While many countries either don’t change in size or get smaller, Finland is only growing larger. Finland increases its surface area by about 2.7 square miles (4.3 square kilometers) every

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Elf/Wikimedia There is only one place in the United States where mail is still delivered by mule, and there really isn’t a better way to do it. The village of

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Michael Barera/Wikimedia In Wichita Falls, Texas, there is a strange building that is four stories tall and very skinny. It sits on a corner near downtown Wichita Falls on Seventh

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Las Vegas, Nevada, is a popular tourist spot and attracted over 40 million visitors per year between 2014 to 2019, but many of those tourists probably didn’t realize that their

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Why is the United States capital in the District of Columbia, and how did the district get its name? On July 16, 1790, the United States Congress passed the Residence

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Lake Baikal sits in southern Siberia and has the claim to fame of being not only the deepest lake in the world, but also being the oldest lake and the

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If you take a look at your bookshelf at home, or you’ve been to the library or bookstore recently, you’ll notice that the books are all shelved in a particular

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A disaster occurred in the early 20th century that seemed improbable. The day was January 15, 1919, and just a little after midday something terrible happened at the Purity Distilling

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In 1992, over 28,000 plastic bath toys took a journey of epic proportions after they were washed off a container ship and into the Pacific Ocean. While the release of

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In 1958, real estate developer and sociology professor, Nat Mendelsohn, purchased 82,000 acres of the Mojave Desert. Real estate was hard to come by at the time at an affordable

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It can take years to build a multi-story building or skyscraper. The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in the United Arab Emirates, took five years to build its

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