Top 15 Strange and Shocking Professions

Most people prepare all their lives for a challenging profession that brings in financial rewards together with job satisfaction. They go to school, often do internships, and then enter into the workforce well prepared. The most of these professions are frankly predictable. Doctors, lawyers, personal assistants, barbers, chefs, and construction workers are only a few of the jobs that people hold down to earn a living. There are, however, some strange and honestly shocking professions that some creative people have chosen to do for a living. Here are fifteen of them:

Toque Administrator

Toque Administrator. The latest fad in Mexico is to pay a toque administrator to give you a mild electrical shock. The administrator uses a box containing batteries and a transformer to administer shocks to people. Each shock costs approximately three dollars. Fans claim that the shock provides a rush of adrenalin, enabling them to better enjoy the high life.

The 25 Best Beaches in the World

Want to hit the beach this summer? Here are 25 of the world’s finest beaches for your perusal. Choose your beach and buy your tickets. Sun and surf await.

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach. You can put this one on your winter break beach list if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this Southern Hemisphere jewel is a standout among the world’s best beaches. Gorgeous sun-kissed rocky hills rise up to meet the rolling surf while you bask in the warmth or take a plunge in the blue-gray waters.

10 Facts About Attorneys That You May Not Know

There are many misconceptions and stereotypes about lawyers and what attorneys do. If you become involved in a legal dispute and need to hire a lawyer, you should be sure you are educated about what attorneys really do. Read on for the top 10 facts about attorneys that you may not know.

Not all attorneys go to court. While the popular media is bombarded with images of attorneys in courtrooms, not all attorneys actually appear before judges. Some attorneys – called transactional attorneys – work behind the scenes, writing contracts and doing other legal work that doesn’t ever involve going to court.

15 The Most Popular Celebrity Babies

Celebrities aren’t always all about the bling and the luxury sports cars. Many of them are devoted parents with babies nearly as famous as they are, thanks to their parents’ popularity. Here are the 15 most popular celeb babies, in no particular order.

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North West. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s adorable daughter, named North, attracted plenty of attention as her mom and dad’s lives splattered across TV screens each week. Add the constant flow of chatter from the tabloids, a cute kid, and you have the perfect recipe to get your child on the list of the 15 most popular celebrity babies.

The 15 Most Popular Celebrity Cars

If you cruise the streets of greater Los Angeles, you may, from time to time, see a few celebrities sharing the road with you. Although pricey cars are by far the norm with celebs, you may be surprised to discover that a few celebrities choose more economical models to drive. Enjoy browsing through the 15 most popular celebrity cars, listed here in no particular order.

Dwyane Wade Cadillac

Cadillac. Despite its reputation for being your rich grandpa’s choice of car, the American luxury car still is the favorite among a number of celebs. Former footballer David Beckham and basketball players Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant join Paris Hilton, Teri Hatcher, Travis Barker, and Whitney Port in their love of this easygoing, amenity-loaded car.

Top 10 Luxury Watches in the World

Cartier Secret Watch with Phoenix Décor

Cartier Secret Watch with Phoenix Décor – $2,755,000. The watch itself is already made out of 18-carat white gold plated with rhodium. It also features a 3.53-carat portrait-cut diamond. To top it off, it is covered with 3,010 brilliant-cut diamonds.

Top 10 Most Expensive Cars in the World

Koenigsegg Agera S

Koenigsegg Agera S: $1.52 Million. This monster is an exclusive member of the 1,000-horsepower (and up) club and comes fully loaded with a twin-turbo, 5.0-litre V8 engine. In 2.9 seconds, it can reach 62 miles per hour. For those who are not faint of heart, this speedster can also hit approximately 188 miles per hour in a little under 23 seconds.

10 of the Richest People Who Made Money Online

People who want to make money online often need a little inspiration to jumpstart their own online careers. The blog coaching firm Incomediary.com came up with a list of 10 of the richest people who made money online to motivate more people to create online solutions to real-world problems. The stories of these men’s rise to Internet fame through innovation should inspire others to create their own success stories.

Jeff Bezos

Online whiz Jeff Bezos created the popular Internet marketplace Amazon.com. The firm began as an online bookstore and quickly expanded to become the go-to site to purchase merchandise of all kinds. Bezos’ expertise is in technology entrepreneurship. His net worth, 34.7 billion in 2015, places him at the top of the list of 10 of the richest people who made money online. The 51-year-old Princeton grad continues to excel as Amazon expands to provide merchandise to a near-worldwide market.

Top 10 Biggest Cruise Ships in the World

Allure of the Seas

Allure of the Seas, owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International, is the biggest cruise ship in the world with a length of 1,187.050 ft (360 m) and a beam of 208 m. Built at a cost of USD 1.8 bn, it has 2,706 staterooms with a max capacity of 6,296.

Top Smartphones in the USA in 2015

PC Magazine has come out with its list of the 2015 top 10 smartphones in the U.S. The wow factor of each of the entries is stellar. I’m reminded of my calculus professor, who helped us dare to dream with his prediction, “Someday, we’ll have computers no bigger than a pocket calculator that can do differential calculus with just the touch of a button.” It turns out, Dr. Braithwaite, that not only can they do differential calculus, they can do oh-so-much more. A geek’s dream come true.

Apple iPhone 6

The magazine used a five-star rating system, as opposed to ranking them from one to 10. None of the phones earned five stars, but five of them received the “Editors’ Choice” designation. Six of them received four and one-half stars.

The Apple iPhone 6 in its Verizon Wireless incarnation is one of those top selections. Surf the Web from its 4.7-inch screen on your iOS 8 operating system. Its just-right size, sterling reputation, and sensible price ($199) makes it a top choice for 2015 smartphone buyers.