11. Historical tourist attractions no one finishes
Fact: everyone who has ever visited Boston has started walking the Freedom Trail, then bailed halfway through to start drinking. It's is how our forefathers would have wanted it -- certainly Sam Adams, at least.
Get ready for more firsts! First to use anesthesia (mmm... ether...), first kidney transplant, AND the first open heart surgery. Also, thanks to all the smart kids we educate here, the hospitals and research facilities are world class. It's a good place to get sick!
13. Tap water
Apparently, the American Water Works Association voted our tap water as the finest tasting H2O in the country this year. Watershed protection, FTW!