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November 17, 2017

These States Have the Most Breweries Per Resident

Are you a beeroisseur?

[beer·ois·suer \bir-ə-ˈsər\ n. person with good taste and judgment regarding beer.]

Beer brewing is a rapidly growing industry. In just 20 years, the number of breweries has risen from under 1,000 to 7,190 by the beginning of 2017. With brewing dating all the way back to the 5th millennium BC, it’s no wonder modern breweries have mastered the art of beer. So sit back, crack a cold one, and check out these states that have the most breweries per resident!

Numbers are based off of breweries per 100,000 residents.

1. Vermont

Vermont is home to many breweries, becoming one of the world’s most respected beer destinations. In [...]

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November 17, 2017

These 5 City Names Will Ruffle Your Feathers!

Birds of a feather flock together in these cities with their pretty Cuckoo names. These cities have lots to offer. Whatever you’re looking for, whether it’s a city fit for a pretty hummingbird or good eats (Polly want a cracker?) you’ll find it in one of these bird-like cities.

Birdseye, Indiana

Birdseye is an antique town located in Indiana’s Jefferson County. Although it’s a small place, Birdseye has a local winery, eateries, and multiple parks. Birdtown, Ohio

Birdtown isn’t really a city, it’s a neighborhood. Although it’s just a tiny part of a much larger city (Greater Cleveland) it’s on the US Registry of [...]

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November 10, 2017

The Nation’s Best Cities for Apple Picking

If Johnny Appleseed could earn a famous reputation that would eventually make him one of the most beloved American legends, the least you could do is pick a few apples! While you probably won’t become a folklore anytime soon, these apple orchards are calling your name! These acres of apple trees offer a charming hobby and fun activity for your next trip!

Kiyokawa Family Orchards: Parkdale, Oregon

This orchard has been a Parkdale staple for generations. Founded in 1911, this orchard offers apple and pear harvesting. There is also a Honey Crisp Festival held at the orchard, and guests can enjoy jars of honey, jams, and other treats. Riley’s Farm: Oak Glen, [...]

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November 8, 2017

The 10 Safest US Cities for Your Next Move!

These safest US cities are great for anyone looking to be a stranger to danger. Although crime is inevitable, these cities are ranked by Niche, a surveying site, as being the safest cities in the United States based on several categories of crime. If you want to live the good life, move to one of these good cities. You won’t find many bad guys here! Naperville, Illinois is not only impressive in its lack of crime, Naperville also has an excellent school district and an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent which is below the national average of 4.4. Pack your bags, Naperville has a lot to offer!

Four out of the 10 safest US cities are located in the sunny state of [...]

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November 6, 2017

Place Names That’ll Make You Hungry for Fall!

Get your utensils ready, these place names will prepare you for a dive into some of the fall’s yummiest comfort foods! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, these tasty place names are serving up more than good eats. Check out what some of these places have on their plates:

Chicken, Alaska

The town of Chicken is a traditional gold mining community. Chicken’s Historic District, which includes mostly single-story wood buildings, is a testament to its Alaskan roots and humble antiquity. Residents and visitors alike enjoy snowmobiling, hanging out at Chicken Creek, a mini-golf course, and beautiful snowy scenery. You can’t be a chicken when planning a [...]

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October 25, 2017

Teams From These Cities Hold the Most World Series Titles

It’s that time of year again. What time? World Series time! Take me out to the ball game!

The World Series is an annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB). The championship winner is announced following a best-of-seven game playoff that takes place in October and early November each year. Many MLB teams from across the nation fight until the finish trying to make it into the World Series. However, only one team can take home the Commissioner’s Trophy.

Grab some Cracker Jacks, and check out these teams that hold the most World Series titles!

1. New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are one of the most successful and notable [...]

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October 20, 2017

These Places Have the Most Sunshine in the Fall

Fall is here and pumpkin spice everything will still be on everyone’s mind for the next few weeks. With that being said, cooler weather and heavier clothing will also be a staple this season. For those who can’t get enough of the sunshine and warm weather, these 8 cities get the most sunshine on average during the months of September, October, and November. Macon, Georgia is famous for its beautiful scenery, historic roots and its many museums and cultural centers. This Southern town gets an average of 67% of sunshine every fall.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is a fun and growing city. Although its NBA team is named the OKC Thunder, Oklahoma City gets an average of 68% [...]

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October 17, 2017

Top 3 U.S. States with the Most Tornadoes

Although hurricane season is almost over, a tornado can happen during any time of year. These scary storms can produce wind speeds of 73-112 mph. Tornadoes can also cause severe damage from tearing roofs off homes to throwing cars off roads. In the U.S., tornadoes usually peak between March and June, particularly in the country’s “Tornado Alley” – the states that usually expand from Texas, up through Oklahoma and Kansas, to as far north as Illinois.

Texas currently has the highest number of tornadoes per year. In the heart of Tornado Alley, the Lone Star state averages 112 tornadoes per year.

Kansas, another Tornado Alley resident, takes second [...]

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