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These Are America's 10 Saddest Ghost Towns


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GOV. RICK PERRY BREAKS PROMISE NOT TO SHAKE OBAMA’S HAND DURING MEETING

“I appreciate the offer to greet you at Austin-Bergstrom Airport, but a quick handshake on the tarmac will not allow for a thoughtful discussion regarding the humanitarian and national security crises enveloping the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas,”  53 more words

US News

Never Drink Tap Water

Here is a little something to read :)

The water supply in most American cities contains chlorine, fluoride, and varying amounts of dissolved minerals including calcium, magnesium, sodium, chlorides, sulfates, and bicarbonates. 114 more words

Health

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of my absolute favorite cities in America and the place I currently call home. In addition to being one of the world’s most popular destinations for tourists (and artists), the city is also one of the most instagrammed places on the planet! 547 more words

Travel

Introducing the Black Gentrifier: An Emerging Social Anomaly by M. Pitter

Streaming in popular discourse has been the phenomenon of gentrification in which it appears mostly that young, open-minded, aesthetic-seeking white people move into low-income neighborhoods eventually causing the rent prices of these neighborhoods to rise and the blacks and Latinos who had lived in these hitherto-low-income neighborhoods can no longer afford to live there. 1,244 more words

The Daily Odyssey

Leave afterword...by G. Mramor

Leave afterword and don’t speak my name. Say instead I was a good boy, a handsome boy. And then you’ll say he was and you won’t know how to say it anymore. 60 more words

Poetry