Which US States Have Produced the Most Presidents?
Virginia and Ohio top the list when it comes to the number of U.S. presidents each state has produced. Virginia has produced eight presidents, including some of the nation’s earliest leaders such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. The seven presidents who hailed from Ohio include Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. […]
Most US Wealth Is Concentrated in These 10 Areas
Wealth and influence are concentrated in certain areas of the United States and a new animated map shows just how mammoth some local economies are when compared on a national scale. Metrocosm’s Max Galka created the map, which shows every U.S. county in proportion to its share of the total U.S. GDP (gross domestic product). Galka’s map becomes distorted […]
Rare 1903 Video Captures Busy Boston Streets
Rare video posted by the New England Historical Society shows the busy streets of Boston in 1903. A cameraman boarded a city streetcar and filmed as he rode around the city. The silent black-and-white footage records sidewalks jammed with pedestrians while horses and buggies share the road with electric streetcars. Seeing Boston By Streetcar was one of the […]