Highest Recorded Temperatures
Find the highest recorded temperatures for each continent. Also, the Record Highest Temperature by State.
Banned Beach Read
Sixty-five years ago, J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye was published. This classic, along with many other recognizable titles, have been banned at one time or another. Pick up a banned or challenged book for your beach read this summer!
Check out Infoplease’s suggestions for anything but a routine holiday.
July is National Hot Dog Month
Americans eat an average of 60 hot dogs each per year. But there are some among us who can eat far more. Meet Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo, the men's and women's champions of Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, who ate 70 and 38.5 hot dogs respectively. Find more fascinating facts about your favorite BBQ menu item.
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Ho Chi Minh