Thank the YMCA for Pioneering 8 American Institutions
You won’t believe the YMCA created basketball, summer camp, the Peace Corps and more.
Acts of Kindness 2013
American Profile readers share acts of kindness by family, neighbors, coworkers and complete strangers.
Awkward Family Christmas Traditions
Extreme Christmas card photos, French horns, pickles and more top the most awkward family holiday traditions.
Polar Express Christmas Train Ride
From North Carolina to the North Pole, a classic children's story comes to life on Christmas train rides.
Smokehouses: Preserving Food and Tradition
Smoking remains a popular way to flavor and preserve food.
10 American Candy Classics
From Tootsie Rolls to taffy, we count down the 10 best American candy classics.
20 U.S. Space Exploration Milestones
Take a look at our greatest space milestones of the last 55 years