British People Are Consistently Dour, Survey Suggests

Since this item comes to us trippingly off of the tongue of the Daily Mail, feel free to take it with as many grains of salt as you think is wise given your hypertension, but a new survey of 20,000 cloudy-browed Britons and sunny-side-up Americans has found that Americans are really friendly and optimistic, while… » 6/22/13 3:30pm 6/22/13 3:30pm

Americans Are Sleeping Too Much, Ruining Their Lives

Your body needs sleep, otherwise, you'll turn into an obese monster with a penchant for Frito ham sandwiches at midnight and an outstanding balance on your special Shamwow credit card that Vince Offer sent you himself after you ordered so many Shanmwows that you helped him keep up with mortgage payments on his condo… » 9/23/12 2:00pm 9/23/12 2:00pm

What Ever Happened To The Black Television Sitcom?

One of my favorite sitcoms of all time is "A Different World," the "Cosby Show" spin-off series that followed the lives of students at Hillman College, a fictional historically black college located in Virginia. Though the series had a slow first season, "A Different World" ultimately managed to captivate audiences… » 5/26/11 6:05pm 5/26/11 6:05pm

The Eye Of The Beholder

It's official: Americans are the most beautiful people in the world. At least, according to a (kind of sketchy-sounding) poll of British travelers, who see the U.S. as a "hot bed of good looking people." [UPI] » 2/16/10 10:40am 2/16/10 10:40am

Fewer Kids Left Behind In China Means Fewer Kids For American Adopters

It used to be that China opened its arms and orphanages to Americans seeking to adopt Chinese girls. These days, it's more difficult — and that's not necessarily a bad thing. » 4/29/09 5:30pm 4/29/09 5:30pm