On Monday, Consumer Reports announced the results of their latest Annual Reliability Survey. At the top of the list, Lexus and its parent brand, Toyota, repeated their 1-2 finish from last year's survey. The 2017 Consumer Reports Annual...Show More Summary
What do America's streets—and the people who inhabit them—say about the state of our country in 2016? What can we learn about our ever-changing country from individual streets? To get to the heart of that question, Curbed took a deep...Show More Summary
According to a report in The Economist the American Housing Market is the world's largest asset class, worth $26 trillion, more that America's entire stockmarket. If Donald Trump really wants to build a wall then perhaps he should dig...Show More Summary
There's a new article on linguistic borrowing by Jane C. Hu in Quartz (10/23/16): "The genius and stupidity of corporate America are on display when companies rebrand for new countries". The article originally had a better title: "Phono-semantic matching is corporate America's best option when trying to rebrand for new countries". Even those who do […]
Miami is the hardest place in America to open a restaurant. "But wait," one might respond. "What about the fierce rents and competition in places like New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco?" None of them has as finicky, diverse, and downright unpredictable customers as Miami. That brutal truth has...
Back in the mid-1980's I was a commentator on ABC's "Good Morning America" in a month-long series on the devastating job lay-offs in Michigan's steel industry. I asked these workers, blue collar high school graduates with families to support, what choices they wanted: relocation or retraining for new jobs. Show More Summary
You can buy high-res versions on Etsy, with Europe and other countries also on offer. High resolution map of all the permanent and temporary streams and rivers of the contiguous 48 states in beautiful rainbow colours, divided into catchment areas. Show More Summary
Has it been only five paranoid, divisive, dishonest, self- pitying, conspiracy- filled, societally degrading days of Donald Trump since Wednesday night's debate? Hard to believe. For Trump has made the last two weeks feel like an excruciating...Show More Summary
“Make America Great Again” is Donald Trump’s iconic campaign slogan -- and a new survey suggests that for a lot of his supporters that may have been the 1950s. A … Click to Continue »
As Christians, the second greatest commandment we've been given is to "love thy neighbor." And while most believers adhere to that principle, for the most part, it is important to remember that most Christians in America tend to live within neighborhoods where their neighbors look alike — that is, there is not much racial diversity.
Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Angelique Haugerud. “America is a shining example of how to hold a free and fair election, right?” asks Bassem Youssef, a comedian and former heart surgeon who is often referred to as “the Egyptian Jon Stewart.” Astute answers to that question about the condition of U.S. Show More Summary
The Appalachian Trail is unique. In spanning the United States from Maine to Georgia, it walks through perhaps the most politically and culturally diverse segment of America. In my time on the AT, I met beliefs and lifestyles drastically different from my own. It was humbling to develop friendships with people I might never have......
Mental Health America recently released their comprehensive State of Mental Health Report, where it ranked how well each state handled mental health challenges, primarily through its citizens’ access to care and the percentage of people...Show More Summary
ANALYSIS: TRUE. America’s foreign policy is turning Iran into a world power. By accident or by design will have pundits and historians arguing for years.
Of the many groups of people affected by the Great Recession, gray-haired chief executives of America's largest corporations may be the least sympathetic. It's hard, after all, to think of CEOs who make millions of dollars a year as any sort of victim. Still, a new report from The Conference Board reveals just how many older CEOs departed their jobs at the […]
After a series of high-profile disputes between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, the nation’s top military official in the Middle East moved Monday to ease tensions in one of America’s most enduring, yet perplexing alliances. Gen. Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. military's Central Command, began a series...
When it was announced that former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter was playing President Olivia Marsdin on season two of Supergirl, I expected not-so-subtle references to a certain not-so-subtle (or honest) presidential candidate Hillary Clinton - and I wasn't disappointed. Show More Summary
Dear America, I know you’re wondering why we brought you here today. First, I want you to understand that this is not an ambush. We are here because we love you. I’m sure that the somber look on everyone’s face makes you think we have bad news, but don’t worry—you’re America; there’s always bad news. […]
(Reuters) - Forget the accusations of groping, bigotry and email mismanagement.
Discover the very best of Canada, from the stunning power of Niagara Falls, to Quebec City - one of North America's oldest ci...