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Neil Armstrong’s Sons Defend
From ‘Anti-American’ Criticism
Don’t worry, the American flag gets plenty of screen time.
fall fashion 2017
A 43-Day Fashion Road Trip
Holly Andres started taking pictures in Portland, circled the nation, and ended in Montana. Along the way, she met these women — and their Americas.
7 Percent of American Adults Believe Chocolate Milk Comes From Brown Cows
The real question: Where do they think strawberry milk comes from?
The Complete Oral History of “The Star Spangled Banner” (Fictionalized […]
The following is the complete oral history of Francis Scott Key’s “The Star Spangled Banner.” Certain quotes and other elements have been […]
This Memorial Day, Watch 7 Hours of
. Celebrate America.
the darkest hour
America’s Bacon Reserves Are at a ‘50-Year Low’
You might want to find a new comfort food.
Two Big Lessons a Star Sociologist Learned by Studying Trump Country for 5 Years
“The seriousness and reality of that discontent, it doesn’t just reduce to racism.”
Is American English at Its Rough-Spun Best
The language evolves.
the chain gang
McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast Still Americans’ Only Comfort During Awful Election
Sales continue to grow, thanks to afternoon McMuffins.
America Is Built to Breed Elite Workaholic Men
As American as apple pie.
Going to Work When You’re Sick Is a Very Dumb and Very American Idea
Presenteeism: Sound familiar?
Woman Hospitalized by Chipotle Demands Free Burritos Anyway
Never underestimate the appeal of free food.
Black Women Dominate the VMAs, and Pop Culture
Beyoncé and Rihanna were at the center of last night’s awards, much like Simone Biles at the Olympics.
America’s Baby-Making Rate Is the Lowest Ever
The big question: Why?
Dutch Are Huge, Guatemalans Were Tiny, and Other Facts From 100 Years in Height
To see human history, consider the human body.
It’s Stunning How Much Better Americans Are Eating
Now with less fat.
The United States Has the Largest Parental Happiness Gap in the Developed World
Note to self: Having kids won’t make you happier (in America).
America’s Got Talent
Weirdo Is Silly and Weird
The American we deserve.
Youngs Live With Parents More Than Partners for the First Time in Modern Era
Who else could they live with?
Animal Americans Nearly Killed to Extinction Now a National Symbol
has its first national mammal: the bison.
Watch Lady Gaga’s Hi-Res Super Bowl Performance
So gallantly streaming.
Uncle Sam Went to Donald Trump’s Office and Messed Up His Hair
Uncle Sam is a 27-year-old bald eagle.
America Celebrated Black Friday by Stockpiling a Record Number of Guns
processed a record number of background checks for firearms purchases on Black Friday.
Very Important Causes
Guy Explains That He Was Just Joking About Petitioning Cracker Barrel to Change
Ryan Koch was surprised that his “satirical” petition got such a huge response.
Pippa Middleton Danced With a Bunch of Geezers
Spotted country dancing.
Sinkholes Are Now Hotter Than Corvettes
Tourists just want to see the National Corvette Museum’s giant hole.
Ted Cruz Renounces Canadian Citizenship, Becomes 50 Percent More American
Thanks a lot, Canada.
Washington Monument Reopens Three Years After Earthquake
More than 150 cracks have been repaired.
France Bans Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears From Daytime TV
And ScarJo says that Parisians are being rude to her.
Guns Now Available
Each purchase comes with an American-flag bandanna.
Sandy-Damaged Ellis Island Reopens Next Week
But repairs won’t be completed until the spring.
child beauty pageants
Let the French Children Have Their Pageants
“This isn’t America.”
Ted Cruz Doesn’t Want to Be a Canadian Anymore
That should make birthers happy.
Study: Love Is for the Rich
Marriage is a status symbol, not a rite of passage.
Rhubarb Lady: The Complete Transcript
The only video you ever need to see.
Battery Park to Host Lady Liberty’s Huddled Masses Indefinitely
Ray Kelly and Chuck Schumer win this round.
Statue of Liberty Still Bound by Security Squabbling
Schumer and Kelly restart the feud.
Don’t Plan on Visiting Ellis Island Anytime Soon
Repairing the damage from Hurricane Sandy will take all year.
On Any Given Day, at Least Two Kids Are Bringing Guns to School
A terrifying stat.
Which Quixotic Conservative Utopia Is Right for You?
There are so many to choose from.
Ke$ha Dresses Like Wonder Woman at a Business Meeting
Glitzy ribbon headpiece and all.
Two Rocket Launchers Turned In at No-Questions-Asked L.A. Gun Buyback
We have so many questions, though.
New Gun Owners Take to Instagram on Christmas Morning
Now we know what all those bullets were for.
Some People Loved That NRA Speech by Wayne LaPierre [Updated]
They have good points.”
Best Funeral Ever
Reality Show Coming to TLC
Hey, at least it’s not about weddings.
Ask a Real British Person About the
’ New Trend Piece
Alex Rees, everybody.
Lady Liberty Interior Back Open for Business Next Month
It reopens on October 28.
Alaskan Town Has Cat for Mayor
His name is Stubbs and he’s been the mayor for fifteen years.
Megan Amram Reviews ‘America’
In honor of its 236 seasons on air, Megan Amram reviewed the hit series America. As she writes: “It may not have the staying power of perennial […]
San Diego Bay Set Off All Its Fireworks at Once