Posts tagged "USA"
Manhattanhenge: NYC even does its sunsets in style

Manhattanhenge: NYC even does its sunsets in style

Native New Yorkers seem to possess a kind of devotion to their city that goes beyond the usual hometown pride (for comedic insight into the NYC mindset, check out this map of the United States as seen by a New Yorker). So events like Manhattanhenge, when heavenly bodies align to cast a mathematically perfect glow... read more
Play with baby... alligators

Play with baby… alligators

When I was a kid growing up in Australia, I remember a popular children’s song at the time was Never Smile at a Crocodile. While most children’s songs are really just gobbledygook, this one actually offered some pretty sage advice. After all, crocs are vicious things. Coming face to face with one — let alone... read more
Make your own luck: visit a fortune cookie factory

Make your own luck: visit a fortune cookie factory

{Piping hot fortune cookies straight off the presses.} There’s something magical about stepping off a plane onto foreign soil and feeling like you’re in a different world. Everything looks different, sounds different and even smells different. But the thing is, you don’t actually have to fly to another country to have that experience. In fact,... read more