Celebrity Diastemas, Ranked

Dayna Evans · 02/18/15 11:05AM

James Brown once said, "Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he's got it all." Brown did not have a diastema, which is a gap between two teeth, most often found between a person's central incisors.

Gawker Media Sites, Ranked: A Reader-Submitted Ranking

Joe Mayes · 10/02/14 03:07PM

From time to time, Gawker's Rankings section is pleased to present rankings submitted by its readers and fans. Today, we bring you "Gawker Media Sites, Ranked," by one Joe Mayes. — Ed.

Letters, Ranked

Caity Weaver · 10/02/14 09:00AM

Not all letters are created equal. For instance, "B" is dumb. In the past, it was difficult for the masses to know which letter was best. Now, finally, there is a ranking of the letters of the basic Latin alphabet. Factors considered include:

Every Episode of The O.C., Ranked

Jacob Clifton · 09/25/14 09:00AM

When you say teen shows are just for teenagers, you're basically accusing yourself of being an idiot whose opinions are worth no more than those of a common criminal or a person from Riverside, CA. We don't agree.

Plagiarists, Ranked

Adam Weinstein · 09/24/14 09:00AM

This is a list of plagiarists from worst to best, based on a complex formula weighing the magnitude of their crimes against their observed contributions to human culture. Pastiche does not count unless it's significant and enduring. These rankings are entirely objective and indisputably true.

Problems Solved by Startups, Ranked

Nitasha Tiku · 09/23/14 09:00AM

In 2012, Y Combinator founder Paul Graham offered the following words of wisdom on creating companies: "The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It's to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself."

Every Episode From LOST, Ranked

Thomas McKenna · 09/22/14 11:00AM

Monday, September 22, 2014 marks ten years to the day since the LOST pilot first premiered on ABC. Here is its full catalogue of episodes, ranked.

Pastries, Ranked

Dayna Evans · 09/19/14 09:00AM

I only have three teeth: a sweet tooth, a carb tooth, and a fat tooth. I put them to good use by eating pastries at any event where they may be available. Mother's Day brunch? Pastries. Football tailgate? Pastries. Living under a bridge? Pastries.

Safety Schools, Ranked

Sam Biddle · 09/11/14 09:00AM

A "safety school" is a euphemism for an institution of higher learning that's a backup for wealthy high school students who are too dumb to go to Harvard. Here they are, ranked:

Drake's Guest Verses, Ranked

Jay Hathaway · 09/05/14 09:00AM

This list omits tracks where Drake only sings the hook. "Drake's Hooks, Ranked" is another list altogether.

90s Hip Hop Brooklyn Anthems, Ranked

Hamilton Nolan · 09/04/14 09:00AM

The 90s were the "Golden Age" of hip hop. Brooklyn is Brooklyn. These are the nine best Brooklyn-themed hip hop tracks of the 90s.

Every Episode of Friends, Ranked

Lacey Donohue · 09/03/14 09:00AM

Twenty years ago this month, Friends—one of the greatest sitcoms ever—debuted on NBC. Today, one of the greatest lists ever—an exhaustive and definitive ranking of every Friends episode—debuts on Gawker. From worst to best, here are all 236 episodes:

The Best Breads for Breakfast Sandwiches, Ranked

Hamilton Nolan · 08/11/14 12:48PM

This list ranks in descending order, from worst to best, the bread products used to make breakfast sandwiches, meaning egg and cheese sandwiches. There is no appeals process.