Americans use a lot of energy. A LOT. In fact, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the United States burned up a whopping 98 quadrillion BTUs of energy in 2010, up from 95 quadrillion a year prior—a mind-boggling amount of energy consumption for a country that only makes up about 4.5 percent of the global population. Worldwide BTU usage is approximately 500 quadrillion, so tha
If you’re still feeling the winter blues, you might want to consider taking a little trip to one of happiest states in the United States. A new Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index asked 353,000 randomly-selected people questions regarding the quality of life where they live.
Unsurprisingly, the happiest state in the US is…
This supercut video of movie characters reciting all 50 state capitals combines the best of viral videos with the basics of a fourth-grade geography class.
Check it out below, and see how stars of films like ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ and ‘Forrest Gump’ handle capital cities from Pierre, SD to Montpelier, VT.
Every state has its good points and its bad ones, right? Well, author Paul Jury playfully points out the bad ones in a promo video he calls '50 State Stereotypes in Two Minutes.'
Jury, who just wrote a book called 'States of Confusion: My 19,000-Mile Detour to Find Direction,' squeezes out the hate from sea to shining sea in a mere 120 seconds.