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Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Student at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME with an undying affection for Dublin, Ireland. I credit my existence to writing, reading, traveling, good coffee, and comfy sweaters.

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5 Most Criminal Cities in the World

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

A number of unfortunate factors come together to create crime epidemics in any city. The most crime-ridden cities in the world all share significant political instability, which perpetuates crime and …

Hollywood’s 5 Most Expensive Movie Scenes Ever

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Creating a Hollywood blockbuster is far more complex than one might expect. It’s easy to focus only on the starring actors, but behind the finished product lies months and often …

10 Richest Billionaires Around The World

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

As 2014 hurdles along, Forbes has tracked this year’s richest billionaires, whose fortunes far surpass what the average person might make in a hundred lifetimes. Using a set date in …

4 Multimillion Dollar Celebrity House Flips

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Real estate “flipping” refers to the act of purchasing a house, often in a rapidly rising market, renovating it, and reselling it for a profit (the “fix and flip”). Otherwise …

World’s 10 Most Powerful Celebrities In 2014

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Every year Forbes composes what’s held to be the definitive Celebrity 100 list of the world’s most powerful celebrities. The list ranks the world’s stars from movies, TV, music, sports, …

10 American States Most Plagued By Gun Violence

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

In the wake of recent deadly shootings across the nation, the accessibility of firearms is certainly something that calls for serious examination. In the span from 1982 to 2012 there …

10 Surprisingly Tiny Male Celebrities

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Judging people based on their height can be reductionist – pardon the pun – but it’s still interesting to see how our impressions of people are altered when we know …

The 10 Most Expensive Restaurants In The World

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

While some of us are happy with a dollar pizza slice or hot dog, some among us will admit to splurging on a nice restaurant on occasion, while certain discerning …

10 Most Controversial Celebrity Breakups Of Recent History

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

It can be difficult not to become invested in overexposed celebrity relationships. After all, reports of blossoming love amongst famous people are exceedingly interesting and rarely free from controversy or …

The World’s 5 Most Dangerous Cocktails

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

There are many differences between doing a keg stand and sipping a fancy cocktail – but waking up the next morning with a killer headache is a crucial similarity. Especially …

5 Of The Richest Female Reality TV Stars

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Reality television has almost taken over television programming in the 21st century but it’s not a modern phenomenon – the concept dates all the way back to the 1948 series …

The 5 Most Notorious Murder Acquittals In History

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

The criminal justice system is arguably one of man’s most sophisticated and admirable social constructs; yet, it’s also a complex and sometimes bewildering apparatus. There are innumerable criminal cases tried …

5 of the Shortest Ever Iconic Novels

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Reading for pleasure often seems like an elusive aspiration. Other obligations such as work or school can often eclipse the satisfaction that comes with reading – and actually finishing! – …

10 Reasons Leslie Knope Is An American Heroine

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Television often contributes to our beliefs about how men and women should behave. Too frequently, depictions of women can be quite limited. Much of the time, women can either be …

5 Wise Lessons from “Wealth Wizards”

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Most people aim to be the most successful they can be. It is important to remember that success means something different to everyone and comes in many forms. And yet, …

The 5 Richest Women in America in 2014

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

The United States’ wealthiest women have been getting richer and richer. Every year, the Forbes 400 list marks the 400 richest people in America. In 2012, the combined net worth …

10 Influential Songs That Changed History

Veronica Fyer-Morrel

Some of the world’s most trying and noteworthy times have yielded important music whose aim is to capture revolutionary moments, condemn injustice, and raise hope for change in the future. …

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