Author Archives: Evan Comen

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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Most Dangerous States in America

Even as the U.S. population increased by 2.3 million from 2016 to 2017, the number of violent crimes fell by approximately 2,400 incidents. Preliminary data indicates that the violent crime ...
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America’s 25 Thriving Industries

The U.S. economy added a net total of 155,000 new jobs in November 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. November’s hiring uptick marks the continuation of a historic ...
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9 Companies That Turned Their Fortunes Around in 2018

2018 has been one of the most volatile years for stocks in recent history. From the start of the year through April there have been 28 days in which the ...
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Brands That Will Disappear in 2019

Operating a profitable and successful brand requires constant work and attention to all facets of business, as well as managing challenges from within and without. Brands can be vulnerable to ...
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Every State’s Pension Crisis, Ranked

As members of the baby boom generation age into retirement -- approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day -- more and more are relying on pension benefits as their ...
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The Best and Worst CEOs of 2018

In August 2018, 154 chief executives at American companies left their job -- the most of any month on record, according to management consulting firm Challenger, Gray, & Christmas. While ...
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Least Bankable Actors of 2018

This year’s biggest movies starred some of Hollywood’s most popular actors – some relatively new and some far more established. Chadwick Boseman – the star of the year’s top-grossing film ...
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