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24 Cities You Learned About in School That No Longer Exist

From the tragic to the mysterious, you won't believe these fascinating tales of cities that no longer exist.

Here’s What a Blizzard Looks Like from Space

Believe us: You've never seen planet Earth like this before.

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The Smallest Town in Every State

Think you live in a small town? These places give a whole new meaning to the concept.

Quiz: 17 Geography Trivia Questions (with Answers)

See if you can rock this geography quiz—without looking at a map!

The 20 Largest Cities in the World

The world's population is growing, but what is the biggest city in the world? Here are the largest and the...

Say These 9 Words, and We’ll Tell You Where You Grew Up

If said a certain way, these words and phrases are a dead giveaway to where you're from.

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50 Astonishing Facts You Never Knew About the 50 States

Quick: Where are “idiots” not allowed to vote? Plus 49 other odd, outrageous, or revealing tidbits about America's 50 states.

10 Popular Tourist Attractions That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime

Just because these are remnants of the past doesn't mean they should become a thing of the past!

The U.S. States Most Prone to Natural Disasters

Driven by climate change, natural disasters across the United States are getting more extreme, more costly, and more deadly.

Can You Guess the Country from Its Capital City?

How well do you know the world's capital cities? This quiz will put your geography trivia to the test.

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How Many States Can You Identify on a Completely Blank Map?

Think you know where most of the U.S. states are located? See if you can still pick them out when...

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This Is the Most Termite-Infested City in America

This city has an especially hard time keeping these insects out.

You Know You’re from the East Coast If You’ve Tried All of These Foods

From Maine to Maryland, anywhere you go on the East Coast is guaranteed to have some of the tastiest food...

The Official Nicknames for Residents of Every State

Think you know what the people living in your state are really called? Find out—and learn the nicknames for the...

See What 26 Cities Would Look Like Without Pollution

Light pollution is a much larger problem than you may think.

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30 Geography Facts Everyone Keeps Getting Wrong

These days, instead of studying atlases, we use the Internet. So it should come as no surprise that there are...

23 Desert Landscapes That Look Like Paintings

Who knew deserts could be this beautiful?

20 Gorgeous River Photos from Around the World

Explore these picturesque rivers from around the world through photographs that capture an angle you don't typically get in person.

11 Major Cities That Are Running Out of Water

Even though 70 percent of the globe is covered in water, only 3 percent of that is freshwater—and about 99...

13 Major Countries That Aren’t Actually Countries

It's not easy to be a country. After checking out the following 13, you might never think of "country-hopping" in...

Can You Answer These Real Jeopardy! Questions About Geography?

Do you consider yourself a worldly whiz when it comes to geography trivia? We curated a pop quiz of an...

25 World Facts You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know

Impress your friends with these nuggets of knowledge.

The European Travel Experience Most People Don’t Know About

You've heard about ship cruises and river cruises, but barge cruises just might be the best way to experience Europe.

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The Meaning Behind Every U.S. State Motto

A good state motto should make a big statement, encapsulating its ideals and its essence. Does your state's motto reflect...

17 Animals That Live Only in the Amazon Rainforest

The mighty Amazon River and its surrounding rainforest is home to millions of different species of animals, with new ones...

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20 Unexplained Mysteries of the Amazon

Covering more than two million square miles in South America, the world's biggest tropical rainforest hides lots of scary secrets—and...

America’s Most Scenic Small-Ship and River Cruises

Looking for a cruise a bit closer to home? These American river cruises offer opportunities on tributaries, bays, lakes, and...

Best Cruises for Celebrating the Holidays

A cruise vacation is extra fun around the winter holidays when both river and ocean cruises include a sleigh full...

You Know You’re from the West Coast If You’ve Tried All These Foods

From Pacific smoked salmon to Mission-style burritos, the West Coast is full of unique regional foods. Cook your way through...