The economies of many American cities are improving. But in these 20 cities, they're thriving.
To find America's 20 thriving cities, The Daily Beast looked at the 100 largest cities in the U.S. and compared them in population growth (20 percent), employment and earnings (30 percent), market strength (20 percent), infrastructure (15 percent),and intellectual capital (15 percent) and weighted them accordingly.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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The singers Sting and Tiffany, who both celebrate birthdays on Thursday, are just two of many celebrities who go by one name. In honor of the singers' birthdays, take a look at other stars who are too big for a last name.