Special Report

The Damage You Do to Your Body When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Chances are by the time you finish reading this article you will yawn at least once. It’s OK -- you’re probably sleep-deprived and have been for months. People sleep about ...
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Budget Airlines With the Best On-Time Record

Two of the most important factors when booking a flight is the price and the airline’s reputation, specifically its track record for on time departures and arrivals. Ideally, a traveller ...
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Players With the Most Super Bowl Rings

The ultimate goal of every NFL team is to win the Super Bowl. The legacies of great players are defined by the titles they won, or lost. Many players can ...
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The Price of a Cup of Coffee Around the World

Americans are setting records when it comes to drinking coffee. Nearly 65% of adults in the country have at least one cup of coffee every day, an increase from 62% ...
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The Fastest Growing and Shrinking States

Long-term population decline can spell disaster for any economy. A shrinking population can result in labor shortages, lower tax revenue, higher per-capita debt, and weakened GDP growth. While the U.S. ...
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Best Pasta Sauces That Don’t Have Tomatoes

It's hard to imagine Italian cooking without tomatoes. From caprese salad and bruschetta to chicken cacciatore, mozzarella marinara, eggplant parmigiana, and many kinds of pizza, they are essential — either ...
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States Where It’s Easiest to Donate Blood

The United States faces a chronic blood shortage. While about 38% of the population is eligible to donate blood, only less than 10% do. The latest urgent call for blood ...
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Why Penguins Are So Much More Important Than You Think

Sometimes called “the best-dressed animals on the planet,” penguins do a lot more than make people smile. They are important players in the balance of the ecosystem. Almost all of ...
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Who Won the Oscar for Best Director Every Year Since the Oscars Began

Movie directors are the authors of the motion picture. From screenplay writing or supervision to cinematography, the vision, tone, and, of course, direction, of the film belongs to them. That’s ...
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Actors With the Longest Careers

One of the most popular movies in theaters right now is “Mary Poppins Returns” -- a follow-up to the classic musical “Mary Poppins” from 1964. Among the sequel’s cast of ...
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States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

Property taxes, the single largest revenue source for local governments, are ratified, collected, and spent almost entirely at the municipal level. As a result, the United States is a patchwork ...
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How Much Home You Can Buy for $200K in Every State

Buying a home is the biggest purchase millions of Americans make in their lifetimes. Within a given market, a higher price tag generally corresponds with a larger house. However, real ...
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States With the Highest and Lowest Gas Taxes

Not including the cost of crude oil, taxes are the single largest factor in determining how much Americans pay at the pump. Combined, federal and state taxes add more to ...
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Retailers Closing the Most Stores in 2019

This week, children’s clothing chain Gymboree is expected to file for bankruptcy protection and begin shuttering its 900 U.S. locations. The company had been in the process of closing hundreds ...
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The Highest and Lowest Paying College Majors in America

After earning their diploma, two-thirds of high school graduates attend college. Many hope a college education will help them land a better and higher-paying job than they would have ...
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