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Credit scores can drop if you check them too often, but…

CATONSVILLE, Md. — Can your credit scores drop if you check them too much? Researchers found that it all depends on the state of your credit and finances. According to a new study, people with declining credit can expect to lose a few points if they check...

NFL: Does scoring first create a considerable advantage?

In pro football, how often does the team that scores first win the game? FiveThirtyEight.com found teams that have struck first have won 63.2 percent of the time in 2021. And since 2000, the first horse out of the gate has gone on to win 64.5 percent...

Online dating: Making marriage more difficult?

When I first posted an online dating profile on Match.com in 2002, I was laughed at and called desperate by some in my inner circle. However, even then I knew I was on to something cutting edge. The concept worked and the once-new phenomenon is now...

Election 2020 voter turnout was MASSIVE: Was it just a trend?

Roughly two-thirds of eligible voters let their voice be heard in the 2020 U.S. Election, the highest participation level since 1900. Moreover, by raw numbers and percentages, it was easily the most participant-heavy election in U.S. history. Let’s not forget women were denied the right to vote until...

What if Texas seceded? GOP wouldn’t allow it anytime soon

Some Texas state lawmakers are considering a Brexit-style departure from the United States due to the presumed impending doom and loss of individual liberties that awaits under the new Biden Administration. In fact, a secession bill will likely be voted on by the Texas legislature this...

2020 U.S. Presidential Election result: No, it wasn’t COVID or the economy, stupid

It’s the economy, stupid — The popular political phrase was first coined by top-level Democrat consultant  James Carville in 1992. The cliché is repeated often in American political culture during election time and those who use it insist the state of the economy is the primary influencer of winners...

Driverless cars: Americans aren’t ready?

A driverless car, also known as an autonomous vehicle (AV or auto), self-driving car, or robo-car, is a vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and moving safely with little or no human input. It combines a variety of sensors to perceive their surroundings, such...

U.S. Elections: Why the Black vote is so crucial in some states

(Main image courtesy of MotherJones.com) Nevada serves as a fine example of why Black voters are so critical for Democratic candidates. Only 9 percent of the state’s electorate is Black so it’s easy to overlook their relevance. However, because Blacks, as a racial demographic, are so overwhelmingly...

U.S. voter demographics 2020: Trend in 50 States

Demographic shifts across the United States have changed the composition of the American electorate. From 2000 to 2018, the share of (non-Hispanic) White eligible voters dropped in all 50 states while Hispanics’ voting share in the electorate rose, according to Pew Research.In fact, during that time...

NYC commercial: Nuclear attack PSA necessary (Video)

This is scary but certainly warranted. On Monday, New York City's emergency management office released a public service announcement (PSA) with tips on what residents should do in case of a nuclear attack. "There is no direct threat to the city but we felt it was...