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The National Park Service Turns 100

The National Park Service Turns 100

A century ago, the United States embarked on the development of a national park system, an unprecedented feat that today, oversees some 405 areas totaling more than 84 million acres. Learn more!

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Peculiar Roadside Attractions You’ve Got To See To Believe!

Peculiar Roadside Attractions You’ve Got To See To Believe!

These quirky monuments to American ingenuity will leave a smile on your face as you travel across the fruited plain. Learn more, plus how your photo can win prizes!

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Goldenrod Facts and Folklore

Goldenrod Facts and Folklore

This member of the daisy family actually has many medicinal uses, and is steeped in folklore and legend. Read on!

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.