Illinois

Photo: Ken Lund, Leaning Tower of Niles Illinois is bordered to the east by Indiana, to the north by Wisconsin, to the northeast by Lake Michigan, to the west by Missouri and Iowa and to the south by Michigan. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/illinois

Welcome to the #Twistance

Following up our feature on the Twitterstorm kicked up by Badlands National Park, the hashtag that sums up the week’s viral storm combines Twitter and Resistance in the colorful #Twistance Kudos @StollmeyerEU for the helpful Twistance list curating ‘rogue’ federal science agencies. She’s Twistance 2 with other rogue departments. Those launching the rogue sites share a mission of sharing …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area. Keep an eye on upcoming events and our curated collection of headlines. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from …

Arizona

Photo: Ron Mader, Twin Arrows Arizona borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, touches Colorado and has a 389-mile (626 kilometers) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico. The name of the state appears to originate from an earlier Spanish name, Arizonac, derived from the O’odham name alĭ ṣonak, meaning “small …

Chicago

The name Chicago is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic”, from the Miami-Illinois language. Wiki Chicago   Climate Change The City of Chicago wishes to acknowledge and attribute this information to the United States Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies for the …