5 sustainable household upgrades that save money and energy

Enviro Friendly identified ways to upgrade your home to save money by compiling info from the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.  

Most expensive US military weapons and programs

On Dec. 23, 2022, President Biden signed the Department of Defense's 2023 budget into law. Using data from the National Defense Authorization Act, Stacker analyzed which defense projects and programs are currently the most expensive.

People Protesting Predatory Pornography

(NAPSI)—Research suggests some 40 million Americans visit porn sites regularly. While watching consenting adults is perfectly legal, there are aspects of the porn industry that can be …

Black history from the year you were born

Stacker examines just some of the struggles and triumphs African Americans have had each year over the last century.

La Oficina del Defensor de Inmigrantes Detenidos ofrece un nuevo enfoque de supervisión en los centros de detención de EE. UU.

(NewsUSA) - La Oficina del Defensor de Inmigrantes Detenidos (OIDO) es un recurso para defensores, representantes legales y familiares de personas detenidas para presentar quejas sobre mala conducta …
Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman delivers new approach to oversight at U.S. detention facilities

(NewsUSA) - The Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman (OIDO) is a resource for advocates, legal representatives, and family members of detained individuals to file complaints about …

The amount of solar home energy increased 32% in 2021. Here's how it happened

Stacker investigated how solar home energy has grown in the U.S. over time using data from the Energy Information Administration and other sources.

Many In Primary Care Want Patients To Share Mental Health Concerns

(NAPSI)—Nurse practitioner Michele Long has been Beth’s primary care provider for years. So, when Beth started experiencing symptoms of depression, she scheduled an appointment with …

8 things to do right now in your community to prepare for climate change

Westfield compiled a list of eight ways people can prepare their communities for the impacts of climate change.

6 natural cleaning products you can make at home

The Rounds compiled a list of do-it-yourself cleaning products that can easily be made with everyday products from your pantry.

Year of the quarterback carousel: A look back at the NFL's record number of starting quarterbacks in 2022

Stacker analyzed Pro-Football-Reference.com data to determine how an NFL-record 69 different quarterbacks started games during the 2022 regular season.

How tribal gaming has changed over time and impacts tribes today

OLBG drew on internet research and National Indian Gaming Commission data to trace the history of tribal gaming.

Experts rank the best US presidents of all time

Stacker rounded up the best U.S. presidents of all time based on rankings from C-SPAN.

States with the highest revenue from cannabis taxes

H_Ko // Shutterstock The Drug Enforcement Agency hasn't seen any reason to remove cannabis from its list of Schedule I banned substances. Yet, cannabis in its myriad forms is pulling in billions …

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Everything you need to know about throwing a company event

Giggster compiled a list of five essential considerations for planning successful company events using information from industry experts and news.

Gift Decadence During This Season of Love

Valentine's Day may traditionally be a lovers' holiday, but it's also an opportunity to connect with those who make your heart happiest, whether it's family, friends or anyone who enriches your life. ...

Cities with the most divorced people

Using 5-year estimate data from the Census Bureau's 2021 American Community Survey, Stacker created a list of the 50 metropolitan areas with the highest number of divorced people.   
States with the most firearms traced to them by the federal government
Stacker compiled Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives firearms trace data to see which states had the most trace requests tied to them in 2021.  
Biggest pizza chains in the US
Stacker analyzed recent reports to determine the biggest pizza chains in America, based on their annual sales in 2020.  
Baby names that rose in popularity the most in 2021
Examining information from the Social Security Administration, Stacker ranked the top 50 baby names that rose in popularity in 2021.  
6 stats that show which teens receive mental health services—and why
Charlie Health analyzed survey data from the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and The Trevor Project to see which teens were receiving mental health services across the U.S.  
A Unique Approach To Funding Education
(NAPSI)—Here’s a clever secondary education idea you may be glad you learned: When graduates walk across the stage at a Texas State Technical College (TSTC) graduation ceremony, they do more than …
How You Can Resolve To Be Smokefree In 2023
by Laura Corbin, Bureau Chief,Tobacco Free Florida(NAPSI)—The ball, the confetti and the 2022 wall calendars have all come down, and our attention turns to the annual tradition of making New …
What drug ads disclose to consumers—and what they don't
Estey & Bomberger, LLP researched the contents of prescription drug advertisements, the associated FDA regulations, and the impact of pharmaceutical marketing on consumers to unpack what drug advertisements do and do not disclose to the public.
12 iconic 20th-century designs still used in modern furniture today
Lazzoni Modern Furniture compiled a list of iconic 20th-century designs still used in modern furniture today.
5 Top Hair Trends to Try in 2023
(BPT) - Is the beginning of a brand new year inspiring you to try a fresh new look? Before splurging on an entirely different wardrobe, try a tactic that will instantly elevate your style and give …
From gun laws to climate change: How liability drives policy discussions on controversial issues
Estey & Bomberger, LLP investigated how liability drives policy discussion on controversial issues using a variety of news and academic sources.  
Notorious RBG: The story of a remarkable life
Stacker chronicles the long and inspiring life of lawyer, judge, and gender-equality advocate Ruth Bader Ginsburg using news reports and public records.
Baby names that dropped in popularity the most in 2021
After pulling information from the Social Security Administration, Stacker ranked the top 50 baby names that dropped in popularity in 2021.  

Where refugees to the US come from and why

To find where U.S. refugees come from, Stacker utilized data from the Refugee Processing Center, operated by the State Department. Countries were ranked by total refugee acceptance from 2017 to Oct. 31, 2022.

22 of the biggest scientific discoveries of 2022

Stacker consulted scientific journals and the latest news reports to compile a list of 22 major scientific discoveries and innovations that happened in 2022.

Influential Supreme Court decisions decided by 1 vote

Stacker compiled a list of influential Supreme Court decisions decided by one vote using a variety of news, government, and legal sources.
LGBTQ+ people who made history in 2022
Stacker compiled a list of LGBTQ+ people who made history in 2022 from news and other sources.
12 sports records athletes set this year
Stacker ranked a dozen sports records set in the year 2022, including milestones from Aaron Judge, Alyssa Thomas, and more. 
Frida Kahlo: The life story you may not know
Masterworks compiled a list of significant life events and personality and art characteristics of the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo from different sources, including media outlets, scientific papers, and online encyclopedias.
Second brains, mind maps, and other organizational strategies to unlock creativity
Assembly compiled a list of creativity-boosting organizational strategies from expert sources.
10 community service projects to do as a team
Pyn compiled a list of 10 ideas for community service projects that companies, organizations, and other groups could do together to bond while helping give back to their communities.  
20 of the most destructive winter storms of the 21st century
Stacker collected information from the NOAA's Storm Events Database to rank the most destructive winter storms of the 21st century thus far.  
Ringing In The New Year With Financial Wellness
(NAPSI)—If you’re like many people, you make New Year’s resolutions. Whether you love or hate the tradition, studies show that one of the most popular resolutions is healthier living—followed …
States with the most hailstorms
Stacker compiled a list of states with the most hailstorms from 2012-2021 using National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association data.
States with the most active hate groups
Stacker analyzed data compiled by the Southern Poverty Law Center tracking active hate groups across the country.
States with the most Confederate memorials
Stacker analyzed Southern Poverty Law Center research and ranked states according to which have the most Confederate memorials, including statues, parks, schools, streets, highways, or practically any structure which, in one way or another, honors a Confederate figure or the whole coalition of seceded states.  
How people ordered meals online in 2022, according to DoorDash
From peak ordering times to the most popular types of restaurants, Task Group looked into how people ordered meals online in 2022, according to data from DoorDash.
10 best video games for the Nintendo Switch
Stacker compiled a list of the 10 best video games on the Nintendo Switch using data from Metacritic.
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How to Save With Amazon Access – The New Hub for Accessible Shopping on Amazon

(BPT) - Amazon recently introduced Amazon Access, a new hub for customers to explore programs, discounts, and features that make shopping on Amazon even easier and more affordable. With the tough …

Healthiest cities in America

Stacker determined the most health-conscious cities by analyzing Niche's 2022 Healthiest Places to Live rankings.  

Coldest city in every state

Stacker analyzed data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine the coldest cities in every state.

What winter was like the year you were born

Stacker put together a list featuring information and statistics for each year of the past century using data from NOAA's Climate at a Glance Series and Snowfall Extremes database.

The cultural and historical significance of fashion on HBCU campuses

Stacker looked into the cultural and historical significance of fashion on HBCU campuses.

How To Support Veterans’ Families During The Holidays

(NAPSI)—While the holiday season is generally a time of joy and celebration, military families can often experience a very different range of emotions. Active service members and veterans returning …

Countries with the highest rates of public-sector corruption

Stacker used the Corruption Perceptions Index from Transparency International to look at the most public-sector corrupt countries in the world.

Veteran-Led Coffee Company Will Fuel Your Fundraising

(NewsUSA) - Put the fun in your fundraising efforts with the power of coffee, a user-friendly website and the business acumen of a veteran-led nonprofit company that has been building donor …

15 of the most expensive celebrity weddings of all time

Stacker researched 15 of the most expensive celebrity weddings of all time.

The most popular, gender-neutral baby names

Stacker sourced and analyzed data from the Social Security Administration list of popular baby names in 2021 to find the Top 50 gender-neutral names.  

Highest-paid players in the NBA

You may know which NBA players make the most points, but who makes the most money? Stacker compiled a list of the 25 highest-paid NBA players using Nov. 8, 2022 data from Spotrac.

5 major mistakes people tend to make when recycling

The Rounds outlined five major recycling mistakes people should avoid to minimize their landfill footprints and make the most of local recycling streams.  

From design to landfill: the lifecycle of your $3 Shein shirt

Stacker referenced news and fashion industry reports to break down the general life cycle of fast fashion.