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Pennsylvanians Google “Back Shaving” More Than Any Other Term

You gotta hand it to real estate websites: they know how to drive traffic. Witness Estately, which always has something to love. Today, it’s a […]

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13 More Bizarre Philadelphia International Airport Moments: A Timeline

This past Tuesday night, the pilots of a US Airways flight heading from Philadelphia International Airport to London were forced to make good on their […]


Is Philly One of the “Smartest” Cities in the World?

Spain’s IESE Business School at the University of Navarra, which is not a dependent clause we’ve typed on this blog before, has released its Cities […]

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Is Philly the 11th-Best City on the Planet?

Folks who have embraced our city’s lovable inferiority complex are going to have a hard time making sense of this: Philadelphia has been named the 11th-best […]

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Every Mayor of Philadelphia, Ranked by How Funny-Sounding Their Names Are

Working from this master list from Wikipedia, I have compiled a ranking of every mayor in Philadelphia’s history, from Humphrey Morrey (appointed by William Penn […]

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Road Rage Survey Says Philadelphia Is 8th Most-Courteous City in America

In news that feels like somebody’s hiding just out of range, waiting to jump out and yell “surprise, sucka!” AutoVantage reports that its “road rage […]

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Philly Ranks Sixth Among Big Cities for Walking

One of our favorite things about living in the city? Walking. And it’s good to see that love affirmed in a new report that says […]

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Masterman Is Once Again PA’s Top School

The Inquirer reports: “Philadelphia’s Masterman High School once again topped U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of Pennsylvania schools, with a number of suburban […]

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12 Things You Need to Stop Whining About Now

Got complaints?  Hate your life?  Please stop whining.  I don’t want to hear it.  And I especially don’t want to hear… I don’t feel good. […]

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Penn Law Ranks 7th on U.S. News List

Philadelphia Business Journal reports on the new law school rankings from U.S. News and World Report: Penn is the area’s top law school, according to […]

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Top Five City Lists We’re Happy Philly Didn’t Make

Philly doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to negligibly constructed rankings of American towns. For three consecutive years, we came up dead […]

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HuffPo Has 31 Reasons Philly “Is The Most Underrated City in America”

Huffington Post has listed 31 reasons Philly is the “most underrated city in America.” We won’t steal their thunder—go read the piece—but here are our […]

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1 in 5 Philly Workers Wants a New Job

Philadelphia Business Journal reports: “CareerBuilder has found that 1 in 5 workers in Philadelphia are looking to change employers. Twenty percent of full-time workers said they plan […]

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Philly Among Worst Cities for Saving Money

Via Philadelphia Business Journal, GoBankingRates.com reports that Philadelphia ranks 92 out of the nation’s 100 most-populated cities for how easy it is to save money. […]

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PA 2nd in the Nation in…Amateur Porn?

According to HuffPo, which knows a thing or two about amateur porn (see: sideboob) Pennsylvania ranks second in the country in uploads to a website […]