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21

Jul

12 U.S. places where your visit could double the population

10

Jul

8 insanely popular sports that are rarely played in the U.S.

04

Jul

Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?Among the requirements for naturalization — when a person not born in the United States voluntarily becomes a U.S. citizen — is the famous civics test. Test your patriotic proficiency with these questions from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services.

Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?
Among the requirements for naturalization — when a person not born in the United States voluntarily becomes a U.S. citizen — is the famous civics test. Test your patriotic proficiency with these questions from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services.

19

Jun

10 unforgettable folk art environments
For the unconventional bucket list, these far-out installations and visionary environments across the U.S. are a must.

11

Jun

Certain trails in the U.S. enjoy a high profile because of their overall length, remoteness, amazing scenery or historical significance. These classics of the American hiking scene draw much-deserved attention from both casual hikers and boot-and-beard-wearing hard-core trekkers. These headline-stealers might not have the same place in your heart as the local path, but they certainly are among the most attractive trekking routes that anyone can set foot on.Classic American hiking trails

Certain trails in the U.S. enjoy a high profile because of their overall length, remoteness, amazing scenery or historical significance. These classics of the American hiking scene draw much-deserved attention from both casual hikers and boot-and-beard-wearing hard-core trekkers. These headline-stealers might not have the same place in your heart as the local path, but they certainly are among the most attractive trekking routes that anyone can set foot on.
Classic American hiking trails

06

Jun

Why Danes are happier at work than AmericansWorking less is better for health, well-being and even productivity. So why are Americans still working so many hours?

Why Danes are happier at work than Americans
Working less is better for health, well-being and even productivity. So why are Americans still working so many hours?

03

Jun

What is ‘unpopulation geography’?This map project looks at where human beings aren’t — and brings some interesting data to light.

What is ‘unpopulation geography’?
This map project looks at where human beings aren’t — and brings some interesting data to light.

17

May

Which U.S. states have the most endangered species?In honor of Endangered Species Day on May 16, here’s a look at some of America’s most endangered wildlife, where they live and how many are left.

Which U.S. states have the most endangered species?
In honor of Endangered Species Day on May 16, here’s a look at some of America’s most endangered wildlife, where they live and how many are left.

14

May

You’ve heard of a one-horse town, but what about a one-person town? Scattered throughout the U.S. are places with populations you can count on one hand — and sometimes one finger.12 U.S. places where your visit could double the population

You’ve heard of a one-horse town, but what about a one-person town? Scattered throughout the U.S. are places with populations you can count on one hand — and sometimes one finger.
12 U.S. places where your visit could double the population

What’s the best U.S. city to have a dog?NerdWallet looked at social opportunities, affordability and walkability to determinethe 20 top cities for dog ownership. Guess which city topped the list?

What’s the best U.S. city to have a dog?
NerdWallet looked at social opportunities, affordability and walkability to determinethe 20 top cities for dog ownership. Guess which city topped the list?