Author: <span class="vcard">Sarah Burns</span>

Most people probably know how to pronounce Des Moines or Boise. That’s because these are well-known American cities. But people might have mispronounced them when they came across them for the...
Sarah Burns
Dog parks, also known as “off-leash dog areas,” are among the fastest growing park amenities in America’s cities, according to research by the Trust For Public Land. There are currently 810...
Sarah Burns
Stress can be very harmful to your physical and mental health. It can contribute to conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes and lead to anxiety, restlessness,...
Sarah Burns
Pet ownership is climbing in the United States, with dogs leading the way, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The 2017-2018 edition of the Pet Ownership and Demographics...
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Winter is over, according to the calendar, and there is one sure sign of a change in the seasons — spring flowers are starting to bloom. More and more flowers blossom as spring progresses,...
Sarah Burns, John Harrington
America is a continent-sized country of extraordinary natural diversity. While the bald eagle is the national bird and the North American bison the national mammal, each state has chosen different...
Sarah Burns
We all make mistakes in our daily speech and writing. Sometimes mistakes are even made for us — as with autocorrect-mangled emails and text. Even people who reach the top of their fields use...
Sarah Burns
We all make mistakes in our daily speech and writing. Sometimes mistakes are even made for us — as with autocorrect-mangled emails and text. Even people who reach the top of their fields use...
Sarah Burns
We all make spelling mistakes from time to time — in fact, “misspelled” is itself often misspelled as “mispelled.” It’s easy to get many words wrong, particularly homophones....
Sarah Burns
In fiction, rabbits are often portrayed as playful, cunning tricksters — think Bugs Bunny. Because of Easter, which falls on April 21, bunny rabbits are already everywhere — in stores, on...
Sarah Burns
“Be prepared” is the Girl Scouts motto, and scouting has been credited with helping to prepare generations of girls for success in later life. Up to this year, girls joined the Girl Scouts, and...
Sarah Burns
Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. We typically get dogs...
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Women have made great strides in many fields that previously — and to some degree still — were considered the domain of men, such as law and medicine. But in science, technology,...
Sarah Burns, John Harrington
While the world of professional wrestling has just started to embrace its female contingent — the WWE introduced two of its three active women’s championships in the last five years, and is...
Sarah Burns, Evan Comen
Names fall in and out of favor over time. Old ones are revived and new ones are created, and suddenly every kindergarten seems to have a Demi or a Dax. 24/7 Wall St. compiled a list of American names...
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