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Garcia..The 8th most common last name in the US!

The most popular last name in the US is of course Smith. According to the U.S. Census bureau, the 8th on the list is Garcia, followed by Rodriguez. This reveals what we already know, Hispanics are an important sector of the US population. Not to mention Hispanics were a major actor in Barack Obama’s win this 2012 presidential elections. In 2010 ,there … Continue reading

Surfs up!

Surfs up!

Surfing’s roots lie in premodern Hawaii and Polynesia, where the sport was practiced by both men and women from all social strata from royalty to commoners.  “Despite deep social divisions, the waves are democratic. Rich and poor share the waves all day and into the evening” When missionaries arrive to Hawaii late 1700’s they ban surfing for … Continue reading