Archive for December, 2010

Top ten most popular child actors

Top ten most popular child actors

Top ten most popular child actors

Shirley Temple (born in 1928) – started her acting career at three years old and became famous with the film “Bright Eyes” in 1934. Other hits featuring Shirley Temple include “Curly Top” and “Heidi”.

Mickey Rooney (born in 1920) – started his career in 1927 and he still plays in movies. He won lots wards including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award.

Judy Garland (1922 – 1969) – at the age of seven she made her debut on the screen with a short film. She is famous for the role of Dorothy Gale in “The Wizard of Oz” (1939). In this film she sang the famous song “Over the Rainbow”. (more…)

Top ten poorest countries in the world

Top ten poorest countries in the world

Top ten poorest countries in the world

The recent global economic crises that shook up the whole world made us value the money much more than before.  Know we all know how important is to live in a rich country that is more stabile and safe.

While Americans and Europeans start to recovery from the financial crises, there are some people fighting to survive another day. They had the misfortune to be born in poor countries, with practically no chance to live a decent life. (more…)

Largest earthquakes in the last century

Largest earthquakes in the last century

Largest earthquakes in the last century

The fear of a large earthquake is deep rooted in our being with strong reason. The earthquakes are very dangerous causing the death to hundreds of thousands of people and affecting other millions through our recorded history.

To understand better how dangerous these natural phenomenon are let’s take a look at the largest earthquakes recorded in the last century and the casualties and damages produced by them. (more…)

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

Top ten most visited cities in the world

The tourism is one of the most affected industries by the global financial crisis. The number of tourists and the money collected were both decreased comparing to the previous years.

However, there are some destinations that will always attract a large number of tourists. Among these destinations we can find the top ten most visited cities in the world.

10. Shanghai, China attracts more than 6 million tourists each year. Dating back from the 6th century, Shanghai has now a population of more than 19 million people, being the most crowded city of China. (more…)

Top ten richest tennis players

Top ten richest tennis players

Top ten richest tennis players

Tennis is among the best paid sports and that is quite obvious if you look at the fortunes made by the best tennis players. This sport is very popular and the major tournaments present great interest and are watched by a huge number of fans.

The immense popularity that surrounds the tennis players drew the attention of big multinational companies that offered huge advertising contracts to the best players. The top ten richest tennis players depending on their tennis winnings and advertising contracts are: (more…)