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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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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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Every Nuclear Nation’s Capabilities

The United States is the only nation to have used nuclear weapons during a war, dropping two atomic bombs on Japan in 1945 that likely hastened the surrender of Japan ...
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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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20 Signs You Might Be Drinking Too Much Coffee

Most people don’t think of coffee -- and the caffeine that packs its punch -- as a drug, but it is, and it is possibly the most widely consumed drug ...
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15 Commercial Products Invented by the Military

The U.S. military spent over $42 billion in research and development in 2018. Though much of this funding tends to go to weapons programs, a great deal of military R&D ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Child Poverty Is a Crisis in the US and This Is How to Fix It, According to New Study

Children are the poorest age group in the United States. Approximately one in every five or 13.3 million children across the country are poor, with child poverty rates varying considerably ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Google+ finally ceased operations in April after eight years of efforts to boost interest in the struggling social network. The long-anticipated shutdown represents just the latest major Google product to ...
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20 Places Hit Hardest by This Spring’s Record Flooding

It’s been a wet spring, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts it’s going to get even wetter. According to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued last month, nearly two-thirds ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Google+ finally ceased operations in April after eight years of efforts to boost interest in the struggling social network. The long-anticipated shutdown represents just the latest major Google product to ...
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