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Wild West

Black And Mexican Cowboys Made Up At Least 25% Of The A...

September 13, 2020

When you think of the Wild West, you probably think of a lonesome cowboy who maybe looks a bit like John Wayne, out on his own, fighting the elements and str...

Doc Holiday: Stories, Trivia, And Facts You Didn't Know...

August 27, 2020

Shootout show with gunslingers "Wyatt Earp" (left) and "Doc Holliday" at "Tombstone Village," Arizona. (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images) The infamous sho...

Okay Etymology: Why Do We Say "Okay" And Where Did It C...

March 23, 2020

As one of our most commonly used colloquialisms, "okay" is so much a part of our language and culture that it is hard to imagine a time when it wasn't used. ...

Buffalo Bill: The Old West's Greatest Showman

February 26, 2020

The greatest showman of the wild, wild west, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, was born 174 years ago today in Scott County, Iowa. You might think you know everythin...

Havasupai Quiz

February 20, 2020

Way down at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is a small community of indigenous people known as the Havasupai. They've been living in the area since before it was a national park, and like every place in Amer...

Havasupai: The Post Office At The Bottom Of The Grand C...

February 20, 2020

Sure, everyone is emailing now and Amazon is mostly running the shipping game, but people in the United States still need the USPS to live their day-to-day lives....

Cowboy Kid: Sharpshooter of the Wild West

January 31, 2017

In Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West; Johnny Baker, otherwise known as the Cowboy Kid, exhibited his one of a kind skill with a rifle. As shown in the clip below; during the early day...