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Feb
28
2011

Top 10 Oscar Curiosities and Records

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At the beginning of every year, the entertainment industry, the connoisseurs of the seventh art and film lovers from all over the world turn their attention to the Oscars. The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences honors and recognizes outstanding cinema achievements since 1929. The greatest motion picture artists and professionals determine the nominees and the Academy’s 6000 members vote. The nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards have been announced, the ceremony is […]

Feb
28
2011

Top 10 Great Movies That Didn’t Win An Oscar

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As quickly as 2010 came and went, here we find ourselves in the middle of another exciting awards season. The Golden Globes have been awarded and the 83rd Oscar ceremony is next. When it comes to Hollywood’s highest honors, the Academy’s omissions often provoke more outcry and buzz than the actual winners. The Academy Awards are quite controversial among many film experts and fans. Although the Academy has honored many of the cinema’s masterpieces, numerous […]

Feb
28
2011

Top 10 Best Picture Oscar Winners That Could’ve Been

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In the 80 or so years of its existence, the Academy Awards has made some poor choices. Dances With the Wolves over Goodfellas? Bleh. And try finding someone who could justify The Greatest Show On Earth or Around the World In 80 Days winning- let alone getting nominated. The list goes on. We know what their mistakes were. We know all the worst choices for Best Picture, the best choices for Best Picture, and all […]

Feb
24
2011

Top 10 Actress who did not win the Oscar

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored and recognized outstanding cinema achievements since 1929, but believe it or not, some of Hollywood’s greatest stars have never won the big award. Who would have thought that legendary Greta Garbo or Marlene Dietrich never won an Oscar? And the list continues with Irene Dunne, Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Angela Lansbury, Natalie Wood, Meg Ryan, Eleanor Parker, Bette Midler and many more. Here is my […]

Feb
23
2011

Top 10 Bridges of the World

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Top10Marvels.com has collected the list of top 10 bridges of the world with its research team to bring you some of the most amazing bridges ever built. Take a tour through our countdown of ancient spans, iconic structures and bridges with unique and interesting features. 10. London Bridge – Lake Havasu, Arizona This is the bridge that made the song “London Bridge is Falling Down” popular. Built in the 1820s over the River Thames, London […]

Feb
22
2011

Top 10 Worst Military Leaders in History

Top10Marvels.com-Top 10 Worst Military Leaders in History - Rank 1. Adolf Hitler, Germany

In war, there are winners and losers. Sometimes an army is defeated because they faced a larger and more powerful foe. Other times they lose because of some bizarre set of circumstances no one could have foreseen, or because they were simply outwitted by a cunning adversary. Sometimes an army is even dealt a defeat because of bad weather (as happened to the Mongol fleet of Kublai Khan in 1281 AD, which was destroyed by […]

Feb
19
2011

Top 10 Creative iPhone Cases

Top 10 Creative iPhone Cases - Rank 1. High Tech iPhone Case

Top10Marvels.com always come with wonderful new and creative listing. Today you will see very stylish and creative iPhone Cases. 10. Transparent iPhone Case 9. Spy iphone Case 8. Silver box iphone case 7. Shock proof iPhone Case 6. Play-Station iPhone Case 5. Notepad iPhone Case 4. Japanese Style iPhone Case 3. Metal iPhone Case 2. Cassette iPhone Case 1. High Tech iPhone Case

Feb
17
2011

Top 10 Universities in the World

Top 10 Universities in the world - Rank 3. Harvard University - USA

Here is a list of top 10 Universities in the world for year 2010. Rankings given to universities change with different sources. These rankings are taken from the source called ’4icu’. 10. Yale University Yale University is the 3rd oldest of all universities providing higher education in USA. Located in New Haven, Connecticut, the university is set in a sprawling 339 ha. campus. Many prominent personalities including 5 presidents of the U.S. have studied in […]

Feb
15
2011

Top 10 Religions of the World

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10. Shintoism – approximately 3 million Shintoism originated in Japan and has its foundations in Buddhism and other Chinese religions. They believe in a variety of Gods, and do not have a set of written dogmas to follow. They trace their origins to 300 BC. 9. Jainism  -  approximately  4.5 million Founded by Mahavira  (the latest among a long line of teachers), it is one of the oldest religions in the world. They do not […]

Feb
15
2011

Marvel’s top 10 Heroes in 2010

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Marvel recently released their Top Ten Heroes of 2010. Although I agree with some of the characters they listed, some I really dont. 10. IRON MAN Poor  Tony Stark spent the first part of the year brain dead after sacrificing his magnificent mind to keep its secrets out of Norman Osborn’s hands, but Iron Man would rally to play a key role in Siege as well as bringing the  Avengers back together. 9. LUKE CAGE […]

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