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Ten Tips to Stay Cool During a Heat Wave: American Red Cross

By at July 20, 2015 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Ten Tips to Stay Cool During a Heat Wave: American Red Cross

• Never leave children or pets alone in enclosed vehicles. • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, even if you do not feel thirsty. Avoid drinks with caffeine or alcohol. • Avoid extreme temperature changes. • Wear loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothing. • Avoid dark colors because they absorb the sun’s rays. • Slow down, […]

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Top Ten Highest Baseball Players

By at July 13, 2015 | 10:43 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Highest Baseball Players

#1 Clayton Kershaw 2015 Earnings: $31.2 million Salary: $30 million #2 Jon Lester 2015 Earnings: $30.4 million Salary: $30 million #3 Justin Verlander 2015 Earnings: $28.5 million Salary: $28 million #4 Robinson Cano 2015 Earnings: $27.5 million Salary: $24 million #5 Albert Pujols 2015 Earnings: $26.5 million Salary: $24 million #6 Ryan Howard 2015 Earnings: […]

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Ten Greatest Civil War Movies of All Time

By at July 7, 2015 | 6:23 pm | 0 Comment

Ten Greatest Civil War Movies of All Time

10. Cold Mountain (2003) 9. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) 8. Gone With the Wind (1939) 7. Shenandoah (1965) 6. The Red Badge of Courage (1951) 5. Gods and Generals (2003) 4. North and South (1985) 3. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (La rivière du hibou) (1962) 2. Gettysburg (1993) 1. Glory (1989)   […]

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The Most Divorced States in America

By at June 29, 2015 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

The Most Divorced States in America

Pennsylvania has the 45th lowest divorce rate: 9.5% State Percentage divorced 1) Nevada 14.6 2) Main 14.2 3) Oklahoma 13.5 4) Oregon 13.4 5) Arkansas 13.3 6) West Virginia 13.3 7) Florida 13.2 8) Kentucky 13.2 9) New Mexico 13.1 10) Tennessee 13.0   Source: The Street Photo by szeke

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The Magnificent Seven: The Largest Media Companies by Global Ad Revenues

By at June 22, 2015 | 12:14 pm | 0 Comment

The Magnificent Seven: The Largest Media Companies by Global Ad Revenues

1) Google. 2) Walt Disney. 3) Comcast. 4) 21st Century Fox. 5) CBS Corporation. 6) Bertelsmann 7) Facebook.   Source: “Financial Times,” Datawatch, May 14, 2015. Rankings based on data supplied by ZenithOptimedia. Photo by Garik Lawson Asplund

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Top Ten Nations for Executions

By at June 8, 2015 | 3:35 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Nations for Executions

Nation Executions 1) China 1,000+ 2) Iran 314 3) Iraq 129 4) Saudi Arabia 79* 5) United States 43 6) Yemen 28* 7) Sudan 19* 8) Afghanistan 14 9) Gambia 9 10) Japan 7 * Minimum number of executions.   Sources: The list is based on data from 2012 as compiled by Amnesty International and […]

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Agriculture’s Shrinking Share of National Output in the Industrialized World

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:13 pm | 0 Comment

Agriculture’s Shrinking Share of National Output in the Industrialized World

Based on annual percentage of GDP for  2013. Nation 2013 % of GDP Spain 2.77% Australia 2.45% South Korea 2.34% Italy 2.15% France 1.69% Canada 1.52% Unites Stated 1.31% Japan 1.22% Germany .o86% United Kingdom .065%   BRIC Nations 2013 % of GDP India 18.20% China 10.01% Brazil 5.71% Russia 3.94%   Sources: Quandl, The […]

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Top Ten Cites for for Solar Value

By at April 20, 2015 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Cites for for Solar Value

New York. Boston. Albuquerque. San Jose. Las Vegas. Washington D.C. Los Angeles. San Diego. Oakland.  San Francisco. Philadelphia ranked 14th on the list.   Source: Going Solar in America Photo by detsugu

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Top Ten Highest Paid College Basketball Coaches

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:18 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Highest Paid College Basketball Coaches

Coach/University NCAA Finish 1) John Calipari, Kentucky Total pay: $6,356,756 Maximum bonus: $50,000 Kentucky’s minimum wage: $7.25 4th poorest state.* Final Four 2) Mike Krzyzewski, Duke Total pay: $6,043,979 North Carolina’s minimum wage: $7.25 11th poorest state. Championship game 3) Rick Pitino, Louisville Total pay: $6,004,529 Maximum bonus: $775,000 Kentucky’s minimum wage: $7.25 4th poorest […]

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The Ten Most Corrupt States and What They Spend on Ethics

By at March 16, 2015 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

The Ten Most Corrupt States and What They Spend on Ethics

  State Funding for Ethics Commission(s) 1. Mississippi $597,298 (1) 2. Louisiana $3,840,517 million 3. Tennessee $1.2 million 4. Illinois $7.5 million (2) 5. Pennsylvania $1.786 million 6. Alabama $$2.68 million 7. Alaska $1,545,200 million (3) 8. South Dakota No Commission 9. Kentucky $1.2 million (4) 10. Florida $2,271,500 million   End notes: 1 Budget […]

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