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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
Christian Petersen // Getty Images The days when most NBA stars played for the same team throughout their careers are so over. With …
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5 major mistakes people tend to make when recycling
Canva An estimated 75% of the waste stream in the U.S. could be diverted from landfills and recycled, according to the …
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Tips for Hazard-Free Holidays
(BPT) - The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start making memories in the kitchen with your …
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5 Trending Holiday Looks for the Whole Family
(Family Features) Creating trendy ensembles when you just want to stay warm can be a challenge, but this season’s hottest looks …
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From design to landfill: the lifecycle of your $3 Shein shirt
RICHARD A. BROOKS/AFP via Getty Images That cute top you purchased for less than your morning coffee, wore twice, washed once, and …
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Richest soccer players
James Gill - Danehouse // Getty Images Between a Netflix docuseries and a metaverse game in the works, the celebration of the 2022 …
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Players with the most penalty minutes in NHL history
Dave Reginek // Getty Images The NHL is one of the last professional sports leagues that tolerates fighting, and its history of …
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States with the highest and lowest Biden approval ratings
ANGELA WEISS/AFP // Getty Images Amid soaring inflation and a looming recession, the Fed announced on Nov. 2 that it would raise …
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The 'urban heat island' effect has made these 10 cities the most heat-intense in the US
Ryan DeBerardinis // Shutterstock Urban heat islands are areas within cities that are hotter than their outlying regions, largely …
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Most popular camping gear categories

Curated looked at data from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association and highlighted the five most popular camping gear categories in 2021.   

How to make elevated design choices: The delight is in the details

(BPT) - Whether you’re a DIYer wanting to transform your home or a professional designer, each decision you make about the quality of finishes impacts the overall look of a room. From …

Campaign Combats Underage Drinking

(NewsUSA) - Underage drinking levels are at historic lows, and one way to continue this trend is to prevent teens’ access to alcohol. The We Don’t Serve Teens campaign, first developed in …

Don’t Discount the Value of Donations to Our Troops

(NewsUSA) - Over the last decade, America has been fortunate to avoid major conflict overseas. However, thousands of American military troops are currently deployed around the world, on …
3 ways to honor veterans year round
(BPT) - If you have family friends that are current or former service members, you know how important it is to show them your …
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Energy bill up? Here's how electricity costs have changed over the past year
Sunshine Studio // Shutterstock Electricity costs across the U.S. are making their biggest jumps since the last major economic …
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How seat belt use has changed since the 1990s
Branislav Nenin // Shutterstock For any motor vehicle driver or passenger, buckling in a seat belt before driving is an automatic …
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Stress no more: These 5 thoughtful and inexpensive gifts will make you the hero of the holidays
(BPT) - The holiday season is approaching, folks — and we all know what that means. It's time to tally up your closest family …
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How to beat the rush and shop smarter this Black Friday and Cyber Monday
(BPT) - For many people, gift-giving during the holiday season is an important way they show their appreciation for their loved ones. …
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How to Shop Smartly and Plan for the Holidays This Season
(BPT) - The holiday season is quickly approaching and the masses are busy building shopping lists and planning their family …
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Richest NFL players
James Gilbert // Getty Images There's no shortage of articles chronicling the riches-to-rags stories of NFL players who went broke …
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Political cartoons from the last 111 years
Edmund S. Valtman // Library of Congress Cartoons have long caught the public's attention, capturing social or political sentiments …
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How human height has changed over time—and what might be behind it
Elizaveta Galitckaia // Shutterstock Genetics partially influences height, but other factors, such as nutrition, also affect how …
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Tis the Season for Streaming! Holiday Movie Tool Simplifies Movie Night
(NAPSI)—The next few months will be filled with holiday cheer—not just in spirit, but on our screens. From Thanksgiving …
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Get Ahead & Stress Less This Holiday Shopping Season [Video]
Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - Ready or not, the holidays are just around the corner! Lifestyle …
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Most popular baby names for girls the year you were born
Tetiana Iatsenko // Shutterstock People can follow trends throughout time by looking at how fashion and music change—and the …
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Most popular baby names for boys the year you were born

Stacker complies a list of the most popular baby names for boys the year you were born.

A look at the West's megadrought

Stacker cited data from the U.S. Drought Monitor, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the California Department of Water Resources to visualize the current megadrought in the West and its impact on the region.

How the popularity of US holidays varies by generation

Pyn gathered data from YouGov and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics surveys to compare the popularity of well-known U.S. holidays among millennials, Generation Xers and baby boomers.

How do you know blood donations are safe?

(BPT) - Every two seconds, someone in the United States (U.S.) needs blood. A single donation can save lives. However, only 3% of eligible Americans give blood each year.“When you give blood, …
How your cherished moments can enhance your living space – and create meaningful gifts
(BPT) - There’s a good reason so many people love taking pictures all the time — to capture the joy of everyday moments, …
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Famous party venues from Atlanta history
Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images For years, Atlanta has been ranked one of the United States' biggest party …
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10 states with the biggest increase in electric vehicle charging stations since 2020
Canva Encouraging Americans to switch to electric vehicles is just one step toward nationwide, zero-emission vehicle utility. In …
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From public education to Special Olympics: How 7 states spend millions from lottery ticket sales
Joe Raedle // Getty Images Winning the lottery can be a dream come true—not only for the jackpot winners but for the states they …
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Gun control legislation that passed and failed over the last 20 years
Jiri Hera // Shutterstock Few issues spark more passion in the United States than gun control. Proponents argue the country must …
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Common US foods that are banned in other countries
Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Consumers in the United States put their trust in organizations such as the Food and Drug …
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25 terms you should know to understand the gun control debate
Niyazz // Shutterstock In a country where three in 10 adults own a gun and nearly half of households have at least one gun in the …
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7 tips for choosing a Christmas tree
(BPT) - With the holidays approaching, it will soon be time to plan the family gatherings and decide on the perfect gift. But don't …
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10 cities where bike commuting is growing fastest in the US
Linda Parton // Shutterstock - Increase in bike commuters: 14 more commuters per 10K people - Bikers per 10K in 2020: 67 - …
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Famous parties from NYC history
Bettmann // Getty Images New York City is a social and cultural hot spot whose nightlife scene has long enthralled residents and …
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Avoid Malicious Online Advertisements
(NAPSI)—Beware, cybercriminals target consumers with malicious ads that use scare tactics to trick them into downloading …
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English clubs send the most players to the World Cup—here are the next most popular countries

OLBG compiled a list of countries likely to supply the most club players to national teams in the 2022 World Cup, using rosters collected on the Internet Archive.

Famous party venues from Chicago history

Even in its short history, Chicago's myriad historic venues have played host to some of the greatest nights out. From swanky supper clubs to wine-drenched soirées, Giggster takes a look back on the city's 185 years of refined hedonism.

Landmark LGBTQ+ history in every state

Stacker compiled a list of landmark LGBTQ+ history in every state using a variety of news, historical, and academic sources.

The numbers behind the DACA program: how many people would its end affect?

Stacker cited data from the Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Immigration Law Center to look into the numbers behind the current recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, also known as DACA.

50 facts about guns in America

Stacker gathered information from scientific reports and government and news sites to generate a list of 50 facts related to guns in America.  

How your eating habits could be affecting your sleep

Sunday Citizen identified how eating habits could influence sleep quality by researching scientific literature about food and nutrition and their connection to sleep patterns.

Most expensive climate disasters in recent decades

Stacker ranked the most expensive American climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation. Data came from the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

What midterm elections could mean for the state of immigration in the US

Stacker looked at current media coverage, close Senate races, and the positioning of both major political parties to determine what the results of the upcoming midterm elections could mean for the state of U.S. immigration.

Here's how fracking and renewables are changing US energy production

Using annual report info from the Energy Information Administration, OhmConnect looked into how the U.S. generates its power, and how the rise of renewable energy fits into the future landscape.

1 year later: How COP27 countries are pacing on the global methane pledge

The global concentration of methane is continuing to set new annual records—can international efforts to curb this greenhouse gas keep up? Stacker looks into the matter.

Why the US falls behind in passenger train travel

Stacker looked at why the U.S. is behind other countries in passenger rail service and what new infrastructure funding could change.

Voter demographics of every state

Stacker compiled voter demographics for each state and Washington D.C. using the 2021 U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.

A brief visual history of how midterm elections changed Congressional control since FDR

Stacker used data compiled by The American Presidency Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the U.S. House of Representatives to visualize outcomes of midterm elections on the sitting president's political party in Congress.

Landmark Supreme Court cases and Chief Justices of the time

Stacker used information from the law project Oyez, Justia's U.S. Supreme Court Center, and news reports on Supreme Court decisions to develop a list of landmark Supreme Court cases.

States with the highest cancer rates

Stacker used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to rank U.S. states and the District of Columbia by their incidence rates of cancer in 2019 (the most recent data available).