People have long named their children after well-known fictional characters, whether from works by renowned writers such as William Shakespeare or Charles Dickens or from recent cult TV shows....
People from every state have at least one aspect of their home state they can brag about, but also one they would probably rather forget. 24/7 Tempo reviewed information from the Centers for Disease...
Screen great Bette Davis was born in 1908 in Massachusetts and died in 1989 in France. Along the way, she was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won two for Best Actress. The first of these was for...
Much of the world as we know it might disappear or at least become uninhabitable in the coming decades — in some cases by as early as 2050, and almost certainly by 2100 — if the...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights When it comes to climate change risk, the majority of banks and asset managers are still flying blind, despite the rash of global warming pledges in the...
If there’s one word to describe Al Pacino’s 54-year acting career, it’s “crime.” The 80-year-old actor has thrived playing both mob bosses and police detectives with an explosive flair....
After more than a year of pandemic-related border closures and restrictions, COVID-19 vaccines are providing hope for a post-pandemic surge in international travel and tourism. Still, even after the...
Superstitions are folk beliefs, convictions or suspicions that certain behaviors will have good or bad consequences — even though most of us realize, rationally, that there’s no conceivable...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights Natural resources climate stocks holding up: Gold may be losing out to bitcoin as a store of value in some circles, but when it comes to climate stocks,...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights Colorado State University researchers are again predicting an above-average hurricane season for 2021, due in part to a weak El Niño and warmer than...
The Biden Administration recently unveiled its $715 billion defense budget proposal for fiscal year 2022. The administration said this discretionary funding request, if approved, would enhance the...
What was life in America like a century or more ago? We can read about it, of course, in books and articles written at the time as well as in the works of historians of the period. But fortunately,...
Spring is now underway across most of the United States. In the northern part of the country, snows are melting, and average high temperatures are above 60 degrees. In the south, temperatures are in...
“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the movie that brought tears to her eyes...
Since the United States of America declared its independence from the British Empire, every state has carved out its own individual identity, with a different cultural mix and a variety of languages...