Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

Hottest City in Every State

Americans hoping for a mild summer may be out of luck this year. Climate models are indicating that -- outside of the Plains region -- temperatures will be warmer than ...
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Most Popular Beyoncé Albums

Beyoncé fans have been looking forward to the release of “Homecoming,” the singer’s new concert film unleashed on Netflix this Wednesday. What fans weren’t expecting was the release of a ...
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50 Most Dangerous Volcanoes in America

While most people do not live in close proximity to an active volcano, those who do must live with the lingering threat of eruption. Volcanic eruptions take place across the ...
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100 Best Pop Albums of All Time

Pop music provides the soundtrack to our lives. It’s heard on the radio and on television; it plays at clothing stores as we shop and in restaurants while we eat. ...
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The Best Practical Jokes of All Time

Everybody loves a good practical joke -- prankster as well as those who tend to fall for the joke. The former finds satisfaction in having pulled off a trick, while ...
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6 Extreme Desert Floods Around the World

Early this year, Chile's Atacama desert -- the driest desert in the world -- experienced an extremely rare rainfall, which resulted in flooding that left six people dead. Defined by ...
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Rappers With the Most Hits

R&B/hip-hop music is the most popular genre in the U.S. since it overtook rock in 2017. Its influence has become so great that it spread to nearly all other popular ...
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Rappers With the Most Hits

R&B/hip-hop music is the most popular genre in the U.S. since it overtook rock in 2017. Its influence has become so great that it spread to nearly all other popular ...
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Most Beloved TV Broadcasters

A good television broadcaster is both fair and honest. A great one is also endearing. Of all the journalists and reporters that deliver us news, only a choice few earn ...
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America’s Most Popular Country Music Stars

The sound of country music has changed drastically over the last century, and even more so in the last 20 years. Today, one might be more likely to hear electronic ...
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Worst Television Finales

A television show’s final episode is the culmination of all that came before it. Audiences are looking for closure and a sense that the time they’ve invested in the series ...
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Greatest Television Finales

A dedicated television viewer may invest hundreds of hours into watching their favorite program. The person grows to know every trait of the characters and waits with bated breath to ...
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50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment

Women have always played an integral role in film, television, and popular music, contributing to the development of each. Actresses such as Audrey Hepburn and musicians such as Billie Holiday ...
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Actors Who Turned Down Blockbuster Roles

As they often say in Hollywood, casting is 90% of directing. And when a film is cast well, it becomes nearly impossible to imagine the characters played by anyone other ...
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Countries With the Most and Least Disrespect for America

From Harry Truman to Barack Obama, no elected U.S. president has had an average first-term approval rating below 45.5%, according to polling data from Gallup. That may soon change, however. ...
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