Author Archives: Angelo Young

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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Are All Insulin Pens Created Equal?

Nine percent of Americans, about 30 million people, have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About a fourth of them do not even know they have ...
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Hardest Colleges to Get Into by State

Having a college education may be more important than ever before. On average, workers with a college education earn more than those with less education and are less likely ...
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Colleges With the Biggest Tuition Hikes

An estimated 19.9 million students attended the more than 4,600 degree-granting institutions in the United States in the fall 2018 semester, according to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center ...
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41 Places With a Higher Minimum Wage This Year

With the federal minimum wage at the same level for nearly a decade, many states, cities, and counties have passed laws to set the local minimum wage laws at a ...
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41 Places With a Higher Minimum Wage This Year

With the federal minimum wage at the same level for nearly a decade, many states, cities, and counties have passed laws to set the local minimum wage laws at a ...
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