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Why Is Pike Place Market So Famous?
Pike Place Market is as much of an icon for Seattle as the Space Needle or Mount Rainier, but why? How did a farmers market become a major tourist destination in a world-class city known for its technology?
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How Seattle’s favorite mountains got their names
While Seattle might be growing at break-neck speed, these rocky giants have stood unchanged (mostly) for thousands of years and will continue to do so for thousands of years to come. Their monikers, however, are still relatively new compared to their ages, so here’s how these popular peaks got their names.
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The Dinosaur Rush: Colorado's Bone Wars
The Bone Wars, the Great Dinosaur Rush, the Fossil Feud, whatever you want to call it, was a race between two men to outdo each other, resulting in magnificent paleontological finds.
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Popular Atlanta Trivia Questions & Answers
Because we believe in you and your ability to crush a trivia night (you got this, champ), we’re here to equip you with some vital practice questions on the topic we love the most: The City of Atlanta!
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Why Are The Everglades So Special?
We all know where these wetlands are and that they’re special, but why are they special? The Everglades are a crucial indicator of environmental health and are home to over 800 wildlife species, as well as an abundance of flora and foliage
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5 Things Invented in Dallas
From the first slice of German chocolate cake to the first calculator to the first snow cone ever to grace this green Earth, Dallas inventors have been gifting the world with their genius and inventions ever since the city’s earliest beginnings! Here are 5 things that were invented in Dallas within the last century or so that have changed the way we live for the better!
Worship centers, whether they be temples, synagogues, churches, mosques or convents, are more than just beautiful buildings tucked away between skyscrapers and business centers; they are the precious centers of tight-knit communities that bring the many people of Houston together in a common setting. Places Of Worship, Greek Orthodox Church, Downtown Houston, Christ Church, Hindu Temple, Roman Catholic Church, Greek Orthodox, Place Of Worship
Major Places of Worship in Houston
Worship centers, whether they be temples, synagogues, churches, mosques or convents, are more than just beautiful buildings tucked away between skyscrapers and business centers; they are the precious centers of tight-knit communities that bring the many people of Houston together in a common setting.
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Scientific Firsts That Happened In Chicago.
Many global firsts have happened right here in Chicago, and the rest of the world has this city to thank for many of the scientific discoveries and technological gains made here.
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Abandoned Mines and Ghost Towns Near Denver
Not every mining town struck gold — both literally and figuratively. Some towns soared in success only to crash down immediately, leaving behind only deserted husks of saloons, cabins and hotels. Here are a few of the abandoned mining settlements and ghost towns around Denver that are sure to send you back in time to Colorado’s earliest days.
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Dinosaurs in Southern California
Did you know that California has a state dinosaur? Or that the state was once covered by an ocean full of marine dinosaurs? Yes! Dinosaurs are certainly a part of California's fascinating history.
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Scientific Firsts That Happened In Chicago.
Many global firsts have happened right here in Chicago, and the rest of the world has this city to thank for many of the scientific discoveries and technological gains made here.
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Popular Atlanta Trivia Questions & Answers
Because we believe in you and your ability to crush a trivia night (you got this, champ), we’re here to equip you with some vital practice questions on the topic we love the most: The City of Atlanta!
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Abandoned Mines and Ghost Towns Near Denver
Not every mining town struck gold — both literally and figuratively. Some towns soared in success only to crash down immediately, leaving behind only deserted husks of saloons, cabins and hotels. Here are a few of the abandoned mining settlements and ghost towns around Denver that are sure to send you back in time to Colorado’s earliest days.