Top 10 Leaks

Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2010

On Oct. 22, WikiLeaks released a massive cache of secret U.S. military documents related to the Iraq war. TIME looks at other famous leaks that were often as damning as they were sensational

The Next Big Hits Coming Out of Comic-Con

We walked the three miles of the convention floor, we went to the panels, we took it all in. Now that Comic-Con 2010 is officially over, we've picked a few of our favorites that we think will blow up in the next year or so.

Top 10 Things We Miss About the Mad Men Era

Friday, Jul. 23, 2010

Mad Men, the popular show about advertising executives in the 1960s, returns to television this weekend. TIME takes a look at the things we miss about that swinging decade

Top 10 Across-the-Pond Double Acts

Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2010

As British PM David Cameron travels to the U.S. to meet with President Obama in his first state visit, TIME takes a look at other famous pairings of Yanks and Brits

Top 10 Militant Animals

Monday, Jul. 19, 2010

A sensationalist report in the Chinese press claims Afghanistan Taliban have been training monkeys to wage war. TIME takes a look at some other animals pressed into service

Top 10 Movies That Mess With Your Mind

Friday, Jul. 16, 2010

Inception, one of the summer's most-anticipated and puzzling movies, hits theaters this weekend. In preparation for the challenge, TIME looks at past cinematic mindbenders

Top 10 George Steinbrenner Moments

Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2010

The longtime Yankee owner died July 13 at the age of 80. TIME takes a look back at his most notable moments — good and bad.

Top 10 Bandits

Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2010

In true bandit fashion, the Barefoot Bandit's two-year spree allegedly came to an end following a stolen plane flight, a high-speed boat chase and a shootout. TIME takes a look at other outlaws who have given police a run for their money

The Charge of the Electric Brigade

Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010

TIME suggests five electric cars for you to try, lease or buy

20 Reasons to Hate the Airlines

Friday, Jul. 09, 2010

A brief history of the industry's 30-year campaign to nickel-and-dime us nearly to death

The Top 10 Books You Were Forced To Read in School

Saturday, Jul. 10, 2010

In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Harper Lee's perennial middle school novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, TIME rounds up the classics that have monopolized readings lists for years

World Cup 2010

Thursday, Jul. 01, 2010

All the news, analysis, photos, videos, and reports on South Africa's festival of football: the 2010 World Cup

Top 10 Manhunts

Friday, Jul. 09, 2010

On May 26, 2011, Serbian authorities announced that fugitive general Ratko Mladic, alleged architect of the 1995 Srebenica genocide, had been captured after almost 10 years on the run. TIME looks at some more of history's most notorious manhunts.

Toxic Cosmetics

Thursday, Jul. 08, 2010

Learn what ingredients used in makeup could be hazardous to your health

The Consumer Financial Protection Agency: What Should It Protect?

Tuesday, Jul. 06, 2010

America needs to clean up student loans, make reverse mortgages easy to understand, and crack down on payday loans. These problems and more await the soon-to-be-born Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Obama's World Cup: Facing His Global Challenges

Tuesday, Jul. 06, 2010

Now that the country is focused on the world — well, world sports anyway — here's what the President needs to do in five international brackets

Top 10 Soccer Movies

Tuesday, Jul. 06, 2010

If you've well and truly got World Cup fever, why not prepare yourself for the end of the greatest show on earth by taking note of these 10 films that should see you through until the next tournament begins in 2014

After Alaska: Sarah Palin's Year of Living Large

Friday, Jul. 02, 2010

In the busy year since she abruptly announced her planned resignation as Alaska Governor on the eve of Independence Day, Palin has made lots of money and headlines

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Alcoholics Anonymous

Friday, Jul. 02, 2010

This June, A.A. marked it's 75th anniversary. TIME takes a deep look back at the history of the self-help group

Global Forum: How to Restart the World Economy

Monday, Jun. 28, 2010

Leaders of business, government and society from all around the world journey to South Africa to discuss "the new global opportunity"

Top 10 Screen Vampires

Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2010

As The Twilight Saga: Eclipse debuts (teenage girls, start your in theaters across America, TIME takes a look at other iconic movie and TV bloodsuckers

Best Blogs of 2010

Monday, Jun. 28, 2010

From the savvy to the satirical, the eye-opening to the jaw-dropping, TIME makes its annual picks for the blogs that we can't live without

Top 10 Celebrity Do-Gooders

Monday, Jun. 28, 2010

Having spent $24 million building machines that extract oil out of water, Kevin Costner hopes to help clean up the Gulf Coast. TIME looks at some of the most philanthropic celebrities and their causes

Thomas Edison and the Invention of America

Friday, Jun. 25, 2010

We're surrounded by the fruits of Edison's genius, from electric light to recorded sound. So who was this tireless man, and what are his lessons for us today?

The Michael Jackson Legacy: Where Are They Now?

Friday, Jun. 25, 2010

A year after Michael Jackson's death at 50, TIME revisits the pop star's universe

Summer Grilling

Friday, Jun. 25, 2010

Great recipes from chefs and barbecue gurus for the summer season

Top 10 World Cup Moments (So Far)

Friday, Jun. 25, 2010

As the first round of games draws to a close, TIME looks back on the moments that made us (and the players) cry, laugh and look away with embarrassment

Top Ten Nerdy Theme Park Attractions

In ode to Universal's new sensation, we've re-evaluated our other favorite slices of nerd haven in theme parks across the globe, and put Harry aside — just for today.

Top 10 Oddball Eateries

Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2010

As Subway unveils its mobile unit at the construction site of the World Trade Center, TIME looks at some of the most unusual places to eat around the world

Top 10 Chinese Knockoffs

Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2010

China's industrious electronics pirates are trying to beat Apple at its own game again by rushing out a copycat 4G iPhone before the real thing hits the market. TIME takes a look at other Chinese fakes that look as good as the real things

Top 10 Saddest Kid Movies

Monday, Jun. 21, 2010

You know you saw Toy Story 3 this weekend, and you know you cried. TIME takes a look back at some of film history's other great kid movie weepers

Top 10 Movie Sidekicks

Friday, Jun. 18, 2010

Woody the cowboy and his sidekick Buzz Lightyear are back in Toy Story 3. TIME takes a look at some of the best sidekicks in movie history

Top 10 National Apologies

Thursday, Jun. 17, 2010

On June 15, British Prime Minister David Cameron offered an apology before the House of Commons for the 1972 "Bloody Sunday" killings of 14 unarmed protesters in Northern Ireland. TIME looks back on other apologies for national misdeeds

Top 10 Incredibly Large Statues

Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2010

In honor of Touchdown Jesus, TIME takes a look at other ridiculously huge monuments worldwide

Top 10 Most Annoying Sounds

Tuesday, Jun. 15, 2010

The use of vuvuzelas — a long plastic horn popular with South African soccer fans — at the World Cup has sparked debate about the level of tolerable noise at a sporting event. Here's a look at some other sounds that are not music to our ears

Weekend Critics' Picks

Friday, Jun. 18, 2010

Top 10 Endurance Competitions

Monday, Jun. 14, 2010

This year's 24 Hours of Le Mans saw automaker Audi finish in first, second, and third place. TIME looks at other notable tests of human stamina

Top 10 Movie Franchises That Won't Die

Friday, Jun. 11, 2010

As the remake of 1984's The Karate Kid hits screens June 11, TIME looks back at the other film franchises that just won't go away.

The Battle for Global Health

Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010

Hope in the long battle against malaria

The Dirty Dozen: Who to Blame for the Oil Spill

Wednesday, Jun. 09, 2010

There's no shortage of folks to blame for the spill

Top 10 Sports Superstitions

Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010

With the World Cup underway, England's manager Fabio Capello has taken an unorthodox approach to improving his team's performance — banning sex. TIME looks at the wide world of sports' superstitions

Top 10 Precarious Buildings

Wednesday, Jun. 09, 2010

A shimmering new skyscraper in Abu Dhabi claims to be the "World's Furthest Leaning Manmade Tower." TIME looks at some other structures also living on the edge

11 Milestones in GM's Year Since Bankruptcy

Friday, Jun. 04, 2010

GM's one year anniversary of its bankruptcy filing is an occasion to review what's happened since that dramatic day in June 2009. TIME offers a look at GM's big moments, its accomplishments, its changing leadership and its many remaining challenges

Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Books

Tuesday, Jun. 08, 2010

As Justin Cronin's highly-anticipated vampire novel, The Passage hits shelves June 8, TIME takes a look at other books that have made their mark chronicling what happens when the world we know it is horribly altered

Top 10 Blown Calls

Thursday, Jun. 03, 2010

It was the perfect game that wasn't. Umpire Jim Joyce mistakenly ruined Armando Galarraga's perfect game with a bad call. TIME takes a look at other refs who changed the course of sports history with bad calls.

The 50 Worst Inventions

Wednesday, May. 26, 2010

From the zany to the dangerous to the just plain dumb, TIME looks back at some of the world's worst ideas ever.

Top 10 Clashes at Sea

Thursday, Jun. 03, 2010

The Israeli raid on a flotilla of ships hoping to break Tel Aviv's blockade of Gaza has reportedly led to nine deaths. But the political fallout may be far greater — TIME looks at some other clashes at sea that sent ripples far and near

11 Players to Watch

Thursday, Jun. 03, 2010

A look at the globe's top players and teams as they head for South Africa

Top 10 Toy Crazes

Tuesday, Jun. 01, 2010

Squinkies — the tiny, squeezable rubber toys that come enclosed in plastic bubbles — are just the latest fad to take over the minds of children. From Tickle Me Elmo to Tamagotchis, TIME looks back at other toy trends from years past

How to Kick Back in the World Cup Cities

Thursday, Jun. 03, 2010

What's there to do when the whistle blows? Nine prominent South Africans tell you how to spend your free days in three of the World Cup's host cities — Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

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