Posts Tagged ‘2013’

The Best of ‘The Best of 2013’ Lists

December 31, 2013

The Best of the 'Best of 2013' Lists

2013 “Year-In-Review” lists you may have missed:

“10 Best Sneakers of 2013,” Daryl Nelson, Boombox

“Top 10 Meat Scandals of 2013,” Global Meat News

“The 11 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2013,” TIME Magazine

“Best of 2013: Top Wardrobe Malfunctions of the Year,” Jordanna Ossad, E! Online

“America’s 10 Best Protected Bike Lanes of 2013,” Michael Andersen, PeopleForBikes.prg

“10 Best Metal Videos of 2013,” Loudwire

“The Biggest Public Health Stories of 2013,” Atif Kukaswadia, Public Health Perspectives

“TV’s coolest new women of 2013,” Maria Elena Fernandez, Today NBC

“Highest Auction Prices 2013: Fine Art,” Bloomberg

“The year in insults: 2013′s best put-downs,” Aisha Gani, The Guardian via Raw Story

“Top 5 Google Doodles of 2013,” Priyankee Saikia, MensXP.com

“The best and worst media errors and corrections in 2013,” Craig Silverman, Poynter.org

“Best Telugu Actors of 2013,” Sangeetha Seshagiri, International Business Times

“10 Top Clean Energy Stories of 2013,” Sierra club via EarthTechling.com

“Best of 2013: This Year’s Top Twerkers,” John Boone, E! Online

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Year of the Snake

February 10, 2013

Year of the Snake

Happy Lunar New Year! The Year of the Dragon had ended; according to the zodiac it’s now the Year of the Snake. The reptilian year is being celebrated across Asia and around the world

Many young people in China travel home to see in the new year with their families, and some receive the traditional greeting “Why aren’t you married?”  In the new free-market China this has spawned a seasonal industry, Rent-a-Holiday-Boyfriend or -Girlfriend, to help ease the pressure. The holiday is also celebrated with truckloads of fireworks, “gifts,” lots of food, TV specials, and lion dances.

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2013: The Year Ahead

January 2, 2013

2013: The Year Ahead

“2013 calendar: key events for the year ahead,” The Guardian

“Predictions for 2013 don’t include the apocalypse, for once,” Kevin Modesti, Los Angeles Daily News

“TIME’s Fearless Sports Predictions for 2013,” Sean Gregory, Time

“Economy will limp along in 2013,” James K. Galbraith, CNN

“5 disturbing trends you should pay attention to in 2013,” Paul Brandus, The Week

“10 Tech Industry Predictions for 2013,” Tim and Ben Bajarin, Time

“Health reform: What’s coming in 2013,” Denise Mann, WebMD via Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“After Crispy Pig Ears, 10 Trends for 2013,” Julia Moskin, New York Times

“Climate change, fracking to take center stage in 2013,” Scott Tong, Marketplace

“Ahead for 2013: Tea party, gay marriage, guns,” Timothy Stanley, CNN

“Food price outlook: Will Buffalo wings break your budget in 2013?” Schuyler Velasco, Christian Science Monitor

“The Year Ahead: 132 Eerily Prescient, Stupefyingly Accurate Predictions for 2013!” New York Observer

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