Home Tags America

Tag: America

20 of the most surprisingly wordy city and town names in America

Mooselookmeguntic, Maine, and Kleinfeltersville, Pennsylvania, have the longest single-word names of cities and towns in the US.
There are some things you just don't say to someone from the South (like me!).

I’m from South Carolina. Here are 11 things you should never say to someone from the South.

Being from the southern US, people can say some wild things to you. I rounded up a few of the most notable.

The 30 rudest cities in America, where manners are basically a foreign concept

INSIDER compiled a list of the cities that are most frequently regarded as the least friendly cities in the US.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating

The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.
A Russian McDonald's in Moscow, 2014.

8 ads and products that sell America to the world, from blue jeans to Coca-Cola

Ad campaigns, products, music, and movies have combined to imprint the image of America in people's minds around the world.
Juliet Lee competing in the women's division of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2014.

The real reason we all eat hot dogs on the Fourth of July

Nathan's has claimed that's it's been hosting its hot dog eating contest on Independence Day since 1916 — but that's a hoax.
Now that I'm in Canada, I don't have any plans to go back to the United States.

I’m an American who moved to Canada —here’s why I’ll never move back

From soon-to-be legalized marijuana to healthcare, here are some of the reasons I think Canada is better than the US and why I plan to stay.

The most incredible road to drive in every state

Find out which scenic highway, parkway, or back road made the cut from your state.
The Overseas Highway, Florida.

The most incredible road to drive in every state

Find out which scenic highway, parkway, or back road made the cut from your state.

10 American companies with the worst reputations

Business Insider teamed up with Reputation Institute to take a look at US companies with the worst reputations in their industries.