Where Does Hurricane Harvey Stand Among Bad Storms?
Hurricane Harvey continues to pound East Texas, and while the damage appears to be widespread, there have been surprisingly few deaths so far. The death toll stands at five now and is likely to climb as authorities are able to access all areas once the storm passes. Harvey may turn out to be one of […]
More People Moving to This US City and State Than Anywhere Else
More people moved to Houston,Texas, between July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015, than any other metropolitan area in the nation. In addition, new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows five Texas metro areas — Midland, Odessa, Austin, College Station-Bryan and Houston — are among the 20 fastest-growing areas in the country. In all, the Lone […]
More Americans Move to This State Than Anywhere Else
Florida is the state more Americans are moving to than anywhere else. The sunshine state, located at the southeastern tip of the United States, draws sizable numbers of retirees attracted by its balmy weather and low cost of living, but that’s not what’s drawing the largest group of movers — young people in their twenties […]
Is ‘Fat’ the New Normal in America?
“Fat” may be the new normal in the United States, according to WalletHub. HIGHEST % OF PHYSICALLY INACTIVE RESIDENTS 1. Mississippi 2. Tennessee 3. Arkansas 4. Oklahoma 5. Louisiana More than three-fourths of American adults are now either overweight or obese, according to a report that used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And, for the first time ever, […]
US Melting Pot Influences Best Foods to Eat in Each State
From fried green tomatoes in Alabama to cheese curds in Wisconsin, the US melting pot influences a list of the best foods to eat in each U.S. state. Drawing on recommendations from locals, Business Insider came up with the list, which also includes foods that can’t be found elsewhere in the country. Here’s a sampling. CaliforniaThe top […]
25 Most Popular Places to Visit in US
Big cities and quaint historic towns top the list of most popular places to visit in the United States, according to the travel site, TripAdvisor. New York, Chicago and Charleston, South Carolina were chosen as the top travel destinations in the United States by millions of TripAdvisor users who voted. New York topped the list […]