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LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi in 2011.

A Silicon Valley engineer who moved to the US from India 7 years ago reveals the most surprising things about class in America

A software designer who moved to the US from India in 2011 listed what he found to be the most surprising things about class in the US. He was surprised by how rich people don't flaunt their wealth, how serious the homeless problem is, and how brick houses are a status symbol in the US.
LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi in 2011.

The most surprising things about food in America, according to a Silicon Valley engineer who moved from India 7 years ago

LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi moved to the US from India in 2011. One of the things that surprised him most about American culture was the food industry in the US, including the huge portion sizes at restaurants and the phenomenon of free soda refills.

This map shows the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures

Each region in the United States, from "Yankeedom" to "El Norte," has its own cultural identity, says author Colin Woodard. The cultural differences between them contribute to the political tensions between THE states and how they fit into the US overall.

12 things Europeans think are weird about the US

Europeans visiting the States will immediately notice how different American culture is from their own.