Author Archives: Hristina Byrnes

This Is How Many People Are Living With Cancer in Every State

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. About 9.6 million people died from the disease last year, according to the World Health Organization -- about one in every ...
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17 Things Nutritionists Want You to Know About Calories

Most people have some history with calorie counting. Some do it to lose extra pounds, others track them to gain weight. Calories -- depending on whether they come from carbs, ...
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The Laziest City in Every State

Obesity has been considered an epidemic in the United States for years. The share of adults considered obese has been steadily increasing, reaching almost 40% in 2016, up from just ...
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The Most Beautiful Attractions in the U.S.

If money grew on trees, you’d be checking places off your bucket list right now. Many of the destinations on it might be lesser-known places only a few have had ...
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20 Signs You Might Be Drinking Too Much Coffee

Most people don’t think of coffee -- and the caffeine that packs its punch -- as a drug, but it is, and it is possibly the most widely consumed drug ...
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The States Where It’s Best (and Worst) to Be a Teacher

A career in teaching means having an impact on the next generation -- providing young people with the tools to succeed as members of society and engaging students in learning ...
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The States Where It’s Best (and Worst) to Be a Teacher

A career in teaching means having an impact on the next generation -- providing young people with the tools to succeed as members of society and engaging students in learning ...
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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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The Cities With the Healthiest Diets

Most Americans’ eating habits are discouraging. Only a quarter of the population eats the recommended amount of vegetables, fruits, dairy, and healthy oils, according to the U.S. Department of Health ...
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Alarm Clocks, Mints and Other Ancient Inventions We Still Use Today

We live in an incredibly technologically advanced time. Everything you can think of is a quick Google search away. While most of our technology has been developed since the Industrial ...
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How Many Penguins Are in Existence?

With all the talk about climate change and how it’s slowly killing wildlife, have you ever wondered how many penguins are left in the world? They are mostly known for ...
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Cities With the Worst Diets

Americans have a global reputation for unhealthy eating habits that have led to a national obesity rate of nearly 40%. The situation seems to only be getting worse. Healthy eating ...
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The Most Eco-Friendly States in America

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, and those who celebrate it this year will do so in light of the increasingly grim news surrounding global climate change. Even some ...
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19 Genius Inventions That Can Stop Us from Using So Much Plastic

Plastic was considered one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. Available from the early 1900s, plastic was an absolute hit by the 1960s. It’s hard to imagine what ...
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10 Most Kid-Friendly Airports in the US

Ah, going away with the kids…The actual travel experience is probably the most stressful part of vacationing with the youngest members of the family. Before the fun begins, parents have ...
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