North America is a continent named after Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, bordered by the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans, South America and the Caribbean Sea. North America blends European, African and indigenous cultures.
Wildfires are not the only serious threat to pine forests across our planet. Bark beetle outbreaks in North America and Siberia have ravaged natural forests so extensively that in some areas the tree death toll has neared 100%.
Television viewership for the Miss America pageant has mysteriously dried up after the contest discontinued the part of the show where the young ladies scamper about in revealing swimsuits. Instead Americans watched football.
Toronto will soon be welcoming a brothel to the city, but the prostitutes won't have a woman’s or even a human touch; instead, they'll be hi-tech sex dolls made of silicone. It's said to be the first of its kind in North America.