Floridians have a bit of a reputation for being weirdo hot heads. Just check out our WTF Florida archives, but ACCORDING TO SCIENCE most Floridians are actually pretty chill folks.
A new study lead by Peter J. Rentfrow, Ph.D., of the University of Cambridge, identified three distinct personality clusters in the United States and found that Floridians fit into the "friendly and conventional" clusters, and that we're actually one of the least neurotic states.More »
Are Miami women willing to go out on a date with just about anyone? Real-life experience would point to no, but dating site AYI.com's data analysis claims Miami is in the top five cities for least picky women.
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It shouldn't be much of a surprise to anyone who's walked down Lincoln Road and heard the menagerie of exotic accents, but Miami is a particular vacation destination for European tourists. It's the third most popular destination this summer of any city for visitors from the continent, actually. And apparently French tourists have a particularly strong amour for their amis in Miami.
Europe: Be Our Guest
If you ask any Miamian which city has the worst drivers, they'll say with absolutely no reservation and a strange mix of pride and disdain: "Miami. Duh." Of course, there's no agreed upon standard of how to determine the "worst" drivers. Several sites have tried. Forbes.com, for example, ranked Miami ninth last year. Other measures don't even put Miami in the top ten.
Well, today, online magazine Slate decided to put the dubious honor to rest once and for all and determined that Miami indeed has America's worst drivers and that "it's not even close." To add insult to Miami-Dade's injury, Hialeah was ranked third.More »
Further illustrating the racial divide in response to the death of Trayvon Martin and the trial of his killer, George Zimmerman, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll has found that while the majority of non-Hispanic white people agree with the not-guilty verdict the jury handed down to Zimmerman, the majority of blacks and Hispanics disagree with the outcome.