Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

polluted1Have you ever wondered where your city ranks in terms of air quality? If you’re looking for a place with clean, crisp air, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania may not be the best place to settle down. According to the 2008 American Lung Association’s State of the Air report, the Keystone State city has the worst air in the country. The annual report ranks cities most affected by three types of pollution: short-term particle pollution, year-round particle pollution and ozone pollution.



Obama: Former Presidents Meeting “Extraordinary” (VIDEO)

Wow–More Dems than GOP ex-Prezs–a first in a long while. Look how tiny Jimmy Carter looks!

jfkThousands of people dressed in their finest attire flock to Washington for inaugurations, vying for the chance to attend an inaugural ball. The major event at any ball is typically the new president’s appearance — at the balls he chooses to visit — but these events can become the talk of the town for other reasons.

A peek into the past recalls some balls to remember. Below you’ll find a list of superlatives — at the very least, these nuggets can serve as ballroom banter.