Author Archives: Angelo Young

35 of the Strangest World Records Ever Set

Dan Popadynec found inspiration from an unusual question posed by his son Zennon, who asked the licensed professional engineer if he knew the height of the tallest toy structure ever ...
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Next Generation Technology That Could Soon Be in Every Car

Recent decades have been exciting in the auto industry. From the rise of electric cars to the coming wave of driverless transports, the future of mobility has been -- ...
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The 25 Best Countries for Working Abroad

Thanks to technological advances, today’s world is smaller than ever before and people are moving around at unprecedented rates. According to recent United Nations estimates, the world has at any ...
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States With the Highest and Lowest Vaccination Rates

The world before vaccines was vastly different than today. Children -- and adults -- regularly contracted serious infectious diseases that up until recently have been but a distant memory. ...
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Most Important Event the Year You Were Born

Over the past 100 years, we’ve witnessed some of the most profound changes in human history.  Between wars, technological developments, progress in civil rights, and breakthroughs in science and ...
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Most Dangerous Cities in the World

Tijuana has long been associated with quick jaunts by Americans seeking a taste of Mexican culture, but it has also been the target of cultural bashing. The city recently lived ...
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The Biggest Cruise Ships in the World

When it comes to vacation getaways, the concept of the sea cruise is a fairly new phenomenon. It was well into the 19th century before the idea took hold of ...
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14 Secrets to Get the Best Airline Ticket Price Possible

Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Prices change constantly, and there’s no definitive way to guarantee you’re paying the lowest price out there. But there ...
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Cellphones and Smartphones That No Longer Exist

Cellular phone technology has come a very long way since the first commercial handheld cellular phone hit the market in the United States in 1983, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X. The ...
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Technologies That Will Change the Way We Live

It is human nature to ponder what life will be like in the future, and past predictions have at times turned out to be uncannily prescient. Of course, others, in ...
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Fastest Cars on Earth

There are few things for which people seem to share a universal passion. Most people are likely to have at least some firmly held opinions about athletic teams, films, ...
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This Tourist Hotspot May Be the Cheapest Place in Western Europe to Retire

Europe’s most popular destinations are France, Spain, Italy, and the U.K., but travelers to these vanguard tourist havens realize pretty quickly upon arrival that it isn’t cheap to visit these ...
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Number of Asylum Seekers at Record High, US Has Most Pending Applications

The global population of forcibly displaced people increased by 2.3 million, to 70.8 million, last year, according to the latest annual report on forced displacement from the UNHCR, the UN’s ...
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Countries With the Biggest Armies In the World

Global military spending is booming once again following a period of tepid growth in the wake of the global financial crisis of 2009. The world's military expenditures rose to $1.82 ...
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The Most Valuable Brands in the World

The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, which looks at the brands that contribute the most value to their respective parent companies, revealed a big jump in ...
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