Author Archives: Thomas C. Frohlich

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Most Powerful Hurricanes of All Time

Hurricane Erick formed over 1,000 miles southwest of Baja California over the weekend and now, along with Tropical Storm Flossie, poses a threat to Hawaii. The effects of these storms ...
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Best Places to Retire in Every State

Americans spend decades preparing for retirement, which is seen by many as a well-earned break following nearly a lifetime of work. Baby Boomers -- people born from 1946 to ...
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Worst Earthquakes of All Time

Humans have experienced earthquakes for thousands of years. Earthquakes are among the most common geological phenomena, with small tremors occurring hundreds of times per day, medium size quakes several ...
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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 Most Serious Public Health Issues America Is Facing Today

Raw statistics about diseases and mortality don't always reveal the underlying causes or health issues that contribute to these statistics. And it's these health issues -- such as obesity ...
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The Most and Least Valuable States

Placing an accurate dollar value on America’s land -- from natural features such as rivers and mountains to developed lands that include farms and skyscrapers -- is virtually impossible. Some ...
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Countries Increasing CO2 Emissions the Fastest

The first Earth Day was in 1970, and by 1977, scientists generally agree that global warming was the greatest climate risk of the century. But it was not until 1992 ...
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20 Surprisingly Dangerous and Common Things in Your Home

People often spend hundreds of dollars on security systems to protect their property from intruders and outside dangers that are beyond their control, such as flooding. But many families are ...
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25 Countries That Produce the Most CO2 Emissions

Despite long-standing warnings of a climate emergency as well as efforts by some nations to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the worldwide use of fossil fuels -- and with it global ...
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The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born

To succeed in the U.S. economy, companies must constantly adapt to changing conditions. Though some of the nation’s largest corporations -- companies such as General Electric, Exxon Mobil, and ...
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These Are the World’s Biggest Producers of Waste

The world is drowning in trash, and the waste generation rates are only increasing, according to the World Bank. Due to population growth and urban areas growth, the amount of ...
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American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

The steady rise in global surface temperatures is largely attributed to human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. With rising temperatures, the world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. ...
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Tornado Alley’s Most Devastating Years

“Tornado Alley” is the nickname given to the south-central region of the United States, where tornadoes tend to form at high frequency. Tornado Alley is not to be confused ...
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States with the Most Rain

Spring storms that emerged with the receding of winter brought heavy rains across much of the United States. Now, Americans are looking forward to summer -- which in some regions ...
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States With the Most Tornadoes

Some people know of tornadoes only through movies and news reports. But for people in Tornado Alley and Dixie Alley, tornadoes are a common occurrence during certain parts of the ...
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