Strange Facts about the
More people live in
New York City
than in 40 of the 50 states.
There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and
in one foot of liquid.
There's a town in
with treetop bridges made specifically to help squirrels cross the street
to the Unites States for about 2 cents per acre..
It would take you more than 400 years to spend a night in all of
's hotel rooms.
is home to a giant lavender labyrinth so big you can see it on Google Earth.
There’s an island full of wild monkeys off the coast of
, and it's not open to humans.
There's enough concrete in the Hoover Dam to build a two-lane highway from San
Francisco to New York City.
are now the only states that don't observe daylight savings time.
has the worst drivers out of the nation's 200 largest cities.
has the best drivers.
produces enough wheat each year to feed everyone in the world for about two
Oregon's Crater Lake is deep enough to cover six Statues of Liberty stacked on
top of each other
The Empire State building has its own zip code.
The Los Angeles Coroner’s Office has its own quirky gift shop called Skeletons
in the Closet.
The Library of Congress contains approximately 838 miles of bookshelves long
enough to stretch from
At 46 letters,
has the longest place name in the
(even though it's based on a joke).
is twice the size of
In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the country to the "United
States of Earth."
A highway in
plays the “William Tell Overture” as you drive over it, thanks to some
well-placed grooves in the road
The total length of
's rivers could stretch across the
about 40 times.
The town of
has been on fire for 55 years.
The one-woman town of
is the only officially incorporated municipality with a population of 1. The
sole, 83-year-old resident is the city's mayor, librarian, and bartender.
The entire town of
, Alaksa lives under one roof.
The number of bourbon barrels in
outnumbers the state’s population by more than two million.
has a canine "bark ranger" that helps herd wildlife away from
You can watch more than 100 ponies swim to
every year in
In 1943, the temperature in Spearfish,
jumped 49 degrees in two minutes (-4°F to 45°F), one of the most drastic changes on record.
The world's tiniest park is in
, measuring a mere two feet wide.
The inventor of the Ouija board lived and died in
; his tombstone stands as a reflection of his achievement.
The biggest signature in human history belongs to
farmer Jimmie Luecke.
The two-mile landmark can be seen from space.
Only one-third of all $100 bills are actually inside the
the dead outnumber the living by nearly 1,000 to 1.
The smallest county in the
on the Hawaiian
Moloka'i is also a leprosy colony where a few former patients still live.
is the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles coexist in the wild.