Interesting Facts About New Hampshire

Interesting Facts About New Hampshire

New Hampshire is the ninth state of the United States and one of the first thirteen original colonies that separated from the British rule during the late 18th century. New Hampshire has been having some independent streak — during its years as an English colony, it even established its own government. It … Read more

Interesting Facts About Nevada

Interesting Facts About Nevada

There’s something ironic about Nevada. While the name means “snow-covered” in Spanish, much of the state consists of desert and is very arid. Its famous city Las Vegas, meanwhile, used to be abundant with grasses that was why Mexican explorers named the area as such. Nevada is the 36th state in the … Read more

Interesting Facts About Nebraska

Interesting Facts About Nebraska

Also known as “The Cornhusker State,” Nebraska is the 37th state in the United States. Once explored by the Lewis and Clark expedition and benefited by the California Gold Rush during the 19th century, Nebraska is one of the more progressive states today. It is largely an agricultural state, and is a … Read more

Interesting Facts About Montana

Interesting Facts About Montana

The state’s name is derived from the Spanish word “montana” for mountain. Montana has multiple nicknames including “Big Sky Country” and “The Treasure State”, and slogans that include “Land of the Shining Mountains” and more recently “The Last Best Place”.  It was admitted to the union in 1889. This beautiful park has more than … Read more

Interesting Facts About Missouri

Interesting Facts About Missouri

The St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and a big arch are a couple of the first things to come to mind when you think of Missouri. The Gateway Arch is a 630 ft monument in St. Louis built in 1965.  Its covered by stainless steel and is the world’s tallest arch as well … Read more

Interesting Facts About Michigan

Interesting Facts About Michigan

This beautiful northern state has access to the great lakes, has a rich automotive industry and a few other interesting facts you will be surprised to learn. A sad tale now that they are all gone. Sault Ste. Marie was settled by Native Americans over 500 years ago and was used for … Read more

Interesting Facts About Louisiana

Interesting Facts About Louisiana

New Orleans, Jazz, Cajun food, history and so much more.  Check out these interesting facts about Louisiansa. A massive historical preserve seeks to preserve aspects of the cajun culture. Bogue Chitto State Park addition to the Louisiana State Park system and opened to the public in 2010. Creole food is truly unique in the US … Read more

Interesting Facts About Arizona

Interesting Facts About Arizona

The beauty of Arizona from the Grand Canyon to its colorful deserts is undeniable. The East and West Mitten Buttes stand out on the Arizona landscape and are iconic parts of American beauty.  Arizona is the leading copper producing state producing 60% of the total for the United States worth over $5 Billion per … Read more

Interesting Facts About Arkansas

Interesting Facts About Arkansas

Arkansas became the 25th state on June 15, 1836.  Famous people from Arkansas include President Bill Clinton, Johnny Cash and Sam Walton.

Interesting Facts About Idaho

Interesting Facts About Idaho

When you think of Idaho you probably think of Potatoes – but there is much more to the state than spuds! Famous natural hot springs pools! A beautiful alpine lake in central Idaho. A grand temple of the Church of Later Day Saints – the 125th temple. Save

Interesting Facts About Georgia

Interesting Facts About Georgia

  Do you have Georgia on your mind?  The state of Georgia has a fascinating history going all the way back to the Civil War and encompassing the civil rights movement and beyond. A powerhouse of education and technology research.  Georgia Tech has a great reputation as a university and research center … Read more

Interesting Facts About Delaware

Interesting Facts About Delaware

Before being explored in the 16th century, Delaware was inhabited by Native Americans such as the Lenape and Nanticoke.  In 1631 it was initially colonized by the Dutch at Zwaanendael which is near Lewes. Delaware was one of the 13 colonies that was involved in the American Revolution and on December 7, 1787, became the first state … Read more

Interesting Facts About Connecticut

Interesting Facts About Connecticut

Connecticut is the fifth state of the USA. It is bordered by New York (state) on the west, Massachusetts on the north, Rhode Island on the east, and the Long Island Sound (an estuary) on the south. Connecticut is one of the smaller states, but it nevertheless boasts a variation of landscape … Read more

Interesting Facts About Colorado

Interesting Facts About Colorado

  Mountains and beauty are what you think of when you think of Colorful Colorado. Talk about a  crazy thing to celebrate – want to know more?…

Interesting Facts About Alabama

Interesting Facts About Alabama

We all think of Sweet Home Alabama when this lovely state comes to mind.  Its also the official state song!  Read on to learn more interesting facts about Alabama! One has to love this iconic classic rock song by Lynyrd Skynyrd (view profile)  captures the essence of the state. In World War II … Read more

Interesting Facts About Wyoming

Interesting Facts About Wyoming

Also dubbed as the Equality State because of its civil rights past, Wyoming is the 44th state in the United States. It is quite a large state by size, with total land area measuring 97,814 square miles. However, it is the least populated in all of the states at this time. The … Read more

Ten Interesting Facts About Las Vegas

Ten Interesting Facts About Las Vegas

Las Vegas — the famous site for gambling. It seems that it’s the place for anything decadent. But here are some interesting and unbelievable facts about Las Vegas that may shock you. 1. There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos. 2. Gambling is illegal just outside of Las Vegas 3. The … Read more

Ten Interesting Facts About Mexico

Ten Interesting Facts About Mexico

Here are some of the fun facts about Mexico that you probably haven’t known: 1. The official name of Mexico is Estados Unidos Mexicanos (United Mexican States) 2. You will thank Mexico because it introduced chocolates and chilies to the world 3. Mexico is the second fattest country in the world, just … Read more

Ten Interesting Facts About Canada

Ten Interesting Facts About Canada

Today we look at one of the largest countries in the world, Canada, and discover about its really interesting and fun facts. The name “Canada” was created by accident. When French explorer Jacques Cartier was visiting the new world, the indigenous people invited him to their “kanata,” their word for “village.” Cartier’s … Read more

Top 10 largest cities

Top 10 largest cities

Curious to know what are the biggest cities in the world? Here are the top 10 cities proper, basing by their population (in approximate numbers). Some cities really do have an unbelievably astonishing population numbers in relation to the size of their area.

The Strangest Cities on Earth

The Strangest Cities on Earth

  From deserted “fake” towns to a city of garbage to a place inhabited by dwarfed people, there are many places that are considered too weird but they deserve a mention here on our list. If you are more of an adventurous traveler, you may want to consider visiting the following places. … Read more

Smallest Countries in the World

Smallest Countries in the World

When you think of the word “country,” it conjures up images of a massive land area with large populations. But do you know that there are countries that are so small that some cities are even giants compared to them? Click through this gallery to find out about the smallest countries in … Read more

Interesting Facts about Texas

Interesting Facts About Texas

  Texas is one of the largest states in the United States. Apart from that, it’s known for its oil production, having real cowboys, the cities of Austin, Houston and Dallas, the Alamo, the Rio Grande, awesome barbecues, and a lot more. So what more does the Lone Star State have to … Read more

Interesting Facts About Russia

Interesting Facts About Russia

  Russia is the biggest country in the world so there is no doubt its culture and history is as vast as its land. You may have been aware about the Red Square, Stalin, the Russian Revolution, borscht and the balalaikas, but there is something more interesting about this country that you … Read more

Interesting Facts About China

Interesting Facts About China

  Most people around the world may know only two or three things about China: it is the country with the most number of people, it is one of the world’s biggest countries, and Mandarin is the biggest language of the world. But these are not the only things that you should … Read more

Interesting Facts About California

Interesting Facts About California

  California is famous for many things, mainly the Golden Gate Bridge, its unique scenery, the various wineries producing world-class wines, and Hollywood. There are also other things about the 31st American state that are interesting that you may not know about. Click through this gallery to know more of the interesting … Read more

Introduction to Fort Worth, Texas

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    A city of economic, historical and cultural significance   Fort Worth is one of the largest cities in Texas and holds most of the cultural heritage of the traditional American West with its numerous museums as well as its architecture. Also encompassing the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, it is the second … Read more

History of Arlington, Texas

History of Arlington, Texas

  The early history of Arlington, Texas Arlington is one of the more well-known Texas cities within the Dallas-Fort Worth area and Tarrant County. It ranks among the 50 most populous cities in the whole United States. As is the histories of the other cities and towns, Arlington’s own is unique as … Read more

Introduction to Flower Mound, Texas

Introduction to Flower Mound, Texas

  Introduction Flower Mound is a mid-size town with portions in both Denton and Tarrant Counties in Texas. It is a suburb of Fort Worth and Dallas with 64,669 residents according to the 2010 Census. The name of the town comes from a large 12.5 acre Wichita Indian sacred ceremonial mound at … Read more

Addison, Texas – A Small Town’s History of Prosperity

Addison, Texas – A Small Town’s History of Prosperity

  Early history of Addison Addison is one of the incorporated towns in Dallas County, Texas, and one of the suburbs in the major city of Dallas. The area what is now called Addison was once referred to as Peters Colony. Twin brothers Preston and Pleasant Witt were among the first settlers … Read more