American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. 'Yankee Doodle,' anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as the French and Indian War. Here’s a list of 10 to add to your Fourth of July playlist:
America is known for its obesity crisis and penchant for lounging on the couch instead of getting up and doing anything physical. As it turns out, some cities perpetuate that stereotype more than others.
American movies are big business overseas, but occasionally they require a little tweaking -- overdubs, subtitles, etc. -- to make them more suitable for foreign markets. Sometimes they even undergo a name change with hilarious (and head scratching) results.