December 14, 2017

Reference: Lists: Top 10 Shoplifted Items

The list is found in an AdWeek article that discusses the items that are at greatest risk to be shoplifted. Ten items are listed. Here are the the 3. 1. Filet Mignon 2. Jameson 3. Electric Tools Read the Complete Article and List See Also: More Statistics from the National Association For Shoplifting Prevention

Reference: Mercer's 2011 Quality of Living Rankings Released (Highlights)

Direct to Complete Highlights Package (via Mercer) Fast Facts: European cities dominate worldwide Quality of Living ranking, with cities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada also ranked highly. Singapore is the first Asian city in the Top 25, at 25. Vienna is No. 1 in the Quality of Living ranking. Luxembourg tops our Personal Safety […]

Lists & Rankings: The 40 Most Shared Articles on Facebook in 2011

A new Facebook blog post lists the top 40 shared articles on the social networking service during the past year. Here are the top 10 shared articles: 1. Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami (New York Times) 2. What teachers really want to tell parents  (CNN) 3.No, your zodiac sign hasn’t changed (CNN) […]

Lists & Rankings: Technology 500 (Fastest Growing Tech Companies in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)

Direct to the Complete List of 2011 Winners Previous Winners The Technology Fast 500 EMEA pre-eminent technology awards programme is a ranking of Europe, the Middle East and Africa’s fastest-growing technology companies based on percentage revenue growth over five years. The Technology Fast 500 is sponsored by Deloitte.

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2011: Squeezed Middle

From the OUPBlog: Every year, the dictionaries teams at Oxford University Press in the UK and the US put their heads together and come up with a Word (or Phrase) of the Year. This year, for the first time, both the UK and US teams have agreed on a global Word of the Year: squeezed […]

Reference Resources: DOE and EPA Release 2012 Annual Fuel Economy Guide

From the Publication Announcement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are releasing the 2012 Fuel Economy Guide, providing consumers with information that can help them choose a more efficient new vehicle that saves them money and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. While fuel efficient vehicles come in a variety of […]

The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau?

The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America’s Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau? Fortune Magazine annually compiles a list of America’s largest corporations, aptly named the “Fortune 500” given their size and wealth. Due to the hugely influential role that these companies play in the business world, studying their usage of […]

Reference: Economy: Classic Thanksgiving Dinner Costing More in 2011 (26th Annual Survey)

Here’s the complete announcement about the release of some statistics you hear/read about every year. From the American Farm Bureau Federation: The retail cost of menu items for a classic Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the basic trimmings increased about 13 percent this year, according to the American Farm Bureau […]

Reference: Lists: Top Words, Phrases, and Names of 2011

From Global Language Monitor: The Global Language Monitor has announced that ‘Occupy’ is the Top Word, ‘Arab Spring’ the Top Phrase and ‘Steve Jobs’ the Top Name of 2011 in its annual global survey of the English language. Occupy was followed by deficit, fracking, drone, and non-veg. Kummerspeck, haboob, 3Q, Trustafarians, and (the other) 99 […]

Amazon.com Unveils Best Books of 2011 List and Names "The Art of Fielding" Best Book of the Year

From a Summary/Announcement: This annual feature includes the Editors’ Picks for the Top 100 Books of the Year and Top 10 lists in more than two dozen categories, from Literature & Fiction to Children’s Picture Books to the new category Kindle Singles. Set of All Lists: www.amazon.com/bestbooks2011. List: Top 10 Editors’Picks for the Year 1. […]