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Explaining the U.S. Midterms Posted by on Nov 8, 2018

Every two years, on the first Tuesday following November 1st, elections are held in all 50 of the United States. This is when citizens of those states decide who will serve in the US House of Representatives. They also vote for other candidates and on various state matters and proposals affecting the electorate. Since every state…

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Sleepless in America Posted by on Aug 23, 2018

Americans are not getting enough sleep, and that presents an economic, health, and social crisis for the entire country. Studies show that lack of sleep contributes to obesity, poor performance in work and school, and unhealthy lifestyle choices. In the United States, this adds up to a stunning economic cost in lost productivity and health…

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Why Do Americans Call Football Soccer? Posted by on Jun 21, 2018

A tournament doesn’t get to be called The World Cup if it’s only played in a handful of countries. We call it the World Cup because it is played all over the world. And the sport is known by the same name everywhere. Well, almost. While the rest of the world calls the classic round-ball…

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20 Great American Cities (Part One) Posted by on Jan 29, 2018

20 Great American Cities (Part One)

There are many great cities in the USA. From the capital of DC all the way to the glitz and glamor of LA, there are incredible cities all over the country. Most cities in the US have their own unique nickname, such as the Big Apple for New York or the Windy City for Chicago…

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5 Amazing American National Parks Posted by on Sep 29, 2017

5 Amazing American National Parks

Summer is over and kids have all gone back to school. Although fall is here and the weather is getting cooler, that doesn’t mean the outdoor fun has to end. As a matter of fact, this is a great time to get out and enjoy America’s national parks. The crowds are much smaller, and you’ll…

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Midwest Road Trip Video Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

Midwest Road Trip Video

The American Midwest is a great place to travel. You can admire the architecture in Chicago, sample the beer in Milwaukee, explore the new look of downtown Detroit, and learn all about rock and roll in Cleveland. Join us on a Midwest road trip video tour to see it all. See these four cities and…

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Midwest Road Trip Posted by on Aug 14, 2017

Midwest Road Trip

There are some things that are distinctly American – apple pie, baseball games, and road trips. There’s just something about getting in your car and cruising the land of the brave and free that Americans love. We’ve already taken a few road trips here – one on the west coast, another on the east, and…

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