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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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97 Final Terms To Help You Win Big At The Casino
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97 Final Terms To Help You Win Big At The Casino

Okay folks you are at the final leg of this

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116 More Bits Of Jargon To Help You At The Casino
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116 More Bits Of Jargon To Help You At The Casino

  Finales – A type of group bets on numbers

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102 Terms To Help You At The Casino
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102 Terms To Help You At The Casino

In the dead of winter, my mind often wonders to

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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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What Did Your State Google More Than Any Other State?
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What Did Your State Google More Than Any Other State?

Estately, a real estate blog, recently compiled a list using

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6 Strange Stories From The London Underground
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6 Strange Stories From The London Underground

Life on the underground is not as it seems. Home

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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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The 7 Best Walt Disney World Attractions That Never Should Have Gone Away
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The 7 Best Walt Disney World Attractions That Never Should Have Gone Away

No theme park can remain stagnant, and a big park

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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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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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5 Tragic Theme Park Deaths From History
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5 Tragic Theme Park Deaths From History

Amusement parks are places of thrills and adventure, but sometimes

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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 Defunct Amusement Parks
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6 Defunct Amusement Parks

When amusement parks are open and thriving, they are amazing locales

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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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7 Places In Shakespeare Plays You Can Still Visit Today
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7 Places In Shakespeare Plays You Can Still Visit Today

Shakespeare lived in an age of exploration and discovery and

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21 Unusual New Year’s Traditions Around The Globe
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21 Unusual New Year’s Traditions Around The Globe

Fireworks, champagne, and well-meaning resolutions are traditional ways to celebrate

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Eleven Ways the Orion Spacecraft Is Happier and Shinier Than Your Spacecraft
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Eleven Ways the Orion Spacecraft Is Happier and Shinier Than Your Spacecraft

After a test launch, NASA’s new Orion spacecraft looks good

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9 Surprising Facts About Tokyo’s Subway System
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9 Surprising Facts About Tokyo’s Subway System

If you’re coming from a major metropolitan area in 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

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5 Foods Banned Around The World
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5 Foods Banned Around The World

As a child, I was a notoriously picky eater; nothing

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7 Sacred Sites Created by Nature
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7 Sacred Sites Created by Nature

The Earth is a powerful place.  People all across the