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Top 7 Most Powerful Women in 2010

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in People | 15 comments

She used to be First Lady of the most powerful nation in the world, and she is now Secretary of State. These two positions would easily send her to the top position of the Top 7 Most Powerful Women in the World in 2010, but accordingly to Forbes, this year the top spot belongs to someone else. Check here who are the Top 7 Most Powerful Women in 2010

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Top 7 Most Expensive Houses in the World

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in Real Estate | 45 comments

For the last couple of years we’ve been hearing how the “Real Estate Bubble” affected the house prices, but after some research, it seems that it hasn’t done any harm to the value of the most expensive houses in the world. This brought me the opportunity to share with your the Top 7 Most Expensive Houses in the World to date

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Top 7 Most Livable Cities in 2010

Posted by on Feb 23, 2011 in Places | 12 comments

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Although the answer likely varies from person to person, there are several universal factors that make any spot a great place to live. To get a sense of the best places to call home, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) assembles annual rankings of 140 major cities worldwide based on which have the most ideal living conditions. The rankings are based on over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors across five categories: stability, health care, culture/environment, education and infrastructure. The EIU tasks analysts and in-city contributors to assess qualitative indicators, while using a relative gauge for quantitative factors. The EIU found that for most cities, livability has been unaffected by the recession, as most factors – such as infrastructure and crime levels – have not shifted

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Top 7 Most Delayed Airports

Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in Air | 19 comments

We already published two articles about busy airports: Top 7 Busiest Airports in 2010 and Top 7 Busiest Passenger Air Routes. Because of the traffic and the amount of people that pass in the places, you may think that any of the airports listed in these two post would easily enter in any list of the most delayed airports, but they are so well organized that they don’t belong to the Top 7 Most Delayed Airports. for our list we included only airports which has the most detailed information. That means that some airports, particularly large hubs in South America, weren’t considered for our list

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Top 7 Youngest Billionaires in 2010

Posted by on Feb 19, 2011 in People | 23 comments

We already published a couple of post about the richest people in 2010 (Top 7 Richest People in the World in 2010 and Top 7 American Billionaires in 2010), but when we posted the last article about this theme (Top 7 American Billionaires in the Making), it was very interesting to know that the number one on this list (Sean Parker), even though he was related to Napster and Plaxo in the past, his actual fortune come from Facebook (estimated fortune of $920 million with just 30 years old). This brought me the curiosity to investigate about the Top 7 Youngest Billionaires in 2010

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Top 7 Hostels in the World in 2010

Posted by on Feb 17, 2011 in Hotels | 10 comments

Last week took place in London, UK, the Hoscar 2011 Awards, to recognize the top hostels around the globe. On this ceremony, the top 3 hostels were from my capital of the country where I’m now living, Lisbon. By definition, hostel is like a budget oriented hotel, providing sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are generally cheaper for both the operator and the occupants; many hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk clerks or housekeeping staff in exchange for free accommodation

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Top 7 Oil Producers

Posted by on Feb 15, 2011 in Economics, Places | 7 comments

Since last month we all follow what happened in Egypt, ending last week with the resignation of Hosni Mubarak as president of the Country for the last 30 years. Unfortunately, one of the first consequences of these type of acts is the rise of oil prices, in this case because Egypt is strategically located close to the top oil producing countries. This brought me an opportunity to work in a post regarding the top oil producers

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Top 7 Busiest Passenger Air Routes

Posted by on Feb 13, 2011 in Air | 14 comments

Now that we finally started a new topic with some information about airports and airlines (Top 7 Busiest Airports in 2010, Top 7 Best Airports in 2010 and Top 7 World Largest Airlines in 2010), it is now time to check which are the Top 7 Busiest Passenger Air Routes by number of seats flown per month. It is interesting to see that all the routes included in this Top 7 List (considering Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of China), are domestic. Other interesting fact about this post is that there is one airport that is common to three routes

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Top 7 Largest Cities (By Population)

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Places | 19 comments

Considering the amount of “different” information about this subject, this is probably (so far) the post that took me more time to put together valuable and reliable information. Finally here we can check the Top 7 Largest Cities in the World

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Top 7 World Largest Airlines in 2010

Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in Air | 19 comments

Following the line of the airports we’ve posted (Top 7 Busiest Airports in 2010 and Top 7 Best Airports in 2010), we should ask ourselves: what is an airport without an airplane? This brings us an opportunity to talk about airplanes and airlines, and for sure the best way to start talking about this subject is to check the Top 7 Largest Airlines. You might be tempted to think of the biggest airline as the one with the most aircraft, but capacity differences make this reasoning specious. American Eagle, for instance, has more planes than...

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