Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Dept of "Top 10" Lists: Index of Some "Top 10" Lists

The approaching new year/ new decade/new epoch always seems to be accompanied by retrospective (and occasional prospective) summations of the recent events in the form of "Top 10" lists. Elsewhere on this blog this week I have been/will be posting more politically inflected of such. But it occurred to me that there are more (tainted) fish in the sea, and sop I set 'the google' my question, and have herewith, below, reproduced the names and links to some interesting, but far more specific, taxa...First, though, Dave Barry's Top Miami Story of 2009: THe Shark on the People Mover

Now that's out of the way, here's the List list...
The "Top 10 Franchises for 2010." (Top 1: Subway Sandwiches)

The3 "Top 15 PR Blunders of 2009." (#1: The Air Force One Photo Op over Manhattan)

The "Top 10 (Car) Dealer Scams." (#1: Avoid the local retail environment altogether...)

The FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives." (Usama finally made the list!)

The "Top 10 Futurist Foerecasts." (Top 1: By 2030, everything you do and or say will be recorded somewhere.)

The "Top 10 Beaches in the UsA." (#1: Hanalei, HI)

The "2009 Top Ten List of Data Disasters and Remarkable Recoveries Compiled by Kroll Ontrack."

The "Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Best Books of 2009: The Reviews."

The "AOL Radioblog Top 10 Songs of the Year." (#1: Taylor Swift: You Belong To Me.")

The "Top 10 Fastest Cars In The World." (#1: SSC Ultimate Aero: 257 mph, 0-60 in 2.7 secs)

The "Harvard top 10 health stories of 2009."

The "TripAdvisor's 10 Filthiest Hotels."

The "Top 10 Church-State, Religious Liberty Developments In 2009." (#1: Catholic bishops criticize Obama on abortion.)

The "Top Ten Google Searches of 2009."

The Nielsen's Top 10 TV Shows of 2009." (#1: American Idol.)

The "TAKE FIVE Top 10 Jazz Recordings of 2009." Allen Toussaint's "Bright Mississippi" is in there.)

The "USAToday's Top 10 Places to Live." (Albuquerque tops the list, but it's arranged alphabetically.)

The "USPSC Top 10 Children's Toys Recalls of 2009." (#1: Playskool Travel-Lite Play Yards)

The Spike "Top 10 Viral Videos of 2009." (#1: UNM's Elizabeth Going Postal in Soccer Match.)

The "Top 10 Top 10 Lists Of The Decade, 2000 to 2009."

The International Institute for Species Exploration of ASU's "Top 10 New Species - 2009." (#1: A palm that flowers itself to death.)

The "FAIL Blog’s Top Ten FAIL Lists for 2009." (#1: Kanye West's Dick-Act with Taylor Swift.)

The "Time (Magazine) Top 10 Lists of Everything."

And finally, some other kind of Liszt:

1 comment:

GDAEman said...

Impressive list 'o lists. Glad to know we've got two decades before everything we say will be recorded. Whew!

Happy New Year! Keep up the blogging. It's always informative and entertaining.