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North America is a vast Northern Hemisphere continent. Many cities in the United States are near the Arctic Circle, while others lie open to polar vortex shifts and arctic fronts. Cold cities can be...
The United States is certainly not among the rainiest nations on Earth. Colombia receives more rainfall than any other country in the world. Some places in this South American nation receive 127.5...
An estimated 15.5 million American adults identify as vegetarian or vegan, and many more have been consciously trying to reduce their meat consumption – whether through observing “meatless...
The way we experience ambient temperatures seems to be highly personal. Even in hot climates, some people never turn on an air conditioner, making do with ceiling fans and cross-ventilation, while...
Even though progress has been made to combat binge drinking in America, it remains a problem. One in six American adults indulges in excessive drinking on a single occasion, according to the Centers...
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, the nation suffered 23 separate weather- or climate-based natural disasters in the first eight months of 2023. The number of weather...
For decades, New Yorkers have been seeing a giant rat around the city. Yes, there are actual rats that grow to frightening sizes, but this particular rat is immense – about 10 feet tall, with...
The United States isn’t a very old country. When it was fighting its war for independence from England, China’s Qing Dynasty had already ruled for 130 years, India’s Mughal Empire was beginning...
When it comes to health, we can try our best to improve what we can control, but sometimes  factors beyond our control are stacked against us. People can try to lead an active lifestyle and eat a...
New York City produces more trash than any other city on earth – about 33 million tons a year. And along with the trash comes an animal that has adapted to live off of refuse: the rat. There...
There is no shortage of advice on how to live a long and healthy life. But while some lifestyle factors such as keeping active, not smoking, and eating a balanced diet are under our control, others...
Access to clean water is limited in many nations around the world, but even in the United States, water quality is an issue. Contamination from chemical toxins, heavy metals, and microbial pathogens...
Hospitals are a vital part of a nation’s social infrastructure, but they are also businesses that grapple with operational stresses, including staffing shortages and rising costs. According to the...