Author Archives: John Harrington

Fall Fashion Trends That Should Come Back

Fashion trends, as cyclical as they are, can fizzle out, but sometimes come back. Some retro styles are even better the second time around. They can return in a big ...
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What School Days Used to Look Like

As summer fades away, young Americans get ready, often reluctantly, to return to school. About 56.6 million students will attend public and private elementary, middle, and high schools in the ...
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The 20 Most Successful American Fashion Brands

The United States has exercised an outsized influence on popular culture since the early part of the 20th century through motion pictures and the creation of music genres such as ...
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The Best Movie Filmed in Your State

Over the last 100 years, Hollywood studios and surrounding areas were the filming locations for many classic movies. Southern California is not only the home base of many of the ...
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5 Countries Manufacturing More Cars Than America

Few experiences are more quintessentially American than jumping into a car, cranking the radio, and driving down an open road. There was a time when that image also meant ...
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The 22 Airlines With the Most Delays

It's summertime, and the living is easy. But not if you are traveling by plane. With the number of people flying increasing dramatically in the summer, flying can become ...
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The 50 Hottest Cities in America

A brutal heat wave is scorching the American Southwest. Temperatures in Phoenix may climb to 113 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday. This would be the 57th day temperatures have exceeded ...
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15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise

Over the next 100 years, rapid sea level rise will change the landscape of the U.S. and increase the risk of severe flooding for thousands of households. According to the ...
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Why Orangutans Are in Danger of Becoming Extinct

Orangutans, the world’s largest tree-climbing mammal and Asia’s only great ape, are in danger of extinction, and we are losing them fast. Orangutans, which means “persons of the forest” in ...
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10 Things Mosquitoes Are Good For

What are mosquitoes good for? You might be asking that question on a summer evening as you’re sipping your drink of choice and the pesky pests arrive to spoil the ...
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The Artists Who Never Got to Woodstock

The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, held from Aug. 15-18, 1969, wasn’t the first big outdoor music concert. Monterey Pop in California in 1967 had featured major performers such as ...
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Hero Humanitarian Workers You Should Know About Now

Every year, Americans spend millions of dollars going to movies about superheroes. These comic book characters possess all kinds of special powers that enable them to save humanity. But ...
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Why Are Bees Dying and Why We Should Save Them

For more than a decade, the bee population has been dying at an alarming pace in the United States and around the world. Bee colonies have been dying off at ...
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Would Humans Starve Without Bees?

The buzz of bees is the soundtrack of summer and spring, like the hum of a lawnmower or the soothing cadence of a sprinkler. Bees zip by your ear, hover ...
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Most Famous Musician Born the Year You Were Born

Every generation has its own musical heroes. These artists have a huge fan following, sell millions of records, and help define the sound of each generation. And while the popularity ...
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