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Largest Companies by Revenue in Each State

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The United States of Revenue

This map lists the highest revenue-generating company from each state (see larger here). Try to guess your state’s before you look. Arkansas, Oregon, and Texas all seem obvious. But I would not have guessed that for New York. If you're confused about any of these choices, there's an explanation on the data-gathering here.

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One of the Most Confusing Things I’ve Ever Seen On the Internet

I’ve seen a lot of weird and seemingly useless tech innovations, but an app that literally does nothing but say the word “Yo” raising $1 million is beyond my comprehension. Someone help me out.

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For You

Most book dedication pages are boring and straight ahead. These books all went another way.

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Honest Video Game Boxes

These redesigns of famous video game names and packaging really get to the heart of the game.

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Science Explains: Silly

Specifically the string variety. Here is how Silly String actually works.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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The Last Solar Eclipse
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The Last Solar Eclipse. There will come a time when the moon is too far away to produce a solar eclipse.

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Nebraska's Fearless Maid. How Minnie Freeman saved her students during the blizzard of 1888.

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Confessions of a Costume Curator. Historic garments carry the ghosts of the people who once wore them.

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This Infant's Size Confirms a Concern Doctors Have Had for Years: Large babies as well as small babies can be an indication of problems ahead.

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18 Science Fiction Spacesuits, Ranked. They may look cool, but how safe and usable would they be in real life?

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The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings. They aren't there anymore, but they've left evidence of their existence on the shared walls of the adjacent buildings.

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Technology Could Make Us Immortal. (But there will be consequences.)

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6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse. Be ready for them.

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