First State to Allow Women to Vote

Which was the first state to allow women to vote? The women of Wyoming were the first women in the world granted the full right to vote. In...
Joshua Tree National Park // (c) 2011 Nicola / Flickr.com

Most Repulsive Tree in the Vegetable Kingdom

Which distinctive tree, also the name of a national park, was once called "the most repulsive tree in the vegetable kingdom?" The Joshua tree, the distinctively shaped member...
Hartland Covered Bridge // (c) 2014 Province of New Brunswick

World’s Longest Covered Bridge

Where is the world's longest covered bridge located? The 1,282 foot Hartland Covered Bridge, the longest covered bridge in the world, is located in Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada. Originally...
The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is located in downtown Detroit // (c) 2011 sj carey / buckshot jones / Flickr.com

Tallest Hotel in America

In which city/state is the tallest hotel in America located? Note: When this story was published, it was accurate. However, Marriott Hotels has since opened the Courtyard New...
Visitors stand on the International Date Line on the Island of Taveuni, located in Fiji // (c) 2008 Tim O'Shea / Flickr.com

Stand On the International Date Line

In what South Pacific country can a visitor stand on the international date line? Taveuni Island, located in the popular South Pacific travel destination, Fiji, is bisected by...

First City With All-Black Radio Format

Which U.S. city was home to the first radio station to be programmed entirely by African Americans? WDIA (1070 AM), in Memphis, Tenn. is the first radio station...
Can you drive a bike with square wheels. Anything's possible at MoMath, the nation's only math museum // (c) 2012 MoMath

Which U.S. City is Home to the Nation’s Only Math Museum

Which U.S. city is home to the nation's only math museum? The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) opened its doors to the public on Saturday, December 15, 2012...
Great Fountain Geyser with sunset // (c) 1997 J Schmidt / National Park Service

The Oldest National Park in the United States

What is the oldest national park in the United States? On March 1, 1872, Ullysses S. Grant signed into law an order to forever designate Yellowstone as a...
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is the world’s largest spectator sporting facility, with more than 250,000 permanent seats. // (c) 2011 momentcaptured1 / Flickr.com

World’s Largest Spectator Sporting Facility

What is the world's largest spectator sporting facility? The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is the world’s largest spectator sporting facility, with more than 250,000 permanent seats. The facility is...
Vermont's Montpelier is the only state capitol with no McDonalds restaurant // (c) 2012 Michael Gagnon / Flickr.com

Only State Capitol With No McDonalds

Which U.S. city is the only state capitol with no McDonalds restaurant inside its boundaries? Montpelier, the capital of Vermont is the smallest state capital in the U.S,...
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. has hundreds of original, historic artifacts on display. // (c) Smithsonian

Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC

How many museums does the Smithsonian operate in Washington DC? The Smithsonian Institution operates 15 museums in Washington D.C., including Anacostia Community Museum Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Arts and Industries Building Freer Gallery...
Julia Morgan, the first female architect to win the AIA Gold Award, designed the buildings at Asilomar Conference Grounds // (c) 2013 Asilomar Conference Grounds

First Female Architect to Win the AIA Gold Award

Who was the first female architect to win the AIA Gold Award? In December 2013, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) posthumously awarded the 2014 AIA Gold Medal...

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