I am not sure comparing UK to USA is really fair. UK has an area of about 250,000 sq km and population of 63,000,000, while the US has an area of about 10,000,000 sq km and a population of about 314,000,000.
The Empire in Skyrim. They are made to be the bad guys in the beginning but they are actually trying to do their best to maintain stability. All the bad stuff that the Empire does is because of the Elves. Ulfric Stormcloak is the real bad guy.
Yes. That would be awesome. And since I don't have to worry about getting fat thanks to good genetics, neither would she! Also my parents both aged very well. Another plus! This is just sounding better and better.
The Passage by Justin Cronin is a wonderful read and quite long. About 1000+ pages if I remember correctly. It has a very important/main character who is a unusual, interesting girl if that counts.
Michael Crichton has lots of wonderful books...
I don't think it should be required, but it should definitely be an elective. I wish my school have programming. All we get is a basic computer class that teaches you how to use Word, Powerpoint, and other things. Unless you count Yearbook as a computer class.