American's outlook on life is higher than ever, so why are wage disagreements all over the headlines?
"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
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 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
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...
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
“Through the African American Lens,” culled from a Smithsonian collection, shows how photography — and black photographers — reshaped a people’s image.
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
“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
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
Top earning Americans live six years longer than the poorest, who suffer from a range of ailments
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.
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
A new book on the unraveling of American family life sees the trees but misses the froest.
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com 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
President Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago today. He was assassinated – and his life and his achievements are well known to all Americans. And...
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.
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...
“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
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