Walt Disney World is the most visited vacation resort in the world, but it might not have been that way if Walt Disney hadn’t kept the development a secret in ...

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Chris Wood, CC BY-SA 4.0/Wikimedia Franklin D. Roosevelt’s special presidential yacht, the Potomac, had an interesting life. It was used by a US president, had various private owners that included ...

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Hildegard Willer/Wikimedia La Rinconada, Peru, is the highest elevated human habitation on earth at 16,732 feet above sea level (5,100 meters). The city has no trees and sits on the ...

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A real bunghole Insults can hurt, but these five didn’t start that way. They were harmless and mundane, and then, over the passage of time, they morphed into a whole ...

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As many may or may not know, Alfred Nobel was the inventor of dynamite, and he also established the Nobel Prize. That award is given every year to recognize those ...

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In 1848, an accident injured a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage. It was thought that he was never the same person again. His case became the first time a ...

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George Washington monument in front of the National Gallery There is a statue of George Washington in a place you wouldn’t think he would be. The statue of the first ...

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You might not see this decorative lawn icon dotting the front yards of suburban homes much anymore, but the pink plastic flamingo used to be a big deal. Now it ...

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In 2014, the State of Colorado responded to a repeated problem of people stealing a particular number on a mile marker sign along an interstate.  The Colorado Department of Transportation ...

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The band finishes up their last song of the night, and they give a wave to the crowd and walk off the stage. The lights don’t come up, and within ...

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The Indian Territory in the late 1800s was a dangerous place. Criminals were running rampant in the area that would later become the state of Oklahoma, and the town of ...

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