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Top-Lists-2005

Updated Dec 21st 2005

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ADVERTISING/MARKETING
10 Best Blogs : Marketing Sherpa
The Year In Swag : The Onion A/V Club
Funniest Commercials : TBS.com
Top 10 Political Humor Videos of 2005 : About.com
10 Most Watched Videos on AdAge.com (Requires Login)
Ten 2005 Ads America Won't See (Requires Login)
Ten Worst PR Blunders : Fineman PR

ARCHITECTURE

Architectural Review Awards 2005 : AR+D
2005 American Architecture Awards : The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design
Urban Blogging Awards : Gridskipper

ART
Best of 2005 in Art : ArtForum

AUTOMOBILES
Car Of The Year : Motor Trend
2006 Truck Of The Year : Motor Trend
Cars Of The Year : Top Gear
Best Cars : CNN Money
The Best Cars 2005 : Forbes
Best Cars : Kiplinger's
Best Of What's New : Cars : Popular Science
Best Green Cars : GreenerCars.com
The Worst Cars 2005 : Forbes

BLOGS
Popular Blogs : Technorati
Hot 500: Blogrolling
Blog 100 : CNET News.com

BOOK AWARDS FOR 2005
Caldecott Medal 2005 Winner : Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes (See Caldecott Medal Winners: 2005 to 1938)
Commonwealth Writers Prize 2005 Best Book : Small Island by Andrea Levy (See Commonwealth Writers Prize Best Books: 2005 to 1987)
Commonwealth Writers Prize Best 2005 First Book : Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (See Commonwealth Writers Prize Best First Books: 2005 to 1989)
Edgar Allen Poe Best Novel Award 2005 Book : California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker (Edgar Allen Poe Best Novel Award Books: 2005 to 1954)
Hugo Award 2005 Book : Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell by Susanna Clarke (See Hugo Award Books: 2005 to 1946)
Booker Prize 2005 Book : The Sea by John Banville (See Booker Prize Books: 2005 to 1969)
National Book Award 2005 Book : Europe Central by William T. Vollmann (National Book Award Books: 2005 to 1950)
Orange Prize for Fiction 2005 Book : We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (See Orange Prize for Fiction Books: 2004 to 1996)

BOOKS : CHILDREN'S
Best Children's Books : Kirkus Review (PDF)
Best Children's Books : Publishers Weekly
2005 Teens’ Top Ten : Young Adult Library Services Association

BOOKS
The 10 Best Books of 2005 : New York Times
New York Times : 100 Notable Books of the Year
Amazon.com Editors' Picks : Best Books of 2005
Amazon.com Customer's Favorite : Best Books of 2005
Best books in a year of war, anxiety : San Francisco Chronicle
Seven Great Books You May Have Missed : Time
Top 10 Literary Works : About.com
Ten Best Works Of Literature : About.com
Top 10 Books : Seattle Times
25 Best : Kirkus Review (PDF)
25 Favorite Books : Village Voice
Best Books : Blogcritics
Best Fiction 2005 : Christian Science Monitor
Best Fiction : Daily Telegraph
Books Of The Year : The Economist
Favourite Books Of The Year : The Guardian
Favorite Fiction : LA Times
Top Fiction Books : Mercury News
Best Of 2005 : Metacritic
Book Of The Year Awards : Ottakar's
Favorite Books : Rocky Mountain News
The Year In Books : Slate.com
Books Of The Year : Washington Post
World Fantasy Awards : World Fantasy Convention
10 Best Real Estate Books : Mortgage 101
Not The Best Of The Year : CNN.com

BOOKS : FOOD
Best Food Books : The Splended Table
20 Best Food Books : Leite's Culinaria

BOOKS : NON-FICTION
Best Nonfiction 2005 : Christian Science Monitor
Favorite Nonfiction : LA Times
Top 1000 Books Owned by Libraries in 2005

BOOKS : SCIENCE
Amazon.com : Science : Best Books of 2005

BOOKS : TRAVEL
15 Favorite Travel Books : Longitude Books

BUSINESS
Top 100 Global Brands : BusinessWeek Online
500 Fastest Growing Private Companies : Inc.com
The 200 Best Small Companies : Forbes.com
America's Best Leaders : U.S. News
Business Winners And Losers : Business Week
Top 25 Military-Friendly Companies : GI Jobs (PDF)

COMICS
Best Webcomics Of 2005 : Webcomics Review
Best Comics : Publishers Weekly
Best of 2005: Comics : NowPlayingMag

DVD
Best Of 2005 : Editor's Picks : Amazon.com
Best Of 2005 : Customer's Picks : Amazon.com
Top 25 DVDs : Rolling Stone Magazine
Top 10 Classic Rock DVDs : About.com
Netflix Top 100 : Netflix

EDUCATION
America's Best Colleges : U.S. News
Top 100 Law Schools : U.S. News
Best Business Schools : Forbes.com

EMPLOYERS
Best Companies to Work For 2005 : Fortune.com
100 Best Companies : Working Mother
100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2005 : Business Ethics
The 25 Top Jobs for 2005-2009 : FastCompany

FINANCE
The 7 Best Fund Managers : MSN Money

DRINKS
Best Beverages : BevNET.com

HEALTH + MEDICINE
Best Hospitals : U.S. News
Year In Medicine : Time
Best Of What's New : Popular Science

GADGETS
Best Products : Business Week
Top 100 Products : C|Net
100 Best Products : PC World
Top 10 Products : C|Net
Products Of The Year : PC Mag
Gadgets Of The Year : Tech Digest
Best Of What's New : Gadgets : Popular Science
2005 Gift Guide : Fast Company
Best iPod-Related Products : Playlist
Best iPod Accessories : iLounge
Best Products For Videographers : EventDV
10 Worst Products : PC Mag

GAMES
Best Of 2005 : Metacritic
IGN's Top 100 Games
Games Of The Year : The Morning News
Games Of The Year: Best Of E3 : Game Critics Awards
10 Most Violent Video Games : Family Media Guide

HUMOR
Top 10 Funny Videos of 2005 : About.com

IDEAS
Best Ideas of 2005 : New York Times Magazine
Best Ideas Of 2005 : Business Week

MAGAZINES
Amazon.com : Editor's Picks : Best New Magazines of 2005
Amazon.com : Our Customers' Favorite Magazines of the Year

MOVIES
Roger Ebert's Best 10 Movies of 2005 : Chicago Sun-Times
AFI Awards : American Film Institute
BFCA Awards : Broadcast Film Critics Association
2005 Award Winners : Boston Film Critics
2005 Award Winners : Los Angeles Film Critics Association
2005 Awards : New York Film Critics
NYFCO Awards : New York Film Critics Online
SFFCC Awards : San Francisco Film Critics Circle
AP Movie Critics Pick the Top 10 Movies
Best Film Of 2005 : Art Forum
Best Movies : Entertainment Weekly : Stephen King
The Year In Review : Esoteric Rabbit
Best Of 2005 : Firecracker
Best And Worst : Hollywood Elsewhere
Our Top Tens : IFCTV.com
LOOKING BACK AT '05: The Year of the (Film) Blogs, With More To Come : indieWire
Best Of 2005 : Metacritic
The Awards Scoreboard : Movie City News
Best And Rest Of The Year : Newsweek
Best Movies : New York Magazine
Films Of The Year : Sight & Sound
Year In Film : Slant Magazine
Best of 2005: Anime : NowPlayingMag
Bombs to the Bomb : RottenTomatoes
Best Movie Mistakes : Movie Mistakes

MUSIC
Amazon.com Music: Top 100 Editors' Picks : Best of 2005
Amazon.com Music: Top 100 Customers' Favorites : Best of 2005
Amazon.com Music: Top 25 Classical Editor's Picks : Best of 2005
Top 10 Classic Rock Box Sets : About.com
Top 10 : The Daily Evergreen
Top 10 : Filter (Darren Seltmann of the Avalanches)
Top 10 : Filter (The Crystal Method)
Top 10 : Filter (Nick Harmer of Death Cab For Cutie)
Top 10 : Filter (Shirley Manson of Garbage)
Top 10 : Filter (Jason Lytle of Grandaddy)
Top 10 : Filter (Ricky Wilson of Kaiser Chiefs)
Top 10 : Filter (Guillermo Scott Herren of Prefuse 73)
Top 10 Box Sets : About.com
Top 20 CDs : E!
20 Favorite Albums : DoneWaiting.com
Top 20 Albums : Crazy Monk
My 22 Favourite Songs : Said The Gramophone
Top 25 : Travelers Diagram
33 Hottest Bands In Canada : I Heart Music
Top 50 Singles : Stylus
Top 50 Singles of 2005 : Pitchfork
Top 50 Albums of 2005 : Pitchfork
57 Best Albums : Product Shop NYC
Top 65 : Driver2165
47 Hottest Bands In The UK : Take Your Medicine
Top 40 Bands in America Today : Information Leafblower
Top 100 : Rough Trade
Top 100 DJs : DJ Magazine
Best Albums Of The Year : ABC.net.au
Best Music Of 2005 : Art Forum
The Boston Globe's top CDs of the 2005 : Boston.com
Ten Favourite Pop Moments : CD Times
2005's Best Recorded Music : City Pages
Best Of 2005 : Chicago Public Radio (Jim DeRogatis)
Best Of 2005 : Chicago Public Radio (Greg Kot)
Albums Of The Year : Chicago Tribune
This Year : Chromewaves.net
Best Records : East Bay Express
Top Albums : Glide
Favorite Albums : Largehearted Boy
Best Albums of 2005 : Metacritic
Best Of Year : New York Sun
The Year In Music : The Onion A/V Club
Year-End Recap : Other Music
Artists' Best of 2005 : Pitchfork
Top Live Shows And Music Videos : Pitchfork
Top Records Of 2005 : Q Magazine
Best Albums of 2005 : Shanghaiist
Best Albums : The Strand
Staff Top Ten : Tuft's Daily
New York's Best Jazz : AllAboutJazz
The Jazz A-List : Slate
15 Worst Releases Of 2005 : Pitchfork

MUSIC VIDEOS
Best Videos : Antville.org
Top 20 Videos : Marathon Packs
Worst Videos : Antville.org

NEWS and MEDIA
Top News Sites of 2005 : Newsknife
Media Web's 2005 Awards : Marketwatch.com
Media Person of the Year : I Want Media
The 20 Dumbest Media Quotes of 2005 : About.com
10 Most Pathetic Media Meltdowns : AdAge


PEOPLE
Man Of The Year : GQ
Person Of The Year : BET
Best Leaders : Business Week
The 10 Most Fascinating People : Barbara Walters
Top 20 Moments : E!
25 Britons Who Wield Influence In America : The Times of London
The World's Billionaires : Forbes
The 400 Richest Americans : Forbes
Out 100 : Out
The Frigid 50: The Coldest People In Hollywood : Film Threat
Year in Review: Celebrity Babies : iVillage
Weirdest Celebrities : The Year In Weird
The Scientific American 50 Award : Scientific American
Best Undressed : E!

PETS
Best Dogs : Dogster.com
Best Cats : Dogster.com

PHOTOGRAPHY
Best Photos Of The Year : Time
2005 Pulitzer Prizes : Breaking News Photography Works
Best Photojournalism : National Press Photographers Association
Best Of What's New : Photography : Popular Science
The Funniest Pictures of 2005 : About.com
50 Photos Of People Smiling: LowCulture

PLACES TO LIVE
Best Places to Live 2005 : CNN/Money

POLITICS
The 25 Funniest Quotes of 2005 : About.com
The 25 Dumbest Quotes of 2005 : About.com
Top 10 Bushisms of 2005 : About.com
2005 Political Dot-Comedy Awards : About.com

RESTAURANTS
Best New Restaurants : Esquire
Top 100 Cheap Eats in NY : village voice

RSS Feeds
Most Popular Feeds : Bloglines
Top 100 Most-Subscribed-To RSS Feeds : Userland

SCIENCE
Biggest Stories In Bioscience : The Scientist
Best Inventions : Time
Best of What's New 2005 : Popular Science
The Worst Jobs in Science : Popular Science

SEARCH
Google Zeitgeist 2005
Top Searches of 2005 : Yahoo
The Top 100 search terms of 2005 : Lycos 50
2005 in Review : AOL Search

SPORTS
Notable Sports Books: New York Times Books Review
Sports Illustrated 2005 Sportsman of the Year : Tom Brady (Football)
Turkeys Of The Year : Sports Illustrated

TOYS
Top Toys : National Retail Federation
Cheap Toy Roundup : The Onion A/V Club
10 Most Dangerous Toys : World Against Toys Causing Harm

TAGS
Top Tags : Del.icio.us
Top Tags : Flickr
Top Tags : Technorati

TECHNOLOGY / IT NEWS
ITworld.com - The top 10 stories of 2005
InfoWorld : The top 10 stories of 2005
A Look at the Software, Hardware Battles of 2005 and 2006 : TechNewsWorld

VIDEOS
Best Funny Videos : Goodiebag.TV
Funniest Commercials : TBS.com

WEB/WEBSITES/WEB 2.0
The Best Web 2.0 Software of 2005 : Wall Street Journal
Best Of The New Web : Business Week
Top Picks Of 2005 : Yahoo
50 Coolest Websites 2005 : TIME.com
2005 Bloggies : Bloggies
Weblog Awards : WeblogAwards.org
Top 101 Web Sites : Fall 2005 : PC Magazine
Amy's 2005 Top Ten Web Diversions : Amy Campbell
Populicio.us : Most Popular del.icio.us sites of all time
Top News Sites : Newsknife
Best Of The Web : Spastic Robot
Web Tips : Poynter
Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005 : Jakob Nielsen

WINES
Top 100 Wines of 2005 : Wine Spectator
Top 100 Wines 2005 : SFGate
The 10 Best Wines of 2005: Weekend : Yahoo! Finance
Top 2005 Beaujolais Nouveau Wines : About.com

WORDS
Words of the Year 2005 : Merrian-Webster
Banished Words List : 2005 : Lake Superior State University
Plagiarism 2005 Round-Up : Regret The Error
Hot Political Buzzwords : Global Language Monitor
Top Politically (In)Correct Words : Global Language Monitor
Top Television Buzzword : Global Language Monitor
Top 10 Most Confusing (Yet Widely Used) High Tech Buzzwords : Global Language Monitor
Top HollyWORDS Of The Year : Global Language Monitor
Bad Sex In Fiction Shortlist : The Guardian

ETC.
2005 Shiny Style Awards : Shoewawa


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