The Nuna supermountains were as tall as the Himalayas but over three times as long—and are now lost to time.
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First, you have to understand the difference between England and Britain (and the UK, while we’re at it).
We debunk one myth about each state in the U.S., from the Rocky Mountain not-so-high of Colorado to New Mexico. That’s right, New Mexico.
Japan’s highest mountain is also one of its most iconic landmarks.
In 1946, college student Paula Welden went for a hike on a local path known as the Long Trail. Her fate has become part of Vermont's folklore.
The Great Lakes of North America span 750 miles from east to west and form the largest freshwater system on Earth. Here are 10 facts about the fab five.
Some are more than a thousand miles from the nearest human civilization.
Maryland and New Jersey each have an Ocean City. They’re not the only ones.
These imaginary isles all have a place in world history, literature, or mythology—despite not having a place on the map.
When developers put up a larger-than-life advertisement for their new L.A. housing development in 1923, they had no idea it would become one of the most iconic landmarks of all time.
In Northern Ireland, thousands of hexagonal stone columns of various heights rise out of the North Atlantic Ocean and climb up to the foot of a cliff, as if they had been placed by a massive mythical creature.
To see which questions Americans are asking about the rest of the world, check out this map.
Some corners of the Earth remain essentially uncharted by Westerners. Here are a few of the most intriguing.
Love it or hate it, daylight saving time means you have to reset your clocks twice a year and either gain or lose an hour of sleep.
What happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke? Corporate greed, dreadful diplomacy, and the wrath of Mother Nature. Also, we don’t know.
The capital of the Buckeye State blends its quirky personality with an impressive political pedigree.
If you want to relocate your family, consider moving to one of these states.
You’ve heard of New England, the Midwest, and the Pacific Northwest. But the United States has several more interesting regions—including some that sound pretty tasty.
When it comes to paid time off, the United States ranks toward the bottom.
From Chinese checkers and Panama hats to koala bears and king crabs, and beyond, these names aren't quite what they seem.
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