Author Archives: Joseph Gedeon

50 Most Outrageous Snowmen and Ice Sculptures Around the World

People like to display their art -- and they will use almost any medium to create artistic displays. You've likely seen sand castles at the beach in the summer that ...
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25 Poorest Countries in the World

Income inequality is an increasingly contentious political issue in the United States. The top 1% of earners in the United States control nearly double the amount of wealth as the ...
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25 Richest Countries in the World

Income inequality has become a hot button political issue in the United States over the last several years. Unequal distribution of wealth is not an issue unique to the United ...
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Largest Native American Population in Every State

Thousands of years before Leif Erikson and Christopher Columbus landed in America, a different group of people discovered the continent. While there are different theories as to how people first ...
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Most Expensive Cat and Dog Breeds

Dogs are man’s best friend, although some would give that honor to cats. While adopting a puppy or a kitten from a shelter can be rewarding, many would-be owners don't ...
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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 Places to Shop on Black Friday

Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season, has lost its frenetic edge as holiday sales promotions creep into Thanksgiving, and some stores plan to open on Thanksgiving ...
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The Shortest City Name in Every State

Names are meant to describe and distinguish one thing from another. Whether that’s a sign of creativity or simplicity, names have captivated people from their beginnings. So when settlers came ...
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Restaurants Serving Free Food for Veterans Day

We are still two weeks away from Thanksgiving, when we give thanks for the bounty that nature has provided us. But before that holiday, on Veterans Day, the nation will ...
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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 Popular National Park in Every State

Interest in the national parks of the United States is growing. The number of visitors who came to national parks in 2016 was 331 million, exceeding the total population of ...
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The Worst Tragedy in Every State

October's massacre in Las Vegas represents the latest in a string of mass shootings that have killed hundreds across the country over the last two decades. Between the historic fires ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Religious States

Across America, states and regions differ in terms of their cultures, foods and accents. But one of the biggest distinguishing features is how religion impacts the people of each place. ...
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15 Most Threatened Indigenous Peoples

Relatively few civilizations are the original residents of the regions they inhabit -- the result of colonization and struggles over land and resources. The world’s indigenous peoples are either extinct, ...
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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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