5 Countries That Totally Aced Their Coronavirus Responses

The first worldwide pandemic in 100 years revealed our weaknesses all over the world. While misguided and straight-up wrong information disseminated through some parts of the world, other countries acted fast to slow the spread of the virus. I traveled at the end of February and had a distinct impression that the virus was somewhere …

10 Weirdest Town Names

Back when I was a naive suburban-dwelling teenager, I worked as a barista with a woman from Sandwich, Illinois. Having been nowhere and knowing nothing, I thought it must be the most whimsical place on Earth. Was every restaurant a sandwich shop? Did they have a town-wide sandwich holiday? Its Main Street has the requisite …