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The Happiest Place On Earth Has the Highest Suicide Rate
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The Happiest Place On Earth Has the Highest Suicide Rate

The Scandinavian countries are held up around the world as

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40 Years Ago, The Super Bowl Blizzard of 1975 Crippled the U.S.
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40 Years Ago, The Super Bowl Blizzard of 1975 Crippled the U.S.

One of the United States’ worst blizzards earned many names:

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20 More Slang Terms From The Wild Wild West
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20 More Slang Terms From The Wild Wild West

As Americans, the wild wild west is somewhat of a

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How Jack Kerouac Married His Way Out Of Jail And 13 Other Facts About The Author
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How Jack Kerouac Married His Way Out Of Jail And 13 Other Facts About The Author

If you were ever a book-crazy teenager with a heart

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A Fact For Every State
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A Fact For Every State

Despite the fact that few people can visit and explore

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Warthogs in the Everglades? Hippo Bacon? One Man’s Crazy Vision
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Warthogs in the Everglades? Hippo Bacon? One Man’s Crazy Vision

In 1910, Frederick Burnham and Robert Broussard proposed a plan

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5 Tall Tales From Alaskan Folklore
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5 Tall Tales From Alaskan Folklore

I’m sure Alaska is a gorgeous place, but I just

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Happy Birthday Alaska – 11 Tales From The 49th State
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Happy Birthday Alaska – 11 Tales From The 49th State

Did you know that Alaska’s islands were occupied by Japan

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5 Boom Towns That Went Bust
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5 Boom Towns That Went Bust

Nothing is more haunting than seeing a once bustling city

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11 Explosive Facts About Vesuvius and Pompeii
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11 Explosive Facts About Vesuvius and Pompeii

It’s well known that the city of Pompeii was destroyed

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17 Interesting Facts About Snow-Filled Switzerland
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17 Interesting Facts About Snow-Filled Switzerland

Ah Switzerland, land of snow-capped mountains, chocolate, luxury watches, and

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5 Tall Tales From Alabama Folklore
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5 Tall Tales From Alabama Folklore

Welcome! Every state has a bit of folklore to go

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6 Causes & 9 Effects Of The Little Ice Age
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6 Causes & 9 Effects Of The Little Ice Age

The Little Ice Age spanned the early 14th and late

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17 Facts About Krakatoa, The Most Violent Volcanic Island
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17 Facts About Krakatoa, The Most Violent Volcanic Island

A beautiful island deceptively resides within Indonesia. You’d never suspect

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6 Human Lives Saved by iPhones
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6 Human Lives Saved by iPhones

iPhones do more than make people seem busy, now they

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8 Fictional Places That Aren’t Fictional
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8 Fictional Places That Aren’t Fictional

Ever read a book or see a movie with a

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12 Former Countries The World Forgot
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12 Former Countries The World Forgot

Thanks to politics, maps are always changing. New countries are

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13 Surprising Crimes That Got You Transported To Australia
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13 Surprising Crimes That Got You Transported To Australia

One-way tickets to the ‘fatal shore’ began in January 1788

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17 Facts About The Statue Of Liberty
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17 Facts About The Statue Of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is the epitome of freedom for

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Surf’s Up – 4 Early Surfers: Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, King Edward VIII and Jack London
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Surf’s Up – 4 Early Surfers: Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, King Edward VIII and Jack London

Then called ‘surf-bathing’ the Hawaiian practice of Heʻe nalu (wave

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11 Trivial Answers That Will Make You Look Cool (Without a Cigar)
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11 Trivial Answers That Will Make You Look Cool (Without a Cigar)

Trivial Pursuit is a Canadian board game released in 1982.

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17 Majestic Facts About Mount Kilimanjaro
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17 Majestic Facts About Mount Kilimanjaro

Mountain climbing enthusiasts around the globe regard Mount Kilimanjaro in

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6 Inspiring Street Murals in Impoverished Places
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6 Inspiring Street Murals in Impoverished Places

Not all artists are architects, and not all architects have

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14 Shocking Facts About North Korea
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14 Shocking Facts About North Korea

With the recent Sony hacks and the release/cancellation/re-release of The

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What Do You Call These 16 Common Things?
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What Do You Call These 16 Common Things?

While most of the United States speaks English, we all