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50 Reasons We Love America Video

Our list of reasons we love the USA, plus an insider's look at singles yoga - the new way of meeting men - speed dating, yogi style.

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Well, everybody loves a list. Who doesn't love a list? You know, top 10 books you need to read, top 10 movies this summer. Lists are fun.

We really wanted to evaluate what we loved about living in America. There were so many diverse reasons and there seem to be so many things that are uniquely American. The list really sprang from the minds of our very clever edit staff. You know, not scientific but lots of passion, lots of creativity, lots of cleverness. There's a lot to really like about America. I mean, once you get past all the [unknown] headlines, there's a lot to really be happy about. We love comebacks. Americans love a second act. So whether it's like Mickey Rourke coming back to being a wrestler or Alec Baldwin being the absolute comic genius of all time. Now, after years of sort of irrelevance and now that he's in "30 Rock" and we just love that comeback. I do love [unknown]. I bring Bruce Springsteen in front of my [unknown] in there.

What I love about America are the opportunities. I think there's a lot of great things going on and people helping each other and I still think it's the best place in the world to live.

I think the people are a lot Friendlier than in England. I think that I find- I found that everywhere that I've been in America.

I loved the West Coast and Los Angeles and Malibu. But, there's no place like this place.

The theaters, the shops, the parks.

I love- I love America that Barack Obama is our president. It just has given me so much pride in our country and in our citizens.

We love everything from California Redwoods to Girl Scout cookies to the fact that we have a grandma in the White House. It's things like that that are sort of, you know, just ours.

I have to have Annie Hall. That was one- Was non-negotiable to have Annie Hall.

This really speaks of the Marie Claire gal- Career-minded, kind of trying to navigate her way through her love life. Want the Las Vegas wedding chapel, people come from all over the world to get married in Las Vegas. I loved adding Joan [unknown] into the list. I loved Sylvia Plath's book, "The Bell Jar" which deemed again uniquely an American story. My favorite fact was actually that 64 percent of people living in America have or know someone who has deep fried the turkey.

It is a time to celebrate and just sort of get out of the [unknown] that we've been in several months.

Well, everybody loves list. Who doesn't love a list? You know, top 10 books you need to read, top 10 movies of the summer. Lists are fun.

For three, hold for two. You gotta hold.

We want our health section to speak to women, to the issues that they've having right now. You know, whether it is fertility, hormones. By just helping them through fitness or diet that is relatable to in other everyday life.

The Couples Yoga story is about a special class where single people go to do yoga. And what makes it particularly special is that the yoga moves actually require two people. It was kind of a fun way to take up on the 10-minute dating scenario where you sit in a table and then you meet another person where it's a starter pace class where instead of being forced, you know, just having to sit with someone for 10 minutes, you do a minute or two of an exercise and then you move on to the next station.

I think in today's times, you know, where people are trying to meet other people online, this is really- This class is a really great icebreaker.

In this respect, you can get your exercise in and you can rev up your love life I suppose.

It's been apparently very successful in bring people, bringing couples together.

They're kind of shy to trust each other. And I think the best and really- For those people, it turns out to be the best experience when they break through that shyness.

Two people mix at one of the classes, two different couples. One is still a couple, one got married.

What we're constantly trying to do is get people to think about what they do to their bodies, what they put in their bodies, how they use their bodies. Our job is to keep the reader up to date in a fun, lively way and to present options that really aren't complicated. I mean, these are things you could easily put into your life.

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