The most populous city in the United States is home to some of the nation’s most unusual history. In 1626, Manhattan was purchased for 60 guilders (about $1,000 today). Originally known as New Amsterdam, the English renamed it when they stole it back from the Dutch. George Washington was inaugurated here because Washington, DC had [...]
As obesity soars in America, studies are finding that access to good food is a problem for less affluent Americans. HealthDay recently reported that poorer Americans not only have issues with affording quality food, but they have fewer places to buy good foods. One prime suspect: the convenience store now outnumbers the grocery store in many rural areas. The findings come from studies by the Journal of the American Dietetic Association in their November 2007 issue on poverty and human development.
he State of Alabama (IPA: /?æl??bæm?/), is located in the southern region of the United States of America. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama ranks 30th in total land area and ranks second in [...]