Special Report

25 Famous People Born on Leap Day

The chances of being born on leap day, Feb. 29, the day that is added in a leap year, are remote -- one in about 1,500. It is estimated that ...
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Most Important Historical Event in Every State

Each U.S. state has borne witness to an important historical event that has shaped its history -- for better or worse. In many cases, the event has had implications beyond ...
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The 25 Most Dangerous Things Around Earth Right Now

Space is enormous beyond imagination, but just as human-generated trash fouls the seemingly boundless vastness of our oceans, litter from human space exploration is contaminating our tiny corner of ...
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The Hardest College to Get Into in Every State

The majority of colleges and universities in the U.S. admit most of the students who apply each year. There are many institutions, however, that are highly selective, admitting only a ...
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Most Successful #1 Overall Draft Picks in Sports History

In pro sports, the franchise picking first in a draft is almost always one of the worst in the league, in dire need of a superstar to turn the team ...
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Most Iconic Musical Duos of All Time

Many of the music industry’s biggest stars make it on their own, thanks to their individual talents for music and showmanship. In some cases, however, two is better than one. ...
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25 Leap Days That Made the News

Every four years we add an extra day to February called leap day to keep our calendar aligned with the Earth's revolutions around the sun. It takes 365 days, ...
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Richest Person in Every State

As the 2020 election has brought income inequality to the forefront of American politics, billionaires are under scrutiny across the nation. Every state has residents worth hundreds of millions, ...
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The Best Statistic About Your State

Each of the 50 states is a product of its own unique history, laws, culture, and geography. Indeed, no two states are exactly alike, and many of the attributes ...
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The Worst Statistic About Your State

Each of the 50 states is a product of its own unique history, laws, culture, and geography. Indeed, no two states are exactly alike, and many of the attributes ...
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The 30 Most Popular Small Dog Breeds in America

The dog is clearly man’s best friend, at least according to 85 million American families who have a furry, four-legged friend. It’s by far the most popular kind of pet ...
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The Best (And Worst) States for Older Americans, Ranked

The retirement-age population in the United States is projected to nearly double between 2018 and 2060. For many Americans entering their golden years, living somewhere that is warm -- ...
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States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

With Tax Day -- April 15, 2020 -- drawing ever closer, Americans from all corners of the country will be completing and submitting their 1040 forms to the Internal ...
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The Top-Selling Canned Foods in America

People have been finding ways to preserve food for centuries. The method of storing it in a can dates back to France in the early 19th century. The military was ...
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25 Most Surprising Facts About Polar Bears

The distinctive profiles of polar bears are easily recognized by children and adults all over the world, and yet they live farther from population centers than almost any other creature. ...
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