Chinese Tourists Seeking Out the Wild West Are Heading to Wyoming

Due to lifted sanctions by Barak Obama in 2014, there has been a highly noticeable increase in Chinese tourists coming to the US. Many of these tourists are flocking to the American West including Yellowstone and Wyoming, so much so that travel guides and agencies are specializing in catering to these tourists. Key Takeaways:Most Americans felt that china...

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Giving Trees Probiotics Can Help Clean Up Superfund Sites

Scientists have found a naturally occurring bacteria that they are able to include in a probiotic given to Poplar trees. In doing so, the bacteria consumes a carcinogenic solvent in the soil put there by industrial waste. Tests have also shown that this method is helping promote growth in Poplar trees versus those in a control group. Giving Trees Probiotics...

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Uber for Business Got an Update That Gives Companies More Control

Uber is launching a new version of their business platform, allowing groups, rules and permissions to be set by managers for workers. This allows Uber to be used for more than just a ride to work. Using the new platform, workers can give clients a ride home, back to the office, or have them picked up to meet for lunch. It also allows employees use Uber for personal...

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Mount Zion Cemetery’s Underground Railroad Shelter in Washington, D.C.

Mount Zion Cemetery is home to an underground railroad shelter. It is located in Washington DC. Slaves that escaped might have hidden in the corpse vault. There are many African American historical sites located in Washington DC. It was nearly lost to the redevelopment that went on in the mid century. Mount Zion Cemetery’s Underground Railroad Shelter...

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M*A*S*H Filming Location in Agoura Hills, California

Visit Agoura Hills, California to explore the movie ranch where the television show M*A*S*H was filmed from 1972-1983. Fans can wander through the fictional Korean army medical camp including the path to the infamous helicopter landing site featured on the show. Many of the original trucks, vans and tables used as props were carefully restored in 2007 and are...

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Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park in Allensworth, California

Allensworth State Historic Park in California originated as a town created by African Americans to live out the American Dream in a time when they had little rights. A small farming community was started between San Francisco and Los Angeles by intellectual black residents wanting a better life. Due to problems with the local water supply, the town eventually...

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Hamilton Ghost Town in Hamilton, Nevada

There is a ghost town located in Hamilton, Nevada with a very rich history. It used to be a mining town, but it ran out of silver and luck as well. There was some silver discovered there in 1867 and then a bunch of people went there in order to profit. Many people lived in surrounding caves because materials for buildings were very scarce. Hamilton Ghost Town...

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Why There’s a ‘Jersey Shore’ in the Middle of Pennsylvania

There is a Jersey shore in the middle of Pennsylvania and some people may wonder why this is. It is located hundreds of miles from the ocean. It is a very quiet place. This town is home to a lot of history. It is surrounded by scenic beauty as well. The way it got its name is very interesting. Why There’s a ‘Jersey Shore’ in the Middle of Pennsylvania

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A Garnished Glimpse Into an Unusual Night

The article is the summary of an event which combines Hendrick’s Gin with Atlas Obscura, to create a wonderful garden soiree event which is very unique. The Hendrick’s vehicle comes in and crafts beautiful cocktails, while performance are is being held simultaneously, including aerial acrobatics, harp players, singers, contortionists and dancers....

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