Author Archives: Evan Comen

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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50 Top Tech Gifts Under $100

If you are planning on buying a new tablet, a 4K smart TV, a new phone, or some other new tech gadget this holiday season, chances are you’re not alone. ...
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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. Experts project that the violent crime rate ...
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The Worst Cities For Black Americans

The unemployment rate for black Americans fell below 6.0% for the first time in history earlier this year. The historic dip in joblessness was a benchmark of progress in ...
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​Coldest Places in the World

With winter on its way and meteorologists warning of a renewed cold air, complete with winds and snow, hitting the Midwest and Northeast this weekend, we might find small comfort ...
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​Worst Blizzards of All Time

When the weather outside is frightful during winter, that may mean a blizzard is blasting a region. The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as a storm featuring large amounts ...
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Best Public High School in Every State

Few public services are as uneven in quality as the U.S. public school system. Because school budgets are largely funded by property taxes, the quality of public schools is often ...
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The 40 Longest Rivers on Earth

Rivers -- a major source of water and food, as well as a means of transport, hydropower, waste disposal, and political boundaries -- have been integral in the development of ...
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States Where Bullying Is the Biggest Problem

The rise in school shootings and suicidal behavior among teenagers who have been victims of bullying in recent years has put a national spotlight on childhood bullying. Additionally, the rise ...
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Countries With the Highest Cancer Rates

About 1 in every 6 deaths on the planet is due to cancer, the second leading cause of death worldwide. In the United States alone, the cost of cancer ...
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Least Obese County in Every State

Over the last 50 years, the adult obesity rate has more than doubled in the United States. Health officials declared obesity an epidemic in 1999, and recent studies estimate that ...
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Worst Cities to Live in Every State

For those with the luxury of being able to decide where to live, choosing a city to call home is a largely personal decision. Proximity to friends and family, climate, ...
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America’s Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) Housing Markets

A decade has passed since the U.S. housing market crash and the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis. The typical American home lost about a third of its value ...
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Worst County for Fall Allergies in Every State

Tens of millions of Americans suffer from nasal allergies caused by exposure to trees, grass, and weed pollens. Additionally, approximately 37% of Americans live in a county with ragweed ...
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America’s Most and Least Educated States

While college tuition has more than doubled over the past 30 years, the share of Americans who have graduated from college continues to rise. According to the most recent statistics ...
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