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Gallup Ranks Most Stressed Out States
2013-04-25 18:55:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The state with the most tobacco smokers in the US has also polled in as the state with the most people who are stressed out, according to Gallup. A new poll by Gallup found West Virginia ranked as the state that is most stressed out. The Mountain State is not only home to the highest percentage of adult smokers, 27 percent, but it is also a state where 47.1 percent of its population is stressed out. Next to West Virginia in...

Twitter Helps Determine Happiest And Saddest US States
2013-02-20 16:24:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have turned to the pioneer microblogging service Twitter to help them determine the happiest and saddest states in the US. Scientists at the University of Vermont studied 10 million tweets posted from 373 different sites across the country, ranking the saddest and happiest states based on the frequency of happy and sad words posted onto the microblogging site. Hawaii was found to be the happiest state during the study,...


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Climate Impact On Your Budget For Bismarck, North Dakota
2012-09-18 13:29:03

If you live in or around Bismarck North Dakota the graph shows you what you can roughly expect when it comes to heating and cooling your house during the ENSO Phases. Bismarck North Dakota, with its northern latitude, does have an impact on what type of heating and cooling it sees. During an Normal Phase the HDD for the region hits about 1348 on average. When the region enters into an El-Nino they can expect the amount of HDD’s to decrease to around 970 which really helps cut down on the...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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