In 1835, Ohio and Michigan fought a near-bloodless battle over the boundary between their two states that left one dead and tensions broiling. Each year since 1897, they've fought a less bloody, but still contentious war for bragging rights - in football.
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Investing in a sports team as a spectator can be stupid and painful. When you do so, you’re investing your happiness in something over which you have no control, giving the reins to your heart over to something that, even statistically (in most sports), will 29 times out of...
David Attenborough, according to a recent article for the UK’s Telegraph, has given up on society’s potential for good. In it, he argues for population control as the best response to global warming, a sentiment shared by many in the intelligencia of the media and political power.
Earlier, we published a consensus set of rankings of the "best" cities in the world, as aggregated from 22 different sets of "best cities" lists evaluating global cities by vibrancy, livability, and beauty, among other factors.
We aggregated 22 different sets of rankings of the "best" cities in the world, as measured by a range of criteria - dynamism, livability, beauty, and other overall qualities. Here's what they revealed. Welcome the debate.
The aggregate consensus "best" cities in the world: