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Providing the Basics: The Great Wage Debate

American's outlook on life is higher than ever, so why are wage disagreements all over the headlines?

Are You Paying Attention

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.". Benjamin Franklin (American Statesman 1706-1790) A question only you can answer and it is one often asked. Are you a loyal or a judgmental person? How to be loyal everyone can answer in his own way. Show More Summary

'The Americans' Recap: Are They Going to Kill Martha?

NOTE: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 3, Episode 11 & 12 of FX's The Americans, titled "One Day in the Life of Anton Baklanov and "I Am Abassin Zadran" All I care about is Paige now, I can't help it. Well, also Henry. He's is just the cutest, dumbest little brother that ever lived, and I should know because I have one. Show More Summary

Your Life in Weeks

17 hours agoHumor / odd : Cool Infographics

Your Life in Weeks infographic is the life of a typical American broken down into the 52 weeks within each year. This infographic was created by Tim Urban from Wait But Why. Each dot represents one week of your life. The infographicShow More Summary

Rebirth of progressivism may breathe new life in labor unions

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A decade and a half into the 21st century, the American labor movement resembles a chronically ill patient suffering from multiple maladies. Unions have been pummeled by the converging forces of globalization, the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy, an unfavorable political climate and...

Does Your Understanding of “Where Life Begins” Hold Up to Scrutiny?

The majority of Americans believe that life begins at conception. You might, as well. You might also believe, like many Americans, that there is some line of “viability” while the fetus gestates, or that life begins at birth. This question...Show More Summary

Lens Blog: African-American Life, Double-Exposed

22 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

“Through the African American Lens,” culled from a Smithsonian collection, shows how photography — and black photographers — reshaped a people’s image.

Newswire: Louis C.K.’s talking-dog movie will be called The Secret Life Of Pets

Louis C.K.’s new film project, which will see the celebrated comedian bring his much-lauded insight to the universal American experiences of being a talking dog and quickly cashing a big paycheck, finally has a name. C.K. will star with...Show More Summary

TV Club: American Crime: “Episode Seven”

“I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked… I saw myself sitting in the crotch of this fig tree, starving to death, just because I couldn’t make up my mind which of the figs I would choose. Show More Summary

Fighting for $15 or Something

From the diaries… The continuous cry for “equality!” has slithered its way into most every aspect of American life. Although too often the facts surrounding said “inequality” are disregarded, emotions are strong and demands for fairness are repeated. Show More Summary

?Another perk of being rich: A longer life

Top earning Americans live six years longer than the poorest, who suffer from a range of ailments

British Para Awarded Victoria Cross

A British Para, was awarded the Victoria Cross by the Queen in part for saving the life of American Marine Captain. Three cheers for Lance Cpl. Joshua Leakey.

Sean O’Pry Embraces the Simple Life for L’Officiel Hommes

After catching up with Sean O’Pry for Penshoppe’s summer 2015 campaign, the warm weather style updates continue as the American model graces the pages of L’Officiel Hommes Turkey. Photographed by Mehmet Erzincan, Sean falls into an easy...Show More Summary

Our Kids': Why They Are in Trouble

A new book on the unraveling of American family life sees the trees but misses the froest.

7 Steps To Finding Your True Purpose

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

SPECIAL FROM With average life expectancy now approaching 80, Americans can look forward to spending almost two decades enjoying retirement. That free time can seem heavenly at first—until the days stretch on. "[After] the honeymoon stage comes the disenchantment stage," says Dr. Show More Summary

In Memoriam: Five Abraham Lincoln Quotations

President Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago today. He was assassinated – and his life and his achievements are well known to all Americans. And...

'Mad Men' Starts Final Season With 'New Business'

AMC's "Mad Men" is an American series that follows Don Draper (Jon Hamm), the women in his life, and the chaotic world of advertising. Set in the 1970s, the mid-season premiere "New Business" gave viewers a look at one of Don's many women.

The American Job: Three Minis Around the U.S. in Support of One Boy

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Three normal guys in three classic Minis are tackling a lengthy U.S. road trip in order to change the life of a little boy named Jack. After raising half of the money required for an operation at a leading U.S. hospital, they're looking for additional donations during their tour of the Eastern U.S. Here's the scoop: Read more...

Stories of Service

“The spirit of volunteerism, one of the hallmarks of American life, has rarely been stronger than it is today…American volunteers are improving the quality of life… in the United States and working to improve the quality of life for others in distant corners of the world.” The year was 1974. Show More Summary

Earn up to 2,500 Bonus Rapid Reward Points Shopping

In the last few weeks we really have seen online shopping portals spring back to life with some increased payouts and bonuses.  The American Airlines shopping portal is offering up to 2,250 bonus miles and now the Southwest Rapid Rewards...Show More Summary

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