The symbol of American success often involves having the biggest house possible, but our outsized fantasies seem to be shifting. According to a new survey, more than three quarters of us consider having sidewalks and places to take a walk one of our top priorities when deciding where to live. Six in 10 people also said they would sacrifice a bigger house to live in a neighborhood that featured a mix of houses, stores, and businesses within an easy walk.
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Take a look at what director Rick Meriki did last summer: a spectacular one-minute video he made with two of his pals as they traveled to 11 countries over 44 days, walking us through a dazzling variety of cultures, locations and images. “Move” shows actor Andrew Lees strolling to…
Unnatural Disaster Hits Americans Where They Live - A National Disaster - Who is coming to victims’ aid!??
This is such a great explanation of the issue facing Americans in foreclosure!
We were all just here on vacation in July - Ireland was surprisingly gorgeous. Had heard so much about Ireland and its beauty over the years and it is such a popular destination for my family that it had somehow fallen to a low spot on my top travel destinations list. Well, it’s now on my list of need to go again destinations! :-))
My step-son took these shots:
Some of my favorite scenes from the Cliffs of Moher and Burren in Ireland. These are among the world’s most striking and magnificent natural wonders.
World’s most absurd warning signs and disclaimers - read all 14 pages of them and LYAO!
Some people say Americans’ love of suing the crap out of each other is a bad thing, but if it wasn’t for that litigious spirit our warning signs and product disclaimers would be far less entertaining. No matter how ridiculous they may seem, remember that at some point in time, someone did something to make each of these signs necessary. Updated 10/26/11: Updated 10/10/11: Updated 9/27/11: Updated 9/16/11: Posted 9/8/11: (Updated 8/30/11) Updated 8/19/11: Updated 8/8/11: Updated 8/2/11: Updated 7/21/11: Updated 7/1/11: Update (6/15/11): Eight new additions covering all variety of ridiculousness, including when not to cast the first stone, where not to keep your cash, and for a little variety, fun things you shouldn’t do to a urinal. Update (6/1/11): Wheelchair eating crocodiles, poz pitbulls, and more fun things you shouldn’t do on a toilet. Posted on 5/26/11:
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Unintentionally inappropriate test answers from young children.
Maybe these kids will look back on this and laugh once they’re old enough to realize what the hell they were saying. Some of them seem brutally honest, while others just appear to have a tenuous grasp of the English language. Obviously, the latter half are our future politicians. Updated 10/21/11: Updated 9/19/11: Updated 9/6/11: <CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE> Updated 7/13/11: Updated 6/24/11: Updated 6/22/11: Updated 6/22/11: Updated 5/23/11: Posted on 5/10/11:
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