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7 Incredible Facts about Yellowstone Park: Land of the Volcano
Geography History

7 Incredible Facts about Yellowstone Park: Land of the Volcano

Yellowstone National Park has a long and storied history, of war,

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The Blue Ridge Parkway: 10 Facts from Dirty Dancing to Flying Squirrels
Geography History Science

The Blue Ridge Parkway: 10 Facts from Dirty Dancing to Flying Squirrels

The 470 miles that make up the Blue Ridge Parkway

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The Story of the Eiffel Tower
Geography

The Story of the Eiffel Tower

One of the most iconic buildings in the world is

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Costa Rica’s Renewable Year: 75 Days Of No Fossil Fuels & Counting
Geography Science

Costa Rica’s Renewable Year: 75 Days Of No Fossil Fuels & Counting

Human beings’ reliance upon fossil fuels remains a problem across

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12 Historical Facts About The Appalachian Trail
Geography History

12 Historical Facts About The Appalachian Trail

Spring is just around the corner. This time of year is

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You Have Died Of Dysentery: 15 Facts About The Real Oregon Trail
Geography History Travel

You Have Died Of Dysentery: 15 Facts About The Real Oregon Trail

As a child of the ’90s, I played A LOT

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5 Rare Spots That Are Total Anomalies, Or Are They?
Geography History Science

5 Rare Spots That Are Total Anomalies, Or Are They?

Freak shows and carnivals, stand aside. Some of the most

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7 Facts About the Challenger Deep (AKA The Scariest Part Of The Ocean)
Geography History Science Travel

7 Facts About the Challenger Deep (AKA The Scariest Part Of The Ocean)

Thalassophobia: an intense and persistent fear of the sea. I’ve

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Mining Antarctica’s Blood Falls: Will This Help In The Search For Alien Life?
Geography

Mining Antarctica’s Blood Falls: Will This Help In The Search For Alien Life?

As far as the eye can see in Antarctica, the

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6 Best American Cities to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Geography Travel

6 Best American Cities to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is fun in almost any city, Irish

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7 Green Travel Destinations and 1 Parking Garage
Geography Travel

7 Green Travel Destinations and 1 Parking Garage

As humans, we sort of suck when it comes to

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How Did Scientists Discover California Is Due For An 8.0 Earthquake?
Geography

How Did Scientists Discover California Is Due For An 8.0 Earthquake?

In the film 2012, a 10.9 earthquake struck the Los

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The Story of Alcatraz
Geography

The Story of Alcatraz

Perhaps the most famous prison in America is Alcatraz, the

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Cat Island Is a Real Place and I Want To Go!
Geography Lifestyle Travel

Cat Island Is a Real Place and I Want To Go!

The island of Tashirojima lies in the Pacific Ocean off

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A Capital Affair: Facts From State Capitals
Geography

A Capital Affair: Facts From State Capitals

Every state has its own flavor, and one of the

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12 Ridiculous Facts About Kim Jong Un
Geography

12 Ridiculous Facts About Kim Jong Un

North Korea is a place with many secrets, rumors, and

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6 Tiny Homes You Will Want To Live In
Geography Lifestyle Pop Culture Travel

6 Tiny Homes You Will Want To Live In

Size matters: Bigger isn’t always better and in a world

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Freezing Festivals: 7 Winter Celebrations Around the World
Geography Lifestyle Travel

Freezing Festivals: 7 Winter Celebrations Around the World

If you’re sick of the cold and snow, you’re not

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6 Oddly Popular Pizzas From Around The World
Food Geography

6 Oddly Popular Pizzas From Around The World

India Considering that the majority of India is Hindu, the

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The Most Terrifying Laws In The World
Geography

The Most Terrifying Laws In The World

Laws are in place to keep society functioning well and

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A Traffic Jam 12 Days Long and Other Uniquely Chinese Things
Geography

A Traffic Jam 12 Days Long and Other Uniquely Chinese Things

China is a vast and diverse country that’s experiencing growing

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15 of the Worst Snowstorms in History
Geography History

15 of the Worst Snowstorms in History

With the northeast United States being hit with snowstorm after

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13 Former Nations the World Has Forgotten About
Geography History

13 Former Nations the World Has Forgotten About

Kids who grew up in the 80s are familiar with

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South America’s Sima Humboldt and 5 More Amazing Sinkholes
Geography

South America’s Sima Humboldt and 5 More Amazing Sinkholes

Sinkholes are amazing when you think about it — such

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Can The 1969 Cuyahoga River Fire’s Lessons Help Fight Today’s Blue-Green Algae Hazard?
Geography Science

Can The 1969 Cuyahoga River Fire’s Lessons Help Fight Today’s Blue-Green Algae Hazard?

The Cuyahoga River flows through Cleveland, Ohio before emptying into