It’s a question we often don’t think about, but we pass the things everyday.  It’s the eight-sided stop sign, the red sign with the white lettering that indicates that we

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Are you skilled in all areas geographic?  Find out some great facts about the states by seeing how much you know about them in this quiz. What soup will you

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Derby Line, Vermont is located in a geographically interesting part of the country.  The incorporated village in the town of Derby lies directly on the Canadian border.  What is even

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I recently ran across a story I had heard about but had forgotten.  It involved a fire that burns in the United States underground, right now, and has been doing

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I’ve been fascinated by this story for some time, and it seemed to pass through the news cycle with just a blip.  Similar to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines

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A curious place exists in northern Mexico, just across the border from Yuma, Arizona.  It is unknown to most people unless they’ve studied an aviation map.  There, in the desert

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You would think that the world’s largest garbage dump would be located on land somewhere, but you would be wrong.  The largest dump swirls in the Pacific Ocean and is

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It seems as though every corner of the globe has been explored or connected with the rise in global communications, satellite imagery, and air travel, but there are still areas

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Where are the barbecue hotspots in the U.S. and how are they different?  Also a short history of barbecue and the difference between barbecue and grilling, all in this infographic.

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A Mississippi River Paddleboat   –  Photo by Thegreenj/wikipedia During the 1800’s the Mississippi River was a vital part of everyday commerce.  It was the Steamboat era and boats of various

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The Great Lakes previously underwent the greatest freeze in over thirty-five years in 2014 when 90% of the lakes froze over.  People from around the region rediscovered areas that haven’t

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