Special Report - Page 2

50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped head-mounted device with smartphone capabilities, failed spectacularly several years ago. However, Google is betting that Glass can ...
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States With the Most and Least Cat Owners

When it comes to cats, it won’t take you nine lifetimes to see how popular they are in the United States. These typically furry and cuddly animals were considered ...
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100 Top Grossing Movies of All Time

Two films released in 2015 broke the record for largest box office weekend of all time. Thanks to their strong openings, the two films -- “Jurassic World” followed by ...
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Biggest Layoffs of the 21st Century

As the U.S. economic expansion heads into its ninth year, the worst recession since the Great Depression is receding into memory. The layoffs that whipsawed the economy during the downturn ...
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12 States Where Anyone Can Carry A Concealed Weapon

The right to keep and bear arms in the United States originally resulted from the conviction that individuals have the right to self defense. Today, this right is enshrined by ...
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Sports Teams Running Out of Fans

Professional sports is big business in the United States. Total revenue across the four major team sport organizations -- the MLB, NHL, NBA, and NFL -- topped $30 billion in ...
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Where You’ll Pay the Most in Electric Bills

Whether it is powering a refrigerator to keep food from spoiling or heating water for a shower, many of modern life’s most basic functions require electricity. However, the cost of ...
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26 Most Dangerous Cities in the World

In a year of global protests, economic upheaval, leadership changes, and coups, some of the most dangerous cities of the world somehow got more dangerous. In the United States, there ...
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15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise

Over the next 100 years, rapid sea level rise will change the landscape of the U.S. and increase the risk of severe flooding for thousands of households. According to the ...
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The Most Common City Names in the US

Ever wonder if the name of your city is the only one of its kind in the country? Chances are it may be, given that of the 19,335 U.S. cities ...
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39 Cities Where Most Americans Can’t Afford Their Homes

The U.S. Census recommends Americans spend no more than 30% of their income on housing costs per month. Still, an estimated 19 million U.S. households spend over 50% of their ...
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50 Top Ranked Colleges That Pay Off the Least

For a special few Americans, such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg, completing college was unnecessary -- perhaps even a hindrance -- to their vision and success. Most ...
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16 Best Dogs for Allergy Sufferers

In case you haven't noticed, Americans love dogs! While recently putting together research for another 24/7 Wall St. story on dog popularity, we learned that 36.5% of Americans were part ...
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American Cities Adding the Most Jobs

The United States nonfarm employment increased by 222,000 in May, as the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4.4%. Unemployment remains close to its lowest point in a decade. Five ...
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America’s Most Violent (and Peaceful) States

As it stands, the nationwide violent crime rate today is about half what it was in 1993. While the United States is a much more peaceful place than it has ...
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