Author Archives: Hristina Byrnes

Attractions That are Being Destroyed by Climate Change

Hottest years on record, storm surges never seen before, Antarctica breaking apart iceberg by iceberg, hurricanes that practically wipe out coastal cities -- these and other climate events are shocking ...
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The Cities With the Best and Worst Commutes

Traveling to and from work is no fun – it may even be the worst part of one’s day. While people taking the train or the bus may have some ...
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Worst Cities to Drive in the World

Ride-hailing apps and services available at a touch of a button are making drivers’ lives miserable. Traffic is worse than ever, especially in big cities. The number of cars on ...
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How Many People Die From Dementia in Every State

The number of people living with dementia worldwide is projected to triple over the next 30 years. Dementia refers to conditions that cause severe decline in mental ability. The physical ...
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The Least Common Town Names in the US

Have you ever wondered if you lived in a town whose name no one could ever get wrong because no other city has the same name? The chances of that ...
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These Are the Most Contaminated Foods on the Market

You may want to reconsider eating those fiber-rich strawberries. And maybe think twice before adding two of the always so popular vegetables to make a smoothie “green.” Yes, we are ...
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Cities With the Absolute Worst Traffic in the World

While Americans may think traffic in the U.S. is bad, only two U.S. cities are among the 25 worst in the world for traffic. The average American loses 97 hours ...
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Cities With the Absolute Worst Traffic in the World

While Americans may think traffic in the U.S. is bad, only two U.S. cities are among the 25 worst in the world for traffic. The average American loses 97 hours ...
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The Least Common Town Names in the US

Have you ever wondered if you lived in a town whose name no one could ever get wrong because no other city has the same name? The chances of that ...
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The Most Common Town Names in the US

For a country the size of the United States, it’s not surprising that some towns, both big and small, share the same name. About a third of all cities, towns, ...
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The States With the Least Heart Disease

No other condition kills more people in the United States than heart disease. One in every four deaths is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. On average, ...
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The States With the Most Heart Disease

One in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. Heart disease is by far the leading cause of death in ...
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The States With the Most Heart Disease

One in every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, or 610,000 deaths a year. Heart disease is by far the leading cause of death in ...
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The Coolest Women’s Firsts in History

Did you know that the first person to ever get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was a woman? Joanne Woodward is one of many holders of the ...
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St. Patrick Was British and Other Lesser-Known Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17, everyone is, at least a little bit, Irish. St. Patrick’s Day is unimaginable without everything green, corned beef and cabbage, and a parade. But, it ...
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