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Top 5 Famous People Who Got Their Start on the Web

Top 5 Famous People Who Got Their Start on the Web

The internet has launched millions of careers, some more notable than others. In an age where a person’s digital presence is as important as their real life presence, it’s no wonder so many celebrities actually got their start online. Bloggers, pundits, and internet personalities have all found ways to make names for themselves both on and offline. Here are the ...

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5 Famous Cases Of Police Brutality

5 Famous Cases Of Police Brutality

Police forces around the world exist to preserve order and protect citizens. At times, however, the public and members of the force clash, and the resulting cases of police brutality highlight problems of political expression, corrupt authority, and the essential problem of equipping humans with the capacity to commit violence. These five cases highlight the issues involved with police brutality ...

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The Top 5 Most Influential Psychologists

The Top 5 Most Influential Psychologists

Modern psychology would not be the same without these guys. They paved the way for other doctors to really delve deep into the human psyche. They’ve caused controversy, many of them don’t agree with one another, and their principals still divide the psychiatric community. Here’s a shout out to 5 guys that did psychology right! I know some of you ...

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Top 5 Rock Bands Of All Time

Top 5 Rock Bands Of All Time

The groups that have made this list of the top 5 rock bands of all time, have broken records, stood the test of time and paved the way for the next generation of rock bands.   1. The Fab Four Ask any person if they like The Beatles and they’ll either say yes…or they’re lying. By far the most successful band of ...

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The Top 5 Most Influential People In History

The Top 5 Most Influential People In History

In today’s connected world, “reach” will take you far. It’s no longer just about who you know. It’s about who you know on FaceBook. But for all the hemming and hawing about web presence, it’s worth reminding ourselves that the most influential names weren’t even around for the Internet takeover. So, who are the most influential people ever to inhabit ...

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Top 5 Terrible US Presidents – And What Made Them So Bad

Top 5 Terrible US Presidents – And What Made Them So Bad

There is something to be said about decorum and respect. Surely something like attaining the level of office that is the President of the United States means that you deserve the admiration of the average citizen. Well, here are five former presidents who will convince you that that’s not always true.   5. William Henry Harrison, the 9th President (1841) ...

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The Top 5 Best US Presidents – And What Made Them So Great

The Top 5 Best US Presidents – And What Made Them So Great

Politics in the United States are just as disagreeable and contentious as ever. Partisanship, inaction, and ideology reign supreme. Sometimes it’s nice to remember that there do exist strong and effective leaders that everyone can agree. Leaders like these five past presidents.   5. James Monroe, the 5th President (1817-1825) Monroe might not be the best-remembered president coming at the ...

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The Top 5 News Stories Of 2012

The Top 5 News Stories Of 2012

Roll up, roll up! Read all about it! 2012 was full of newsworthy tid-bits, from huge political scandals to sporting achievements. We had topsy-turvy weather, technological advances which unfortunately turned out to be a little less amazing than first promised, and crazy dances that swept across the globe. Here are five of the top news stories of last year, according ...

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The Top 5 Richest People in the World

The Top 5 Richest People in the World

This might not be a good entry to read if your rent is due soon. Why? Because the people on this list would make even Bruce Wayne jealous. With more wealth than there are gold coins in Scrooge McDuck’s bank vault/swimming pool, these real world moguls bring home a lot more than just bacon.   5. Larry Ellison, Founder and ...

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The Top 5 Funniest Comedians Ever?

The Top 5 Funniest Comedians Ever?

It’s an almost impossible task to make a list like this that will please even some people! But as a way to spark of the debate in to the funniest comedians ever – here are my top five! I tired to add a bit of variety in terms of style/genre and generation… Note viewer discretion advised with some of these ...

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