The following are some of the Top 100 most exciting destinations in the world. From the most fascinating places of the ancient world such as the Pyramids of Egypt and Chichen Itza to the most amazing structure of the recent years such as the Burj Khalifa, it has all of the places a traveller should visit at least once in their lifetime. Please let us know your favorite in the comments section.
Pyramids of Egypt
Pyramids of Egypt: world’s most iconic wonder of the ancient world
The Egyptian pyramids are by far one of the most recognised wonders of the ancient world. It includes some 138 pyramids discovered in Egypt, of which the majority were built as tombs for the Pharaohs and their consorts during the Old and Middle Kingdom periods. The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. One such example is the Pyramid of Khufu, considered the largest and the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence. It is estimated that around 100,000 workers were needed to build the pyramids.
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Chichen Itza: world’s largest pre-Columbian city
Chichen Itza is perhaps the best know site in Mexico, attracting an estimated 1.2 million tourists every year. Located in Tinum within the Mexican state of Yucatán it was one part of a huge pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilization. It was considered one of the most important places from the Late Classic (c.600–900 AD) way up to the Early Postclassic period (c.900–1200). It is believed that the city had the most diverse population in the Maya world, a factor that could have contributed to the variety of architectural styles within the site.
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Pompeii: world’s best known remain of a classical Roman city
Pompeii is one of the world’s best known remains of the classical Roman area. It is located near Naples and is considered one of Italy’s most sought after tourist destinations attracting no less than 2,500,000 visitors each year. Originally built during the roman area, it was lost for nearly 1700 years after buried under numerous meters of ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Since its excavation in 1749, the site has provided an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city during the Pax Romana.
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The following are the top 100 celebrities 2012 from well known artists such as Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Elton John as well as some of the world’s best athletes including Tiger Woods and LeBron James. These are all personalities that had a huge impact on the film, TV, radio and music industries including big names such as Oprah Winfrey, Simon Cowell and Angelina Jolie. The list is divided into various sections including the overall top 10 celebrities, followed by a combination of the most popular people in music, cinema, TV, radio and sports. Each selected celebrity has a short description and an image.
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The following are the top 100 Most Influential People in the World as suggested by the Times magazine, which include some of the greatest leaders and most inspiring entertainers passing by a variety of controversial figures such as leaders from Iran, Syria and North Korea. The list features influential people from no less than 37 countries, with a total of 38 women, the highest number ever. Some of the most unique voices includes the 33 years old Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who helped shaping the future of Pakistan, through her award winning films. Other renowned personalities including the world’s greatest politician such as Angela Merkel, Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton, remarkable sportsmen such as NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, as well as a variety of British Royals such Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Pippa Middleton. Other well known celebrities on this year’s list include Warren Buffett, perhaps the world’s greatest inventor and Apple CEO Tim Cook. Finally, it also features some of the greatest voices of the year, both in music with Rihanna, and in comedy with Louis C.K. and Stephen Colbert.
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The following list is based on an excellent science book known as the 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know. It is about the top ideas that change this natural science forever and help us have a better understanding of nature and how the universe behaves. It covers the discoveries of the last two millennia from the mathematic laws of nature developed by the ancient Greeks way up to the infinite possibilities of Quantum Physics, passing be key elements of Scientific Revolution. The list as well as the book is dived into various sections including Matter In Motion, Beneath The Waves, Conundrums, Splitting Atoms and finally Space and Time. Hopefully, it will give you a good overview of Physics, one of academic oldest disciplines.
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Travel has become a increasingly popular global activity with no less than 940 million international tourist arrivals last year and a International tourism receipts total of around US$919 billion. The following article is about the top 100 most popular travel sites in 2011 as per the number of unique visitors. It includes some of the most popular travel booking agencies such as Expedia and SkyScanner, user generated portals with thousands of customer reviews such as TripAdvisor, as well as top hotel sites including Agoda and other well known hotel brands such as the Accorhotels and Intercontinental group. Other top candidates on our list are websites mostly known for the quality of their travel content and unique insights on the world’s top destinations such as Lonely Planet as well as some of the most popular global airlines. We divided the candidates into various topics including top booking websites, hotel websites, travel content websites and top airline websites. The complete top 100 travel sites list is displayed at the bottom of the article.
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The following film list is all about the top 100 masterpieces that influenced the history of cinema. Those are the movies that are reference today even when they were created a hundred years ago and possibility will continue to be a reference for the next century. From Metropolis to Citizen Kane, the list has all the key films from a history of cinema perspective.
The list is divided into 10 different categories following the history of cinema including:
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The following post is about the top 100 most popular YouTube videos 2011 based on the most number of views. The most watched video this year is the incredibly funny Charlie bit my finger with an astonishing 360 millions views worldwide. It is followed in second position by a massage video, which are perhaps the world’s most know thigh with 240 millions views. Finally our third position is the Sneezing Baby Panda, which makes little babies and animals a very popular topics in the online video community. Please not that any copyrighted materials such as music clips won’t be included in the top 100 list.
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This article shows the top 100 most important philosophers in the Western civilization from the ancient Greek classics such As Socrates, Plato and Aristotle’s to contemporary philosophers such as Levi-Strauss and Foucault, passing by great masters such as Descartes or Spinoza.
What is Philosophy?
The word "philosophy" comes from the Greek philosophia, which literally means "love of wisdom". Philosophy can be define as the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. It is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument.
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At Your Best 100, we have already combined various film lists, including top 100 films of all time, top directors and more recently articles about the top 100 actors and top 100 actresses, however it is the first time we compiled a list based uniquely on how movies are perceived by the general public, regardless of their cinematographic value. Some movies became a classic by having a great director exploring an unconventional topic such as ultra violence in Clockwork Orange, or other films such as Clerks, filmed on a very low budget enabled the author to launch his career as the film became an instant hit with the fans. The Your Best 100 list discovers some of the greatest cult films around the world, that movie fans enjoyed over and over.
The top 100 list will be divided into various genres and films in each category with be classified in an alphabetic order.
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Following our Top 100 all time actors post, this article is about the 100 most important actresses that made an impact on the Movie industry, Hollywood and to movie fans all around the world. It starts with a list of the best actresses from a financial perspective, followed by the top 50 actresses of all times, and then by decades from the 80’s to the 50’s. Enjoy!
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