Population One – America’s Single-Person Towns

Today is Fat Tuesday! In most of the country, that just means one more day until Lent begins, but here in my home of New Orleans it’s the culmination of several weeks of parades. Mardi Gras is easily my favorite […]

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The Highest Paved Road in Each State

As humans, we’re always looking to move up. Whether that means climbing the corporate ladder or meeting a set of personal goals, everyone’s trying to end up on top of the world. In geographic terms, this manifests itself quite literally: […]

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Bridges Less Traveled

Many of us cross bridges every single day on our way to work or school. They are an essential and ever-present aspect of American infrastructure. Unless you have a crippling fear of bridge crossings, I doubt you even notice every […]

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All-American Castles

Unlike Europe, the USA does not have centuries of feudal history to encourage the construction of castles. Nor does it benefit from the various tall tales and legends that give these ancient citadels their rich legacies. Despite this, in terms […]

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