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America’s Rudest States Ranked From 1 to 50: Where Does Yours Fall?

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Stephanie Tanner’s iconic “How rude!” line from the 1987 sitcom Full House is a phrase Americans may use more than originally thought. Zippia crunched the numbers, discovering that some states ooze sweetness while others could use a lesson in turning lemons into lemonade. Determining Rudeness Zippia analyzed data from the following four categories to determine …

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Most to Least Expensive States to Retire Ranked From 1 to 50. How Retirement Worthy Is Your State?

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Who doesn’t dream of a comfortable retirement in a place they love? With research, hard work, and a dose of luck, that dream could be your reality. These are the most to least expensive states to retire in the US. By the Numbers A 2022 report released by Zippia analyzed each state on the following …

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20 Things You Could Buy in 1960 for the Cost of a Starbucks Coffee

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The cost of your morning java may seem minimal, but in 1960, those dollars would have gone a long way.   An Average Cup of Joe  Depending on the location, a 12-ounce (oz) cup of freshly brewed Starbucks coffee can cost anywhere from $2.75 to $3.15. To be conservative, this list accounts for the lower $2.75 …

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25 Most Dangerous Cities in the World Where Travelers Must Take Extra Precautions

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With planes making travel so easy, the world can feel like one’s oyster. But not everywhere is super safe to explore, including on American turf, according to a study. Can you name the two most dangerous cities in the US that made this list? Ranking the Most Dangerous Cities Yahoo examined safety data from government …

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14 Countries Ranking Higher Than the US for Freedom

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Despite being known as the Land of the Free, the US isn’t at the top of the human freedom index rankings. According to Wisevoter, these 14 countries rank higher for personal, civil, and economic freedoms.  The Human Freedom Index Explained The human freedom index is a way of quantifying the civil, economic, and personal freedoms …

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