General

“Robbery”– “the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by...
What makes a city safe? Lack of crime? Good hospitals and high hospitals per 100,000 people? Streets with low accident rates? Clean air? In the day and age, tough COVID-19 restrictions? Clearly, the...
“Robbery”—“a crime in which force or the threat of force or violence is used to take, or attempt to take, anything of value from another person”–“FBI 2020...
There are a relatively few major yardsticks most Americans use when they consider where to live. Are there good jobs in the area? How is the education system? Are their recreational areas nearby? Is...
Pew Research data show that the murder rate in the U.S. rose 30% last year. It was the largest jump since 1905. The homicide rate in 2020 was 7.8 per 100,000 people. Other observations were that...
Income inequality has become one of the most urgent demographic problems of our time. Importantly, it is an issue that individuals, companies, non-profits, and even governments have sought to...
The places where most people live in America have evolved over time. At one point, the largest cities in the U.S. were all along the East Coast. At the turn of the 19th Century, Detroit had only...
Population density varies substantially from city to city, state to state, and country to country. The U.S. is a good example. Alaska is the least densely populated state with one person per square...
The richest Americans have been in the headlines (more than usual) recently. As the Biden Administration works to get its huge infrastructure and federal assistance spending packages through...
In the last few years, it is hard to pick which weather disasters are the worst. The West has been pummeled by 100 degrees plus temperatures that last for days. Blasts of high winds have spread huge...
There are 32 teams in the NFL, 30 in MLB, 30 NBA teams, and 32 in the NHL. Some players spend their entire careers with one. Baseball Hall of Famer is a good example. He played his entire 22 seasons...
The headlines have recently been filled with battles about how some national parks can be used for commercial purposes. Among them is whether companies can drill for oil and gas. Arguments about the...
Most likely, one of the NLF’s greatest defensive players, David “Deacon” Jones, came up with the word “sack” as a description of tackling a quarterback behind the line of...
Sometimes back several millennia ago, men first saw things in the sky they could not understand or identify. Maybe they were comets, or birds making migrations after dark. And, these were the...
“Luck” is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual”. By this definition, people can be lucky but can...