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Higher education is expensive in America. According to the Education Data Initiative, the total average cost of four years at a public U.S. college or university — including tuition and fees,...
Everyone loves a good ghost story, whether you believe in spirits or not. It’s in our DNA. Curiosity about the paranormal likely dates back to when our ancestors were cave dwellers, and interest in...
There is an impression among some Americans that the COVID-19 pandemic ruined the economy, created a drop in GDP, and a spike in unemployment. While these things did happen, the recovery was...
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...
Commuting times in America can stretch into the hours, particularly during rush hours in big cities. Older roads do not help. They are often under construction, and many, built years ago, were not...
COVID-19 has taken a terrible toll around the world. There have been 242,987,401 cases worldwide. It is generally agreed that this figure is undercounted, perhaps by a large margin. A total of...
People in America are used to broadband internet. However, only three decades ago, the fastest internet was 56k, also called dial up. It was offered to tens of millions of Americans from companies...
Everyone who enjoys fine dining knows that cities like New York, San Francisco, and Seattle are playgrounds for foodies — particularly those who have the dough to support high-quality eating...
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...
Following months of a delta variant surge, new daily cases of COVID-19 are falling once again in much of the United States. Since the first known case was identified in the U.S. on Jan. 21, 2020,...
Earning a bachelor’s degree is a pricey proposition. Figuring in not just tuition and college fees but also the cost of books, supplies, and room and board, the Education Data Initiative has...
Every day, Americans drink about 400 million cups of coffee — that’s 146 billion cups per year. Although the majority of Americans tend to prepare their morning coffee at home, millions of...
About two-thirds of Americans get health insurance from private insurers, according to USA Facts. About 50% of insurance is covered by programs provided by their employers. Many other Americans get...
Cities fuel innovation and job growth, not only within the city itself, but the surrounding suburbs and exurbs as well. Large metropolitan areas grab most of the attention, but smaller cities are...