Monthly Archives: August 2011

Today’s List of the Day Isn’t Funny Anymore

Watch this video clip: This is the moment when the “Happy”ness of “Happy Days” died for the audience.  It was so bad, in fact, that it coined an entire term based on the scene above. And this term was “jumping … Continue reading

The Quite Possibly Fatal List of the Day

One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling is getting a chance to sample the strange, exotic cuisine of other places. Whether it’s heading out for Texas BBQ, attending your first Hawaiian Luau or combing Tokyo for the ultimate Shabu … Continue reading

The List of the Week Was Born This Way

Put your paws in the air, list fans! It’s an All-Music List of the Week post! Lady Gaga opened the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards with a very peculiar 4-minute monologue in character as her new awesome, fascinating, not-at-all-manufactured alter-ego. … Continue reading

It’s The List of The Day’s First Day of School

Summer is coming to a (social) end. And by this I mean, of course, that it’s back to school time. The summer is by no means over, we’re still going to have awesome beach weather for a little while longer … Continue reading

Today’s List of the Day is Full of Band Geeks

Remember that movie Drumline and how unmistakingly badass it made marching bands look? Yeah, neither do we.  BUT, turns out that a lot of the band geeks you might have picked on in high school may actually turn out to … Continue reading

Today’s Earth-Shattering List of the Day

Sometimes, a natural disaster hits and it brings us all together. Nothing could be more true for the West Coast when on August 23, 2011, the East coast felt a 5.9 earthquake from Virginia to Toronto and went into a … Continue reading

Part of This Nutritious List of the Day

We like to talk on the Ranker blog about all the IMPORTANT lists being written on the site. Lists discussing political and world events. Lists that teach you facts about science, nature and history. Lists that try to help you … Continue reading

The List of the Wee-Week

It’s impossible to write a weekly wrap-up post for this past week that DOESN’T acknowledge French actor Gerard Depardieu urinating on a plane. Anderson Cooper is probably still laughing about it. So let’s just get that out of the way … Continue reading

The List of the Day Does Not Compute

Researchers from IBM Corp. this week claimed to have created a new computer chip that processes information like a human brain. What does this mean? Basically, it computes for a few minutes, then takes a break to get some more … Continue reading

If You Haven’t Read the List of the Day, It’s New to You!

It’s almost Fall again, which means it’s time for the networks to introduce their exciting slates of new TV shows, most of which will no longer be on the air by the time the actual season of Fall draws to … Continue reading