intersection 12.7.15

The 2015 List of Lists


The Top 10 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015 [Inc.]
Amsterdam is working with a company to 3D-print a metal bridge over a canal.


World's Most Polluted Cities The Guardian]
Delhi.



The 20 Most Viral Ads of 2015 [AdWeek]
Including Friends Furever, the most shared ad ever.



The 10 Best Books of 2015 [NY Times]
The first English translation of Szabo's extraordinary novel, originally published in Hungary, 1987.



The World's Happiest Countries [Live Science]
The hat is a clue.


10 Worst Toys List [W.A.T.C.H.]
Choking hazards, head/neck/eye injuries, danger of strangulation. Merry Christmas!



The World's 50 Best Restaurants [Worlds 50 Best]
At number one, the Roca brothers' restaurant El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain.



The 10 Most Underrated On-Screen Performances of 2015 [WSJ]
Alicia Vikander in Ex Machina, for one.


2015's Cities with the Fastest Growing Economies [WalletHub]


6 Most Generous CEOs of 2015 [Fortune]


10 Worst Jobs of 2015 [CareerCast]



The 10 Best Looking Video Games [Time]
Snowboard through Alto's Adventure.



The 10 Best Stand-up Comedy Specials of 2015 [Paste]


Top 50 most popular non-fiction podcasts in 2015 [Cool Tools]


The Worst Sentence of 2015 [Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest]



The 66 Most Powerful Photos of 2015 [The Roosevelts]



Pictures of the Year [Reuters]
There are 95 pictures in this gallery of 2015; this is one of the few that won't break your heart.



Top 10 scientific discoveries of 2015 [UPI]
More relatives for the holidays: Homo naledi.


The Power List 2015 [The Analytical Scientist]
The most influential people in the world of analytical science.



The Best Sneakers of 2015 [Complex]



The 2015 Top 10 New Species [College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY] Photo: Robert Bolland
Say hello to Phyllodesmium acanthorhinum, determined to give sea slugs a better rep.


Most Popular Baby Names for 2015 [BabyCenter]
Chester and Myrtle! No, Liam and Emma.



2016 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards of 2016 [KBB]
The Kia Optima wins for best buy, midsize.



11 Most Endangered Places [National Trust for Historic Preservation]
Among them, the Carrollton Courthouse in New Orleans.


10 of the Worst Holiday Movies of This or Any Time [Newsweek]



American Songwriter's Top 50 Albums of 2015 [AOTY]
Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens comes in at #10 here but we think it was the most deeply affecting album of the year. By far.


The 2015 Global Thinkers [Foreign Policy]


Top 100 Wines [Wine Spectator]


World Giving Index 2015 [CAF]



The 16 Coolest Places to Eat in 2016 [Forbes]
Right, you don't want to rely on Forbes as an arbiter of cool. But we like these restaurant selections.


Top 10 Airports of 2015 [Skytrax]



Best Trips 2015 [National Geographic]
Corsica [Photo by Marc Dozier, Corbis]


The 2015 Good Gift Games Guide [The Morning News]








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