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95 Ratings
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Takes 20 minutes to listen to 2 minutes

By GirlOH - Aug 16 2019
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Concept great, execution nonexistent. The video doesn’t download and even the audio play 5-10 seconds and then freezes for two minutes

Love it

By Robby Sagat 91 - Mar 12 2015
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Acts as an amazing break from work. Just wish they came out with more.

iTunes Ratings

95 Ratings
Average Ratings
46
11
12
8
18

Takes 20 minutes to listen to 2 minutes

By GirlOH - Aug 16 2019
Read more
Concept great, execution nonexistent. The video doesn’t download and even the audio play 5-10 seconds and then freezes for two minutes

Love it

By Robby Sagat 91 - Mar 12 2015
Read more
Acts as an amazing break from work. Just wish they came out with more.
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Aerial America

Latest release on Jan 27, 2020

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Above the Everyday

Rank #1: This is How Mark Twain Got His Pen Name

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Growing up on the banks of the Mississippi River fueled the imagination of a young boy named Samuel Clemens. The world would later know him as Mark Twain.

Aug 06 2018

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Rank #2: The Shocking Link Between Unemployment and the Gateway Arch

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It's incredible to think that St. Louis's Gateway Arch, a modern architectural marvel designed by Eero Saarinen, was built out of a federal grant set up to address unemployment during the Depression.

Jun 03 2019

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Rank #3: What Happened to Christopher McCandless

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In 1992, Christopher McCandless set off to test if he could survive alone in the wilds of Alaska. It didn't go as planned.

Feb 26 2018

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Rank #4: The Breathtakingly Beautiful Town of Carmel, California

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Carmel, California, is home to thriving marine population and breathtakingly gorgeous coasts. No wonder the actor wanted to run it.

Apr 22 2019

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Rank #5: How a Resort Town Became an Abandoned Toxic Wasteland

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In the 1960s, the Salton Sea was home to a thriving resort town frequented by celebrities like Frank Sinatra and the Beach Boys. Today, it is a ghost town, suffering from a high toxin levels in the water.

Oct 22 2018

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Rank #6: Russia Gave Us a Discount on Alaska

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Many ridiculed Secretary of State William Seward for purchasing Alaska from Russia in 1867. But he turned out to be quite the shrewd businessman.

Apr 01 2019

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Rank #7: Vacationing on Martha's Vineyard

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The breathtaking beaches and quaint seaside cottages of Martha's Vineyard make it a dream vacation destination for many of its visitors - some of which include presidents, celebrities, and even one famous, fictional shark.

Mar 18 2019

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Rank #8: Sedona's Mysterious Energy Field

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New-Agers have been coming to Sedona for years because of its mysterious spiritual energy, but they weren't the first to believe in its religious power.

Jul 22 2019

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Rank #9: Puerto Rico's #1 Crop Isn't Sugar, But It's Still Sweet

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Puerto Rico's agricultural economy was once dominated by sugar plantations. Today, the same fields hold everything from corn and rice to bananas, plantains, and mangoes.

Aug 27 2018

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Rank #10: What Makes Great Salt Lake So Great?

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Covering 1,700 square miles, Utah's Great Salt Lake is the biggest saltwater lake in the western hemisphere.

Apr 08 2019

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Rank #11: The Mysterious Roswell UFO Incident of 1947

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In 1947, when a local rancher claimed to have found a flying saucer in his field, Roswell became the center of conspiracy theories and a tourist destination for anyone in search of little green men.

Dec 14 2012

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Rank #12: The Bridge Capital of the World

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Pittsburgh's glass industry put it on the map, but it's steel that makes it one of America's great industrial cities, and its 446 bridges that make it the bridge capital of the world.

Aug 17 2015

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Rank #13: Half of All North American Shorebirds Use This Rest Stop

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Cheyenne Bottoms is the nation's largest inland marsh, an area of over 60 square miles. It's also the favored resting spot of many species of migrating birds, from pelicans to 27 species of ducks.

Sep 24 2018

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Rank #14: Here's Why the Battle of Vicksburg Was So Important

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Marching through Mississippi, Ulysses S. Grant focused his efforts on the city of Vicksburg. Surrounding and firing upon the city for weeks on end, he forced its citizens to the brink of starvation.

Nov 26 2018

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Rank #15: What the Oregon Trail Looks Like Today From Above

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One of America's greatest highways is barely visible from the ground. It's only from the air that you can pick out the remains of the Oregon Trail.

Feb 19 2018

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Rank #16: How Rockefeller Jr. Forced the Creation of a National Park

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When millionaire John D. Rockefeller Jr. first visited Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1926, he vowed to preserve the awe-inspiring land, and began secretly buying thousands of acres to open a national park.

Aug 14 2017

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Rank #17: These Gentle Giants Would Rather Be Left Alone

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Historically feared by humans, brown bears were once aggressively hunted in the contiguous U.S. Because of this, 95% of these majestic creatures live in Alaska.

Nov 19 2019

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Rank #18: One of the Most Remote Places in the U.S.

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The northern tip of Wisconsin's Door Peninsula, less than 2 miles wide, is a secluded home to numerous wineries, wheat fields and picturesque lighthouses.

Jan 07 2019

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Rank #19: How the Brutal Trail of Tears Got Its Name

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The Indian Removal Act of 1830 resulted in the forced relocation of over 15,000 Cherokee people--a third of whom died during the journey to Oklahoma.

May 20 2019

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Rank #20: A Horrific Tragedy at Frank Lloyd Wright's Home

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One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beloved properties, Taliesin, was inspired by Wisconsin's natural beauty. But its history is mired in tragedy.

Nov 26 2018

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The Reason Why DC Is Between Maryland and Virginia

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As everyone knows, Washington, D.C. is named after the first U.S. president. But do you know how he chose its location?

Jan 27 2020

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Aerial Views of Eco-Friendly Homes in New Mexico

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In an unwelcome environment, building an eco-friendly house is a major challenge. But architect Mike Reynolds thinks he's found a design solution in his innovative "Earthships."

Jan 27 2020

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The Unexpected End to this Lake Erie Battle

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The waters of Lake Erie may be peaceful today, but in the early nineteenth century they were filled with battleships.

Jan 20 2020

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Where to Find Vampires in America

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The tiny town of Forks, Washington became known for its teenage vampires thanks to Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series. And HBO's True Blood established Natchez, Mississippi as another vampire haven.

Jan 20 2020

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Vegas Might Be for Weddings, But Reno is For Divorce

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Unhappy wives flocked to Reno in 1931. It was easier to get divorced in Reno that anywhere else in the country - and that turned the little city into the capital of unhappy couples.

Jan 13 2020

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The One Place JFK Felt He Could Be Alone

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In the midst of the biggest crises of his presidency, John F. Kennedy always knew there was one place he could go to collect his thoughts alone: his decadent family summer home in Hyannis Port.

Jan 13 2020

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A Look at Bonnie and Clyde's Escape Route

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Blazing down back roads and running from the law, notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde fled many crime scenes on these Arkansas roads.

Dec 30 2019

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Restoring the Musical City of New Orleans After Katrina

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Since hurricane Katrina destroyed much of New Orleans, groups like Brad Pitt's Make it Right Foundation and Habitat for Humanity have rebuilt the homes of thousands of residents.

Dec 30 2019

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The Importance of the Continental Divide

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Much of the water in the US comes from the Rocky Mountains, so mineral mines nearby must take extra precautions not to pollute the drinking water of milllions.

Dec 23 2019

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This is Where Rosa Parks Changed History

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More than half a century ago, civil rights leaders Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for equality in Montgomery, inspiring a national movement through acts of nonviolence.

Dec 23 2019

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This is Where Elvis Bought His First Guitar

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Every year, fans make the pilgrimage to Elvis Presley's hometown to see his birthplace and parade their classic Rock and Roll cars around town.

Dec 09 2019

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Pennsylvania's Amish Country

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Pennsylvania's Amish population maintains its religious practices and austere way of life, tending some of the most productive farmland in the country.

Dec 09 2019

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The Best Rock Pillar for Sport Climbing

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First conquered in 1992, the climb up the east side of a 300-foot rock pillar named "Monkey Face" has become the ultimate rock-climbing challenge.

Dec 02 2019

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The Spectacular Draw of Devils Tower National Monument

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In the wilderness of Wyoming, there's a magnificent pillar of ancient lava so unique, that even geologists are at odds on exactly how it was formed.

Dec 02 2019

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Stephen King's Spooky Stay at the Stanley Hotel

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In September of 1974, author Stephen King and his wife checked into the Stanley Hotel. During his stay there, King came up with the idea for The Shining.

Nov 25 2019

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Why the Film Industry Is So Attracted to Bonanza Creek

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Bonanza Creek Movie Ranch is an all inclusive film location in New Mexico.

Nov 25 2019

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These Gentle Giants Would Rather Be Left Alone

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Historically feared by humans, brown bears were once aggressively hunted in the contiguous U.S. Because of this, 95% of these majestic creatures live in Alaska.

Nov 19 2019

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If You're an Adventurer, Idaho Is the State for You

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Idaho has more wild and remote public lands than any state outside of Alaska. Covering 2.3 million acres, The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area stretches right across the heart of Idaho.

Nov 18 2019

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The Insanely Ambitious and Corrupt Plot to Grow L.A.

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In 1898, the mayor of Los Angeles, Fred Eaton, came up with an audacious plan to drive up the value of local real estate. He would secretly divert the water from an entire river valley in the north to the city.

Nov 11 2019

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Why There's a Pyramid in Wyoming Dedicated to Crooks

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Two of the biggest pioneers in U.S. railroad history were brothers, Oakes and Oliver Ames. And while they were later found out to be criminals, a large granite pyramid would later be erected in southern Wyoming, in their honor.

Nov 11 2019

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iTunes Ratings

95 Ratings
Average Ratings
46
11
12
8
18

Takes 20 minutes to listen to 2 minutes

By GirlOH - Aug 16 2019
Read more
Concept great, execution nonexistent. The video doesn’t download and even the audio play 5-10 seconds and then freezes for two minutes

Love it

By Robby Sagat 91 - Mar 12 2015
Read more
Acts as an amazing break from work. Just wish they came out with more.