Author Archives: Evan Comen

15 Rivers in America That Are Running Dry

The average surface temperature in the United States has increased by 1.3 degrees to 1.9 degrees Fahrenheit since 1895, with a majority of the increase occurring in the last ...
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Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get With an Associate Degree

While it is hard to quantify the value of higher education, people with higher levels of education tend to have higher incomes and are less likely to be unemployed. Jobs ...
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Cost of a Computer the Year You Were Born

Once wildly expensive and inaccessible but to the very rich, computers today are one of the most ubiquitous technologies worldwide. The most basic model of an HP 3000 sold for ...
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Most Hated Pro-Wrestling Champions

While every sport has its colorful personalities, there may be no sport that relies more heavily on the personalities of its participants than professional wrestling. Many of WWE’s biggest stars ...
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50 Most (and Least) Popular Star Wars Characters

When it was released in May 1977, “Star Wars” opened in just 42 theaters. The film quickly broke box office records, openedֵ in a greater number of theaters, and began ...
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15 Commercial Products Invented by the Military

The U.S. military spent over $42 billion in research and development in 2018. Though much of this funding tends to go to weapons programs, a great deal of military R&D ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Google+ finally ceased operations in April after eight years of efforts to boost interest in the struggling social network. The long-anticipated shutdown represents just the latest major Google product to ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Google+ finally ceased operations in April after eight years of efforts to boost interest in the struggling social network. The long-anticipated shutdown represents just the latest major Google product to ...
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Most Powerful Hurricanes of All Time

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is less than two months out, and experts are predicting a less active season with a below average number of storms. While this should ...
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The Size of a Home the Year You Were Born

While the U.S. housing market has largely recovered from the effects of the subprime mortgage crisis, homes are being built at barely half the rate they were in the early ...
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The Size of a Home the Year You Were Born

While the U.S. housing market has largely recovered from the effects of the subprime mortgage crisis, homes are being built at barely half the rate they were in the early ...
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The Size of a Home the Year You Were Born

While the U.S. housing market has largely recovered from the effects of the subprime mortgage crisis, homes are being built at barely half the rate they were in the early ...
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How Long Do American Presidents Live?

In late March, Jimmy Carter became the longest-living former president in U.S. history. Carter, 94, passed President George H.W. Bush, who, at the time of his death, was the longest ...
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The Highest Point in Every State

Comprising 26 climate zones and 25 physically unique regions, the United States is one of the most geographically diverse nations in the world. Measured by the distance from base to ...
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20 Companies Profiting the Most From War

There was a 1.1% increase in global military spending in 2017, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The global rise was driven partially by a $9.6 billion hike ...
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