image: collection Looking back on the 20th century, there were so many memorable moments in American history. Many of those moments are easy to name: the assassinations, the invasions, the elections. Many are more subtle, their impact visible only in hindsight. Let's travel back in time through those 20th-century moments that changed the United States. Taken together, those moments create a chronology of an evolving country—and a century in which any moment might be the next big one.
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image:timeout Whether you're a local or an out-of-towner, if you have a day off in Chicago, spending it at a museum is a no-duh. (Ferris Bueller knew this; he hit up the Art Institute.) These well-respected institutions are among the top Chicago attractions, offering informative and inspiring encounters with art, history, science and culture, not to mention noteworthy architecture.Here's our list of the best Chicago museums.
image:elle.com American Idol ,after 13 years and 15 seasons this show finally leaving us. And, let's be real, it's time. However, it doesn't last a decade and a half in modern TV without becoming a cultural touchstone in the process. During its heyday, Idol was one of the most talked-about and widely debated shows—perhaps if only because of the hilarious, mean, and downright genius criticism from former judge Simon Cowell. With Idol wrapping up its final season for good tonight, we thought it only right to look back at the 10 best performances from the show's storied run.
image: uk.complex.com No matter how big professional sports leagues around the world get, nothing can top the world-stopping spectacle that is the Olympics. Whether it's the winter or summer games, this quadrennial congregation of the world's greatest athletes has a unique ability to get the entire world to gather around their TVs and cheer for not just their individual countries, but for the spirit of athletic achievement and unity that the games foster. As we pause to think about those athletes who best represent this Olympic spirit of country above individual accomplishment, here's a look at The Most Respected American Olympians of All Time.
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image:westminster-church.org With concerts, art exhibits, and cafés, these beautiful college libraries inspire visits for more than a study session.Check out these 15 America's Most Beautiful College Libraries and see if it you can find a perfect place to study.
image: collection Some of the big American businesses we know today are even older than the nation itself. Companies such as Jim Beam and Crane & Co. have rich histories and are still run by the same families that started them more than 200 years ago. Other well-known corporations, like Citigroup, were founded through mergers of much older companies with equally interesting histories.Here's a brief history of 15 of the oldest and most enduring companies in the United States.
Whether you're choosing your next vacation spot, looking for the best place to retire, or planning a move to a new state, you'll probably want to think about the weather. To help you decide where to visit or live in the United States, here are the top ten states with the best year round weather in America.
image:Time Whether you’re going down the shore or riding the waves in Hawaii, the beach is always a popular destination. Visit the best beaches in America.