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From Fort Sumter to Ellis Island, a Photo Tour of America's Closed National Monuments

From Fort Sumter to Ellis Island, photos are pouring in of America's shuttered national monuments.

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The Charming, Forgotten Remains of Route 66

Shells of wigwam hotels, drive-in theaters, and hokey gift shops.

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Historic Maps of the Day: The Louisiana Purchase's 210th Birthday

Celebrating 820,000 square miles.

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TV Show of the Day: '10 Buildings That Changed America'

Architecture television is a rare thing.

Samuel Arbesman

The Invisible Borders That Define American Culture

We can be connected (or disconnected) based on where we move, how we speak, and even what sports teams we root for.

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The Geography of American Binge Drinking

States with more liberals, extraverts and college grads drink more