Tag: united states

Jul 17, 2017

Just a Train Going Across the Wobbliest Tracks I Have Ever Seen

Just a Train Going Across the Wobbliest Tracks I Have Ever Seen

Maintenance on this track has been deferred for a very long time

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Jul 10, 2017

This World Record Fireworks Display Creates the American Flag

This World Record Fireworks Display Creates the American Flag

The 900ft wide x 600ft tall flag was illuminated over Fort McHenry and recognized as the “largest pyrotechnical image” ever

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Nov 21, 2016

To Encourage Slowing Down, This Route 66 Rumble Strip Plays America the Beautiful at 45 MPH

To Encourage Slowing Down, This Route 66 Rumble Strip Plays America the Beautiful at 45 MPH

The project was a collaboration between the National Geographic Society and the New Mexico Department of Transportation

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Oct 25, 2016

If the Trump Clinton Debate was a Poetry Slam

If the Trump Clinton Debate was a Poetry Slam

Donald and Hillary try to top each other’s poetry while occasionally fielding questions from the audience

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Oct 10, 2016

A Bad Lip Reading of the First Presidential Debate

A Bad Lip Reading of the First Presidential Debate

I’m no lip reader, but this is amazing

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Aug 17, 2016

Why Passenger Trains Kind Of Suck in America

Why Passenger Trains Kind Of Suck in America

Passenger trains won’t be great again any time soon. Here’s why

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Jul 7, 2016

The White House’s Pete Souza Has Shot Nearly 2M Photos of Obama, Here are 55 of His Favorites

The White House’s Pete Souza Has Shot Nearly 2M Photos of Obama, Here are 55 of His Favorites

For the last 8 years, Pete Souza has been the Official White House Photographer

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Jun 26, 2016

Picture of the Day: One Street, Four Seasons

Picture of the Day: One Street, Four Seasons

Four-photo composite by Fatih Ozay shows the different seasons on a street in Newark, New Jersey near Branch Brook Park

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Jun 16, 2016

Before He Left Office Bush Sr Left This Letter for Bill Clinton

Before He Left Office Bush Sr Left This Letter for Bill Clinton

A cool piece of American history

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Mar 29, 2016

Incredible USA Counties Map Made from Over 3,000 Carved Wooden Blocks

Incredible USA Counties Map Made from Over 3,000 Carved Wooden Blocks

Artist Ben Graves used 12 types of wood and carved over 3000 wooden blocks to make this amazing 8′ x 5′ map of USA counties (contiguous US)

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