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How Every State Capital Got Its Name

"Juneau" the origin stories behind all the state capitals? Keep reading, and you will!

51 Geography Quiz Questions People Always Get Wrong

Even geography buffs are stumped by these trivia questions. How many can you get right?


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The Smallest Town in Every State

Think you live in a small town? These places give a whole new meaning to the concept.


The 20 Largest Cities in the World

The world's population is growing, but what is the biggest city in the world? Here are the largest and the...

Say These 9 Words, and We’ll Tell You Where You Grew Up

If said a certain way, these words and phrases are a dead giveaway to where you're from.


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50 Astonishing Facts You Never Knew About the 50 States

Quick: Where are “idiots” not allowed to vote? Plus 49 other odd, outrageous, or revealing tidbits about America's 50 states.


The U.S. States Most Prone to Natural Disasters

Driven by climate change, natural disasters across the United States are getting more extreme, more costly, and more deadly.


Can You Guess the Country from Its Capital City?

How well do you know the world's capital cities? This quiz will put your geography trivia to the test.


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How Many States Can You Identify on a Completely Blank Map?

Think you know where most of the U.S. states are located? See if you can still pick them out when...

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This Is the Most Termite-Infested City in America

This city has an especially hard time keeping these insects out.


The Official Nicknames for Residents of Every State

Think you know what the people living in your state are really called? Find out—and learn the nicknames for the...


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30 Geography Facts Everyone Keeps Getting Wrong

These days, instead of studying atlases, we use the Internet. So it should come as no surprise that there are...


20 Gorgeous River Photos from Around the World

Explore these picturesque rivers from around the world through photographs that capture an angle you don't typically get in person.


11 Major Cities That Are Running Out of Water

Even though 70 percent of the globe is covered in water, only 3 percent of that is freshwater—and about 99...


13 Major Countries That Aren’t Actually Countries

It's not easy to be a country. After checking out the following 13, you might never think of "country-hopping" in...


Can You Answer These Real Jeopardy! Questions About Geography?

Do you consider yourself a worldly whiz when it comes to geography trivia? We curated a pop quiz of an...


25 World Facts You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know

Impress your friends with these nuggets of knowledge.


The Meaning Behind Every U.S. State Motto

A good state motto should make a big statement, encapsulating its ideals and its essence. Does your state's motto reflect...


17 Animals That Live Only in the Amazon Rainforest

The mighty Amazon River and its surrounding rainforest is home to millions of different species of animals, with new ones...


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20 Unexplained Mysteries of the Amazon

Covering more than two million square miles in South America, the world's biggest tropical rainforest hides lots of scary secrets—and...

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America’s Most Scenic Small-Ship and River Cruises

Looking for a cruise a bit closer to home? These American river cruises offer opportunities on tributaries, bays, lakes, and...


The Nicest Place in Mississippi: Jourdan River Estates

Hurricane Katrina wiped out 58 of the 60 homes here. But the town’s back with a bang, celebrating their recovery...


The Best Cities in America for Each Generation

Home is where the heart is sure, but according to a new 2019 Homes.com study, it should also be determined...


23 U.S. Geography Facts You Didn’t Learn in School

Do you think you know everything about the good ol' U.S. of A.? These fascinating U.S. geography facts are guaranteed...