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Jan 28, 2011

The World’s Most Popular Superpowers

Hey, don’t get me wrong– any superpower would be cool. But, if the comic book heroes out there are any indication, some powers are more popular than others:

Jan 24, 2011

5 Biggest Hyperinflations in World History

hyperinflation in zimbabwe In economics, hyperinflation is inflation  that is very high or "out of control". While the real values of the specific economic items generally stay the same in terms of relatively stable foreign currencies, in hyperinflationary conditions the general price level within a specific economy increases rapidly as the functional or internal currency, as opposed to a foreign currency, loses its real value very quickly, normally at an accelerating rate.  Definitions used vary from the International Accounting Standards Board's a cumulative inflation rate over three years approaching 100% (26% per annum compounded for three years in a row) to Cagan's (1956) "inflation exceeding 50% a month." As a rule of thumb, normal monthly and annual low inflation and deflation are reported per month, while under hyperinflation the general price level could rise by 5 or 10% or even much more every day.

Jan 22, 2011

Top 8 Most Expensive Cell Phones in the World

cell phones Here’s the list of most expensive cell phones in the world. The reason these cell phones are so expensive is not only purely because of the technology that the cell phones offer, but also because of the accessories that are manufactured to accompany the most expensive cell phone. In contrast to this, many exclusive offers deals on contract mobile phones make even the most expensive mobile cell phone affordable to the average consumer. So, let’s take a look at the most expensive cell phones ever made in the world.

Jan 17, 2011

10 Hottest Women of Business

business-woman For many, the word “businessperson” connotes men in white shirts and stranglehold neckties. That stereotype may have held true in the 1950s, but since then, the appearance factor of the business world has evolved substantially.

Take women. Hot women have always populated the business world in some shape or form. We tasked ourselves with compiling a list of the hottest businesswomen we could think of, for your viewing pleasure. These women are accomplished both in the business and the looks departments. Get acquainted with these hotties, outside of the cube–and outside of the pantsuit.

Jan 14, 2011

Top 10 Most Popular Cars by Sales

How does one define a car in terms of popularity? Almost everyone has different standards on the matter.

Most popular cars by sales

Some like their cars to remain with their stock color and accessories such as steering wheels, dash board covers, and floor mats and still be popular. On the other hand, cars that have been modified and have been fitted with custom seat covers, mufflers, and bright headlights also rake in a lot of popularity points.

Jan 11, 2011

Top 10 Biggest Football Rivalries in the World

soccer_resize There can be no doubt that some of the biggest sporting rivalries in the world exist between football clubs. The sport has become infamous for crowd violence and the riots that break out when things go against one group of supporters in a major game.

While virtually every domestic league in the world has some rivalry, usually between the two strongest, best supported clubs, a handful of football rivalries have gained international notoriety for being tense, potentially explosive affairs.

Jan 7, 2011

Top 10 Things to Never Say to Your Boss

Top 10 Things to Never Say to Your Boss 01 In your career, you will inevitably end up saying some dumb or regrettable things to your boss. We all do it to varying degrees at one time or another. The following list of such things is by no means exhaustive, but if you can avoid saying them, you will be doing yourself, your professional persona and your boss a tremendous service.

So, keep these top 10 things to never say to your boss in mind the next time you’re chatting him up by the watercooler.

Jan 5, 2011

World’s Largest Cave: The Son Doong (Found in Vietnam)

largest-vietnam-cave A massive cave recently uncovered in a remote Vietnamese jungle is the largest single cave passage yet found, a new survey shows.

At 262-by-262 feet (80-by-80 meters) in most places, the Son Doong cave beats out the previous world-record holder, Deer Cave in the Malaysian section of the island of Borneo.

Jan 3, 2011

10 Giant Prehistoric Cats

Before man became a hunter and made his way to the top of the food chain, the Felidae, or cats, were the most successful, powerful predators in most of the world. Even today, big cats such as tigers, lions, jaguars and leopards keep causing admiration and fear, but these magnificent beasts are dwarfed by some of their extinct relatives.

 

Giant Cheetah