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25 must-visit hidden gems from across the US

Stacker compiled a list of 25 must-visit hidden gems from across the United States using travel guides, news articles, and company websites.

Why are some people mosquito magnets and others unbothered?

It’s rare to attend an outdoor party in warm weather without hearing people complain about mosquitoes. They swat away, sit in campfire smoke, cover up with blankets and eventually just give up and go indoors. On the other end of the spectrum, there are plenty of people who don’t seem bothered by mosquitoes in the slightest.
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25 endangered animals that only live in America
Canva The Endangered Species Act is a landmark conservation law that has brought wildlife threatened by habitat destruction, …
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States with the most registered anglers
Canva There are 29.2 million registered anglers in the United States, with more than 52 million anglers of all ages taking to water …
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States with the most registered hunters
franz12 // Shutterstock Hunting is one of the oldest forms of human activity. Over the centuries, hunting has largely evolved from …
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States with the biggest gun industries
Canva In 1934, Congress ratified the National Firearms Act, legislation requiring guns to be registered and taxed. On the surface, …
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States where gun sales have increased the most since 2011
Lutsenko_Oleksandr // Shutterstock Although debates on gun control laws—which differ substantially from one state to …
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The most frequently targeted endangered species in the world

Citing the 2021 Annual Report on Conservation and Science from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Stacker looked at the 27 most targeted species focusing on the five main vertebrate groups.

50 record-breaking fish caught in the US

Stacker compiled a list of the top 50 record-breaking fish caught in the U.S. by weight using data from Land Big Fish.
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Podcast

All about thru-hiking

Backpacker Radio is a podcast all about thru-hiking. Topics include hiking news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.

Podcast

Exploring rural America

The Bear Grease Podcast with host Clay Newcomb delivers compelling storytelling through documentary-style episodes exploring the culture, traditions, and history of rural America.

Podcast

Outside storytelling

Outside’s longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will both entertain and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, …