Category: Interesting facts

Cities with Highest Number of Same-Sex Couples…New Hope Among Them

This was only supposed to be a one post day. But I saw this and couldn’t resist. I didn’t know I was living in a city with one of the highest numbers of same-sex couples. I just thought it was a nice little artistic town with a lot of gay people. Now I’m glad all the stress I went through nine years ago to buy this house has paid off.

Cities with highest number of same-sex couples per 1,000 people

1. Provincetown, MA: 163.1

2. Wilton Manors, FL: 139.6

3. Palm Springs, CA: 115.2

4. Rehoboth Beach, DE: 106.9

5. Guerneville, CA: 86.6

6. West Hollywood, CA: 66.7

7. Pleasant Ridge, MI: 59.6

8. New Hope, PA: 58.6

9. Rancho Mirage, CA: 57.4

10. Oakland Park, FL: 56.0

Source: The Williams Institute

Interesting Facts

Just in case you weren’t feeling too old today, this will certainly change things. Each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of this year’s incoming freshmen. Here’s this year’s list: The people who are starting college this fall across the nation were born in 1992.

Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.

The CD was introduced 2 years before they were born.

They have always had an answering machine.

They have always had cable.

They cannot fathom not having a remote control.

Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.

They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.

They don’t know who Mork was or where he was from.

They never heard: “Where’s the Beef?”, “I’d walk a mile for a Camel”, or “de plane, Boss, de plane..”

McDonald’s never came in Styrofoam containers.

They don’t have a clue how to use a typewriter.

They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.

Their lifetime has always included AIDS.