Author Archives: John Harrington

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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Every James Bond Movie Ranked Worst to Best

James Bond is arguably the most famous spy in cinematic history. Created by British author and journalist Ian Fleming in the early 1950s, the always suave character with a license ...
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Animals Likely to Go Extinct Due to Climate Change

Industrialization has had a significant positive impact on the world, leading to many modern benefits. But with industrialization also came pollution, and the proliferation of carbon emissions has had a ...
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Most Popular Giant Dog Breeds

It’s often said that Americans like things big. The same goes for dogs. The top three most popular dogs in the United states are giant dogs — the Labrador retriever, ...
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The 13 Horses That Have Won the Triple Crown, As Justify Prevails

Update: Justify become 13th Triple Crown winner American Pharoah was the last horse to win the Triple Crown, capturing horse-racing’s storied trifecta in 2015. Prior to American Pharoah’s triumph, ...
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Worst Natural Disaster in Every State

The United States is the third-largest country on Earth in terms of area, stretching between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and bordering Canada in the north and Mexico in the ...
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Worst Floods in American History

Floods, among the most terrifying forces on Earth, have led to countless disasters throughout history. The story of a catastrophic flood -- a metaphor for a cleansing of humanity’s ...
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How Many People Are Left From the Year You Were Born

The U.S. fertility rate tumbled to its lowest level ever in 2017, with 60.2 births per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44, according to the National Center ...
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America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are incredibly popular, there’s no doubt about that. According to a recent survey, 60 million American households have a total of almost 90 million dogs as pets. There ...
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Most Miserable Countries in the World

Political oppression. Tenuous social support. Corruption. Poor health care. These issues are sadly too familiar for the world’s top 25 for most miserable countries. For much of Africa, and parts ...
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Happiest Countries in the World

In looking at the world’s 25 most content nations, happiness may be more than just a state of mind. The world’s happiest countries are likely to be more affluent, ...
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America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are incredibly popular, there’s no doubt about that. According to a recent survey, 60 million American households have a total of almost 90 million dogs as pets. There ...
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Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday that it identified 100 unprofitable Sears and Kmart stores from which the struggling retailer will close 63 locations and begin store-closing sales “in the ...
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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

If the United States smoked at the same rate as the state of Utah, which has the nation’s lowest smoking rate, there would be nearly 22 million fewer smokers in ...
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50 of America’s Greatest War Heroes

There is no greater service to the nation than giving one's life for one's country. For those who gave what President Abraham Lincoln called in his Gettysburg Address the “last ...
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