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When Did the Wild West States Join the Union?

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We ask when the states on the Wild West Challenge actually joined the USA.   The states visited on the Wild West Challenge¬†— California, Utah, and Nevada — nowadays seem as as American as any. However, they were all relatively late joiners to the union: California waited a lifetime after […]

Yellowstone’s Tourist-Killing Geysers Strike Again

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Did you know that Yellowstone National Park, in the US state of Wyoming, is home to tourist-killing geysers? A twenty-three year-old tourist has died in Yellowstone National Park, falling victim to the area’s tourist-killing geysers. Colin Scott, visiting the park with his sister Sable, was trying to check the temperature […]