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How We Get Our Groove On


With German roots and an entrance into the US market, Sixt rent a car has prepared an infographic comparing music and dance between America and Germany. via sixt.com/german-music

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Beef 101: A Guide to What 25% of Americans Eat Everyday


This infographic contains more information about the health benefits of beef, and offers a simple breakdown of the different types of cuts you can buy at the grocery store, and some easy guides to shopping for beef. Brought to you by Frugaldad. Brought to you by Frugaldad

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Top 5 American Music Festivals


Attending a music festival this year? Check out IgoUgo’s Top 5 American Music festivals with stats on Coachella, SXSW, Bonnaroo and more. Brought to you by igougo.com. Brought to you by igougo.com

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The Plight of the Mustached American


On President’s Day, we introduced the Million Mustache March in support of the most important movement in the history of movements: the American Mustache Institute’s Stimulus to Allow Critical Hair Expenses (or STACHE Act), which would allow a $250 tax deduction for mustached Americans. You can show your support for our mustachioed brethren by visiting StacheAct.com and adding a mustache …

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Weight Of The Union: A Call For Better Health


Throughout 2011, data was gathered to capture the fitness and nutritional habits of Anytime Fitness and the 1.3 million members — and for the most part, the results are encouraging. Here is just a sampling of what the report revealed: Over 1/3 of the U.S. is obese! And 2/3 are overweight. 24 hour accessibility enabled members to workout over 1.2 …

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The United States of Obesity: 7 Fat Facts Weighing Down America


It is old news that the United States has an obesity problem—but with 2/3rds of the nation rounding out as either overweight or obese, it is an issue that needs to be addressed. With billions spent every year on junk food, billions are also being spent on reversing the effects of the junk food, making America’s obesity cycle one huge …

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How the Economy is Killing Americans


With the current state of the economy, Americans are cutting back on basic necessities. Healthy nutrition and medical practices are declining; stress and anxiety are on the rise. See how the economy is really affecting our quality of life with this somber look at our mental, physical and financial health. Brought to you by creditloan.com. Brought to you by creditloan.com

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Social Media’s Best Bacon Dishes in the USA


Our data set uses social media ratings to find out the most popular bacon plates in ten major US cities: New York, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, Austin, San Diego, Atlanta, Boston, Philly, and Seattle. For example, in New York, Crif Dogs’ Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs edged out Dessert Truck’s Pudding with Bacon Custard, Clinton St. Baking Co.’s Sugar-Cured Bacon Side, Le …

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Healthcare in America


How bad is the healthcare problem in America? 14% of Americans are uninsured with many more under-insured, 75% of all bankruptcies are from the result of medical bills and 60% of insured individuals are in debt from health related expenses. The cost of healthcare is no longer affordable to many middle class families even with health insurance, so we would …

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Taxing The Rich: The Effect of Taxing America’s Wealthy

Taxing The Rich

The wealth difference between states demonstrates that certain states had much stronger increases in affluent taxpayers. Warren Buffett recently called to raise tax rates on taxpayers making more than $1 million and proposed an additional increase on taxpayers whose income exceeds $10 million. Where do the “super-rich live and what would it look like if they were given additional taxes?” …

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What’s Driving Gas Prices Today


Pump pains: What’s Driving Gas Prices Today? Every day a number of factors affect the fluctuating price of retail gas. We explore what those factors are and why they change. Brought to you by 1bog.org   Brought to you by 1bog.org

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Osama Bin Laden Dead, Victory for America


Osama Bin Laden is dead, President Barack Obama confirmed Sunday night. The leader of the al-Qaeda terrorist network, responsible for the deadly September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, was killed today in a fire fight in Pakistan. Victory for America. For the Victims, their Families and Heroes of September 11th 2001.

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