How South Dakota Helped Save the World from Nuclear Calamity

How South Dakota Helped Save the World from Nuclear Calamity

Visitors and locals alike are often surprised to learn that South Dakota played a crucial role in the nation’s defense during the Cold War. For three decades, 150 nuclear missiles capable of massive destruction were buried beneath the plains, ready to be launched at a moment’s notice. Today, the National Park Service runs a historic site that provides a fascinating glimpse into the chilling past.

Gotcha! April Fools’ Pranks Through History

Gotcha! April Fools’ Pranks Through History

April 1 is synonymous with practical jokes and hoaxes. While its origins are unclear, April Fools’ Day has been around a lot longer than you might think! From bathing lions to spaghetti trees, there have been plenty of elaborate pranks over the centuries. Click below to read about some of our favorites!

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