Why Largest US Ethnic Group Vanished from American Culture
People with German ancestry have long dominated the U.S. melting pot yet their stamp on American culture — once so proud and robust — seems to have all but disappeared. MORE ABOUT AMERICA People of German Ancestry Dominate the US Melting Pot This US Ethnic Group Makes the Most Money Why So Many […]
Record Number of Americans Give Up Citizenship
It’s a highly coveted passport that represents freedom and opportunity to millions of people worldwide, yet more Americans than ever are renouncing their U.S. citizenship. MORE ABOUT AMERICA Wild West Ghost Town Emerges from Watery Grave What Happens When Americans Tweet What They Eat Why Small US Towns Embrace Their Weirdness A record number of […]
Where Americans Spend the Most Money
Americans shop more on Amazon or at Walmart than anywhere else, according to Mint, the budgeting application that helps its 16 million-plus users track their personal spending. Although more transactions were recorded on Amazon in 2014, hundreds of millions more dollars–$4.2 billion compared to $3.7 billion–were spent at the discount department store than at the […]
Does Columbus Day Honor a Monster?
Every year, on the second Monday in October, the United States celebrates a federal holiday honoring a man who freely admitted committing atrocities against the native people of the Americas, including cutting off their hands, noses or ears to keep them in line, and sexually enslaving girls as young as nine, gifting them to his […]