Author Archives: Grant Suneson

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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25 Hardest Teams to Root For

Watching a beloved sports team win a championship is one of the great joys in life, as years of cheering -- and suffering -- with the team finally pay ...
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42 Most Outrageous Product Claims of All Time

It can be a daunting challenge for consumers to separate true advertising claims from false ones. That is especially difficult given the spending power merchants put behind advertising campaigns meant ...
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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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Richest Town in Every State

Home to just 4% of the world’s population and nearly 25% of global economic activity, the United States is one of the richest countries in the world. This wealth tends ...
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37 Most Successful Athletes of the 21st Century

Every professional athlete's ultimate goal each season is to bring home the championship. Some players work tirelessly every year of their career but are never able to raise a ...
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Best Athletes Drafted in the Last Round

In sports, every championship team can be traced back to smart drafting. Teams that can identify great players that others miss have a leg up on the competition. Anyone ...
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12 Worst States for Lyme Disease

Though it is not one of the most feared infections in the United States, Lyme disease is a debilitating, sometimes fatal infection passed to humans by infected blacklegged ticks. There ...
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Most Famous Baby Births in History

Before the creation of modern nations and the advent of mass media, the most anticipated births in a given society were usually royalty births. That’s because in many countries the ...
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Longest Wars in History

For as long as humans have existed, they have been in conflict. The earliest evidence of two different factions fighting one another to the death dates back at least 4,700 ...
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30 Largest Worker Strikes in American History

American labor unions in recent years have made headlines by striking to demand better pay and working conditions. Teachers unions in at least seven states went on strike in 2018 ...
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30 Largest Worker Strikes in American History

American labor unions in recent years have made headlines by striking to demand better pay and working conditions. Teachers unions in at least seven states went on strike in 2018 ...
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Worst Trades in Sports History

Professional sports teams use trades to improve their roster and prepare for the future -- whether by trading a few key players to push an above-average squad to become a ...
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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, with a different cultural mix and a ...
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The 40 Most Disappointing Draft Picks of All Time

After the NFL season ends, teams turn their attention to the new crop of young players that will soon be joining the league via the NFL Draft. Franchises look for ...
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