Author Archives: Grant Suneson

23 Greatest Athletes Sidelined by Brutal Injury

When athletes push their bodies to the limit against other top competitors, injuries are unavoidable. Spectacular careers have ended with one wrong step or a devastating hit, and once-promising young ...
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23 Real-Life American Heroes You Should Know

It generally feels like only bad news dominate the headline. But every so often stories of exceptional heroism capture our attention -- stories about ordinary citizens who overcame extraordinary circumstances ...
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The Oldest and Youngest County in Each State

As baby boomers continue to age, the nation’s median age also continues to rise. The median age rose from 35.3 years in 2000 to 37.9 years in 2016, according to ...
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The Most Heroic Dogs in America

We love dogs for a host of reasons. They’re fun, frisky, loyal, funny, affectionate, compassionate, and comforting. They’re also brave, a noble characteristic people have known about for thousands of ...
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Surprising Products Still Made in America

Americans claim they prefer American-made goods, yet a majority are unwilling to pay the premium. And though It’s often cheaper to manufacture products abroad, a number of U.S. companies ...
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The Greatest Pro Sports Teams That Disappeared

While the franchises in the four major U.S. sports may seem like long-standing and solid institutions, many teams have failed or disappeared over the years. The history books of the ...
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How Your State Was Founded

Since the United States of America declared its independence from the British Empire, every state has carved out its own individual identity. From the 13 original colonies to 50 different ...
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The Most Popular Exercise Fad the Year You Were Born

For decades, many Americans have been obsessed with the idea of getting the perfect body. Each year, people strive to make themselves look like models and actors, or just to ...
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28 Unforgettable Nicknames in Sports

Professional sports locker rooms are where teams share strategy, joy, and sadness. It's where they plan for the game, but also where they can step away from it, be themselves, ...
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The Couch Potato Capital of Every State

The United States' obesity rate has steadily increased since 1980. Among adults, the obesity rate increased from below 20% to 39.6%. The United States is facing several health concerns, including ...
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Poorest Countries in the World

The global economy is increasingly complicated and competitive. Countries are compelled to use whatever tools they have at their disposal to promote growth, attract business, and protect their economic interests. ...
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Worst Companies to Work For

Companies that are able to make their employees feel valued and satisfied with their work tend to have a more productive workforce. While companies by and large would probably like ...
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Healthiest County in Every State

Physical and mental health are perhaps the most important aspects of every American’s life, and can dictate overall well-being and quality of life. But health outcomes and behaviors vary ...
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Worst States for Lyme Disease

There were more than 26,000 confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the United States in 2016. Humans contract the disease when a blacklegged tick infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi ...
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16 States Where Incomes Are Booming

During the Great Recession, U.S. gross domestic product declined 4.3%. Since then, the economy has rebounded and is now in one of the longest periods of expansion on record. As ...
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