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23 U.S. Geography Facts You Didn’t Learn in School

Do you think you know everything about the good ol' U.S. of A.? These fascinating U.S. geography facts are guaranteed...


The Best Free Tourist Attraction in Every State

Pull out a map and start planning to find out why America is the "Land of the Free" and the...


15 National Geography Bee Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past National Geographic Bee...

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.


Why Switzerland Has the Best Healthcare System in the World

You might know Switzerland primarily for its watches, chocolate, and banks, but the country is in the news for its...


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...

14 American Sayings That Don’t Make Sense Outside the United States

When are cows coming home? And you want my what?! You never realized how silly these sayings sound to people...



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9 Hidden Google Map Tricks You Never Knew About

Fifteen looks pretty good on Google Maps. In honor of its birthday, the app added a host of new features...


7 of the Most Breathtaking River Cruises Around the World

From spotting wildlife on an African safari cruise to traveling down the Mekong in Cambodia, these river cruises are bucket...


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....


9 “French” Things That Aren’t Actually from France

There are some things that the English language prefixes with being “French,” but are not actually of French origin at...


LaBelle, FL

LaBelle is a sanctuary for those looking to reclaim balance in their lives. While the view of the Caloosahatchee River...


Fall River Mills, CA

When Lyn Palmer went missing, hundreds from the community came to look for her. The outpouring of care and love...


6 Towns So Cheap You Basically Don’t Have to Work

Depending on where you live, cost of living in the United States can drain your bank account. However, a few...


15 Countries That Existed 100 Years Ago but Don’t Anymore

From the collapse ancient empires to the renaming of exotic places, the map of the world looks very different now...