history & culture top 10 lists

Top 10 longest ‘State of the Union’ speeches

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Speeches. Some people don’t seem to have any problem standing in front of an audience and talking eloquently about the subject. Many people don’t have those skills though and listening to such presentations can and will be an annoying experience. Presidents of the United States have the constitutional duty to present the State of the Union to the Congress anually. Tonight, Obama will adress the nation. Democrats, in general, talk longer than Republicans. Have a look at our next top 10 list of longest State of the Union speeches!

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Top 10 religions of the world

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In the beginning there was nothing. Now our world is full of religions.  Some of which are bounded to a specific region and have few followers, others are dominating the cultural life and morality of whole continents.  While there are lost religions like the Greek mythology, there also thriving religions. Our next top 10 is about religion. Which religion has the most adherents?

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Top 10 most expensive paintings of all time

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In times of economic crises it is always wise to invest your hard earned money in objects that keep their value. Gold, real estate, oil or coffe, those all work. But of course art is an even better option. Because no matter how tough the going gets, people will always enjoy a nice painting. Here’s our top ten list of most expensive paintings.

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Top 10 American cars 1950-1970 (pics!)

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Taking a gallon to the mile, the roaring sound of the engine expresses a feeling of total freedom. The fifties and the sixties saw a new type of automobile that encompassed the soul of a new America: bigger, better, faster. Tempting in all facets, those impressive American cars stole the hearts of many. Here’s our top 10:

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