4 Days To Change Your Life We all live in a place called Screenworld. The average American now spends a mind-boggling 8.5 hours a day, every day, staring at screens. iPhone screens, computer screens, tablet screens, television screens, screens in elevators, screens in gas stations. Show More Summary
huariqueje: Still Life with Wine Bottles and Basquet of Fruits (Detail) - John F.Francis 1857 American 1808-1886 Oil on canvas 63,82x76.2cm
Here's Chris Christie's now-obligatory slap at the teachers unions from CNN. But you really should spend your time listening to This American Life's latest podcast, about an unlikely and unexpected school integration experiment in Missouri. Streaming and download versions here.
There are stranger twists in Bill Clegg’s life than in his first novel, Did You Ever Have a Family, which landed last week on Britain’s Booker Prize long list two months prior to publication. Americans only became Booker-eligible last year, and the five Yankees in this year’s “Booker’s Dozen” include... More »
STEVE RATTNER: We’re Making Life Too Hard For Millennials: Americans between 18 and 34 are earning less today (after adjustment for inflation) than the same age group did in the past. A typical millennial averaged earnings of $33,883 (in 2013 dollars) between 2009 and 2013. That was down 9.3 percent (after adjustment for inflation) in […]
In the wrestling industry, legends come and go, but they are never forgotten. Just a few months ago, the “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes passed away after a wonderful career and a Hall of Fame life. The WWE will never see anyone again that had the skills Dusty Rhodes possessed. Show More Summary
The inspirational antics of Coach Eric Taylor on the “Friday Night Lights” television series are imprinted on American pop culture. And if you haven’t heard the term “clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose” in your life, then you need to get out more — the epic program that was inspired by the book and movie of the […]
In the span of just a few generations, Americans have become obsessed with the way we eat. But while some of us are surrounded by farmers markets and Whole Foods outlets, some experts argue that a large percentage of the population is unable to afford or access healthy food. Show More Summary
Senator Marco Rubio is both perplexed and angry that Americans are more outraged over a dead lion than, as he puts it, "human life" being destroyed and then body parts negotiated by Planned Parenthood. Our photog got…
Ready to embrace the "Pleasure Principle" and free yourself from an oppressive makeup regimen? Mathilde Thomas' "French Beauty Solution" could change your skin-care life.
Hold These Truths at Seattle's ACT Theatre is a simple yet stunning one-man show inspired by and based on the life and heroism of Gordon Hirabayashi, one of only three Japanese Americans who refused interment during World War II. Hirabayashi's...Show More Summary
What has health reform meant to this country? That's a question that millions of Americans answer every day. Joanne is one of them. Read more of their stories here. "My life was saved by early detection, thanks to annual wellness checks that included a heart ultrasound." read more
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For generations, "Happy Birthday" - a tune sung to almost every American every single year of his or her life - has made millions of dollars for its aggressive copyright owners.
In this week’s episode, British expat Laurence Brown discusses aspects of American life that bring him joy. The post Lost in the Pond: What A British Expat Loves Most About America – Video appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
What has health reform meant to this country? That's a question that millions of Americans answer every day. Timothy is one of them. Read more of their stories here. "[The Affordable Care Act] literally saved my life." Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Timothy S. Show More Summary
FLEEING NEW JERSEY, AND ITS CRUSHING TAXES, FOR A BETTER LIFE: That guy in this story happens to be my dad, and he’s an American refugee. I say “refugee” because the definition of the word in Merriam-Webster reads as follows: “someone who has been forced to leave a country because of war or for religious […]
Piers Morgan, a British journalist who has excoriated the “appalling gun culture that now pervades every aspect of American life,” wouldn’t mind owning a bow and arrow … so he can start “Big Human Hunting.” In a July 28 piece for the Daily Mail, Morgan attacked dentist and hunter Dr. Walter Palmer for killing Cecil, a renowned Zimbabwean lion being tracked for an Oxford study.
While I’ve got a good deal of work ahead of me in creating meaningful lists and tables, the list below provides the numbers of life members of the American Colonization Society as of 1849. Regretfully, I think, as it stands alone, this list is of limited value… though I think it gives us a little […]
Former American intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard, who has been serving a life sentence in the United States since 1987 when he was convicted of selling classified information to Israel, is set to be released on Nov. 20, according to his lawyers—a move U.S. Show More Summary