Australian Words and Phrases Americans Just Don’t Understand

Until its restrictive immigration laws were eased in the mid-20th century, Australia's culture, apart from that of the indigenous Aboriginal peoples, was predominantly British...

What’s the Difference Between Well Water and City Water?

According to the EPA, 13 million households rely on water from their own wells. The agency does not regulate this source of water.

People in This City Can’t Sleep

In a new survey of 21 major cities conducted by Sleep Junkie, an online bedding merchant, the City of Brotherly Love was found to...

Australians Pulls Soy Sauce Off the Shelves to Fight a Drinking...

Australia’s Northern Territory or NT, a 548,600-square-mile wedge of land bordered by the states of Queensland, South Australia, and Western Australia, has the highest...

England, Britain, the U.K., and More — What’s the Difference?

The United Kingdom is in the news even more than usual these days as it hurtles towards Brexit, its withdrawal from the European Union....

Don’t Let Your Dog Eat These Common Plants

Most dog owners realize that there are certain foods they should never feed their pet -- dairy products, chocolate, splintery bones, and so on....

Say Goodbye to Hangovers With These Spirits

Binge drinking by teenagers has declined. Millennials consume less alcohol than they used to, and many say they prefer cannabis (increasingly widely available and...

How to Pick the Best Produce

The first rule for choosing the best fruits and vegetables is to buy what’s in season, and preferably what’s local. Sure, you can get...

The Most Welcoming Countries to Expats

Expats are people living outside of their native country. The reasons they are doing so include jobs and career, lifestyle choices, education, and for...

Dining-Out Etiquette Rules That Should Come Back

What’s the point of good manners -- of etiquette? To show consideration for others, to make those you come into contact with feel comfortable...