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  • Canada is penny-less, and the U.S. should be too

    A famous American, Benjamin Franklin, is credited with coining the phrase “A penny saved is a penny earned.” And though no one famous is taking credit for it, in Canada, they’ve turned that around: “A penny destroyed is money in the bank.”
  • Celebrating America in pictures

    Celebrating America in pictures
    In a few days, Americans will celebrate our nation’s independence. We’ll cheer at fireworks displays, clap along to patriotic music, and enjoy the company of family and friends. Many of us will document these celebrations in photo and video,...

    Beer Untapped: Your guide to the best bars in South Florida

    Beer Untapped: Your guide to the best bars in South Florida
    Benjamin Franklin said it best: “Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” OK, maybe he didn’t really say that, but it’s still a damn good quote. Here’s a list of local craft beer bars that confirm...

    10 micro-itineraries for inland Orange County

    10 micro-itineraries for inland Orange County
    South of Los Angeles and north of San Diego lies an intermittently magical 789-square-mile realm where freeways hum and Disneyland flourishes, where immigrants remake old communities as new ones ripple across the hills. Many outsiders treat this place...

    Learning with a jolt of fun

    NEWPORT BEACH — Mariners Elementary School second-graders came up with answers for who "invented" electricity — Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison, they responded — but the question turned out to be a trick. A learning trick, that is....