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10 Most Memorable Accountants in Movies

Saving the world is all very well, but at the end of the day, who’s going to balance the books? Accountancy may not be as exciting as the traditional jobs of Hollywood action heroes – archaeologist, super spy, bat-themed vigilante – but that doesn’t mean that they haven’t had some pivotal roles in movies. Calculators at the ready as we list the 10 most memorable Hollywood accountants in history!

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10 Tallest Concrete Dams as Seen From Above

Few man-made wonders are as remarkable as the colossal concrete dams of the world. Not only do many of these feats of engineering produce hydroelectric power to help light our planet, they are built to withstand enormous pressures. Climbing to incredible heights, holding back powerful rivers, and surviving the seismic activity caused by earthquakes, these dams stand as testament to the brilliance and skill of their engineers. What’s more, the monumental scale of these dams is never more magnificent than when viewed from above.

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9 Substances That Only Exist in Sci-Fi

Soaring through space at warp speed, travelling through time, and being indestructible are, unfortunately, all out of the reach of present-day science. The technologies we need to achieve wondrous feats, such as these, remain a mystery to us. Luckily, science-fiction creators are not bound by the known and can use their imagination to fill in the gaps in current understanding, creating marvellous substances that can achieve the seemingly impossible. Here follows a summary of some of the most famous substances that only exist in our collective imagination.

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12 Wonderful Water Castles

A water castle is a castle or stately home whose site is entirely surrounded by moats or natural water bodies. The water that surrounds the castle was used as an obstacle to hinder an attacker. In many places in Europe, castles that had formerly been fortified changed their role or were converted over the course of time so that they became largely representational and residential buildings.

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Top 10 Most Common Murder Weapons

The order of most common murder weapons used in the US murder cases has not changed very much in recent years. Even though the number of killings involving firearms has gone down compared with the figures for the early years of the 20th century, fire arms and sharp instruments still stand on top of the list of the most common murder weapons used in homicides, at least in the US. Statistics collected in 2008, shows 68 percent of the murders in the US were committed using firearms. Below we have provided a list of the top 10 most common murder weapons used as reported by FBI Uniform Crime Reports.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Extra Cash

When times are tough, every extra dollar counts. But that doesn't mean you have to take on a second job! There are simpler ways to make extra dough on the side. From watching other people's kids to getting rid of stuff you already own, find out how you can boost your income.

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10 Antioxidant-Rich Foods

When visiting your local farmers’ market, you’re not only picking up deliciously seasonal produce, you’re also bringing home a wide array of antioxidants that can help protect your body. Here are 10 foods that should be on your shopping list. Antioxidants can be found as vitamins, minerals or phytochemicals (special plant compounds). They help repair cell damage caused by free radicals, which can mess with your immune system. Some researchers also believe that free-radical damage may be involved in promoting chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. If you’re thinking about picking up an “antioxidant-rich” supplement—don’t be fooled. Each fruit and veggie has their own unique combination of various antioxidants—you won’t find any of these specialized combos isolated in a pill. Your best bet is to eat a variety of seasonal produce so you can reap all the benefits.

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25 Great Scholarships For Students

We’ve put together a list of 25 popular scholarships with enough variety so that those looking for scholarships should be able to find one for which they qualify. Before deciding where to spend all that scholarship money, be sure to check out our rankings of the best traditional and online colleges.

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Forbes Top 20 Paid Celebrities

Forbes has released its annual list of top paid celebrities, and Oprah is the queen! The daytime legend was the highest-paid celebrity for the fourth year in a row with $165 million earned between May 2011 and May 2012. While Oprah is the only woman in the top 10, according to Forbes: “Her reign might not last much longer as this is the last year we’ll count any of her syndication money.”

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Top 10 Garden Insect Pests

he following list of pest descriptions and control measures provides a good starting point for tackling pest control in gardens throughout the United States and Canada. Control solutions are listed in order of environmental friendliness. Botanical sprays, which can have detrimental effects on beneficial insects and other animals, should be used only as a last resort.

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