Special Report

The 35 Best Fried Chicken Places in America

There are many ways to cook chicken. You can boil or poach it, sauté it, bake or roast it, grill it, smoke it, cook it on a rotisserie or ...
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Players With the Best Final Seasons in Sports History

There’s an old adage in sports that says Father Time is undefeated. No matter how great athletes are at their primes, there will come a day where they are no ...
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The 30 US Cities With the Most Underrated Food Scenes

What makes a good food city? An abundance of good restaurants, of course, ideally offering an ample choice of both casual and serious options and representing a wide range ...
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Here’s How Much the Average Person Spends On the Lottery in Every State

As American author Ambrose Bierce famously wrote, the lottery is "a tax on people who are bad at math." Indeed, the odds of winning big in games like Powerball ...
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Biggest One-Hit Wonders of All Time

Having a chart-topping song is the dream of countless musicians. Music's biggest stars often accomplish this feat repeatedly. Other recording artists, however, manage to score only one big hit, never ...
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21 Ways Restaurants Are Going to Change

The restaurant business is full of challenges, not the least of which is the necessity for restaurateurs to keep up with the times. Foodservice is an industry whose parameters ...
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Best and Worst Run States in America: A Survey of All 50

The U.S. Constitution grants state governments a wide range of powers. Safe streets, a balanced budget, a strong job market, and a growing economy can all come as a ...
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These 25 Cities Have Grown the Most Since 2010

The U.S. population has grown significantly since 2010, from 308 million to just over 321 million, a 13 million increase, or a 4% increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s ...
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50 Worst Movie Sequels of All Time

Movie sequels and prequels are becoming more common than ever. At their best, sequels are a win for both the studios that produce them and the audiences who get to ...
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50 Best Movie Sequels of All Time

A successful film franchise can ensure box office earnings like few other movie offerings can. For this reason, major movie studios are almost certain to follow up a successful blockbuster ...
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12 Ways Soil Affects Your Food and Your Health

The ground beneath our feet is as important to human health as clean air and pure water. The soil is where nearly all the food people consume comes from, making ...
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The Most Hazardous Contaminated Places and Where They Are

The Environmental Protection Agency created the Superfund program in 1980 to clean up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and respond to environmental emergencies, oil spills, and natural ...
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25 Facts of Life the Federal Poverty Rate Completely Ignores

According to the official federal rate, 13.1% of Americans live in poverty. This measure, however, was developed in 1963 and is considered today a crude and controversial representation of ...
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35 of the Biggest Food Recalls in US History

Food recalls have become very common. So far in 2019, almost every other day a new item is listed on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recalls, market withdrawals, ...
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These 25 Cities Have Grown the Most Since 2000

The U.S. population has grown significantly since 2000, from 281.4 million to just over 321 million, a 39.6 million increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.  ...
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