Valeri Schwartz

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According to the Institute of Family Studies, divorce rates have dropped drastically since the 1980s. Between 1980 and 2019, they fell from 22.6 to 14.9 per 1,000 married couples. (These are the...
According to BigRentz, an estimated 250,000 Americans lived off the grid as of 2020, and some forecast the number to increase in coming years. Dvele, a company that builds sustainable, off-the-grid...
Firearm deaths continued to climb in the second pandemic year after a record-breaking 2020, reaching 48,832 in 2021, according to newly released provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control...
According to Brookings, only 16% of the U.S. military today is female. Until 1948, in fact, women couldn’t join the armed forces per se, only serve in auxiliary positions – and it wasn’t...
According to Statista, 40% of adults want to see their favorite TV series rebooted to follow new storylines, and 40% hope to see existing stories through the lens of improved technology.  Both...
2022 has already produced a number of box office hits, including “Top Gun: Maverick,” “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” and “Jurassic World: Dominion,” but there are still...
In 2022, Alain Aspect, John Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger were awarded the Nobel Prize for the first proof of quantum entanglement, a notion that Albert Einstein referred to as “spooky action at a...
Scientists have been fascinated by the intellectual capabilities of non-human animals for decades. In 2015, Princeton researchers explored the collective intelligence of ants, citing colonies as a...
What do expectant moms and dads fight about most? According to Babycenter, a parental information site, baby-naming is a major sore point, with 50% of parents disagreeing about their future child’s...
Also known as His Royal Badness, the Purple One, and the High Priest of Pop, Prince was an icon of culture who shattered records in the music world. His vast body of work earned him 38 Grammy...
Lighthouses have aided sea navigation for centuries. Among the earliest was one of the so-called Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pharos of Alexandria in Egypt. Dating back to circa 280 B.C.,...
Queen has been a household name in rock for years, with songs in the Official Singles Chart Top 100 for the past six consecutive decades. In fact, Queen briefly overtook The Beatles as the U.K.’s...
The American Psychological Association defines a fad as “an abrupt but short-lived change in the opinions, behaviors, or lifestyles of a large number of widely dispersed individuals.” Fads have...
The 1980s were a golden age for music, with the advent of new genres, music videos, and even the walkman. In fact, a 2021 survey by Ipsos found that 40% of Americans still thought the best music was...
Whether mockumentary-style, satirical, dark, slapstick, romantic, or otherwise, movie comedies have been entertaining audiences for decades. In fact, Statista found that comedy was the fourth most...