Author: <span class="vcard">Cristabelle Tumola</span>

There are about 90 million dogs in U.S. households, with a multi-billion dollar industry to support them. Still, nearly a quarter of shelter dogs are euthanized each year. These numbers have been...
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According to the 2000 Census, just over half of America’s population lives in small towns or rural areas with fewer than 25,000 people. People seek out small towns for their charm, history, and...
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Summer may be peak vacation season, but if you are looking for a getaway in the fall, many destinations across the U.S. offer milder temperatures, lighter crowds and hotel bargains. The autumn season...
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It’s hard for many brides to imagine walking down the aisle without wearing the perfect white dress, but that tradition was actually not popularized until 1840, when Queen Victoria wore one during...
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“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” should be a cautionary motto for passengers. Promising low fares to top destinations, low-cost carriers lure in budget travelers with the chance...
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Zoos, first established as private collections by the wealthy to display power, have evolved into places where people come to not only see animals that they would never get to view otherwise, but as...
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Summer may be many people’s favorite time of the year, but it’s not necessarily the best time for our planet. As temperatures rise, so do our energy and water use, as does our carbon footprint....
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The Cold War was more than a buildup of arms, it was also a space race between the United States and the Soviet Union that began with the launching of Sputnik in 1957 and culminated with...
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Started in 1925, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is now televised nationally and students have gone from studying the dictionary to using highly paid coaches and computers. The spellers that make...
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“Beware the ides of March” — these famous words are spoken twice in Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar,” warning the titular character of his assassination. The event,...
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Source: John Lamparski / Getty ImagesThe United States is going through an unprecedented period of protests. Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president in January 2017 — up to 15 million,...
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“Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” As the famous line from “The Wizard of Oz” suggests, there is reason to be afraid of these creatures. They are among the most deadliest mammals on...
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What defines power? Is it money or the ability to effect change? Or perhaps it is a combination of the two. The world’s most powerful women certainly possess some or all of these traits. Many have...
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The Pig is one of 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac that represent a person’s characteristics based on birth year. 2019 is the Year of the Pig, as were 935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995 and 2007....
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The Chinese zodiac signs correspond to the Lunar calendar and begin with the new year, on February 5, 2019, and last until January 24, 2020. Occupying the last spot in the Chinese zodiac, the Pig is...
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