Author Archives: Cheyenne Buckingham

Food Fads From the Decade You Were Born

Food fads, like fashion fads, come and go throughout the decades. While there is plenty to gain by introducing a novel food item or concept, even those that succeed often ...
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Neighborhoods With the Most Outrageous Christmas Lights in Every State

Americans have been decorating their homes with outdoor lights during the holidays since suburbia exploded in growth after World War II. To that end, we buy an estimated 150 million ...
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20 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

This upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, 164 million Americans, or close to 70% of the U.S. population, will start their holiday shopping. And, according to the National Retail Federation, an estimated 1 ...
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Best States for a Healthy Retirement

After many years of working for a living, many Americans look forward to retirement. Typically around age 65, people have finished working, saving money, and raising their children, so their ...
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America’s Most Expensive Steakhouses

With an increasingly health-crazed society and documentaries like “Food, Inc.” and “What the Health,” a slab of red meat is no longer idolized the way it used to be. However, ...
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Shortest (and Longest) Living Cat Breeds

Dogs may be our best friend, but cats are vying for the title as well. Cats are the second most common pet in the U.S., despite their somewhat unsociable behavior ...
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The Most Expensive Restaurant in Every State

It’s no news that eating out can be pricey. In America’s largest cities, a meal for two can cost more than a thousand dollars. While in other parts of the ...
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States With the Highest Rates of Divorce

Marriage is intended to be a lifelong commitment to another person, but the reality is many marriages end in divorce. According to the Census Bureau, 9.7% of males over 15 ...
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Places Where People Pay the Most for Food

Food is necessary for survival, but it can also seem like a luxury item depending on where you shop or dine. In some cities, food is much more expensive than ...
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Best Town to Trick-or-Treat in Every State

Does “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat” ring a bell? No doubt, one of many adults' greatest childhood memories entails dressing up on Halloween ...
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Beers With the Most (and Least) Calories

Americans are beer fanatics -- and with over 5,000 breweries across the United States, it’s easy to be one. But cracking open a cold one can be problematic when watching ...
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Companies With the Most (and Least) Female Leadership

Despite the strides women have made, stereotypes persist and gender equality is slow coming. As of 2016, a woman earns just above 80 cents for every dollar a man receives ...
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13 Cities Where People Are Proud of Their Communities

Americans are patriots. As Americans, we are not just proud of our nation, but often also of our state and the city in which we live. Still, residents of cities ...
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Jobs With the Highest Divorce Rates

Have you ever considered your job as a threat to your marriage? In some occupations, divorce rates can be astonishingly high. A recent report shows working in some occupations may ...
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The Least Healthy City in Every State

The United States spends more on health care than any other country, yet ranks just 42nd in life expectancy. Health care expenditure per capita in the United states reached $9,990 ...
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