The 100 Best Lists of All Time

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 27, 2012

The New Yorker, with shots across the bows of The Awl and Buzzfeed, offers up a list of the 100 best lists of all time. A sampling:

94. Benjamin Franklin’s “Thirteen Virtues”

90. McDonald’s Big Mac-ingredients commercial

80. Dr. James Naismith’s original 13 Rules of Basket Ball

61. Fortune 500

41. The Dewey Decimal System

19. The Fibonacci Sequence

6. Martin Luther’s "95 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences"

1. The Periodic Table of Elements