Author archives: Austin Brown

Top Ten Ways of Increasing Brain Capacity

So we have all heard the magical brain power figure of 10% or if you have watched the movie “Limitless” (which inadvertently sparked this top ten) it’s 20%.  Yes, some people firmly believe that humans only use 10% of their brain.  However other’s firmly believe that this is a myth brought about partly by mis-diagnosis in the 1800’s and the love of the media to jump on fantastical stories or […]

Top Ten iPhone Accessories

Are you one of those over-zealous, slightly obsessive, Apple fan boys/girls who has to have the latest accessory for their shiny little iPhone?  Well don’t worry you are not alone out there and I believe they have come up with your very own disorder to describe it.  If you want to take it to a whole new level then you can meet like minded fan boys/girls at a dating site specifically set up to […]

Top Ten Recipes From Top Chef

Are you an avid fan of the hit series Top Chef (now fast approaching double figures in terms of series)?  Have you always agreed with what Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, and Padma Lakshmi had had to say about the contestants and their recipes? Well don’t worry about what they have to say, as we have sifted through the episodes and got what we think are the Top Ten Recipes from the show.

Top Ten Earthquake Safety Tips

We have seen many devastating earthquakes around the globe and we will unfortunately continue to see these occur as the world continues to shift and move in a seemingly symbiotic relationship with mankind. There have also been some recent and very tragic events that have lead us to write this Top Ten list about helping people survive earthquakes.  But we hope that these tips will help you out if you are ever caught in a big […]

Top Ten Waterproof Digital Cameras

Are you heading away on a summer holiday that is going to involve you spending most of your time either sunbathing, drinking or swimming? Well if this is the case then chances are pretty high that you will need a digital camera that is going to be waterproof.

Top Ten Food Combinations

There are many culinary treats in this world that make eating food an absolute pleasure.  But striping it right back to basics, there are some combinations of food that truly compliment each other.  Existing in an relationship of symbiosis, defying normal logic but pleasing none the less to our palette. Oh yes, it’s these very combinations that have built the basis to not only many different meals, snacks and recipes but […]

Top Ten Movies to Watch With Home Theater

So you have gone out against your better half’s advice and bought the biggest, baddest, home theater system in the market?  With enough surround sound to fully immerse you in the movie and have you reaching for the popcorn immediately?  Or in most cases piss the neighbours off so much that they stop talking to you and ignore your morning greetings. But what are the close action classic’s or ground breaking movies out […]

Top Ten Vodka's

Vodkas Don’t All Taste the Same On your numerous relapse’s with lady liquor you may think that most Vodka’s taste exactly the same but oh how wrong you would be.  This simple, clean and clear devils juice is more complex than you think.  You need look no further than the ingredients used during the distilling process t refine the flavours.   For example, wheat vodkas are smooth and soft while rye produced […]

Top Ten Famous Fat People

Fame Brings More than We can Possibly Fathom With fame comes certain aspects of life that us mere mortals can only dream about; fast cars, big houses, private yachts, hordes of paparazzi and more money than you can poke a solid gold stick at. However it Also Brings Big Mac Sized Pressure But with fame also comes a heavy burden (excuse the pun).  A burden so large it has cut short […]

Top Ten US Masterchef Recipes

Not All About the F-Bomb Did you enjoy the 2010 series of MasterChef (we rated this the best cooking show format back in August 2009)with Gordon Ramsey ramming abuse down the television set like sausage meat into the submucosa (commonly known as the sausage casing)?  Well it was not all swearing and under cooked fish, oh no, there were actually some pretty good dishes cooked during the first season. Unleash the Inner […]

Top Ten Selling Kindle Books Of All Time

The Kindle has become a phenomenon since launching back in November 19th 2007.  Initially written off as a fad that would never last it has grown from strength to strength every year.  In an attempt to fight off it’s competitors (Apple’s Ipad etc), Amazon has even starting signing up Authors for exclusive Kindle Deals via their attractive and every increasing royalty rates.

Top Ten Crappy Christmas Gifts

Have you been the victim of cheap, crappy and completely unwanted Christmas gifts or are you that tight ass little son of a gun who takes pleasure in dealing them out?  Well there has been a concerning trend over the past few years in crappy gifts and this post aims to expose those shitty presents that make your Christmas a little more shitter.  That sentence might not make any sense […]

Top Ten Celebrity Douchebags

The definition of a Douchebag is as follows: Douche.bag: or simply douche, is considered to be a pejorative term. The slang usage of the term originated in the 1960s. The term usually refers to a person, usually male, with a variety of negative qualities, specifically arrogance and engaging in obnoxious and/or irritating actions, most often without malicious intent.  – Source: Wikipedia

Top Ten Creatures You Have Never Heard Of

Today we are going to get all David Attenborough on you and talk about the top creatures on this planet that you have never heard of.  A rather subjective post you ask? Yes.  But we have done our research on this little bad boy, so much so that we even spoke to David Attenborough himself……when I say “spoke” I mean channeled but same thing really.

Top Ten Google Failures

A lot of people talk about how dominant Google are (well there are also a load of negative conspiracy theories around this online juggernaut and Facebook is breathing down their necks as media consumption evolves) and what amazing success they have had since being founded back in September 1988.  

 
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