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Chris Harty

Student, MMA and soccer fan, technology enthusiast.

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The 10 Most Dangerous Computer Viruses Ever

Chris Harty

As we go about our day-to-day lives completely plugged in to the Internet via our laptops and smartphones, we become walking focal points of data just waiting to be captured …

The 15 Weirdest Quirks of Japanese Culture

Chris Harty

Japan is widely regarded in the West as a place where futuristic technology meets an incomprehensible culture. When the Japanese rose from the ashes of the 2nd World War and the …

The 15 Greatest Fights in MMA History

Chris Harty

MMA fans, and fans of all sports really, don’t like to see blowouts. While watching a fighter systematically dismantle an opponent can be an educational experience in technique and physical …

The 10 Most Famous Samurai in History

Chris Harty

In the history of most societies, there are groups or classes of people that are forever romanticized in the annals of time. Western pop culture has fixated on aspects of …

The 15 Best Players in NHL 15

Chris Harty

Electronic Arts is basically the Monsanto of the video gaming world. They’re ubiquitous and seemingly run by a covenant of dark lords who subsist off of the pain and frustration …

The 10 Most Valuable Car Brands in the World

Chris Harty

Look, there’s no doubt that environmentalism is a philosophy that we as a species need to adopt for our own survival. We can’t keep pumping out untold tons of noxious …

The 10 Undisputed Worst Divers in Soccer

Chris Harty

As a soccer fan from North America, it’s hard not to look across the pond at the European system and feel envious. Not only because it’s the home of all …

The 10 Richest Cities in China

Chris Harty

There’s virtually no one left on earth who doesn’t realize it by now, but the 21st century belongs to China. After centuries of economic and military domination, the western nations …

The 10 Most Influential Soccer Agents in the World

Chris Harty

A common complaint brought forward against football in the modern era is the overt commercialization of the game. Although less evident in smaller leagues around the world where there is …

The 10 Biggest Traitors in Soccer History

Chris Harty

In soccer, loyalty is everything. Fans are loyal to the teams they were brought up to support; they don’t pick and choose based on who’s sitting on top of the …

The 8 Greatest Career Revivals in MMA History

Chris Harty

Who doesn’t love a comeback story? It’s the most endearing and heartwarming trope in sports and sports fiction, right up there with the Cinderella story of the kid who shouldn’t …

The 10 Biggest IPOs of All Time

Chris Harty

Besides an IPO, there isn’t any other choice one can make in business that – if the circumstances are right – guarantee the overnight creation of new millionaires, sometimes even …

The 10 Highest Career Earnings in UFC History

Chris Harty

In the early days of MMA, it was difficult to figure out how to market the sport. After the initial sell of a ‘no holds barred’ Bloodsport-style tournament, the UFC …

The 8 Highest-Paid UFC Middleweight Fighters

Chris Harty

One of the most contentious issues in modern MMA has to be fighter pay. After a two decade long period of growth – sometimes with the fate of the sport …

The 10 Most Expensive Bridges Ever Built

Chris Harty

As far as life advice goes, ‘don’t burn bridges’ surely ranks among the most frequently cited ones – and with good reason. The concept of bridges catching aflame and burning …

The 10 Most Expensive Wines on Earth

Chris Harty

If any one substance has held together entire civilizations, it’s surely wine. Beloved by basically everyone – from yuppie soccer moms to homeless vagrants looking for a cheap buzz – …

7 of the Greatest Spies Who Ever Lived

Chris Harty

Espionage is a dangerous line of work, but what it lacks in safety it surely makes up for in excitement. At least that’s what all the films, books, and television …

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