Friday, April 24, 2009

Listmania, April 2009

1. "20 Things You Didn't Know About... Money"

2. "Top 11 compounds in US drinking water"
"A comprehensive survey of the drinking water for more than 28 million
 Americans has detected the widespread but low-level presence of
 pharmaceuticals and hormonally active chemicals."

3. "8 Brilliant Scientific Screw-ups"
"Hard work and dedication have their time and place, but the values of
 failure and ineptitude have gone unappreciated for far too long. They
 say that patience is a virtue, but the following eight inventions prove
 that laziness, slovenliness, clumsiness and pure stupidity can be
 virtues, too."

4. "10 Old Wives' Tales Debunked"

5. "12 Good Gadgets for Hard Times"

6. "Gadget Graveyard: 10 Technologies About to Go Extinct"

7. "The 10 Worst Microsoft Product Names of All Time"
"From Microsoft Bob to Windows Genuine Advantage, Microsoft has shown a
 real talent for unfortunate product names. Here are our picks for the
 worst--along with alternatives that might have worked better."

8. "25 Websites To Have Fun With Your Photos"

9. "IMDb: Top 250 movies as voted by our users"