And the highest paid public employee in your state is…
Just be you, Vermont.
We’re guessing that this map, when viewed by anyone with a negative, apathetic, or in-perspective attitude towards sports, is probably a good way to spike your blood pressure. Still, nice to see that as in so many ways, New Hampshire is an island unto itself. (Update: Originally referred to “Vermont” instead of “New Hampshire.” That’s what we get for not checking our map!)
98 year old dobri dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in the second world war, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of sofia, where he spends the day begging for money.
though a well recognized fixture around several of the city’s chruches, known for his prostrations of thanks to all donors, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected — over 40,000 euros — towards the restoration of decaying bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living entirely off his monthly state pension of 80 euros and the kindness of others.
The City of Minneapolis lit up the I-35W bridge and the Lowry bridge like this tonight in celebration of same-sex marriage being legalized in Minnesota today.
So I am doing a power point comparing American government to the French fifth republic. And not wanting the power point to be boring I am looking for stereotypes of americans from France’s perspective. But every time I look, I just get a bunch of crap about how France is a country full of pussies. If some one would be so kind as to point me to a place where I can see things not tainted by rednecks. I will be extremely grateful.
Nothing kills you like two AP tests back to back.