Top 10 Stories of 2010

Friday, Dec. 31, 2010

A look back at the web articles that drew the most readers over the past year

Person of the Year 2010: Mark Zuckerberg

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010

Facebook started out as a lark, but it has changed the way human beings relate to one another. And Mark Zuckerberg is the man who brought us here

Fond Farewells of 2010

Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010

Top 10 Hangover Cures

Friday, Dec. 31, 2010

We know, we know — you'll never drink again. In honor of New Year's Eve, TIME gives you the most common hangover helpers. (We can't guarantee any of them will actually work.)

Top 10 Ridiculous College Bowl Names

Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010

It's the most wonderful time of the year for football fans: bowl season. As we count down to the January 10 National Championship, TIME takes a look at some of the wackier names bestowed upon college football's year-end match-ups

10 Things You Didn't Know About Christmas

Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010

While you're wrapping gifts and preparing a feast, ponder these Christmas facts

2010: The Year of Microterrorism

Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010

The Top 10 Movies of 2010

Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010

For Holiday Shoppers, A Charitable Gift Guide

Monday, Dec. 20, 2010

Instead of giving loved ones something they don't want or need, consider making a donation in their honor to one of these organizations

Top 10 Everything of 2010

Thursday, Dec. 09, 2010

In 50 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad, of the past 12 months

50 Moments of 2010

Friday, Dec. 17, 2010

A week by week look at the people, stories and images that defined the past year

Holiday Movie Preview 2010

Friday, Dec. 17, 2010

TIME critics Richard Corliss and Mary Pols sample the best and most anticipated films of the 2010 holiday season

TimeFrames: How Iraq Got Lost in Translation

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

The end of history? More like the start. The 21st century runs on fast-forward, and the only way to keep up is to stop and figure out what really happened

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

TIME surveys the 25 women of the last one hundred years who have most influenced our world

Who Will Be TIME's 2010 Person of the Year?

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010

Take a look at this year's candidates (listed in alphabetical order) and, now that voting has closed, view the final ratings — though TIME's editors who choose the actual Person of the Year reserve the right to disagree

Top 10 Bad Santas

Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010

Ninety-nine percent of all Santas are jolly, merry and kind-hearted. But a rotten few put their boot in kids' faces, drink on the job and philander with mommy under the mistletoe. TIME takes a look at Santas who are naughty, not nice.

Top 10 Movie Sequels Better Than The Original

Friday, Dec. 17, 2010

Tron: Legacy arrives 28 years after the original Tron — a groundbreaking film in terms of special effects, but not necessarily in terms of plot or story. TIME takes a look at other sequels that have bested their elders.

Top 10 Larry King Moments

Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010

In his tenure as host of the eponymous CNN interview show Larry King Live, the King has conducted some 50,000 interviews with persons of the moment. TIME takes a look at his most memorable moments from a quarter-century on air

Top 10 Controversial Supreme Court Cases

Monday, Dec. 13, 2010

It has been 10 years since the concluding chapter of the 2000 election. On Dec. 12, the Supreme Court decided Bush v. Gore — just one decision in a long line of important cases. TIME takes a look at other landmark rulings

Sarah Palin's Crew

Thursday, Dec. 09, 2010

Palin oversees an unusual galaxy of conservative aides and advisers spread out from Anchorage to England. Most worked for McCain or Bush. Each is dispensable — except the First Dude

Environment as Opportunity: Top 20 Green Tech Ideas

Monday, Dec. 06, 2010

You may have to look hard, but some very smart companies are doing some very creative things when it comes to the environment

WikiLeaks: TIME's Complete Coverage

Rogue activist Julian Assange wants to curb government secrecy, but his massive leak of classified U.S. diplomatic cables is undermining the Obama Administration's efforts to do just that

In Tucson, Saving the Bath Water Too

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Would you water your garden with what goes down your shower drain or out your washing machine? In Tucson, Arizona, more and more residents are saying yes

Top 10 Movie Dance Scenes

Friday, Dec. 03, 2010

Black Swan — a thriller about two New York City ballet rivals who form a twisted friendship — promises plenty of pirouettes from Natalie Portman. TIME takes a look at cinema's most memorable dance scenes

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

The iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be illuminated tonight in an annual ceremony that helps kick off the holiday season. TIME takes a look at some of the 79-year old tradition's most historic moments

Gadgets Then and Now

Monday, Nov. 29, 2010

TIME takes a tour through the decades to explore how consumer technology has changed over the years

Health Checkup: Robotics

Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010

Our latest wellness checkup surveys how robots are changing the future of medicine

Tech Buyers' Guide 2010

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

From portable hard drives and the Motorola Defy to the Samsung Focus and Google TV, TIME showcases 20 new gadgets that techies will crave this holiday season

Groundbreaking: The 10 Best Inventions of 2010

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010

Flying cars! Jet packs! Lasers that zap malaria-carrying mosquitoes! Here are the year's biggest (and coolest) breakthroughs in science, technology and the arts

Happy Thanksgiving: Top 10 Feasts

Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010

While you're probably still hurting from all that Thanksgiving eating, TIME takes a look at the other times in history when people gathered together to pig out til it hurt

Winners of "Asia's Challenge 2020" Essay Prize

Friday, Nov. 26, 2010

Four young writers from India and Singapore have won the "Asia's Challenge 2020" essay prize organized by the Asia Business Council in partnership with TIME and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Top 10 Worse Alternatives to Plane Travel

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Less and less people like to fly — at least not since we had to put liquids in a bag and get pat-downs at security. But it could be worse. On one of the biggest travel days of the year, TIME looks at poor alternatives to getting on a plane

Holiday Gift Guide 2010

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

TIME takes the guesswork out of giving with a look at some of this year's coolest books, music, DVDs and gifts for every budget

Top 10 Terrible Dancing with the Stars Contestants

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

The 11th season of Dancing with the Stars ended last night, with Jennifer Grey declared the winner over Bristol Palin and Kyle Massey. But while those contestants' dancing skills have gotten them far, not all are so nimble

Q&A: FORTUNE's Most Powerful Women

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

TIME asks some today's most powerful women business leaders about their best and worst decisions, barriers to female leadership and the women who have inspired them

Top 5 Viral Videos of the Week

Friday, Oct. 08, 2010

Creative, silly and always addictive, these videos caught the Internet's eye this week

Top 10 Ridiculously Strong Drinks

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

New York recently announced a ban on Four Loko, a caffeinated alcoholic beverage, after multiple reports that college students have been hospitalized after drinking it in excess. TIME takes a look at other heady elixirs from around the world

Top 10 Train Movies

Friday, Nov. 12, 2010

Unstoppable, a new movie starring Denzel Washington aboard an out-of-control train, opens this weekend. Trains — both deluxe and down-market — have often served as prime cinematic locales. TIME takes a look at other locomotive-heavy films

Thanksgiving Recipes: Turkey-Day Alternatives

Friday, Nov. 12, 2010

How three foodies are breathing fresh life into stale traditions

Top 10 Ridiculous Country Songs

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010

The Country Music Association Awards are tonight. And while honors will be given out to the best that Nashville has to offer, it's safe to say the genre has often missed the mark. TIME takes a look at country music's most absurd tunes

Broadway and Beyond

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010

TIME's theater critic takes a look at the season's highlights and lowlights

Top 10 Royals Who Would've Been Terrible on Facebook

Tuesday, Nov. 09, 2010

Queen Elizabeth II has joined Facebook, and Her Majesty's page has already gotten more than 100,000 "likes." But past monarchs would not have done so well with social networking. TIME takes a look at royals whose Facebook pages would have been disastrous

Top 10 Fiery Redheads

Monday, Nov. 08, 2010

On Nov. 8, late-night television's most disrespected host returns with his new TBS show, Conan. TIME takes a look at some of history's famous fiery tops

2010 Midterm Elections: Winners and Losers

Thursday, Nov. 04, 2010

After a historic midterm vote that handed Republicans control of the House and shrunk the Dems' Senate majority, TIME spotlights who and what gained or lost the most in the seismic election

Top 10 Political Memoirs

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009

Sarah Palin's new memoir is hardly the first to stir controversy

Top 10 Failed Gaming Consoles

In honor of the release of Microsoft's Kinect, an add-on camera for the Xbox 360, Techland looks back at the gaming consoles that haven't panned out

King-Sized Box Sets

Monday, Nov. 01, 2010

Are 30 CDs of Elvis Presley enough for you? This year's box sets are bigger (and pricier) than ever

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