Legendary ’60 Minutes’ journalist Mike Wallace died over the weekend at the age of 93. While he will best be remembered for his work on the longtime CBS newsmagazine, there are plenty of other fascinating facts about Wallace that you may not know:
It’s no secret that Americans love to eat. We invented the “super-sized” meal, the “Fourthmeal” and even the “food within a food on a stick.”
This love of freedom to eat has come with a great price. The latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index shows that the fattest city in America, McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas, spends up to $400 million a year in unnecessary health care costs.
The country is rapidly approaching March Madness, an annual celebration of rabid sports fandom and hallowed college tradition. Every year, NCAA fans follow their alma mater or college they’d go to if grades and criminal records didn’t matter from hope and glory to everlasting victory or crushing defeat.
Every February, America recognizes the struggles, achievements and contributions that the African-American community has made to honor its ancestry and recognize the advancements and innovations that have shaped our lives and society. I
Super Bowl ads tend to have more longevity than traditional commercials thanks to their large budgets, creative freedom and overall goal to keep you glued to the TV between quarters. Some, however, aren't remembered for the joy they brought but rather for the public outcry they produced.
The Super Bowl might bring the promise of glory to one group of lucky fans and humiliating and bitter defeat to another, but for the rest of the universe, it's a chance to enjoy some primo, top-of-the-line adver-tainment.
Athletes carry an aura of invincibility that seems to make their fans think that just because they can jump high, run like lightning or throw a ball the length of a small subdivision, that means they can do just about anything. T
The Oscar nominations announced earlier today had some heads turning at the ‘Documentary Feature’ category as a couple of high profile blogs thought that ‘The Undefeated,’ the critically-panned Sarah Palin documentary, picked up a nod. Turns out, it was all a big coincidence.
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