Author Archives: Cheyenne Buckingham

57 Fascinating Facts About the Titanic

This weekend marks the 107th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, which claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people. It was among the worst maritime disasters in history. ...
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The Most Threatened Animals in Every State

Humankind has not been all that kind to the animals that share our planet. We have hunted and encroached on the habitat of many species -- to extinction. Though hunting ...
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The Best Dogs for People With Allergies

In case you haven't noticed, Americans love dogs! About 36.5% of Americans were part of a dog-loving household -- more than any other pet. But what happens when you start ...
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The Most Common Town Names in the US

For a country the size of the United States, it’s not surprising that some towns, both big and small, share the same name. About a third of all cities, towns, ...
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Everyday Products Invented by Kids

Ever wish you had invented an everyday product that made your life easier or more enjoyable, and also maybe a little rich as well? If you're looking for some ...
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The Weirdest Fact About Every American President

With Presidents’ Day nearing, it’s important to take a moment and reflect on those who served as the chief executive of our country. And while you may be well-versed ...
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26 Completely Different New Year’s Days Around the World

While the new year has already commenced for those following the Gregorian calendar, the most widely used calendar in the world, the Chinese New Year, has yet to begin. Tuesday ...
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100 American Towns Founded Before the American Revolution

The United States is a relatively young nation, but some American towns have been around for more than three centuries, and some longer still. From Kittery, Maine (founded in 1647) ...
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25 Stunning Christmas Lights Around the World

Christmas is a magical time of the year. Parents take their young ones to fun holiday events such as visiting Santa at the local mall and driving around neighborhoods to ...
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Species That May Have Gone Extinct This Year

As the worldwide human population grows, the wildlife population inevitably suffers. Humans negatively impact wildlife -- from plants to amphibians to mammals -- in a variety of ways whether by ...
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How Many Children Live in Poverty in Your State

Poverty affects approximately 42.6 million Americans, 13.4 million of them are children. While the poverty rate nationwide is 13.4%, the child poverty rate is 18.4%. Childhood poverty in the United ...
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31 Food Recalls That Poisoned the Most People

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a food safety alert on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Consumers were advised to throw out all produce containing romaine lettuce due to a ...
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States With the Most Indian Reservations and Tribal Areas

Most of us were taught as young children that the first Thanksgiving was a shared autumn harvest feast between Wampanoag Indians and early colonists in 1621. Often, however, the suffering ...
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States With the Largest Native American Populations

Thanksgiving is considered a time of rest, reflection, and family gathering for the majority of Americans. The feast symbolizes the cooperation of European colonists and the continent’s Native residents, who ...
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25 Smallest Countries and Territories in the World

Could you name the world’s smallest countries and territories by population? You'd be surprised, but chances are you're familiar with quite a few. A strong majority of these lightly populated ...
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