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Are you ready to be mind-blown? This crazy collection of facts will have you thinking, “I can’t believe I didn’t know this!”

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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.

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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.


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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.



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.


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...

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

Impress your friends with these nuggets of knowledge.


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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...


The 10 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in the United States

We count down the top ten most expensive neighborhoods. Can you guess which state continues as the unchallenged leader of...


Can You Guess the U.S. State from Its Nickname?

See if you know your Sooner State from your Show-Me State with these 20 questions.

The Most Common Last Names in Your State

Does your last name make the list?


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14 of the Most Baffling Mysteries About the Universe

We've learned so much over the centuries, but science still can't definitively answer these surprisingly fundamental questions.


The Only U.S. State Whose Flag Is Not a Rectangle

Guess which state wanted its flag to stand out!


13 Capital Cities People Always Get Wrong

In the United States and all over the world, there are lots of big cities that you might think are...


6 Countries with the Longest Lunch Breaks in the World

Americans, read this and weep: Workers in these countries get two to three times as long for their lunch breaks....

This Is Why the U.K. Runs Empty Ghost Trains Every Day

Some have just a couple dozen passengers a YEAR.


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Here’s How You Can Get a Look at the Most Secretive Place on the Planet

The government didn't even acknowledge it until a few years ago.