Samanda Dorger

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Risk Factors That Kill the Most Americans

Risk Factors That Kill the Most Americans

The total annual number of deaths in the U.S. by risk factor, measured across all age groups and both sexes.

The Most Common Plastics That Pollute U.S. Watersheds

The Most Common Plastics That Pollute U.S. Watersheds

Here are the worst plastic products, and some of the most common brands that pollute U.S. rivers, lakes and oceans, and what you can do about it.

Weather Extremes: Sunniest, Rainiest, Coldest and Hottest Cities in the U.S.

Weather Extremes: Sunniest, Rainiest, Coldest and Hottest Cities in the U.S.

People love complaining about the weather. Who gets to complain the most? These are the cities with the most precipitation, most sunny days, and more.

2019's Most Valuable Brands in the World

2019's Most Valuable Brands in the World

Four American tech companies top the list, and more Chinese brands are making their presence felt.

The Most Sinful Cities in the U.S.

The Most Sinful Cities in the U.S.

The overall rankings of these cities were based on data related to things such as hate groups, mass shootings, crime, smoking, drinking, gambling, greed, adult entertainment, vanity and laziness.

Best Places to Live in America That You Can Actually Afford

Best Places to Live in America That You Can Actually Afford

While affordability is key in choosing where you live, these cities also rank high for amenities, education, economy, health care, infrastructure and other lifestyle factors.

The Best and Worst States to Drive In

The Best and Worst States to Drive In

Some states seem to offer a more positive driving experience, considering traffic congestion, road quality, safety, cost of ownership, and the likelihood of hitting a deer.

Home Remodeling Projects That Give You the Most Return on Your Investment

Home Remodeling Projects That Give You the Most Return on Your Investment

Home improvements are an investment, and your return on investment is an important consideration on which project you choose, and how much to spend on it.

The Most Popular Video Games in the U.S.

The Most Popular Video Games in the U.S.

These are the top selling video games, ranked by unit sales, in 2018.

What if Everyone Could Just Move to the Country Where They Wanted to Live?

What if Everyone Could Just Move to the Country Where They Wanted to Live?

These are the countries that would have the highest net migration, along with their corresponding youth gain and brain gain.