Featured List on Ranker http://ranker.com The Top Staff Favorites on Ranker http://ranker.com/img/skin2/logo.gif Most Viewed Lists on Ranker http://www.ranker.com Top Ranking lists, Most Popular Lists, Most Visited Lists <![CDATA[The Most Horrifying Tattoo Fails on the Internet]]> http://ranker.com/list/tattoo-fails/ariel-kana Tattoos are for life, but the people on this list forgot that, and decided to get some truly horrifying tattoos, often on very publicly visible parts of their body. Unfortunately for them, their new ink didn't turn out exactly like they had planned. Far from beautiful, intricate tattoos that look professionally done, these are some hard core tattoo fails.

Whether it's a spelling error, art work that just didn't translate, or a face tattoo that they almost certainly instantly regretted, these awful tattoos are just the worst. Vote up the most unfortunate tattoo fails below, and be glad you didn't make the same poor (funny) choices as these people.
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<![CDATA[10 Amazing Facts About Bees & Wasps]]> http://ranker.com/list/10-amazing-facts-about-bees-and-wasps/analise.dubner Everyone has an opinion about bees and wasps, ranging from wild, hysterical arm waving to wild, hysterical body contortions. You see black and yellow out of the corner of your eye, hear that droning sound, and immediately start flailing. Sting! It's gonna sting me! Most people don't care if its a bee, wasp or hornet, they just don't want to get stung. But the suborder of Apocrita (which contains all bees, wasps and hornets) is an amazing, talented group - and not just the branch of the family that gives us honey. Wasps also perform a vital service controlling pest populations at a scale you probably haven't considered. Sure, they can all sting... but, important note: they don't give a crap about stinging you in the first place. And if they do sting you - guess why? Because of all that flailing around you're doing.

What are facts about bees and wasps? Take a look at this list and you'll find out.

If you enjoy this list you may want to check out my other lists of facts about spiders and ant facts.

Ever wonder what are 10 amazing facts about bees and wasps? This list will answer that question.

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<![CDATA[Coolest Orphan Black Clone]]> http://ranker.com/list/coolest-orphan-black-clone/lanayoshii Orphan Black keeps disclosing some of the most diverse clone characters played by Tatiana Maslany.  Now there are other clones - young ones and male clones - that are played by other actors. Which of the clones so far are the coolest ones on the show?  
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<![CDATA[The 16 Greatest News Reporter Freakouts]]> http://ranker.com/list/the-13-greatest-news-reporter-freakouts/jude-newsome Being a news reporter is a thankless job. You're basically just reading to people too lazy to look at a newspaper or a website, which explains my favorite kind of news blooper. Because there are endless kinds on the internet, YouTube is riddled with them. But the freakout. Oh, the freakout. The freakout is the most uncomfortable, surreal, and hilarious kind. Whenever these happen, which is actually more often than you'd expect, the results are absolutely hilarious.

So what news reporter had the "best" meltdown? That depends on your point of view. If you love TV reporter meltdowns, then take a look at this list and watch poetry in motion.
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<![CDATA[The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes]]> http://ranker.com/list/most-likeable-tv-anti-heroes/ranker-tv A detailed list of the most well-liked and loveable TV anti-heroes. The most likeable TV protagonists are listed in order from most popular to least. These ambivalent but likeable anti-heroes of TV can be changed in order of popularity to fit the viewer’s opinions. Or, you can copy to make your very own list of your most favorite TV anti-heroes. This villain list can then be re-arranged to suit your ideas.
These ambivalent villains are a mixture of both good and evil and have managed to tug at the viewer’s heartstrings over the years. Do you remember most of these anti-heroes? This list answers the question, “Who are the most popular and likeable antiheroes of television?” Taking you on a road down memory lane, this list allows you to see which anti-heroes of TV were the worst and which were the best villains of TV shows.
While some TV protagonists are pure evil, many have a touch of good in them that the viewer can easily see, making the viewer sympathetic towards these quite loveable villains of television series. The viewers can often find themselves wishing only the best results for these sometimes harmless TV villains. This list allows you to choose which television anti-hero you think is the best villain of television.
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<![CDATA[Best Amusement Parks In America]]> http://ranker.com/list/amusement-parks-across-the-us/places-to-go Here is a list of the most popular amusement parks that can be found in the US. Theme parks can be great destinations for quick getaways or family vacations. Roller Coaster parks add that bit of excitement your vacation needs. Feel free to comment on the parks you've been to and make your own list using the make your version button. Even though amusements parks are loads of fun, still be careful because there's always the occasional horrible theme park accident that occurs. The US theme parks can be voted up or down according to preferences.
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<![CDATA[The Best Dating Apps]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-dating-apps/cameron-quasney

List of the best dating apps that are available on the market today. This list has been ranked by men and women. Many men and women who are looking for love enjoy the convenience of being able to do so while on the go. Apps enable people to check their messages, flirt with potential mates, and schedule dates all from your smartphone. You can even get notifications when you have new activity.

Answering the question, “What is the best dating app available for download?” this list includes top dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Match.com, and Zoosk. Dating is difficult and as more and more people lead busy, technology-driven lives, it become more difficult to get out and meet new people. No matter if you're gay, straight, bi-sexual, old, or young, there is a dating app available to fit your needs. Many of these best apps are tailored to specific desires. Apps allow you the ability to talk to potential mates from wherever you are and even locate those within a close proximity. Whether you’re looking to find everlasting love or just looking for your next date, these best dating apps can help you find what you’re looking for.

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<![CDATA[The Top Organic and "Green" Brands]]> http://ranker.com/list/top-organic-and-and-quot_green-and-quot_-brands/ranker-shopping With an ever climbing rise in popularity, organic and all-natural products have skyrocketed in grocery stores across America. The rising knowledge about healthy living, Growth Hormone additives and added chemicals in food products have left consumers searching for natural food alternatives that don’t have any processed chemicals in them. Organic foods and beverages are more expensive than others, but the cost may well be worth it in the end. If you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the best organic brands available?” before then you have definitely come to the right place! Since consumers started to demand more honesty among manufacturers, it is important to know which brands are trustworthy and deliver products that truly are organic. Researching these brands could potentially protect you from being a victim of the recent money-making scams that companies are now being sued for when they lied about ingredients on their labels. These are some of the most trustworthy brands available that are also Certified Organic. This list discusses the best organic brands, including: Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, Dean Foods, Organic Valley, Horizon, Amy’s Kitchen, Burt’s Bees, Tom’s, Seventh Generation and Eden Foods. If you’ve tried several of these brands please vote for your favorite today!
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<![CDATA[12 X-Tremely 90s Moments From That Sizzler Commercial]]> http://ranker.com/list/90s-sizzler-commercial/jordan-bates So, about that Sizzler promotional commercial from 1991? It's prettaaaay, prettaaay, great. So what? So these gifs of the most '90s things from the Sizzler commercial. It's about as '90s as it gets. What does that even mean? I don't know, why don't you take a look at these gifs and find out. That Sizzler promotional commercial might as well be a time capsule from the '90s. A magic decade where people listened to "music" and drove "cars." There were also a lot of "movies" in the 90s.

Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3YGtQ40Qvs

Sizzler... they make a bodacious steak. Cowabunga. Nobody is going to argue with that. But who knew they made such X-TREME 90s commercials?! Nobody did. Until now.

What do you think is the most '90s moment from the Sizzler promotional commercial? Vote now! 
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<![CDATA[The Most Influential Contemporary Americans]]> http://ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-most-influential-contemporary-americans A list of the Americans who have had the most central influence on, or importance to, the modern era. This would include Americans who have most significantly altered the course of events from roughly the 1980s onward. So while someone like Ronald Reagan or Steve Jobs might very well apply, figures like Franklin D. Roosevelt or even Martin Luther King Jr. would probably not be considered contemporary enough to qualify.

Americans from every walk of life and every industry have managed to profoundly influence the country. This can include efforts to alter the culture or perspective of Americans, technological or scientific innovations that forever changed the way we live, business achievements which altered the course of one or multiple industries, or political decisions that permanently shifted later events in America and the world.

Vote for the Americans below you think had the greatest impact on the way we live today. Or if you don't see your selection, add it by making your own list.
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<![CDATA[42 Hilarious Old Photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger Doing Stuff]]> http://ranker.com/list/funny-arnold-schwarzenegger-pictures-random-old-vintage-pics/ariel-kana Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken an incredible amount of photos doing stuff that you or I would never do, even if given the chance. These are 21 examples of (old and young) Arnold "pumping iron", Arnold "Terminator", Arnold "former Governor of California" Schwarzenegger, doing random stuff that made a photographer think "perfect, let's capture this". 

These are the funniest pictures of Arnold Schwarzenegger that the internet has to offer. From vintage Arnold showing his muscles to grandmas, lifting people, playing the violin, wearing like 5 articles of clothing with the American flag on them and even smoking out with a group of friends. 

So enjoy this hilarious round-up I've put together of the best, greatest funny photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger doing random stuff. Ladies and gentlemen, the former Governor of California...

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<![CDATA[The Most Addictive iPhone Games That You Can't Put Down]]> http://ranker.com/list/most-addicting-iphone-games/arlingtonstories Addicting iPhone games are distractions that you simply can’t put down. They consume your waking hours (maybe even your dreams). Addictive iPhone games, or addictive mobile games in general, have the advantage of living right inside our pockets. Whether its the Grand Theft Auto series, NBA 2K15, Infinity Blade, or Asphalt 8, you’re guaranteed a good time.  

Most of these games are $5 or under. You’ll find a ton of addictive game apps that you can download to your phone and start playing in a matter of minutes. And when they’re free, it’s even better. What makes these iPhone games addictive? The game play is at the center, followed by a tightly crafted storyline. Mobile games are closer to TV episodes than sprawling cinematic pieces like their game console counterparts. Addictive game apps are the perfect appetizer. These are free addicting games, bargain-priced, that’ll keep you up most of the night. They’re that good.

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<![CDATA[Awesome Alternate Titles for Star Wars Episode VII]]> http://ranker.com/list/alternate-titles-for-star-wars-episode-vii/amylindorff The title for the long awaited seventh Star Wars film has finally been announced! Are YOU ready for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens? Or are you know just curious to find out why it went to sleep in the first place? And what kind of mattress it's been using. And also, did it have a down comforter? I hope the force was cozy. JJ Abrams is directing the latest installment in the classic scifi film series, and it's great to finally have a title, but could it have been better? Yes. And the options below are all a lot more fun.

Vote up the best alternate titles for the seventh film in the Star Wars saga, or add your own!
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<![CDATA[The Best Autobiographical Novels]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-autobiographical-novels/ranker-books This list is about the best autobiographical novels; it answers the question, “What are the best autobiographies of all times?” An autobiography can be gripping, motivating and lighthearted at the same time. It allows a reader to truly get to see the world through the author’s perspective, creating a unique sense of empathy. It allows us to open up our minds to someone else’s beliefs and struggles.What distinguishes an autobiography from a biography is that it is written directly from an author about the author’s life; a biography is written by another person other than the author himself. For example, “The Autobiography of Albert Einstein” was written by himself with the help of a good friend Gerhard Roth. However, “Einstein: His Life and Universe” by Walter Isaacson was a book written by an author about the life of another person. The effects of reading an autobiography and a biography are very similar: both can capture the reader’s soul potentially more than any other literary type of work out there. A person can be emotionally moved by a great work of fiction, but a true story about an actual human being can take a reader beyond their emotions into actual motivations about the important things in life.Is there an autobiography that has meant a lot to you? Vote on your favorite today!
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<![CDATA[Cutest Pets Dressed as Star Wars Characters]]> http://ranker.com/list/cutest-pets-dressed-as-star-wars-characters/amylindorff What's cuter than a pet in a costume? Pretty much nothing. Pet owners love to dress up their cats, dogs, and even bunnies, whether or not the pet is enjoying it. Star Wars is full of lots of colorful, strange looking characters who lend themselves well to pet costumes. This list of the cutest pets dressed as Star Wars characters is full of the most adorable cats, dogs, bunnies, and even frogs, all dressed up and ready to use the force.

The Star Wars franchise is one of the most successful in film history, and every fan has a favorite character or creature. From Leia, to Jabba, to Yoda, to Han, any pet can become a Star Wars character you love.

If your dog looks even vaguely like an Ewok, there's really nothing you can do other than dress up the pooch. Your hands are tied. Pet costumes are adorable all year round, there's no need to wait for Halloween. Get your special fluffy buddy the duds to look like a Jedi, Darth Vader, or even an AT-AT walker, and let the force be with them.

Vote up the cutest, sweetest, most adorable pets wearing Star Wars costumes below. It will be the most fun you have all day. Search your feelings, you know it to be true.
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<![CDATA[The Best Planets in the Star Wars Universe]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-star-wars-planets/amylindorff When it comes to fictional worlds and universes, Star Wars has pretty much everybody beat. The vast galaxy far, far away is full of planets and moons with cool names, rich histories, and famous residents. From the Outer Rim to the bustling Capital, each of the Star Wars planets is unique and home to a variety of interesting characters. This list of all Star Wars planets gives you the opportunity you didn't know you were waiting for: the chance to rank your favorite planets from the Star Wars films. You're welcome!

Maybe you dream of visiting the Lake Country on Naboo. Or, perhaps you're more of a cold weather fan and would love a vacation on Hoth (you're weird). Tatooine might be cool to visit, but you've been warned about the sand. For the furry creature fans, you know you need to head to Endor's Forest Moon like, yesterday, but everyone knows not to go to Bespin unless you're itching for a carbonite nap.

So, which are your favorite fictional planets from the Star Wars universe? Which worlds dreamed up by George Lucas do you wish were real? Carefully weigh your options below, voting and reranking your galactic travel itinerary as you see fit. 
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<![CDATA[Best Daredevil (Neflix Series) Characters]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-daredevil-_neflix-series_-character/lanayoshii Daredevil may very well be the most successful original Netflix series.  It is a dark, in-depth adaptation of the Marvel comic book series.  It's well-written and cast.  The script delves into the history of its hero and villians as well as developing complex, conflicted characters.  Which of its characters are the best to watch?
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<![CDATA[The Best Artists to Win an ACM Award]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-artists-to-win-an-acm-award/ranker-music If you're familiar with country music, then you should know how important the ACM Awards are to a country singer's career. A singer or band can see their profile grow and become mainstream stars, allowing them to continue making music for years to come - all thanks to an ACM win. Some country musicians who win an ACM can even obtain widespread, mainstream success. While this doesn't happen often, many country singers have reaped the benefits of winning a prestigious ACM. 

Usually, if a musician wins big at the Academy of Country Music Awards, they've either cemented their status as a country star or are touted as the next big thing. So, who are the best artists to win an ACM? With country music's rich history, it should come as no surprise to see legends like Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Loretta Lynn, and Willie Nelson on this list. The same goes for up-and-comers like Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry, and Kacey Musgraves. All of these country musicians are the shining examples of how important winning an ACM can be to an artist's career.

That said, it's up to you determine which of these country singers (some are even considered the greatest country artists of all time) are the best to have ever taken home an ACM. Remember, only musicians who have won an ACM are eligible on this list.
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<![CDATA[The Best TV Shows of Recent Memory]]> http://ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-best-tv-shows-of-recent-memory This best TV show list represents the combined opinions of thousands of TV fans. Anyone can vote on this list of the best TV shows of recent memory, making this list a truly trustworthy way to find the best TV show. You can even add your own list to these TV show rankings.

What are the best TV shows of recent memory? Whether you're looking for the best TV shows to add to your Netflix queue or you just want to share your picks for the best TV series of the last few decades, this is the place to tune in to the tastes of TV fans around the world.
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<![CDATA[Athletes Who Have Killed People]]> http://ranker.com/list/athletes-who-have-killed-people/people-in-sports Death by athlete: it could happen to you. Several famous boxers, NFL players, NBA stars, and other athletes have killed people. Some of these athletes accidentally killed after being involved in car accidents, while others brutally murdered their victims. From first-degree homicide to accidental manslaughter, these sports stars will have the deaths of innocent people on their consciences forever. Whatever the explanation, these athletes are technically killers.

Who is the most famous athlete who killed someone? Ray Lewis tops our list. In 2000, Ray Lewis and his friends were involved in a fight that resulted in the stabbing deaths of two people. Lewis made a plea deal to provide testimony against his companions in exchange for prosecutors dropping the murder charges. He was fined $250,000 by the NFL and reached settlements with the victims' families.

For some sports stars, the deaths came as part of the jobs. On March 24, 1962 Emile Griffith went 12 rounds against Benny "the Kid" Paret. The fight ended when Paret went into a coma after being punched 29 consecutive times. He died in the hospital 10 days later. The fight was televised live on ABC.

Are you surprised that there are so many professional athletes who have killed people? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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<![CDATA[The Best Movies You Didnt Know Were Based on Comics]]> http://ranker.com/list/movies-you-didnt-know-were-based-on-comics/ranker-comics Comic book movies seem to be all the rage nowadays, with Captain American, Batman, Superman, The Avengers, and more all headlining successful movies at the box office. Not all comic book movies are based on superhero books though, and not all are immediately identifiable as comics. There are comic book movies that range from comedy to action to horror and everything in between.

With all the success they've had in the past and as well as at present, it's no surprise that more and more movies are being made from comic book source material. This list of movies you probably didn't know were based on comic books will show you some movies, gems and flops alike, that were based on comics you probably weren't aware of. 
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<![CDATA[50+ Celebrities Who Became Famous After 30]]> http://ranker.com/list/celebrities-who-got-famous-after-30/celebrity-lists Not all famous people have their big break in the teens or twenties. Several famous actors, musicians, authors, and TV personalities did not become famous until they were older. While these celebs may have gotten a later start than some, many of these celebrities who got famous after age 30 have gone on to win awards and have becomes some of the biggest celebrity names.

Who is the most notable person who became famous after 30? Oprah Winfrey tops this list. Her talk show first went national in 1968 when she was 32-years-old, exposing her to a huge audience. Sylvester Stallone became a household name when he was 30 years old after the release of his 1976 film Rocky.

Harrison Ford was working as a carpenter to support his struggling acting career when he installed cabinets at the home of George Lucas. It ended up being just the first of many times he worked for Lucas and got him his big break in his 30s. Jon Hamm was a struggling actor until he landed the role of Don Draper on "Mad Men" at the age of 36.

Do you think it is better to experience success after 30? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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<![CDATA[The Biggest and Best Big Cats]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-big-cats/amylindorff Cats are cute and all, but big cats are amazing and huge and could maul you with their claws and/or teeth. Big cats are serious business. What's a big cat? Well, a lion is one. The term technically includes five members of the Panthera genus, along with cougars, cheetahs, and the clouded leopard. This list of big cats includes all these cool Felidae, ranked by their awesomeness.

Where do big cats live? Like, pretty much all over the place. There are big cats in Asia, Africa, the Americas, Real America, India, Iran, you name it! You name it and there are probably big kitty cats there. Cats.

The most notable difference between big cats and house cats is that big cats, like tigers for example, don't spend as much time trying to fit into shoe boxes or make houses out of paper bags. The most notable similarity between, let's say, jaguars and your tabby is that they all LOVE Friskies Beachside Crunch Party Mix.

Which big cat do you think is the best big cat? Note: KitKat BigKat is not an option.

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<![CDATA[30 Careers That Were Ruined by Social Media]]> http://ranker.com/list/fired-over-social-media/jacob-shelton For all intents and purposes, social media is a great thing. It helps you keep in contact with friends and family across the globe, you can find out about all manner of cool stuff going on in your neck of the woods, and you get to be on the ground floor when a person or corporation has a total meltdown. Occasionally, these social media mistakes have led to hasty firings and many people who instantly regretted their tweets and Facebook posts, having lots of time to reminisce, thanks to their newly unemployed lifestyle.

If you're lucky enough, you get to see these social media faux pas and Twitter meltdowns happen in real time. This list is all about those moments when someone put a thought into the digital landscape without realizing that what they said could be read by one important person, or by millions of consumers ready to tear apart their corporate overlords, 140 characters at a time. These posts resulted in people with no job, ruined careers, and a whole lot of time on their hands all of a sudden.

We've all said things that we wish we could take back, and in the 21st century, we've all written things on social media we wish we could delete forever. Most of us are lucky in that our online lives haven't popped up to stab us in the back in the middle of a board meeting or while we're having a dinner with our parents. Most people haven't been fired over Twitter posts or let go thanks to a Facebook photo, but not the people on this list.

These people led normal lives, hated their bosses, and liked to party. The only difference between them and you is that they put something negative on social media and the world sat up and listened. While that may seem like a good thing, the folks on this list didn't think so at the time - most of them lost their jobs, were fired over Facebook, and faced a landslide of mockery that continues to this day.

Who has made the biggest social media mistakes and been fired for social media posts? Read on to find out and let us know about your own Twitter or Facebook blunders in the comments. We promise we won't use them against you.

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<![CDATA[The Best Country Albums to Not Win an ACM Award]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-country-albums-to-not-win-an-acm-award/ranker-music Over the years, there have been a number of times that the Academy of Country Music Awards voters have gotten it right with their selections in the major categories. However, there are still a bunch of albums that have not taken home the trophy. Some of the greatest country albums of all time, you'd be surprised to learn, haven't been honored. While this might seem obvious, there are still a number of egregious snubs and top, acclaimed albums that weren't recognized. There are plenty of critical darlings, and even best selling albums on this list that weren't nominated for country music's biggest award.

A number of outstanding albums are on this list of Album of the Year snubs. After all, people generally consider albums like Dixie Chicks's Home, Keith Urban's Get Closer, and Shania Twain's Come on Over to be classics. Yet, these distinctly different albums - many of which are widely considered the artist's seminal album - didn't win an ACM award.

So, it's up to you to pick the best album that didn't win Best Album at the ACM awards. All of these albums should have won something, so you can't go wrong. It will be interesting to see what other great records don't take home the hardware in the years to come.
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<![CDATA[The Best Dog Breeds]]> http://ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-best-dog-breeds List of favorite dog breeds, mainly gauged by the animals' suitability as pets in homes and apartments. Because of thousands of years of selective breeding by humans, dogs come in a tremendous variety of sizes, shapes, colors, temperments and behaviors. They are the only animal to have so much variation in appearance without branching into a separate species.

Though groups like the American Kennel Club make very specific designations about breeds and breed hybrids, there continue to be new breeds and breed variants developed all the time, as well as "up and coming breeds" not officially recognized by kennel clubs and experts. (Many dogs not purchased directly from breeders are also mixed-breeds of some kind, or have less than purebred ancestry.)

Dog breeds are typically divided into a few basic categories: companion dogs, guard dogs, hunting dogs, herding dogs and working dogs. Despite the names, in contemporary America, most breeds - even hunting or herding dogs - service as companies for individuals and families.

Pick your favorite dog breeds from the list below and vote them up, and if your favorite breed or hybrid dog is not currently listed, make your own version of the list and add it there yourself!
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<![CDATA[The Best TV Characters of the 1990s]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-tv-characters-of-the-90s/ranker-tv Who were the best TV characters of the '90s? From “Frasier,” “Friends,” and “Married With Children” all the way to kid favorites like “Clarissa Explains it All,” “Doug,” and “Saved By the Bell,” these shows greatly impacted 90s culture and made it the memorable decade it was. This list has the best television characters from all those classic 1990's TV shows.

It was the decade we met Bart Simpson, Cosmo Kramer, and Frasier Crane. The top TV show characters of the 90's included family-focused favorites like Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, the obnoxious but lovable Steve Urkel, and Fresh Prince Will Smith. Nineties TV introduced many children's characters as well: Tommy Pickles, Batman, Doug.

This decade had an air of innocence and lightheartedness. The top characters of the 90's were, for the most part family-friendly, uplifting, and hilarious. Who will ever forget the girl-next-door Topanga Lawrence, and the importance of having an older, wiser soul rooting for you, like Mr. Feeney? The innocence of “Clarissa Explains it All,” “Family Ties,” and “Blossom,” reinforced family values, and other top '90s shows like “Friends,” “Roseanne,” and “The Cosby Show,” left us feeling like we were never alone in the world.

Vote up your favorite 1990s TV characters below and think back to when these guys came into your living room once a week. Then go find yourself a "Seinfeld" rerun. You know there's got to be one on.
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<![CDATA[The Best Productivity Apps]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-productivity-apps/cameron-quasney

List of the best productivity apps that are available on the market today. This list has been ranked by men and women in business. Getting work done can be difficult and time consuming but and as more and more people lead busy, technology-driven lives there are shortcuts and apps that can help us get work done faster.

Answering the question, “What is the best productivity app available for download?” this list includes top productivity apps like Google Drive, Notability, Evernote, and The Swizzle. Many men and women who are entrepreneurs, or are looking to get a step ahead at their companies use apps to help them get their work done more efficiently and more easily. Apps enable people to check and organize their inbox, word process on the go, access documents anywhere, or do their expenses. Apps allow you access to the documents you need from your computer, iPad, smartphone, and often while you are anywhere in the world with a wifi connection.

No matter if you’re on the go, starting a business, or a well established company, many of these apps can help you manage your day to day business tasks. Whether you’re looking for apps to help you in the short term, or organize your company completely to reach long-range goals the best productivity apps on this list can help you find what you’re looking for.

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<![CDATA['90s Celebrities You Should Be Following on Instagram]]> http://ranker.com/list/90s-celebrity-instagram-accounts/michelle-nati

You knew them, you loved them, and back in the day, many of them were your first crushes. But great news! These icons from the 90s are all killing it on Instagram. Celebrity Instagram accounts are some of the most entertaining profiles on Instagram and 90s celebs have some of the best. Some celebrities from the 90s did well and exceeded their nineties fame, while others fell off the map a bit. But rest assured, Instagram levels the playing field for everyone. Which of these celebrities with Instagram has the coolest, funniest, and hottest account of all your favorite 90s stars? 

Say hello to David Duchonvy (a.k.a. Agent Mulder) as he plugs the next installment of The X-Files, and follow along with boy banders like Justin Timberlake and Taylor Hanson. Dig into prolific social media and style maven Courtney Love’s page, and enlighten yourself spiritually by catching up with Andrew Keegan – yep, the 10 Things I Hate About You star has started his own religion!

If your Instagram feed is sorely lacking on the nostalgia front check out these celebrities' Instagram accounts for some serious throwback 90s fun. There's no time like the present to let these celebs know what they meant to you back in the day, so upvote the 90s celebrities with the best Instagram accounts below and be sure to follow them all!

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<![CDATA[The Worst Hackers in Film and Television]]> http://ranker.com/list/fictional-hackers/jacob-shelton Thanks to the Sony hack, everyone is worried about his or her personal cyber security. Moms are freaking out about their banking information going out into cyberspace and all dads everywhere are worried about their families finding out about their crippling online poker addiction. For years, film and television writers have tried to crystallize what a hacker is and explain it to the technophobes of the world, but more often than not their depictions of console cowboys are one note and completely flat. Why write a nuanced character when all you need to do is slap some black hair dye on an actor and make them spout a bunch of techno babble? On this list you'll find some of the worst hackers in film and television, from Superman 3 to CSI.

A lot of the hackers on this list come from the time capsule that was the '90s: a time when everything felt possible and no one knew what was coming next from Silicon Valley. Some writers felt that virtual reality was the next step in the burgeoning technological evolution, while others thought that we'd be jamming information straight into our heads by the year 2000. Almost no one assumed that we would be carrying around tiny computers in our pockets. Regardless, hacking in movies and hackers on TV often missed the mark, leaving us with these hacker characters, who definitely leave something to be desired.

So with the sense of superiority that comes with hindsight, we're looking back at the hackers of film and television's yesterday and laughing our virtual faces off at their anachronism, ridiculous techno speak, and dumb hair. Vote up the hacker you think is the worst, and feel free to add anyone we missed from hacking films.
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<![CDATA[The Best Movies with Twist Endings]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-movies-with-twist-endings/anncasano Spoilers for anyone who hasn't seen all these classic twist ending movies!

Remember how you felt the first time you realized the true identity of Keyser Soze? Or the disbelief regarding the ending of Memento? This is a list of the best twist endings in cinema history. You know, the kind of conclusions that make your jaw-drop, your heart stop, and your head hurt. This collection features all your favorite shocking and surprising movie endings, that left you speechless, but which of these movies with twist endings are truly the best? It's time to vote!

Certain directors have a knack for telling stories that make you shriek OMG or WTF during Act III. Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan is so innovative with his twist endings, that even when we’re searching for them, we still can’t find them anywhere in the narrative. Auteur directors like Christopher Nolan (Memento, The Prestige) and David Fincher (The Game, Se7en, Fight Club) are also repeat twist-ending offenders/geniuses/brain-benders, who somehow shock us to our core, despite the jaded media-rich world we live in.

Will you need to watch all of these films repeatedly to truly absorb the twists? Absolutely. These movies were actually meant to be watched several times. Think you can spot evidence of the twist in a film like Fight Club? Fincher wants you to find the clues (after you’ve seen the movie once), in fact the clues are everywhere within frame. You just have to look for them.

Many films today have some sort of plot twist within the story. The movies listed here are simply the best use of the shocking device. Did we miss any of your beloved jaw-droppers? Let us know in the comment section and be sure to vote up best movies with twist endings below!
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<![CDATA[The Best Sports Movies On Netflix]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-sports-movies-on-netflix/ranker-film List  of sports movies on Netflix. What are the best sports movies on Netflix? From heartwarming to documentary, Netflix offers a wide selection of sports-related movie that might just motivate you or make a grown man cry. There are, of course, some of the classics (Brian's Song) and some of the new (Happy Gilmore). Whatever your preference, there are many sports movies on Netflix. 

Nothing is more inspirational than a good sports movie that tells the tale of a down and out team or player that rises to the top and finds glory. These are the stories that are passed down from generation to generation. Even if you're not a sports fan, sports movies always seem like the great equalizer because they often say so much more about society than they do about the sport itself. Many sports-related movies deal with a plethora of other themes, including, but not limited to: addiction, abuse, race, gender, and more. It can be simply about the spirit of competition, but sports movies can be so much more and impact viewers in ways they didn't see coming. 

What are the best sports movies to watch on Netflix tonight? This is a list of sports movies on Netflix to watch right now. 
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<![CDATA[Worst Superhero Haircuts]]> http://ranker.com/list/worst-superhero-haircuts/ranker-comics Though superheroes have come a long way, it's fun and often jarring to look back and see what things were like back in the day, hair and all. And sometimes the biggest superheroes make the biggest mistakes from the ears up. From Teen Titans to Justice League, X-Men to Inhumans, comic books have showcased some of the worst haircuts imagined by the creators of our modern mythology.

We've gone ahead called out some of the best of the worst superhero haircuts. Because if there is one arm of the law Wolverine or Starfire can't avoid, it's the hairstyle police.

So which superheroes made our hair hall of shame? Find out below and vote on your favorite hero hair mistakes!
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<![CDATA[Rare Candid Photos of Your Favorite Celebrities Hanging Out]]> http://ranker.com/list/candid-photos-of-celebrities/emilynerland It seems like every celebrity’s public image is so contrived and tightly controlled by his or her team that it’s hard to know what they are really like. To come across a photo that isn’t carefully posed, photoshopped, and/or filtered on Instagram is a complete rarity as compared to what's normally jammed down the public’s throat under the guise of authenticity. All these posed pictures can get a little boring. That is why coming across candid photos of celebrities is such a rare treat.

This gallery is full of fun and funny pictures of celebrities hanging out with their friends. These photos are particularly candid because no one is more themselves than when they are with their friends. Whether they are hanging out on set taking a break, in the studio joking around, or just driving around town with a blow-up doll, catching celebs in these special moments is not only rare but also interesting.

So, which celebrity hangout would you most want to be a part of? Would you want to catch up with Brad Pitt and Clint Eastwood making shadow puppets? Party with Kayne West and Prince Harry? Or maybe joke around with Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Nas, and Timbaland in the studio? Whoever it is, check out these rare photos of celebrities just chilling and vote up the pictures that you most wish you could have been in, too.
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<![CDATA[The Best Weather Websites]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-weather-sites/cameron-quasney List of the best weather websites that are available online today. This list has been ranked by men and women. These best weather websites help track storms and major weather systems and provide the best advice and weather warnings should something substantial be headed your way. Weather websites provide insight into all types of weather systems via radar and satellite.

Answering the question, “what is the best weather website?” this list includes top weather websites like AccuWeather, WeatherSpark, The Weather Channel, and Atlantic Tropical Weather Center. Knowing how to dress and what mother nature is going to bring each day can be difficult and unpredictable. You may need to bring an umbrella with you when leaving for work in the morning, or a heat wave may be coming on.

Whether you live in the northeast, southwest, southeast, or midwest weather can change quickly and you’ll likely want to be prepared. In the world today when hurricanes strike New York and Atlanta gets stuck in a winter freeze you’ll want to be able to predict unexpected weather better and faster.  You might ask yourself “what are the top weather websites?” This list can help you find the weather website you’re looking for.

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<![CDATA[The Best Apps for the Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-kindle-fire-apps/cameron-quasney

List of the best apps for the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet that are available on the market today. This list has been ranked by men and women Kindle Fire users. Getting work done can be difficult and time consuming but and as more and more people lead busy, technology-driven lives there are shortcuts and apps that can help us get work done faster.

Answering the question, “what is the best Kindle Fire app available for download?” this list includes top Kindle Fire apps like Any.Do, Evernote, Flipboard, and Dropbox. Many men and women are entrepreneurs or looking to get a step ahead in business or in life and use apps to help them stay in the know and work more efficiently, and more easily. Apps enable people to make technology work the way they want it to. Apps enable people to check and organize their inbox, word process on the go, edit photos, buy tickets to concerts, or watch movies anywhere in the world with a wifi connection.

Whether you’re looking for apps to help you in business, day-to-day life, organization, or for fun the best Kindle Fire apps on this list can help you find what you’re looking for. Vote up your favorite Kindle Fire apps below.

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<![CDATA[The Best Political Musicians]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-political-musicians/ranker-music Music, by it's nature, is inherently political. Musicians have been singing about the ills of society since the origins of folk music and some of the best musicians of all time are recognized for their populist songs that many people can related to. Whether it's political rock, folk music, or even political rap, musicians have the ability to connect with issues that are great importance to regular people. The best political musicians are among the most beloved figures in history because they aren't afraid to stand up to injustice and rankle governments or corrupt organizations.

So, who are the best political musicians? Any list of political artists has to include the likes of Rage Against the Machine, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Johnny Cash, Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen, and Bob Dylan. These musicians are widely recognized as some of the most important political musicians of all time. Their contributions to bettering society and helping the voiceless is what makes political musicians a vital part of both pop culture. 

Ultimately, it's up to you to decide who are the best political musicians of all time. If you notice someone who should be on this poll and isn't, feel free to add them. 
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<![CDATA[The Coolest Female Firsts in History]]> http://ranker.com/list/female-firsts/amylindorff Did you know the first person to win an Emmy Award was a lady?! That's right. Lots of famous women in history have achieved important female firsts, paving the way for generations of women to come. Women's history is full of awesome females who accomplished great things, and were the first woman to do so. This list of notable female firsts is full of important women in history and the modern era who have set their sights on things only men had previously accomplished.

Who was the first female to dunk or become the first female NFL official? How about the first female to conduct a symphony orchestra? Great women in history are a varied and talented bunch, making headlines for things like being the first woman to argue before the US Supreme Court and even to serve as the first female justice on the Supreme Court. These female icons inspire young women everywhere and have opened doors for many.

From female firsts in American history, world history, and more recently the 21st Century, amazing women all over the globe (and even in space!) are making great strides. Which women do you think accomplished the coolest female firsts? Cast your votes below and learn all about these awesome ladies who weren't afraid of being first.
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<![CDATA[The Best Golfers Of All Time]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-golfers-of-all-time/birdiejay23 Rank the best golfers to ever play the game!
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<![CDATA[Crazy Game of Thrones Fan Theories That Might Be True]]> http://ranker.com/list/game-of-thrones-conspiracy-theories/lisa-waugh One spoiler ahead!! George R. R. Martin does not mind fan theories. In fact, he’s said that fans have guessed at plot lines correctly. But… he won’t verify those theories because he’s still got his book series to finish and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss still have lots of story to tell. The Game of Thrones books and the HBO show are full of characters and possibilities, and the long time between each new Game of Thrones book and new season of the show leaves fans with only one thing to do: speculate.

However, Martin says he's not going to be influenced by what fans think or want. And as we know, he’ll kill a character faster than you can say valar morghulis. “Let them have the debates and discussions among themselves. I’m very gratified that so much discussion has taken place but I’m not going to let that influence how I write the books. I’m going to write the books the way I always planned to write the books and let the chips fall where they may.” But that doesn't stop fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire world from making predictions and concocting theories about what's really going on in Wessos and Essos - and this list of GoT fan theories has the most interesting ones on the Internet.

Fans spends thousands of hours online and at cons swapping their GoT theories. And because they know just how Martin’s mind works and have pored through the books at great length, their theories are true to form with the world they stem from. 

So what are the most popular and (more importantly) most believable ASOIAF fan theories? Upvote those that might just be on point and downvote the theories obviously written by someone wearing a tinfoil hat in their basement. Have a theory of your own? Let us know in the comments section!

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<![CDATA[16 Types of People You Encounter at Every Music Festival]]> http://ranker.com/list/music-festival-people/ericascheidt Music and summertime seem to go hand in hand; the weather is sweet, the nights are long, and the beer, of course, is constantly flowing. And who wants to watch music without a constant flow of beer? As the summer blares on, you may ask yourself: what on Earth am I gonna do with my last few months of freedom? If you're young and able, the answer may just be to head to every 20-something's idea of paradise: a music festival, of course!

It seems like no matter which music festival you attend, you tend to run into the same types of people. The bros, the hipsters, the mud people, the this-is-the-best-day-of-my-lifeeee! people. Let's be real: people-watching is one of the best things about music festivals. If you've never been, consider this list to be a primer on the characters you will run into at all of upcoming music festivals anywhere that you ever go to. Whether it's Coachella or Lollapalooza, Stagecoach or Governor's Ball, you'll probably catch yourself dancing next to one or all of these music festival types.

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<![CDATA[All of Madonna's Onstage Kisses, Ranked]]> http://ranker.com/list/madonna-kiss-rankings/jacob-shelton In a genuine freak out that’s usually reserved for dresses that change color, members of One Direction, and celebrity phone hacks, the Internet had a full on meltdown earlier this week when videos and photos of Madonna kissing sad boy hip hop star Drake on stage during his headlining set at Coachella flooded the web. He freaked out (reportedly he didn’t like her lipstick) and we all followed suit. In a world where everything feels planned to a T, the kiss felt natural (based on Drake’s reaction) but there’s no way to be sure. It just goes to show that Madonna still knows how to grab a headline. On this list you’ll see Madonna’s other on-stage kisses, and decide where they rank from top to bottom.

For almost 40 years Madonna has been expressing herself and shocking the world, and now she’s taken to doing it all over Drake’s face. But he’s not the first person to share a stage with Madge to get a smooch (even if he did get one of the better kisses IOHP). She’s swapped spit with some of pop music’s elite, and a few people who’s names we can’t pronounce (either because they’re French or we plain just don’t know their names) and now it’s up to you to decide who had the best on stage kiss with Madonna. Was it Drake and his very mopey make out? Or was it with Britney in her nightmare wedding dress at the VMAs? You be the judge. And you’re welcome for not including any photos of Vanilla Ice.
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<![CDATA[17 Comics That Could Use A Young Reboot]]> http://ranker.com/list/comics-that-need-a-reboot/ranker-comics Both Marvel and DC Comics have made efforts to reboot their stable of characters for a more diverse and fresh audience. Titles like Batgirl, Hawkeye, Ant-Man, and Ms. Marvel have been a huge success and we here at Ranker Comics want more comic book reboots! We went ahead and put together a list of prime candidates for a comic book make over that we want to see!

The new DC Comics take on Batgirl envisions her as a young college student dealing with a blooming social life and the constant presence of social media, following her crime fighting career - so why not do something like that for Robin, Kitty Pryde, or Spider-Man?! Ms. Marvel inserted a fresh face into the titular role, which brought a diverse, new audience to comic shops. A reboot like this would be great for Blue Beetle, New Mutants, and Defenders!

From the obscure to the under-served, this list compiles superheroes that could use a fresh coat of paint. There is some attention from other mediums, like TV shows and movies, surrounding these characters and now would be a great time to give them a reboot and maybe get some different audiences into comic book stores, or at least give the fans something new and exciting!
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<![CDATA[Popular Quotes That Everyone Gets Wrong]]> http://ranker.com/list/famous-misquotes/mike-rothschild The Internet is full of quotes that the people they're attributed to never said. Some of these famous misquotes end up as inspirational pablum on Facebook walls, others are used to push forth false versions of history. Most are taken at face value and accepted as part of the canon, despite rarely having any justification. Some of these quotes attributed to the wrong person are obviously fake, yet never questioned.

But even a tiny bit of scholarship can shed the light of truth on most famous misquotes. You might not be able to set the record straight, but at least you'll know who really said what - and if anyone even said it at all. When it comes to famous sayings, notable quotes, and popular ideas, their source might often be generally misattributed.

So did Leonardo da Vinci really extol the virtues of "doing some stuff?" Did Shakespeare warn us not to "play with the feelings of others?" Did Bill Gates really think 640K of memory was "enough for anyone?" What of Orwell and his "rough men?" Or Dr. Seuss telling us about those who matter and those who mind? Did any of these people say any of this stuff?

This list features all kinds of incredibly famous quotes everyone gets wrong from all periods of history that are all over the Internet, attributed to people who never even said them.

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<![CDATA[39 Incredible GIFs of Things Being Made]]> http://ranker.com/list/how-things-are-made/joswo Ever looked at a Pop-Tart and been all, "wait a second, how are these tasty breakfast treats even made?" Well, great news. This list has tons of cool animated gifs of things being made. How are things made? Just anything really? Well there's probably an interesting gif here that will educated you. From pencils to candy canes to the can your Pringles come in, these gifs of things being made, carefully curated from the entire Internet, will amaze and inform you, finally giving you the answer to "how did my fork get these tines?" in gif form.

From everyday things like pencils and matchsticks to the creation of the human face inside the womb, these things seem normal and everyday to us, but none of us know how they were made! We found the best gifs that show you the manufacturing, creation, and assembly processes for how everyday objects are made.

So if you're feeling curious and want to wrap your mind around how stuff is made, have a look at this list. Full of gifs of all kinds of things being created, upvote the most interesting gifs below and fill your head with important information like how helmets get their camouflage, and how chess pieces and playing cards make their way to your game night.
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<![CDATA[The Shortest Wars in History]]> http://ranker.com/list/shortest-wars-in-history/mike-rothschild While most the well-known wars in history dragged on for years, even decades, many wars in the last century were extremely short. Border disputes, tensions over ethnic populations, trade issues, hangovers from the two world wars or long-simmering pent-up hostilities have all exploded into shooting wars - many lasting just a few weeks or even a few days. In one case, the war was over in less than an hour.

Whether these shortest wars were low intensity conflicts with just a few casualties or brutal, bloody wars that were ended before they could get worse, these wars might have been short, but they were all historically important. The shortest wars in history have taken place on all different continents, between many different countries, over many historical eras. A short war is certainly better than a long, drawn-out war, so at least these historical battles and skirmishes were ended quickly.

What was the shortest war in history? Check out this list of short wars to find out!

Sources: Listverse, Oddee, Military History Now, World History Timeline
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<![CDATA[The Greatest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2015]]> http://ranker.com/list/greatest-scientific-breakthroughs-of-2015/amylindorff Science is amazing! Scientists and researchers all over the globe are constantly making new and exciting discoveries that will continue to change the course of human life on Earth, and 2015 is no different. The greatest scientific discoveries inspire us to learn more about the world around us and never just accept the way things are. Because you know what? Someone created the first man-made leaf that produces oxygen! And NASA is constantly making discoveries far, far away! Scientific breakthroughs are crazy cool! 

This list of scientific discoveries features interesting stories of researchers making breakthroughs in all kinds of different fields, with many important implications for human life. The scientific discoveries of 2015 will amaze and inspire a new generation of curious scientists, who will push the boundaries of what we know even further.

When it comes to recent scientific breakthroughs, 2015 is full of them. From the first new antibiotic in decades, to lab grown human muscle, and a man-made leaf that can go through photosynthesis, the scientific discoveries made in 2015 will boggle your mind and change your view of the world.
So what were the biggest discoveries in science and tech in 2015? Read on to find out!
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<![CDATA[The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies]]> http://ranker.com/crowdranked-list/the-greatest-guilty-pleasure-movies What makes a film a guilty pleasure? This is a movie that you love to watch, but won't display on your DVD shelf... or maybe you will stop to watch when you flip by it on TV, but never if someone else is in the room. These movies are not always bad movies per se, but our cultural zeitgeist has determined that they are cheesy, badly done, overdone, overwrought or made entirely of syrup. But, still, these movies draw you in. You love them. Secretly. 

What are the best guilty pleasure movies? This list is bound to be emotionally personal, so odds are, your #1 might not even be listed! Vote, rank your own list and add your missing faves.
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<![CDATA[Musical Artists Who Will Explode in 2015]]> http://ranker.com/list/new-music-2015/swiperight Music is changing as we know it. Alternative rock is being dominated by synthesizers, country music is getting more "bro-centric," and pop is... well pop. It's becoming increasingly harder for artists to break through a crowded musical landscape, but the new musicians and new bands on this list show that 2015 will be a great year for music.

Have you heard Bleachers's "I Want to Get Better" and nearly crashed your car in gleeful enthusiasm? Have you listed to Two-9 and thought the next Wu Tang clan is among us? Have you listed to Bea Miller and thought, "Whoa! She's only 15?!" If you haven't, prepare to pull out your credit card and embark on an iTunes shopping spree, stocking up on all this great new music 2015 style.

Who will dominate the music charts in 2015? What are the most exciting new music releases? Cast your votes below and feel free to add your favorite breakthrough artists of 2015. Great music is meant to be shared - so lets collaborate make this list music to our ears.

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<![CDATA[The Best Things from Oregon]]> http://ranker.com/list/best-things-from-oregon/amylindorff Oregon is a pretty cool state. Lots of fun things come from the 33rd US State, like good coffee, sweet running shoes, and lots and lots of delicious beer. There are plenty of companies founded in Oregon, more than a few famous people from Oregon, and a number of great bands and musicians who got their start in the Beaver State. But what are the best things from Oregon? Why don't you vote below?

Whether you prefer Stumptown or Coava, Nike or Columbia Sportswear, the Ducks or the Beavers, Ninkasi or Rogue, there are lots of top notch Oregon products to choose from. Do you think it's silly that the PDX Airport carpet was the Grand Marshal of the 2015 Starlight Parade? Were you part of the ruckus when the University of Oregon wanted to change the Made in Oregon sign? Then you probably have an opinion about the great Oregon-grown and Oregon-made products and companies below.

Then there are the people. From Matt Groening, David Fincher, and Ty Burrell to bands like The Dandy Warhols and The Decemberists, Oregon is a breeding ground for famous and artistic folk. Plus there is Tillamook Cheese. Do not even get me started on Tillamook Cheese.

So whether you root for the Timbers or the Blazers, cast your votes for the best Oregon things below. Don't see your favorite Oregon products, people, or companies on this list? Add them for other Oregon fans to vote for as well.
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