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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump.

There is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Alberta, Canada, called “Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump.” It is Where the Aboriginal People Used to Chase Buffalos Off a Cliff.

This is yet another cultural site on Canada’s list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This site contains the ruins of a camp, bones from American bison, and several trails. It is thought to be evidence of communal hunting in the area, which existed more than 6,000 years ago. But do you know the name of …

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National Park Service

The National Park Service has Their Own Investigative Service Branch. The FBI of the National Park Services Has Been Solving Cold Cases for Decades in the Words of Conditions.

The National Park Service is an agency of the United States federal government based in the Main Interior Building in Washington, DC. This branch of government is responsible for and manages all national parks, monuments, and other historical properties. But did you know they also have an investigative branch that has been solving cold cases …

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Dude Chilling Park

The Dude Chilling Park is a Local Name Given to a Park Space in Vancouver. The Name was Based on the “Reclining Figure” Sculpture That Resembled a Dude Chilling.

The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is responsible for 250 public parks and beaches, the VanDusen Botanical Garden, the Bloedel Conservatory, and an extensive public recreation system that includes community centers, pools, rinks, fitness centers, golf courses, street trees, marinas, sports fields, and playgrounds. But did you know that the Dude Chilling Park did …

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Grass Lawn

Traditional Grass Lawns Originated as a Status Symbol. Neatly Cut Grass Used Soley for Aesthetics was Something Only the Wealthy Could Maintain Back in the Day.

A lawn is an area of soil-covered land planted with grasses and other durable plants such as clover and kept at a short height with a lawnmower or occasionally grazing animals for aesthetic and recreational purposes. But did you know only the rich could afford to maintain a well-manicured lawn back in the day? Traditional …

Traditional Grass Lawns Originated as a Status Symbol. Neatly Cut Grass Used Soley for Aesthetics was Something Only the Wealthy Could Maintain Back in the Day. Read More »

Tarzan

Why Was Tarzan Removed from Disney Parks?

Walt Disney came up with the concept of a Disney-themed amusement park after visiting several similar places back in the 30s and 40s with his daughters. Initially, he thought of creating an attraction just next to the studio in Burbank to entertain visitors.  The Tarzan character was temporarily removed from the Disney Parks because visitors …

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Myst

What is Myst Island?

Robyn and Rand Miller created the graphic adventure puzzle video game Myst. It was created by Cyan, Inc. and published by Broderbund in 1993 for the Macintosh personal computer platform. What most people did not know was that Disney almost made a theme park base on this video game. “Myst Island,” was a Disney World …

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Every fall, Alaska’s Katmai National Park hosts “Fat Bear Week” and crowns the park’s fattest brown bear. The aim is to highlight the park and wildlife conservation.

Everything you want to know about Katmai National Park’s Fat Bears Every fall, Katmai National Park & Preserve in Alaska hosts Fat Bear Week. Fat Bear Week is an auspicious celebration where the park invites its online community to compare photos of bears from when they first visit Brooks Falls in the spring to photos …

Every fall, Alaska’s Katmai National Park hosts “Fat Bear Week” and crowns the park’s fattest brown bear. The aim is to highlight the park and wildlife conservation. Read More »