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The 10 Fastest Growing Franchises Of 2014

Ever since the 1930s the US has been a leader in franchising; selling on an already lucrative business model appears to be the obvious step for many successful entrepreneurs. Many of our high street’s...

10 Most Displaced Nationalities

Victims of forced migration or displacement (often known as refugees) are placed in a position where living in the place of their birth becomes impossible. This may be due to direct threats to their p...

10 U.S. States Most Reliant On Food Stamps

It has been estimated that America’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or SNAP) helps over 40 million low income citizens each year, a number which has significantly risen following the impac...

Top 10 Nations That Work The Hardest

We may feel at the end of a hard day’s work that we work longer hours than anyone on the planet; however, there are plenty of societies across the globe where long hours are not only the norm, but are...

Top 10 New Words of 2014

Last year ‘selfie’ and ‘twerk’ entered the dictionary, demonstrating the influence of popular culture on the development of our language. However, many commonly used words and phrases have yet to make...

10 Superhero Movie Franchises That Won The Genre

We all love a hero and, whether you're a fanboy or fangirl who's read the comics and knows the backstory or you just enjoy a good blockbuster, few of us can resist the draw of a good superhero movie. ...

10 Most Segregated American Cities

More than 50 years after Martin Luther King made his famous speech ‘I Have a Dream’ looking toward a hopeful future of racial equality and integration, segregation remains an insidious issue in the Un...

Which Are The 10 Safest Countries In The World?

Everyone wants to live somewhere safe, although ‘safety’ can cover a whole range of variables. Some may prioritise civil freedoms, such as freedom of speech, whilst others consider low crime rates an ...

World's 10 Richest Fashion Labels

To many of us fashion may appear a confusing mix of gimmicks and rapidly changing necklines. Unless you're Carrie Bradshaw or a member of Gossip Girl it feels almost impossible to keep up with the lat...

Which Are The 10 Biggest Airlines in America?

Although some of us may remain uneasy at the prospect of flying to and from our destination (unable to get over the fact that we're in a flying lump of metal) the airline industry is one of the most p...

The World's 10 Most Single Countries

Living alone can have a variety of connotations. For some, it represents freedom and financial independence, the opportunity to avoid having to make compromises. However, for others living alone may b...

7 Biggest Wine Drinking Nationalities

Wine has been an integral aspect of almost every civilization from ancient to modern times. Although its origins remain unclear, the first evidence of its cultivation was in China (around 7000 BCE). F...

10 of the Richest Online Entrepreneurs Under 30

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, proposed and created by Tim Berners-Lee. He would go on to build the first website at Cern two years later, yet he did not cash in on either...

World's Top 10 Highest-Paid Actresses

Although the coffee shops and bars may be staffed by thousands of actresses waiting for their ‘big break’, for those who make it big in Hollywood there's some serious money to be made. Once actresses ...

10 Highest Grossing Musicians Who Started Young

Bright-eyed young pop-stars such as Justin Bieber and the annoyingly successful 13 year old Willow Smith appear to dominate the music world. However, only time will tell if their sales will be signifi...

5 Countries We Think We Know, But Don't

A few months ago if you asked people about Ukraine the majority would probably say something vague about it being in Eastern Europe, now the same question will spark heated political debate. But did y...

5 Influential People Who Lived in Poverty

In a society where the top 1% of households control over a third of America’s wealth, power and influence are often equated to riches. Those who run for presidency spend inordinate sums to gain power ...

10 Things You Can Do With The Price Of A Degree

For some, going to college feels like the inevitable next step after high school but every year this option becomes more and more expensive and seemingly less and less of a sure bet on the road to gai...

10 Prestigious Awards Famously Rejected

The human competitive instinct is often the driving force for success, and for many the achievement of awards and accolades affirms ultimate accomplishment within their field. For actors it is the Osc...

10 ways we spend money on Valentine’s Day

The Beatles once said ‘Money can't buy me love’, but it must help - because 53% of women have said that they would end a relationship if they didn't get something for Valentine’s Day (no pressure guys...

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