Don’t they have work to do?

Wikipedia has imposed a ten-day ban on page edits from computers registered at the US House of Representatives, following “persistent disruptive editing”.

Noah up to number one

Noah was the most popular baby name for boys in the United States in 2013, knocking Jacob off its perch after an undefeated 14-year run.

Stats a-plenty

Twenty-one million visitors in a month is not bad and must suggest it is worth a visit. Relates solely to the landmass on the other side of the pond, but no doubt someone will (or maybe has) thought of doing this for other parts of the world.

Another vote-winning statement

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says: middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less The average salary in the USA is $39,959, according to the Social Security Administration. Perhaps for a man of Romney’s means – he is said to be worth $200 million (but to whom?) – $250,000 is middle income. If that’s his vision then he may get a …

Saving red faces

It would seem that the authorities in the USA are doing everything possible to prevent the release of documents which could show how the CIA and others were conned out of at least $20 million. There are those who ask how a (oxymoron alert) government intelligence agency could be so easily, and embarrassingly duped. Then they remember WMD’s and immediately …

That’s snow business

It is hard to believe, but at this moment in time, there is snow on the ground in 49 of the 50 states in the USA. And yes, it includes Hawaii where snow is a regular winter feature on Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. The only state without any white stuff is sunny Florida.

Pizza trail

You could always take a pizza trip around the USA, would be a novel idea, and on the way round you could check out some of these…The Best Pizza Spots in the U.S.

Burger and a bun

I do love a good burger, I must admit, and some of these look mouthwateringly delicious. Just need to get to San Francisco…The 10 Best Burgers in the City

How to lose friends and alienate people

Ahead of a new series of revelations on the website WikLeaks, the USA has been busy forewarning a number of countries, including the UK, Denmark, Australia, Israel and Canada, about the content of these revelations, saying that is going to create tension in relationships between American diplomats and its friends around the world. Sounds like they don’t know the meaning …