Author Archives: Angelo Young

Study: Health Care Costs Worry Americans More Than Any Other Financial Problem

As the cost of U.S. health care services and medications continue to grow at an alarming pace, Americans are now more likely to cite health care costs at their top ...
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Invasive Fish Threaten the Great Lakes, and Could Devastate a Billion-Dollar Industry

For nearly 30 years, the United States has been aware of a foreign invader that now occupies nearly all tributaries in the largest drainage basin in North America, including the ...
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There Is Evidence of Water on the Moon — but It’s Not What You Think

Space might be the final frontier, but wherever humans decide to establish long-term settlements in that seemingly endless void, they’ll need local access to water. We need potable water to ...
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Gas Prices Highest in 8 Years, But Americans Plan to Travel More This Summer

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the American summer driving season as millions of Americans take advantage of warm weather and a three-day weekend to barbecue, bask on ...
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50 Most Valuable Brands in the World

"What's in a name?" Juliet asks in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," implying a name means nothing. But marketing professionals and companies would strongly disagree with Juliet's premise, asserting that brand ...
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These Are the Most Used Drugs in the World — And Opioids Aren’t Even in the Top 5

About 53 million people worldwide use opioids or their natural counterparts and nearly half of them develop substance-abuse disorders leading to about 118,000 overdose deaths every year, According to the ...
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Famous Car Brands That No Longer Exist

As Tesla Inc. co-founder Elon Musk would be happy to tell you, building a successful car company from scratch is one of the most challenging and complicated entrepreneurial endeavors -- ...
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America’s Most Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Electric cars have been around for as long as their gas-guzzling counterparts. But technical limitations such as battery size and efficiency have until recently hampered mass adoption of what is ...
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America’s Most Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Electric cars have been around for as long as their gas-guzzling counterparts. But technical limitations such as battery size and efficiency have until recently hampered mass adoption of what is ...
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20 Oldest Universities in the World

Higher education as we know it today dates back to Medieval Europe -- when the first universities were established. Today, the oldest existing degree-granting institutions are mostly located in four ...
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The Stories Behind America’s Corporate Logos

Humans have always communicated in visuals, from ancient cave drawings to marking a nation's coins with symbols of that country. As commerce began, signs were used by businesses and ...
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Hardest Colleges to Get Into by State

The Department of Justice will soon prosecute the largest college admissions scandal in its history. So far 50 people have been implicated in the scandal, charged with bribing and ...
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The World’s 33 Megacities

Human development reached an important and challenging milestone in 2014. That year, the United Nations announced that more than half of the world's population lived in urban areas. The news ...
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21 Most Important American Inventions of the 21st Century

The human race has in a relatively short period of time traveled a path of innovation that took us from making fire and stone-tipped arrows on the plains of Africa ...
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10 Top Lenders for Debt Relief

Living in debt is the reality for the vast majority of American adults. By far, mortgages make up the largest share of U.S. household debt. As of the third quarter ...
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