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How happy are German cows?

I'm heading over to Europe in a few weeks and I'm curious about the differences in food quality and food ingredients as compared to the U.S. What will I find there that might be emblematic of a different system or attitude toward food? [more inside]
posted by amanda on Apr 21, 2011 - 25 answers

Differences in US/Euro temps and carbon footprint?

How much of the difference between US and European carbon footprints is due to differences in climate? [more inside]
posted by vim876 on May 30, 2010 - 9 answers

Where to publish a long eclectic philosophical and literary essay?

Where could I publish an eclectic novella-length philosophical and literary essay? [more inside]
posted by cotesdurhone on Apr 6, 2010 - 9 answers

Farewell gift for a traveler?

I have a 20-something friend who's leaving on the 22nd of this month, he plans on traveling for a whole year throughout Europe and South America. I want to get him something that is useful/meaningful for the journey, any ideas? For example: A watch? A Compass? (good or bad?)
posted by pixxie on Jul 5, 2009 - 33 answers

What was a "Modern European Hotel" in the US in 1920?

What was a "Modern European Hotel" in the US in 1920? [more inside]
posted by tnygard on Mar 2, 2009 - 6 answers

=D =) =| =( =O

I use instant messaging a fair amount to talk to people all over the United States and in Europe, mostly Austria, Germany and England. Why is it that smiley faces (as in =) and :X) are so much more prevalent in Europe (at least Northern Europe) than in America? It feels like one pops up every other line, sometimes twice in the same sentence. I should mention that I am young (18) and so are the people I talk to.
posted by Corduroy on May 28, 2008 - 14 answers

Anyone know if the old gods protect anyone outside Europe?

I came across a reference to the "Pillars of Hercules" and a notion that the old European pagan gods had never intended their followers to live beyond the Pillars of Hercules (so roughly, nowhere west of Spain, south of North Africa, and I am unclear on other boundaries). Does anyone know a source which expands on this notion? [more inside]
posted by Deep Dish on Dec 5, 2007 - 4 answers

Subtler Disdain for America

Partly inspired by this question, what are some examples of Europe's subtler disdains of American culture in the 60s and 70s? To put it differently and more focused on my research purposes , where can I find commentary on France's/Italy's anti-American response to the information gathered in Servan-Schrieber's The American Challenge ? [more inside]
posted by time to put your air goggles on! on May 14, 2007 - 2 answers

The View from the Iron Curtain

What was the attitude toward Americans and America in East Germany and the former USSR? What are some interesting propaganda campaigns, or stereotypes? [more inside]
posted by jne1813 on May 13, 2007 - 21 answers

Assessing Europe's view of America in the 20th century.

What are some books, essays, or maybe even films that assess Europe's view of America in the 20th century? [more inside]
posted by time to put your air goggles on! on May 7, 2007 - 6 answers

Where to Expatriate?

Of Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the U.K.:

Who hates Americans least?
Who is the least conservative?
Whose language is easiest to learn?
posted by pissfactory on Nov 3, 2004 - 41 answers

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