Author Archives: Thomas C. Frohlich

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The World’s Rarest and Possibly Extinct Animals

The clock is ticking on many animal species that are threatened with extinction, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature is the timekeeper. The IUCN, one of the world’s ...
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American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

The steady rise in global surface temperatures, monitored since the 1880s, is largely attributed to human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. With rising temperatures, the world’s ice has been melting and the ...
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Counties Where the American Dream Is Dead

The American dream means economic opportunity and mobility, especially to new generations of Americans. While debates rage on about whether the American dream is as it used to be, ...
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Hottest City in Every State

American summers are hot. While this spring was unusually cold, there is a strong likelihood that temperatures this summer will be unusually high across most of the country, particularly ...
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Hottest and Coldest States in the Summer

With one of the colder springs on record in the United States, Americans across the country are looking forward to enjoying the warm summer months. Thirty-two states recorded temperatures ...
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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 ...
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50 Most Dangerous Volcanoes in America

The ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii has devastated a large portion of the Big Island -- the most southern island of the archipelago. Rivers of lava have ...
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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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States With the Most Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. While death rates from melanoma have been stable or falling because of advancements in treatment and ...
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The Most Endangered Animals in Every State

Humankind has not been all that kind to the animals that share our planet. We have hunted and encroached on the habitat of many species -- to extinction. Though ...
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The Reported Incidence of Hate Crimes in Every State

Hate crimes are a daily occurrence in the United States. But such crimes are for many reasons extremely difficult to verify, and grossly under-reported. According to the FBI, hate ...
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States Where Teachers Are Paid the Most and Least

Teachers are the driving force behind our educational system. They prepare our children for the workforce, for higher education, and for life in general. The profession is widely considered ...
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Cities With the Most and Least Police

The role of police is to maintain order and protect life. To achieve that, close to 1 million police officers in the United States enforce local, tribal, state, or ...
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The Risk of Skin Cancer Around the World

After months of winter and cloudy skies, many look forward to the light and warmth of the summer sun. But enjoying the sun also carries the risk of sunburn. ...
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The Lightest Objects in the World

Since the dawn of humanity, people have dreamed of reaching to the skies. Whether it be manned flight, conquering mountaintops, and building ever-taller skyscrapers, humankind has always worked to find ...
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