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A Single Movie Theater and Other Weird Facts About Saudi Arabia
November 27, 2015

Saudi Arabia has become one of the major world players since its inception in 1932. As it’s taken its place on the world stage, it’s become clear that ...

7 Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomenon

Nature never ceases to be awe-inspiring. With rare and natural phenomenon all around us, the wonder can sometimes be overlooked. In this list, you will discover (or ...

7 Uniquely Themed Hotels From Around the World

Why stay at an ordinary Holiday Inn when you can stay at any of these 7 fun and exciting hotels from around the world. 1. The Iron Horse Hotel in Wisconsin. It’s a ...

7 Devastating Facts About The Chicago Fire Of 1871

The Chicago Fire of 1871, also known as the Great Chicago Fire, raged from the night of October 8th through the morning of October 10th, 1871. The destruction was ...

8 Bizarre Coca-Cola Flavors From Around the World

While Cherry and Vanilla Coke are as extreme as it gets with Coca-Cola flavors in the United States, there are different varieties of Coke to fit cultural tastes ...

9 Countries That No Longer Exist

Countries are a lot like companies, sometimes they just go out-of-business. Here are 9 countries that no longer exist. 1. Dominion of Newfoundland (1907-1949). It ...

Inge Lehmann, The Woman You Didn’t Know Discovered The Earth’s Core

Ashamedly, when Google presented the doodle for seismologist Inge Lehmann a month or so ago, I had no idea who she was. After doing barely any research, I instantly ...

Coolest Facts About Japan
June 15, 2015

Japan has long captured the imagination of those in Europe and America, and modern Westerners are no exception. This might be because Japan has always done things a ...

12 American Things That Are Considered Rude in Other Countries
June 13, 2015

Believe it or not, sometimes American’s everyday gestures and customs are considered rude in other countries. Here are 12 examples. 1. Tipping. In Japan and many ...

The Runner’s Gene: Why Jamaicans Dominate the Competition

Have you ever wondered why some countries seem to have a superabundance of runners at the top levels? Many scientists have which is why there have been many studies ...

11 Strange Things That Are Illegal Around The World

If you’ve ever been arrested for something, chances are, you knew why. Here are some really strange things from all over the world that might land you in the ...

7 Facts About Manhattanhenge

This curious phenomenon is seen just twice a year at the summer and winter solar solstices. On May 30, 2015 the sun sank spectacularly like a giant ball of fire ...

Mountain Dew’s Connection To Whiskey And 7 Other Dew Facts

What to add with whiskey? Mountain Dew of course! What is Mountain Dew’s connection to whiskey, anyway? It was the slang term for moonshine and has a ...

Mount Everest: The Beauty and the Danger

Mount Everest is an icon, a symbol for the power of the human will to conquer nature. There’s a lot of history, and a lot of fascinating stories that go with ...

11 Disneyland Theme Park Attractions That Were Never Built

While Disneyland features some of the iconic rides and attractions, sometimes Disney doesn’t built every ride Imagineers design. Here are 11 Disneyland theme ...

11 Facts You Didn’t Know about the World’s Lakes
May 11, 2015

An international research team from Sweden, Estonia, France, and the United States has recently conducted important research with the purpose of counting the ...

Empire of the Ants: 7 Facts About Fire Ants

If you live in the Midwest like I do, you know Spring is taking its sweet time settling in. Maybe you got lucky and had a few nice days, did you go on a picnic? If ...

7 Cities That Changed Their Name To Something Quirky
April 28, 2015

Sometimes cities and towns in the United States get bored of their names, so they change them to standout. Here are 7 cities that changed their name to something ...

The Weird World of Alaska
April 27, 2015

The second to last state to enter the union, Alaska, is far from the baby of the U.S. It’s the largest of all the states and has a unique and amazing set of ...

16 Facts To Know About the Taj Mahal Before it Closes to the Public

In 2013, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) announced that the Taj Mahal in India will be closed to the public within 5 ...

The Desert With Buried Lakes: 9 Facts About Antarctica

Antarctica is the oddest of the continents – it’s the only one that we have only mapped indirectly, the only one without human inhabitants, and the ...

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The Pony Express

If you’re anything like me you probably got up this morning with intentions of being productive and then fell victim to the Google doodle. In case you missed ...

The Greatest Facts About the Great Lakes
April 11, 2015

Sitting happily on the border between the U.S. and Canada, the Great Lakes are called great for a reason. These bodies of water hold some amazing facts that you ...

It’s All About the Bell: 8 Facts About Big Ben

It had several names “Big Ben” isn’t the only name to be applied to the clock tower. Before 2012, the British called the clock by the incredibly creative ...

Get Your Kicks: 6 Little Known Facts About Route 66

At 2448 miles long, the original Route 66 is the mother (road) of all road trips. Stretching through 8 states and 3 time zones, the iconic road starts in Chicago and ...