2, everyone will be tuning in to find out if Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow—meaning six more weeks of winter—or if we can look forward to an early spring. But according to the National Climatic Data Center, Phil has only been correct 39 percent of the time! Whether the basis for Groundhog's Day is fact or fiction, Phil and his groundhog brethren aren't the only animals humans look to for weather predictions. From frogs to cows, find out which beasts are believed to forecast a coming storm or a hot day.
10 Most Insightful Infographics About Internet
This post is dedicated to the creative examples of infographics with revealing facts and statistics about internet. With the help of these infographics, you will get an idea in one place that how bigger is the Internet and how amazing all the statistics are. The execution of these infographics are quite well with easy to understand presentation in creative manner. This list is not long in numbers, but I promise you that when you start watching them it will really amaze you.
The 10 Highest Paid Coaches in College Sports
Major college athletics has become a high dollar arms race between the richest, most recognizable programs. Athletic departments don't hesitate to shell out millions upon millions of dollars to bring in qualified coaches in football and basketball, the two high-revenue sports. It has evolved to the point where college coaches' salaries are now eclipsing professional coaches' salaries, which indicates just how big college athletics has become. Have universities misplaced their values? Are the results the following highest paid coaches produce — the fun campus sporting events, the school pride, the money they bring in to their universities — worth the ample sums of money they receive? Do the ends justify the means? Peruse the 2010 figures below and decide for yourself. (Note: Some salaries are exact and some are rounded depending on the source.
The Top 8 Websites To Find Maps Of Bike Paths Near You
I wondered whether the bicycling heydays were over amidst the roar of cubic capacity engines. But the comments on the 10 Bicycling Websites That Will Pedal You Into The World Of Cycling gave ample proof that the ride is still very much on. That post was just a peek into how the web is helping out the passionate cyclist. One of the many ways bicycling web apps are guiding the pedal pushers is through maps of bike paths. As the world gets crowded and polluted by its bigger cousins, the alleycat or the trail biker, or even the racer knows that getting on the right bike path is half the fun. Bike path maps help a cyclist to chart out the route even before the wheels hit the tarmac. You can go back into few of the resources we have covered earlier to see some of the better bike map path apps out there. Searched out here are a few new ones.
Top 10 Most Famous Women in History
While most famous historical figures have traditionally been men, there are a few women who managed to reach the rarified air of either notoriety or power usually reserved for their testosterone-prone contemporaries; which, considering the patriarchal nature of society for the last ten thousand years, is no small feat. It was difficult to determine who qualified as most famous from the candidates available. I looked for women who were genuinely famous (most people have heard of them). They also either obtained a high degree of political power or wielded considerable influence on their society- influential to such a degree that they were able to change perceptions and, in some cases, even shape policy. While I recognize that there are many worthy women who didn’t make my list, here is my best attempt to ascertain the top 10 most famous women throughout history.
20 Most Conscientious College Dining Halls
Going to college doesn’t have to mean letting go of your sustainable lifestyle. Many colleges are adopting a more eco-friendly way of taking care of everyday life on campus, including in their dining halls. These campus dining halls take special care to use local and organic food, conserve resources, and find smart ways to make their dining experiences positive for students and the environment.
10 Settings Every User Needs to Know
Facebook’s privacy settings are extremely detailed, giving you the ability to fine-tune the privacy aspects of almost every little part of your Facebook account. Unfortunately, for most users, this level of micromanagement makes Facebook’s privacy settings a convoluted mess. Even worse, these settings change often; you may think you know everything there is about them, only to be greeted with a completely different layout and a bunch of new options the next time you visit the dreaded Facebook Privacy Settings page. So, what do you do when you’ve got over 170 options to choose from? You focus on the most important ones. We’ve entered Facebook’s maze of privacy options and came out on the other side bruised, battered, but with 10 essential settings in our hands. Disregard them at your own peril!