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The Net Worth of the American Presidents: Washington to Trump

Though the presidency of the United States is a prestigious job, it does not pay as well as one might think. The annual presidential salary is $400,000. While this is ...
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50 Cities Getting the Most Exercise

Obesity in the United States is rising, but so is physical activity. More than 54% of adults report meeting the recommended federal guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise ...
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Hottest Businesses to Franchise in America

Whether in New York, Miami, or Detroit, consumers can always count on familiar options, be it fast food chains, fast casual dining, ice cream shops, fitness studios, or even hair ...
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The Cost of Valentine’s Date the Year You Were Born

For the first time ever, total Valentine’s Day spending is projected to top $20 billion in the United States -- despite falling participation. Just 51% of American adults plan to ...
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Most Popular Movies for Valentine’s Day Since 1980

This year, Americans are projected to spend a record $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day, according to industry advocacy group, National Retail Federation. The beneficiaries of all that spending are not ...
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The Weirdest Fact About Every American President

With Presidents’ Day nearing, it’s important to take a moment and reflect on those who served as the chief executive of our country. And while you may be well-versed ...
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Historians Rank Every President

Reputations are a tricky thing. The reputations of some U.S. presidents grow stronger or change with time, especially when considered through a historical lens. We have ranked 43 of the ...
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States Where the Most People Are Married

Ideally, a marriage lasts a lifetime. With more than 1 million divorces filed every year in the United States, however, this ideal is far from the reality. At the same ...
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Divorce Capital of Every State

When a couple gets married, they typically expect the union to last forever. Yet this is not always the case. Among all Americans age 15 and older, 10.9% are divorced ...
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Athletes Who Hit It Big in Hollywood

Professional sports are one of the nation’s most popular forms of entertainment. Much like the movie industry, a charismatic personality can boost an athlete's popularity. In a business where athletes ...
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The Average Cost of a Valentine’s Dinner in Every State

Valentine’s Day is an ancient holiday, believed to have roots as far back as the third century in Rome. Though the holiday’s precise origin has been lost to history, Valentine’s ...
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The Most Influential Women of the 21st Century

If a story about the most influential women of the 20th century were written 100 years ago, the choices would have been limited. Outside of female stars in the emerging ...
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The Most Popular Beer Brands in America

Americans love beer. Some 40% of drinkers in the U.S. list the hoppy concoction as their alcoholic beverage of choice. U.S. beer consumption totaled nearly 159 pints per person in ...
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Countries Americans Can’t Visit Without Permission

International travel can be complicated if tourists are not prepared. Dealing with foreign languages, customs, and currency can be difficult -- though that only becomes a problem if you are ...
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12 Most Controversial Stamps in American History

Considering how significantly the use of regular mail service has decreased in the last years, it’s hard to imagine that a square-inch stamp once inspired hostility. But it did. Many ...
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