Author Archives: Thomas C. Frohlich

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America’s Best and Worst States to Live In

Life satisfaction in a given state is often based on highly subjective measures -- whether the climate is nice, whether friends and family are present, and other factors. While a ...
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10 Stores Closed On Thanksgiving

Holiday sales make up the lion's share of annual revenue for most U.S. retailers, many of which depend heavily on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. American consumers spent ...
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10 Stores Open On Thanksgiving

 Holiday sales make up the lion's share of annual revenue for most U.S. retailers, many of which depend heavily on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. American consumers spent ...
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The Laziest City in Each State

Americans appear to be exercising more and more every year. When surveyed about their exercise habits, 73% of Americans reported they engaged in physical activity during their leisure time. Of ...
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15 American Ghost Towns

 U.S. home prices have recovered substantially since the housing crisis. The improvement, however, has been uneven, and in many U.S. cities housing markets continue to struggle. In others, property values ...
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States With The Best and Worst Diets

As researchers have shown time and again, a poor diet is the single largest determinant of unhealthy weight gain, and is a principal component of unhealthy lifestyles more generally. While ...
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The Most Iconic Product in Each State

Each state has a set of symbols such as a flag, flower, tree, and an animal or bird. Often, though, a certain product rather than a symbol is most identified ...
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The Drunkest City in Each State

 Excessive drinking cost the United States $250 billion in 2010, according to a 2015 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study estimated lost productivity and ...
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Countries Spending the Most on Health Care

Globally, health care spending has increased dramatically since 1980. However, while health care spending increased faster than the economic growth in the late 1990s and early 2000s, it slowed with ...
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America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

Moving within the United States from one city to another is much more common today. No matter the reasons for the move -- buying a house, looking for a new ...
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Why Singapore Is the Best Country for Business

Most entrepreneurs start their businesses locally, and while in some countries conditions are favorable to do business, in others conditions are difficult. According to a recently released World Bank report, ...
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The States With the Most Serial Murder

From the infamous targeting of prostitutes by Jack the Ripper in London during the 1880s to the Beltway sniper attacks in the Washington metro area in 2002, serial killing is ...
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The 10 Most Profitable Companies in the World

In the second quarter of this year, U.S. corporate profits totalled $1.8 trillion after taxes. Massive corporate profit is not limited to the United States, although many of the world's ...
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The Most Unusual Ancestry in Each State

Perceived as a land of opportunity, the United States has always attracted migrants from around the world who settled together in a nation now commonly referred to as the ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Expensive Cars

 U.S. auto sales appear to be having a record year. With auto buyers encouraged by dealer discounts, inexpensive credit, and depressed gas prices, car and light-duty truck sales in September ...
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