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All About Ohio: The Land of Presidents and Inventors

All About Ohio: The Land of Presidents and Inventors

What do the airplane, the light bulb and chewing gum have in common? They are three of the many inventions developed by people in Ohio. There’s also the traffic light, cash register, vacuum cleaner and yes, even Teflon. Ohio was home to many inventors, including Thomas Edison, perhaps the greatest inventor throughout history. Likewise, more of our country’s presidents were born in Ohio than in any other state, which is why the state is nicknamed “the Mother of Presidents”. They are: Ulysses S....

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All About California: Movies, Magic & More

All About California: Movies, Magic & More

California is the third largest state in the country, followed by Alaska and Texas. But more people live here than in any other US state. So do the most turkeys and the world’s largest tree (as of 2022). It’s 275 feet tall, lives in Sequoia National Park, and even has a name: General Sherman. The state is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, and Mexico to the south. Keep an eye out for black bears, deer, elk, bighorn sheep, bald...

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All About New Mexico: Land of Enchantment and UFOs

All About New Mexico: Land of Enchantment and UFOs

New Mexico has a lot of charm and a mysterious history. Perhaps you’ve heard of the city of Roswell? Some people claimed that a UFO crashed there in 1947. Since then, everything and anything happening in the city seems to be related to aliens. The city built a UFO museum and research center, hosts a UFO festival, and showcases alien-themed streetlights. The local McDonald’s is the only one in the world that’s shaped like a flying saucer. Even a family of aliens, or extraterrestrials, are...

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