Sunday, November 22, 2015

By the Numbers: The United Kingdom vs. Minnesota

At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious, the United States is an extraordinarily large place. It is so large, in fact, that 11 of its states separately possess a total area larger than that of the entire United Kingdom.

Friday, November 20, 2015

39 American Words Not Widely Used In the UK that Start with 'S'

Continuing an alphabetised list of words and phrases common to the U.S. that are not widely used in the UK, here are 39 such words beginning with the letter 'S'.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Americans Welcomed Me with Open Arms. Why Can't They do This for Syrian Refugees?

Allow me to introduce myself. I am an immigrant. I moved to the United States in 2008. As sweeping life changes tend to be, it was an incredibly daunting move; not only did I leave behind many of my home nation’s customs but also assimilated, for want of a better word, into the American way of life. In many ways, moving to the U.S. was like learning to walk all over again—with inevitable obstacles presenting themselves along the way.

Monday, November 16, 2015

PICTURE: Can Super-Brit Authenticate This British Pub Before It's Too Late?