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Odds of 50 random events happening to you
Stacker reveals the true odds of rare instances, such as bowling a perfect game or living to be 100.
Presidential scandals in pictures
Stacker compiled a collection of 10 images showcasing presidential scandals through the decades.
Seeing yellow: The data behind penalties in the NFL
Which penalties are most common in NFL games, and which teams and refs lead the pack? OLBG analyzed recent NFL penalty data using stats from Pro Football Reference.  
23 astronomical events to look out for in 2023
Stacker compiled a list of 23 astronomical events to observe in 2023 using a variety of news and scientific sources.  
The largest lottery jackpots in US history
Stacker compiled a list of the 15 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history from news reports and lottery press releases. 
US presidents who were elected for a second term, ranked
Stacker dug through the data of C-SPAN's most recent ranking of all U.S. presidents based on a 10-point scale devised by academics to rank those chief executives who served more than one term in office.

Toilets spew invisible aerosol plumes with every flush – here’s the proof, captured by high-powered lasers

Every time you flush a toilet, it releases plumes of tiny water droplets into the air around you. These droplets, called aerosol plumes, can spread pathogens from human waste and expose people in …
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The Conversation: U.S. weekly news quiz
From the editors at The Conversation, an independent news organization based in Boston that publishes articles written by academic experts and edited by a team of journalists.
Things you should know

6 feet of snow in Buffalo: What causes lake-effect storms like this?

Parts of the Buffalo area saw more than 6 feet of snow over three days in November 2022. It’s hard for most people to imagine 6 feet of snow in one storm, like the …

Richest soccer players

Stacker compiled net worth data as well as life and career insights from the wealthiest soccer players in the world using Celebrity Net Worth and other sources.  

5 product failures that turned out to be successes

ClickUp compiled a list of products that found success in something other than their original intent from a collection of news and expert sources.

Interesting facts

Political cartoons from the last 111 years

Stacker went through the Library of Congress, newspapers, magazine archives, and art and photo libraries to find the most compelling political cartoons of the last 111 years.  
From Fenway to Lambeau: The oldest sports venue in each state with major league teams
Fenway, Lambeau, Wrigley, “the Garden”: Fans love old stadiums and arenas—these are the oldest Vivid Seats found in each state with major pro teams.  
The 60 women who have won the Nobel Prize
Only 60 of the more than 900 people who have won the Nobel Prize have been women. Stacker has curated a gallery of every one.
25 costliest hurricanes of all time
Although the full extent of damage caused by Hurricane Ian in the Southwest is still being realized, Ian is already being called one of the costliest storms to ever hit the U.S. Stacker took a look at NOAA data to extrapolate the costliest U.S. hurricanes of all time.   
People think they should talk less to be liked, but new research suggests you should speak up in conversations with strangers
We found that people tend to think they should speak about 45% of the time to be likable in a one-on-one conversation with someone new. However, it appears speaking up a bit more is actually a better strategy. Quinn Hirschi, University of Chicago The …
Why are some people mosquito magnets and others unbothered?
It’s rare to attend an outdoor party in warm weather without hearing people complain about mosquitoes. They swat away, sit in campfire smoke, cover up with blankets and eventually just give up and go indoors. On the other end of the spectrum, there are plenty of people who don’t seem bothered by mosquitoes in the slightest.
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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 …
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.  
States with the biggest gun industries
Stacker analyzed firearms commerce data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to determine which states had the biggest gun industries in 2022.  
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