The United States tax code is known for being confusing, and the workings of the entity that collects all those taxes, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), can be just as ...

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The farms between the taxiways and runway Google Earth If you’re flying into Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, you might see something unusual between the taxiways. In the middle of the ...

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America has been in some sort of debt since its founding, but there was one year, and only one year, where it was debt-free. Unfortunately, it didn’t go that well. ...

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You would think that the world’s most expensive gas station ever built would be in a high-priced city like New York or Tokyo or some remote location, but it is, ...

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Hans Island is nothing but a barren piece of rock with an area of only one-half square mile. It sits in the north Arctic in the Kennedy Channel between the ...

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The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. During the War of 1812, the British burned the U.S. Capitol, and with it, the collection of books and manuscripts held in the Library ...

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Rama/Wikimedia It was a story similar to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 out of Kuala Lampur on March 8, 2014, in that a huge piece of modern ...

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You probably know that the President of the United States has the highest salary of any government official, but did you know who ranks second? If you thought it might ...

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When a U.S. Senator has a craving for sweets, they don’t have to go far. There is a desk in the U.S. Senate Chamber known as the “candy desk,” and ...

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James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States, isn’t a president you probably have heard much about, but he does have one legacy that another sitting president hasn’t repeated. ...

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The United States and the Soviet Union each had programs that took place from the early 1960s to the late 1980s that conducted non-military nuclear detonations that were known as ...

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