Sunday, October 19, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Star Wars

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Although there are varying degrees to which people take it, Star Wars fanaticism truly transcends generations, personality types and pretty much any of their defining characteristic of society. They are movies that pretty much everyone has seen and everyone remembers.

With the next wave of Star Wars sequels on the horizon, I thought it might be fun to try to dig up a few Star Wars stats and facts that you may not have known about. Here they are in our famous 10things listicle format. Enjoy!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

10 Movies You Might Have Been Watching This Week in 1989

October 1989 was a pretty interesting time in the US. Of course, we all know what happened in San Francisco on October 17th, where a 6.9 earthquake hit, killing 67 and canceling a World Series game. The infamous Herschel Walker trade from the Cowboys to Vikings also occurred in the NFL this week in 1989.

So with all the craziness occurring in the world of sports 25 years ago, I thought it would be fun to take a look at what else people were doing then. Specifically, what was popular in the movie theaters. 

Here are the top 10 movies the week of October 13-19, 1989...

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Top 10 Most Popular Pizza Toppings (Infographic)

Pizza is an amazing food product (it is my favorite food, so get used to semi-regular pizza posts). Just about everything on a pizza is interchangeable and can be personalized. While even the standard building blocks of pizza (dough, sauce, cheese) can be swapped out, the part of the pizza that is about as diverse and open to interpretation is the topping.

Pizza toppings have always been pretty customizable over the years, but with the advent of the foodie culture, we have seen pizza creativity be taken to a whole different level.

So what are our favorite pizza toppings? Online food delivery service, Foodler has that answer for us. They've created this quick infographic that illustrates our pie preferences. 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

10 Must-Have Gadgets for Home Automation

Don't look now, but we are in the midst of a pretty significant change in how people view the functionality of their homes. By integrating mobile technology into standard home fixtures and appliances using wifi and bluetooth, homeowners can gain a entirely new layers of automated and remote functionality.

Here are a few of the basic gadgets that you might want to think about if you are thinking about adding home automation. 

Top 10 Songs in the US This Week in 1984

Looking for a little blast from the past??? 

As I expand the types of lists offered here on 10Things, I thought it would be fun to throw in a few music factoids. Here are the top 10 songs in the US on October 20, 1984 according to Billboard. Enjoy!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, I thought it might be interesting to dig into the holiday and some of the interesting stats and facts relating to it. 

We all know about the costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkins and horror movies, but just how much do you actually know about Halloween? 

Here are 10 little tidbits that you impress your friends and family with (or just read through, share and then forget; either is fine). Enjoy!

Monday, October 13, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Pumpkins

Doesn't it seem like we are experiencing a golden age of sorts for pumpkin? 

Yes, our favorite over-sized squashes have been a symbol of Halloween for years and pumpkin pie has been a longtime Thanksgiving staple, but these days there are few places you can go and not find something pumpkin flavored. 

Here are a few interesting pumpkin stats and facts that you may not have known. Enjoy!