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18 Countries That Love To Eat, Drink and Smoke More Than The U.S.
You might assume, from frequent news reports about obesity in America, that we're the most gluttonous country in the world. But the great paradox of the country's food industry is that Americans still spend far less of our income on food than their peers in many other developed countries. You've probably seen the statistics before. Depending on your political and cultural beliefs, you probably take that either as evidence that Americans should spend more to buy better quality food or that American capitalism is the best economic system in the world.
50 Welcome Signs From 50 States
Here are 50 welcome signs from 50 states. Some of these actually make you feel like a persona non grata. Maybe you guys can push your local governments to brighen up these road hags and present a really hospitable feeling.
22 Trees Growing Around Objects
When a tree is growing, and it encounters something that gets in the way of it's growth, it can do three things: stop growing, grow away from it, or grow around it. Is it possible there are items entirely consumed by trees that we don't know about? I would say it is not only possible, but likely. Here are 22 examples of trees simply absorbing obstacles.
10 of the Most Memorable Swashbuckling Movie Pirates
Thereís certainly been a lot of talk in the news lately about pirates, and itís somewhat comical to think that pirates actually exist. The reason, of course, is because weíre used to seeing pirates portrayed as having a peg leg, an eye patch, and parrots on their shoulders. Thus, itís a bit surprising to see an emaciated Somalian boy referred to as a ďpirate.Ē With the recent news about pirates, I started thinking about pirates in movies, where they are stereotyped for the audienceís liking. After the jump, take a look at 10 of the most memorable swashbucklers from the big screen.
10 Animals With Incredible Eyes
According to scientists, eyes evolved around 540 million years ago as simple light detecting organs. Today, vision is the most important sense for many animals, humans included, and they have became incredibly varied and complex. Take a look at some of the strangest and most incredible eyes in the animal kingdom.
15 Famous Athletes Who Are Brilliant Businessmen
While talented athletes at all levels ó including high school, college and in pro sports ó are expected to dedicate more time to practice than to other extracurriculars and even school, that doesn't mean successful sports stars abandon academics or lives outside of the game. These famous athletes majored in business subjects at top universities, have started their own companies, and have taken on direct leadership over their own careers, making millions of dollars on top of their pro sports salaries. Let them inspire you to foster an interest in business and investing, no matter what your day job is.
Top 10 Misconceptions We Want To Believe
We have previously done a number of lists of misconceptions, but this time we are adding a twist Ė these are the misconceptions we want to believe, for various reasons. This list might prove a little inflammatory, but I have tried to be as honest as possible. As always, it is a gross generalization to suggest that we all follow this thinking Ė as many of us donít, but I hope that there will be at least one or two items here that each person can admit to believing, despite not being certain about their truth.
The 4 Best Weather Widgets For Windows 7
Keeping the tabs on the weather isnít the most exciting activity in the world, but letís face it Ė itís usually a necessity. While a small number of people have the luxury of living in areas with a very stable climate, many of us live in areas where a sunny day can be lost to a thunderstorm in just a few minutes. Ignoring the weather forecast is a good way to end up with a soggy picnic. There are many ways to find out about the weather, and one of them is your computer. Having an active desktop weather widget is great for checking the forecast before heading out, particularly if youíre old-fashioned (like me) and still havenít bought a smartphone.
7 Dead People Accidentally Used for Halloween Decorations
That moment when you realize the "fake" body at a haunted house is real? Awesome. Until, that is, you realize it's not a real person playing dead, but a real person that is dead.
14 Amazing Country Songs For People Who Hate Country
Country music is bland, conservative music for aging white fuddy-duddies. Or so its detractors claim. In fact, country has, from its inception, been musically omnivorous, gulping down blues, jazz, soul, rock, hip hop and anything else that happened to be sitting nearby on the radio dial. As a result, thereís lots of country to listen to for folks who donít like country.