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Hurricane Ida hit the United States earlier this year as a Category 4 storm. Some estimates are that it was the second most powerful hurricane to hit the country in recorded history. Ida formed on...
Bloomberg recently reported that air pollution kills far more people in the world than COVID-19 does. And that math may well worsen. It puts annual air pollution caused deaths at 10 million. Of...
It has been centuries since a volcano killed a large number of people. The sole exception is the Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia eruption in 1985. The most well-known deadly eruption remains Mount Vesuvius...
Russia said it would retaliate for the slinking of its Black Sea Fleet flagship, the Moskva. It appears that has already begun. Indeed, Russia did attack Kyiv and several other areas. According to...
“spam”– “unsolicited usually commercial messages (such as emails, text messages, or Internet postings) sent to a large number of recipients or posted in a large number of...
The grow rate of the American population slowed from 2010 to 2020. It rose only 7.4% to 331,449,281. The U.S. also became more urbanized. Almost 83% of Americans lived in urban areas.The center of...
The pandemic crushed the number of college applications, pulling it down sharply from 2019 to 2020. Jenny Rickard, president and CEO commented “Since March, Covid-19 has significantly disrupted an...
The history of wildfires in U.S. history is muddy. Some of this has to do with how long records have been kept. Another has to do with whether modern analysts accept information that is over a...
It has been said that Winston Churchill invented the tank. Although not true, he was a major supporter of the development of early tanks used in war. He pushed the development of tanks that could...
The “age of dinosaurs”, officially known as the Mesozoic era, lasted from 252 million years ago until 66 million years ago. Scientists believe that period ended when an asteroid hit...
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered the departure of three million of its citizens to other countries. This, in turn, has opened an age-old question. How many people will one country admit...
There are two million rats in New York, about one for every human. Many carry pathogens that can cause serious disease and symptoms in humans. The problem goes back well over a century, and perhaps...
Several research reports rank corrupt countries. Among the most well-known of these are Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), The U.S News countries index, and a report by Forbes. While not all use the...
Volunteerism evolved as one of the cornerstones of American life. People give time to non-profit causes, religious efforts, and political activity. Arguably, organizations like The Boy Scouts, The...
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. Al Kaline played his entire 22...