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NerdCon: The Top Ten Biggest Expos of 2014

Although the world of comic book may fandom has warped during the dotcom era as readers move away from print publications, the comic book is an old and esteemed tradition. Comics have been around for ...

Rock On! The 10 Biggest Music Festivals of 2014

We may still be firmly in the freezing cold clutches of January, but this is the perfect time planning for the year ahead, dreaming of the sun and fun to come. And what better plans to dwell on during...

Chief Executive Outrage: 10 Biggest CEO Scandals

The coveted role of the CEO is to maintain a business's heartbeat - and to reap the financial rewards from spearheading a successful company. While many investors, executives and board members can hav...

Don't Bank On It: 10 Biggest Banking Blunders

Banking, for better or for worse, is an inevitable part of all our daily lives. From our own borrowing and earnings to the wealth of our nations, we're all in some way are inextricably tied to the big...

The 5 Most Influential Authors Of Our Time

The world of the writer has always been one of great inequalities: for every hundred slaving waiters who write furtively by night, there's a best-selling author commanding seven figure advances on his...

The Highest Grossing Nightclubs In The World

For many the nightclub may simply be a necessary evil, a den of inequity to be visited on certain rare occasions or a memory of over-priced, youthful nights past. For others, the international club sc...

Busted for Billions: 10 Biggest Corporate Fines Ever

The world’s largest multinationals many seem so big that they can weather any storm, but they're not always above the law. While the world’s largest and wealthiest corporations may have the fiscal too...

Hack Attack: The 10 Biggest Online Data Breaches Ever

For those of you too young to remember, the word 'hack' wasn't always associated with online crime. It used to be applied- somewhat unfairly, I think- to the noble journalistic profession. Yet in the ...

Oil Slick: The Top 10 Richest Oil Tycoons

Anyone who knows a thing or two about rich lists knows that oil can make or break a man - or indeed, a nation. Finding oil is pretty much an instant introduction to the world of the high-flying billio...

China's Top 10 Richest Billionaires in 2013

It seems that the power and potential of the Chinese economy is endless these days, but it's often difficult to quantify just what the impact this new-found wealth has on the People's Republic. The co...

Age of the Empire: 5 Largest Territories In the World

World history may be something of a niche interest here at The Richest but in fact it pays to have a little background on the global players of the world. A brief history of the world will take you fr...

Print Is Dead: World's 5 Poorest Papers

Our newspapers - once the dominant and seemingly unassailable medium of relating current affairs to the public - appear, according to popular opinion, to either to be on their last legs, or in the mid...

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