Top 10 Disappointing Blockbusters

Friday, Aug. 28, 2009

As the summer movie season winds down, TIME takes a look at the biggest flops in box office history

Kennedy's Top 10 Legislative Battles

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

For nearly five decades, Ted Kennedy was a pioneering force in the Senate. In honor of the Democrat's passing, TIME looks back at his political legacy

The 50 Best Websites of 2009

Friday, Aug. 21, 2009

There are a few familiar names, but our annual list of the best of the Web is packed with dynamic new sites to make your online life more efficient — or just more fun

Top 10 Outrageous eBay Auctions

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009

From top-secret spy files to prime cemetery real estate next to Marilyn Monroe, a look at some of the most ridiculous items ever posted on eBay

On Eve of Election, Japan's Youth Shows a New Activism

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009

For too long, Japan's youth have been a silent minority. Now, on the eve of a crucially important general election, they seek a bigger voice in forging the future of their aging nation

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Hawaii

Friday, Aug. 21, 2009

As Hawaii celebrates its 50th anniversary of statehood, TIME explores little-known tidbits about the 50th state

Top 10 Health Care Reform Fight Ads

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

From both the left and the right, our TV screens are saturated with arguments for and against President Obama's health care reform effort. Here's a checkup on the summer's hottest, and most jarring, health care reform commercials

Top 10 Most Expensive Auction Items

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009

As bidders prepare to battle for Andy Warhol's famous Michael Jackson portrait up, TIME explores the highest-selling items ever sold on the auction block

The Most Exciting Cars of 2010

Monday, Aug. 17, 2009

You no longer need to fork over fuel efficiency to get power or imposing presence. The best of the new 2010 models say boldly that you can have it all — and at a decent price.

Top 10 Sports Comebacks

Monday, Aug. 17, 2009

Michael Vick went from playing quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons to serving time on dogfighting charges. But now that Vick's out of jail, the Philadelphia Eagles are offering him a second chance

Top 10 Mysterious Monsters

Friday, Aug. 14, 2009

As two filmmakers from New Zealand set out this month to find the fabled and feared Mongolian Death Worm, a look at ten creatures that have eluded even the most determined of hunters

Top 10 Ye Olde British Criminal Trials

Friday, Aug. 14, 2009

From the murderous doctor who claimed to be Jack the Ripper to the crook thought to have inspired Charles Dickens' Fagin, TIME takes a look at 10 particularly outlandish cases

Top 10 All-Time Left-Handers

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009

As the world celebrates International Left-Handers Day — or at least as 1 in 10 of us does — a look at some of history's most notable southpaws

Cash for Clunkers 2.0: Five Tips for Consumers

Monday, Aug. 10, 2009

The Car Allowance Rebate System (a.k.a. cash for clunkers) just received another $2 billion in funding from Congress, which means more opportunities to trade in old cars. But to get a good deal you'll need to know the ropes

Top 10 Worst-Dressed World Leaders

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009

From Kim Jong-il's khaki unitard to Putin's bare-chested bravado, TIME examines the many fashion faux paus committed on the world stage

Off-Season Theater — Just as Juicy

Friday, Aug. 07, 2009

Here are our picks for the most interesting shows to catch during the dog days of summer

Top 10 Innocents Abroad

Monday, Aug. 10, 2009

Former President Bill Clinton's retrieval of American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee from North Korea captured the world's attention. But hordes of foreigners have gotten themselves into hot water overseas. TIME looks back at 10 memorable incidents

Top 10 Urban Biking Trips

Friday, Aug. 07, 2009

There's no better way to explore the urban jungle than by bicycle. So, we've picked 10 great city routes — mostly on bike paths and out of traffic — that offer visitors a cheap, fun, green way to see a new city

Top 10 John Hughes Movie Moments

Thursday, Aug. 06, 2009

From Pretty in Pink to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, John Hughes, who died Aug. 6 at age 59, owned the 1980s teen comedy. TIME takes a look back at his greatest moments

Top 10 TV Chefs

Friday, Aug. 07, 2009

As the Julia Child biopic Julia & Julia opens nationwide, TIME cooks up a retrospective of TV's other great culinary masters

Top 10 Worst Corporate Name Changes

Monday, Feb. 08, 2010

In honor of Comcast's decision to start branding itself as XFinity, TIME takes a look back at other questionable company moniker swaps

Top 10 Drum Corps Performances

Thursday, Aug. 06, 2009

Like cheerleading — another halftime diversion that's become a serious competition — participants at annual Drum Corps International Championships in Indianapolis this month must have precision, drive and spirit. TIME takes a look at 10 of the best

The 25 Best Back-to-School Gadgets

Friday, Jul. 31, 2009

Wait — isn't it still summer? Technically, yes, but it's never too early to start prepping your arsenal of back-to-school gadgets for the fall. We've searched for the best gadgets to make your academic year complete

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Money

Wednesday, Aug. 05, 2009

Attendees at the World's Fair of Money—which kicks off Aug. 5—probably know their fair share of numismatic trivia. TIME follows the banknote from ancient China to modern cocaine dens to help the rest of us catch up

Top 10 Japanese Robots

Tuesday, Aug. 04, 2009

With an aging population and an ever-growing need for more a bigger workforce, Japan spends more time and money on robotics research than any other nation. Here are 10 of Japan's finest — and weirdest — ideas

Top 10 Reporters vs. Mother Nature

Monday, Aug. 03, 2009

Hurricane season is a time to board up the house, gather emergency supplies, and gear up to watch meteorologists do ill-advised live reporting

What Health Care Reform Really Means

Thursday, Jul. 30, 2009

A one-stop guide to how a new plan would affect you

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About The Penny

Friday, Jul. 31, 2009

Why is Abe's face on the front? How many are made a year? There's a lot more to the one-cent coin than meets the eye

50 Essential Tips for Smart Summer Traveling

Friday, Jul. 24, 2009

One wrong step and your vacation could be ruined by a seedy hotel room, an overpriced restaurant or an overnight flight crammed in the middle seat. Here's how to avoid the pitfalls and make all the right moves

Top 10 Bad Beverage Ideas

Thursday, Jul. 30, 2009

Coca-Cola thinks that Vio, its new carbonated milk drink, is a winner. We're a little more dubious. Here's a look as some of the more ill-conceived refreshments in beverage history

Top 10 Apologies

Friday, Feb. 13, 2009

As Kanye West uses his unstoppable Twitter feed to apologize (yet again) to Taylor Swift, TIME examines some other famous mea culpas

Health Care Around the World

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2009

TIME collaborated with the Aspen Institute to debate and discuss the most critical issues in health care and medical science. Why do more infants die in America than in any other industrialized country? A search for clues to prevent preemies

Top 10 Quitters

Friday, Jul. 24, 2009

Was it for love? Money? The stars in their eyes? As Sarah Palin prepares to step down as Governor of Alaska July 26, TIME takes a look at the others who have bowed out at the height of their game

10 Big Recession Surprises (Clue: One Involves Sex)

Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2009

What used to be is no more as recession wears on. Nail jobs and sex are out, while movies and organic food are in

Top 10 Conspiracy Theories

Monday, Jul. 20, 2009

On the 40th anniversary of the moon landing — or was it just a sinister hoax? — TIME looks back at 10 of the world's most enduring conspiracy theories

All the Men on the Moon: Apollo 11 at 40

Thursday, Jul. 16, 2009

A lunar journey is hard — but not as hard as coming home when the mission is done. Forty years after the first moon landing, the nature of the men who made the trips may be the deepest mystery of all

The 10 Key Players in Health Care Reform

Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2009

As President Obama ramps up his efforts to overhaul the country's health care system, these are the other personalities on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue who will most determine whether he ultimately succeeds or fails

Top 10 British Open Moments

Thursday, Jul. 16, 2009

In honor of the 2009 British Open, TIME looks back at the golf tournament's most memorable moments

50 Authentic American Experiences 2009

Monday, Jul. 13, 2009

We scoured the country to find places, things and activities that speak to the real America. Some of them are fairly obscure; some of them are not. But what they all have in common is that they're fun, diverse and reveal the genuine America

Top 10 Most Beloved Wizards

Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2009

From The Wizard of Oz to Harry Potter, TIME examines the most popular sorcerers of all time

Top 10 Surprising Facts About the World's Oldest Bible

Monday, Jul. 13, 2009

An online version of the 4th century Codex Sinaiticus reveals the many ways in which the Bible has evolved over the centuries

Top 10 Worst MLB All-Stars

Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2009

TIME's 10 worst All-Stars players are proof that to make baseball's Mid-Summer Classic, you don't actually have to be any good.

The G-8 Summit: Tremors, Economic and Otherwise

Wednesday, Jul. 08, 2009

Italy's last one, in Genoa in 2001, was a violent debacle. And it came on the eve of the 9/11 attacks

Top 10 Alter Egos

Friday, Jul. 10, 2009

Some people just can't be themselves. Sacha Baron Cohen's Brüno is just the latest alter egos devised by entertainers or musicians. Here are TIME's 10 favorites

Top 10 Product Recalls

Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010

Infantino has said it will pull more than 1 million of it's baby sling baby carriers from the market, following the deaths of at least three infants. TIME takes a look at the most prominent — and scary — product recalls in history

Top 10 Tour de France Moments

Monday, Jul. 06, 2009

The Tour de France, which kicked off July 4, is a three-week, 2,000-mile test of human endurance. TIME takes a look back at some of the race's greatest moments

Top 10 Tasteless Ads

Friday, Jun. 26, 2009

Burger King is just the latest company to roll out a questionable ad campaign. Here, TIME examines some of the most tasteless, inappropriate, or downright disturbing commercials

5 Media Myths Debunked by Michael Jackson's Death

Friday, Jul. 03, 2009

Michael Jackson's death should have provided a blueprint for how new media has overthrown old. But what it actually did was shine a white hot spotlight on the myths of the current media landscape

Appreciation: Michael Jackson 1958 - 2009

Saturday, Jun. 27, 2009

On the news of Michael Jackson's death of cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009, the world began to mourn the life of a global icon; the Internet sputtered as fans reached out for more information

Summer Reading List

Thursday, Jul. 02, 2009

Summer is a bracingly honest season for readers: it's too hot to pretend to be clever, so you just read books you actually like. TIME asked some of its favorite writers what they read when they read for fun

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