Sep 10 2010

Top 8 Countries that produce illegal immigrants in the USA

Category: Best List | Best of | facts | top 10 listsThe List Ninja @ 06:34

Does the topic of illegal immigration create a heated discussion in your circle of friends?  America was founded by immigrants as many arrived in New York.  According to the department of Homeland Security, the following countries produced the highest number of illegal immigrants in 2009.  Over 10.8 million illegal immigrants entered the US in 2009.

·         Mexico (62%)

·         El Salvador (5%)

·         Guatamala (4%)

·         Honduras (3%)

·         Philippines (2%)

·         India (2%)

·         North & South Korea (2%)

·         Ecuador (2%)

For more details – check out this article from the Department of Homeland Security

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Sep 7 2010

Top 6 Mobile Football Apps

Category: Best List | Best of | new list | top 10 lists | Top 5The List Ninja @ 02:12

Are you ready for some football? If you are a road warrior or just need to keep track of everything football – NCAA or NFL – Then here is your Top 10 List of Football Apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry phones.  Some may not be available on every platform but you do have 10 to choose from.  Here are the Top 10 apps for NFL and NCAA Football:

·        CBS Sports Pro Football

·        College Football Live!

·        ESPN Scorecenter

·        iBet NFL 2010

·        Sporting News Pro Football

·        Sportacular

What is your favorite Football app for your iPhone, Blackberry or Android phone?

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Sep 6 2010

Top 5 List of facts about Labor Day

Category: Best List | Best of | facts | Top 5 | triviaThe List Ninja @ 18:04

Do you ever wonder what Labor Day is about other than the end of summer? Some use it as a last hurrah by planning a trip to the beaches of Hilton Head or San Diego.  So as we prepare to bring summer to an end and put away our white pants and shorts, here are 5 facts about Labor Day for you to know:

·        Labor Day is celebrated on the 1st Monday of September

·        The federal holiday started in 1894 by President Grover Cleveland during the Pullman strike that was becoming a national crisis.

·        The day is a symbol of the shift of labor rights for the American worker

·        The original celebration stated it was an exhibit of “the strength and sprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations”

·        The first Labor Day was celebrated in Union Square, New York in 1882

So fire up the grill and amaze your friends with this list of historical tidbits about Labor Day.  What is your favorite thing to do on Labor Day? <!--6ebe8a9cf3ad42ed90395f9000289c32-->

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Aug 29 2010

Top 10 Political Upsets of this voting season

Category: The List Ninja @ 01:22

Whether you vote along with the Blue states or the Red states, this week’s primaries had several upsets as we set the table for the upcoming presidential election in 2012.  Here are the Top 10 upsets according to MSNBC:

1. Scott Brown tops Martha Coakley: Replacing Ted Kennedy in Massuchusetts

2. Joe Miller vs. Lisa Murkowski:  Alaska stays on forefront of politics

3. Lincoln edges Halter: Arkansas produced Bill Clinton, will have another upset in November?

Check out the rest of the list on MSNBC

 

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Aug 27 2010

Top 10 Fastest Companies to $1 Billion in Sales

Category: Ty West @ 02:28

Do you have a Billion dollar idea? We have compiled a top 10 list of the fastest corporations to achieve $1 Billion dollars in sales according to Forbes.  Most are technology based companies but all have been founded since 1976.  Which of these companies on this Top 10 list is the biggest surprise to you?

1.     Groupon (2008) – 2 ½  years

2.     Priceline (1997) -  2 ¾ years

3.     Amazon (1994) – 5 years

4.     Google (1998) – 5 years

5.     Office Depot (1986) – 5 years

6.     JetBlue Airways (1998) – 6 years

7.     Yahoo (1994) – 6 years

8.     Ebay (1995) – 7 years

9.     Apple  (1976) – 8 years

10.  Dell (1984) – 9 years

Who will be the next billion dollar company on this Top 10 List?

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Aug 27 2010

Top 10 Fastest Companies to $1 Billion in Sales

Category: The List Ninja @ 02:00

Do you have a Billion dollar idea? We have compiled a top 10 list of the fastest corporations to achieve $1 Billion dollars in sales according to Forbes.  Most are technology based companies but all have been founded since 1976.  Which of these companies on this Top 10 list is the biggest surprise to you?

1.     Groupon (2008) – 2 ½  years

2.     Priceline (1997) -  2 ¾ years

3.     Amazon (1994) – 5 years

4.     Google (1998) – 5 years

5.     Office Depot (1986) – 5 years

6.     JetBlue Airways (1998) – 6 years

7.     Yahoo (1994) – 6 years

8.     Ebay (1995) – 7 years

9.     Apple  (1976) – 8 years

10.  Dell (1984) – 9 years

Who will be the next billion dollar company on this Top 10 List?

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Aug 25 2010

Top 10 Most Valuble Brands

Category: Best List | Best of | top 10 listsThe List Ninja @ 05:27

Which brands hold the most value in dollars and the minds of investors and consumers?  Only one of the top car brands is listed along with a company on the list of best places to work.  Forbes recently ranked the list of the most valuable brands that drive consumers and here is the Top 10 along with the projected value:

1.     Apple - $57.4 billion

2.     Microsoft - $56.6 billion

3.     Coca-Cola - $55.4 billion

4.     IBM - $43 billion

5.     Google - $39.7 billion

6.     McDonalds - $35.9 billion

7.     GE - $33.7 billion

8.     Marlboro - $29.1 billion

9.     Intel - $28.6 billion

10.  Nokia - $27.4 billion

Which of the Top 10 is your favorite to support?

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Aug 24 2010

Top 5 Fast Food Chain Restaurants

Category: Best List | Best of | facts | Top 5The List Ninja @ 16:44

Are you short on time and need a quick bite to eat?  Then at least eat at one of the top ranked Fast Food restaurants.  At FasList we have compiled a list of the Best Restaurant Review Websites to save you a little time.  Here is a list of the Top Fast Food Chains in the USA according to the Zagat's poll. 

Fast-Food Chains

Best Fried Chicken: Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
Best Grilled Chicken: Chick-fil-A
Best Fish: Long John Silver’s
Best Salads: Panera Bread Co.
Most Child-Friendly: McDonald’s

Where is your favorite place to grab a quick bite to eat?

 

 

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Aug 24 2010

Top 5 Milkshake's in the USA

Category: Best List | Best of | new list | Tips | Top 5The List Ninja @ 06:05

Top 5 MilkShake’s in the USA

When you are feeling naughty and want to be bad, where do you go for your favorite milkshake? Nothing makes a bad day feel better than a tasty milkshake. At FasList we have compiled a list of the Best Restaurant Review Websites to save you a little time.  Here is a list of the Top 5 Milkshakes in the USA according to the Zagat's poll. 

Best Milkshakes

1.   Dairy Queen

2.   Cold Stone

3.   Sonic Drive-In

4.   Chick-fil-A

5.   Ben & Jerry's

Who has your favorite MilkShake?

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Aug 16 2010

Top 10 Colleges that produce Billionaires

Category: Best List | Best of | facts | top 10 lists | triviaThe List Ninja @ 22:03

Don’t we all want to be a Billionaire?  It would be nice but when only a few hundred out of several billion people are billionaires, the odds seem a bit distant without a little luck.  So to increase your odds, here is a list from Forbes of the Top 10 schools that the exclusive list of billionaires has attended:

Top 10 Universities that Produced the most billionaires

1. Harvard University: (54) Number of billionaire alumni
2. Stanford University (25)
3. University of Pennsylvania (18)
4. Columbia University (16)
5. Yale University (16)
6. University of Chicago (13)
7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (11)
8. New York University (10)
9. Northwestern University (10)
10. Cornell University (9)

Only one of these made the list of the Top 10 Colleges for the money list. 

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