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How TV Predicted America’s Moves From City to ‘Burbs and Back Again – Next City

How TV Predicted America’s Moves From City to ‘Burbs and Back Again – Next City | American Culture | Scoop.it
How television shows through the decades have depicted America’s thoughts about how we live in cities and the ‘burbs.
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America on the Move Becomes Stay-Home Nation for Young

America on the Move Becomes Stay-Home Nation for Young | American Culture | Scoop.it
Ryan Yang could have taken a job in a New Jersey DNA sequencing laboratory after graduating from college last year. Instead, the 23-year-old lives with his family in Queens, New York, still unemployed and searching.
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America’s First Cash Crop: Tobacco - Modern Farmer

America’s First Cash Crop: Tobacco - Modern Farmer | American Culture | Scoop.it
How tobacco changed Virginia (and the world) in the 17th century.
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Judith Thurman: How Charles James Elevated American Fashion

Judith Thurman: How Charles James Elevated American Fashion | American Culture | Scoop.it
His name draws a blank outside of the fashion world, but Christian Dior called Charles James “the greatest talent of my generation,” and Balenciaga considered him “the only one in the world who has raised dressmaking from an applied art to a pure art.” The largest James retrospective ever mounted opens on May 8th at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Next America

The Next America | American Culture | Scoop.it
Demographic transformations are dramas in slow motion. America is in the midst of two right now. Our population is becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray.
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What's The Matter With Kids Today?

What's The Matter With Kids Today? | American Culture | Scoop.it
The oldest members of the Millennial Generation (born after 1980) were 8 when the Berlin Wall fell and apartheid ended. Their experiences are vastly different from their Silent Generation grandparents (born 1928-1945). Recent survey data demonstrate that Millennials hold distinct views from Silents in a number of areas. This infographic illustrates differences between the generations and gauges Millennial opinion about a range of hot-button issues. www.thirdway.org/publications/804
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Why Was Beyonce Not Cool Enough for the Smithsonian's New

Why Was Beyonce Not Cool Enough for the Smithsonian's New | American Culture | Scoop.it
When two scholars decided to pick 100 of the coolest Americans, it got dicey; here's why
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What would you name today’s youngest generation of Americans?

What would you name today’s youngest generation of Americans? | American Culture | Scoop.it
Generations typically span about 20 years, so the oldest Millennials, now 33, may not have much in common with today's very youngest Americans.
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The History Of Smoking [Infographic]

The History Of Smoking [Infographic] | American Culture | Scoop.it
Smoking tobacco has had a long and interesting history in our society. As popular as it has been for the last 5 centuries, the product is not without controversy.
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660 - Where the Big Boxes Roam: a Geography of American Grocery Shopping | Strange Maps | Big Think

660 - Where the Big Boxes Roam: a Geography of American Grocery Shopping | Strange Maps | Big Think | American Culture | Scoop.it
Tell me where you do your grocery shopping, and I'll tell you where you are. Well, more or less. For even in a huge and homogenised market like the United States, many large grocery chains are still recognisably regional brands.
As shown by this kaleidoscopic overview of grocery brands, each ...
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CTBUH Tall Building Database | The Skyscraper Center

CTBUH Tall Building Database | The Skyscraper Center | American Culture | Scoop.it
The Skyscraper Center is the premier source for reliable information on tall buildings around the world and contains facts and images on thousands of buildings.
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The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits | American Culture | Scoop.it
From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’
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The Streamlined Life

The Streamlined Life | American Culture | Scoop.it
The data on how incoming college freshmen perceive themselves and their futures paint a subtle and sobering picture.
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My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation

My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation | American Culture | Scoop.it
"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."
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The Ballad of Geeshie and Elvie

The Ballad of Geeshie and Elvie | American Culture | Scoop.it
On the trail of the phantom women who changed American music and then vanished without a trace.
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20 photos that define ‘American Cool’

20 photos that define ‘American Cool’ | American Culture | Scoop.it
The question "who is cool?" takes center stage in the "American Cool" exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery.
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Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation | TIME

Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation | TIME | American Culture | Scoop.it
Why millennials will save us all
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Be Sensitive's curator insight, April 14, 2014 10:42 PM

If you did not read this yet, you should, if you did,  read it again...:-)

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Warner Bros. logo design evolution

Warner Bros. logo design evolution | American Culture | Scoop.it
An overview of all logos from Warner Bros. The design evolution of main studio logos (13) and custom logos (200+) from 1923-2015
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