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These Homes Take Being Patriotic Way Too Far

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 07.05.2016 | Weird News
Stephanie R. Caudle

If you live in certain areas of the United States then the summertime is an ideal time to begin formalizing your home renovation plans. Summertime is ...

Test Your Patriotism With The Red, White, And You Quiz

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 06.27.2016 | Comedy
Samuel C. Spitale

Sure, it feels patriotic to BBQ on our day off and light fireworks we hope won't start a brush fire, but it's little more than consumerism wrapped in the seasonal marketing of nationalism. But fear not! If you wanna put your patriotism to the test, we've got just the thing for you.

Your Ultimate All-American Summer

Jetsetter.com | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

East Coast, West Coast, down South - one thing's certain across the great USofA: We know how to summer. From inventive state fair dishes and retro gla...

Behind Every Park Is You

Will Shafroth | Posted 02.16.2016 | Impact
Will Shafroth

As the president of the National Park Foundation, I am acutely aware that as we celebrate this incredible milestone, we must also remember that the grand legacy of America's national parks and their future are dependent on vibrant and robust public-private partnerships.

How Would Jesus Vote?

Mark Gerzon | Posted 01.22.2016 | Religion
Mark Gerzon

What would this man, based on love and forgiveness, make of our political culture today? How would he respond to the intense battle between the Democrats and Republicans, who each seem to determined to portray the other as the devil himself?

9 Ways To Take A 4th of July Party To The Next Level

Rachel Hollis | Posted 07.02.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

In my opinion there are three things that make for a good party: signature drinks, great food and beautiful decorations! Add a few of these tips below to this weekend's gathering and you're guaranteed to have the party everyone can't stop talking about.

United We Stand Requires Actions, Not Just Words

Morgan Meneses-Sheets | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Morgan Meneses-Sheets

Flag waving is not patriotism. Questioning and demanding that we live up to our values -- that is patriotism. And that is what we must do.

The 14 Most American Things You Can Do in America

Thrillist | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Because being a True American involves more than drinking canned beer while standing on your furniture.

America Is Number One, Always

Blake Henderson | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

Let me start off by saying that I don't really care for numbers. Never have. But there's one number that I know in my heart to be true: that America is number one.

5 Most Awkward Fourth of July Films

Ravishly | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Ravishly

If these movies don't set the stage for a weird Fourth of July, I don't know what will. No need to thank me -- just doing my civic duty.

A Sonic Story: Putting Together the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Show

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 09.01.2014 | New York
Shoshana Greenberg

Friday night, my voice will be part of the chorus as the 38th Annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks erupt over New York City's East River and Brooklyn Bridge.

How To Make A Flag Cake For The Fourth Of July

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste
Food52

This patriotic cake requires a little extra effort (you do need to bake five cakes). But after that, it's as simple as cutting circles.

10 All-American Classics For The Fourth of July

Food52 | Posted 08.30.2014 | Taste
Food52

The most patriotic holiday is right around the corner, and we've got you covered no matter how you choose to celebrate.

9 Quotes That Capture The Meaning Of Memorial Day

Next Avenue | Posted 05.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Memorial Day has come to represent the kick-off of summer, a season of barbecue, beaches and vacations. But the original i...

Here's 1 Unexpectedly Awesome Reason To Be Proud Of Your Home State

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling & Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

We know, we know -- your home state is the best. We did you a solid and found you another reason why.

Do You Have What It Takes To Pass The U.S. Citizenship Test?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

Make your 7th grade social studies teacher proud. Or sad.

America, Home of the Double Standard?

Wardah Khalid | Posted 04.06.2014 | Media
Wardah Khalid

Super Bowl commercials are well-known for their controversial subjects and the chatter they spark post-game, but the conversations following Coca Cola's "America the Beautiful" ad were in a league of their own.

Home

Natalie Thomas | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Natalie Thomas

Eleven years later, it's as visceral as ever. The sound, the smell, the fear -- it'll never leave me. But what also won't is the overwhelming feeling of pride I had in my country following the attacks.

Chick-Fil-A vs. The Gays!

Susie Sampson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

2012-08-03-Screenshot20120803at3.13.23PM.jpgBoy was there some excitement over at Chick Fil A! The gays were protestin' and the Christians were eatin'.

Madeira: Wine World Glory/ Patriotic July 4 Choice

Richard Jennings | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Richard Jennings

Our tea-partying ancestors knew a good tax break when they saw one, so America's early love affair with one of the world's great wines was born.

New York City Triathalon Hosts Patriotic Underwear Run

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 07.23.2014 | New York
Michael Kleinmann

The 2012 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon is sponsoring a patriotic underwear run on July 6th. The annual event is one of the most popular underwear runs in the world and is advertised as "just 500 strangers running around in their underwear."

Breaking the Mold: Out-of-the-Box JELL-O Recipes for Summer (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Summer is finally upon us, and with the seasonal shift come the obligatory outdoor barbecues, the fireworks of July Fourth festivities, and, of course...

Some Jews Don't Eat Turkey!

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2012 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

Did you know that the Hebrew word for turkey is "tar'negol hodu," literally, an "Indian Rooster." ... Using the other meaning of the word hodu--thanks, a turkey in Hebrew actually means a "rooster of thanks."

Daily Beast: Patriotic Moments During Fashion Week

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It was a somber day on Sunday as the fashion world paused to observe the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Diane von Furstenberg passed out fl...

What a Liberal Does on the Fourth of July

Dan Bimrose | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

On a day where we should all celebrate our nation. there are members of society who find it difficult to imagine that it would be possible for self-styled liberals to find cause for celebration on the Fourth of July.