America

The 10 Wackiest Drive-Thrus in America
Ever since the Grand National Bank of St. Louis, Missouri opened the first drive-up window teller (deposits only!) way back in 1930, drive-thrus have become a symbol of modern American convenience. Today, of course, fast food restaurants lay claim to the majority of drive-thrus and most of us use th…
In What US City Can You Find the Most Millionaires?
Los Alamos, New Mexico tops a recent list compiled by Phoenix Marketing International that ranked the US cities where the most millionaires are found. The report, published in the November edition of Kiplinger, found there are 885 millionaire households among Los Alamos’ 18,000 residents, giv…
Statue of Liberty Turns 125 Years Old
It’s time to bake a very large cake and get a lot of candles ready, because Friday is the Statue of Liberty’s 125th birthday. Celebrations on Liberty Island will mark the October day in 1886 when the gift from France, a symbol of friendship, was inaugurated in front of then-President G…
Do You Live in One of America’s Most Attractive Cities?
Check your address, the list is out. Once again Travel+Leisure Magazine readers have ranked America’s cities to find out which one has the best looking residents. The number one spot goes to San Juan, Puerto Rico, with its beautiful beaches and tanned bodies. Last year, Charleston, SC topped …
Dan Peek of ‘America’ Is Dead
Dan Peek  founding member of America passed away on July 24th. He was 60 years old. Dan formed America in 1970 with Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. All three were sons of military personnel stationed at the U.S. Air Force Base in London and met while in high school. The band produced 9 top 40 …
US Named Funniest Country; Germany Named Least Funny
Maybe we should work on exporting some knock-knock jokes. The US has been named the funniest country in a Badoo.com survey of 30,000 people from 15 nations around the globe, while Germany – long known for its poor sense of humor – kept up the stereotype by finishing at the bottom. The …