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15498 190514  Overall Best States Rankings | US News Best States  2019  
Minnesota ranked third-best state in the U.S. by U.S. News - StarTribune.com
#1  Washington  #2  New Hampshire  #3  Minnesota  #4  Utah  #5  Vermont
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15167 190206  Top 10 Best Winter Destinations In The World - YouTube  Dec. 8, 2017
#1 Vienna, Austria  #4 Tokyo, Japan  #6 Park City, Utah  #7 Breckenridge, Colorado  #8 Quebec, Canada  

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Top 10 Utah Attractions |  Utah’s Best Destinations
Utah’s Must-Sees

5457 140326  Photos: Salar de Uyuni, world's largest salt flats - chicagotribune.com
Salar de Uyuni Tours in Bolivia - YouTube
Salar de Uyuni - Wikipedia    Bolivia

Bonneville Salt Flats - Wikipedia    Utah
Salt pan (geology) - Wikipedia

9009 150415  Utah’s most unbelievable views  MSN Travel, Lonely Planet 

4951 140203  Mars and Orion over Monument Valley  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA February 2, 2014
Monument Valley - Wikipedia   Arizona  /  Utah
Astronomy page


Sundance Film Festival
13844 180119  Sundance Film Festival | Sundance Institute
Highlights of the Sundance Film Festival lineup  Deutsche Welle, 01/18/2018
Sundance Film Festival - Wikipedia
Park City, Utah

Film Festivals

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United States National Parks List: Alaska & California (8 National Parks each), Utah (5 National Parks), ...

Sunrise, Bryce Canyon photo by Munish Singla (National Geographic)     Bryce Canyon National Park
6108 140523  Meteors, Planes, and a Galaxy over Bryce Canyon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA May 19, 2014

Zion National Park (Utah.com, Videos) | Zion National Park (NPS) | Zion Canyon photos (Google) 

7384 141008 
Capitol Reef National Park (U.S. National Park Service)  Utah
Capitol Reef National Park 3-minute Tour - YouTube

National Parks

7393 141009  From the Temple of the Sun to the Temple of the Moon  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  October 7, 2014

7243 140923  Moab is for mountain bikers  Moab, Utah    GrindTV.com. LeahCrane, 09/09/2014

Mountain bike - Wikipedia
Essential Mountain Biking Skills - YouTube

If Only Every Mountain Biking Video Was Shot Like This - Afrojacks.flv - YouTube
Dan Atherton MTB Enduro Racing - Four by Three - YouTube
Mega Avalanche Group 10 Qualifier 2011 from Start to Finish - YouTube
Freeride Mountain Biking in BC - YouTube
Red Bull Signature Series - Joyride 2012 FULL TV EPISODE 18 - YouTube  Whistler, BC., Canada
Red Bull Rampage from start to finish - YouTube  Zion National Park, Utah
Bicycle  |  Red Bull events  |  Canada

15171 190207-0208  Top 10 Best Cities to Visit in USA during Winter - YouTube
1 Los Angeles, California  2 San Juan, Puerto Rico  3 Austin, Texas  4  Orland, Florida  5 Tybee Island, Georgia
6 Phoenix, Arizona  7 Keystone, Colorado  8 Stratton, Vermont  9 Salt Lake City, Utah  10 Santa Fe, New Mexico
50 States & Washington, D.C. +

7970 141212  Best in the US 2015 - Lonely Planet  12/10/2014
1. Queens, New York, 2. Western South Dakota, 3. New Orleans, Louisiana, 4. Colorado River region, Colorado, Utah: The river runs through Arches National Park, the city of Moab, and Canyonlands National Park, and Arizona, 5. North Conway, New Hampshire, 6. Indianapolis, Indiana, 7. Greenville, South Carolina, 8. Oakland, California, 9. Duluth, Minnesota, 10. Mount Shasta region, California

4036 131109  New tyrannosaur that predates the tyrannosaurus-rex discovered in southern Utah  (Fox News, Associated Press, 11/07/2013)
Natural History Museum of Utah
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument - Wikipedia

Tyrannosaurus-rex - Bing Images  T. rex

11331 160602    born June 1, 1801    Brigham Young
Biography.com  Brigham Young
PBS - THE WEST - Brigham Young

Brigham Young - A short history - YouTube
Brigham Young - Wikipedia
  June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877, an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 until his death in 1877. He founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territory. Young also led the foundings of the precursors to the University of Utah and Brigham Young University....
The Book of Mormon - Testaments - LDS - 1/7 - YouTube   1/7 to 7/7  
Utah  |  Presidents 15th

born December 23, 1805    Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith - Religious Figure - Biography.com
Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration - YouTube
Joseph Smith - Wikipedia 
December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844, an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement. When he was twenty-four, Smith published the Book of Mormon; ...
American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith  PBS
Mormonism - Wikipedia


14529 180724  Mormons settle Salt Lake Valley - Jul 24, 1847 - HISTORY.com
Chapter 63: The Pioneers Go to the Salt Lake Valley April-July 1847 - YouTube
Salt Lake Valley, Utah
Joseph Smith, December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844, Vermont
Brigham Young, June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877, Vermont

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Official Website - Watch and Listen to Performances Online
Target Center Classical Minnesota Public Radio Presents  June 20, 2013
Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Wikipedia  |  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Hallelujah, Christmas - YouTube
Best Version of Battle Hymn of the Republic EVER! Mormon Tabernacle Choir + Lyrics - YouTube
David Archuleta and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir - A Wondrous Christmas - YouTube
Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing - Mormon Tabernacle Choir - YouTube

13315 170924  The Mormon Church officially renounces polygamy - Sep 24, 1890 - HISTORY.com
Salt Lake City, Utah
13317 170925  Grover Cleveland pardons bigamists, adulterers, polygamists and unlawful cohabitants - Sep 25, 1894 - HISTORY.com
Salt Lake City, Utah
Presidents:    Benjamin Harrison    #23    |    Grover Cleveland    #24 

John C. Fremont reaches the Great Salt Lake - Sep 06, 1844 - HISTORY.com
The Conquerors: John C. Fremont - Conqueror of California - YouTube
born January 21, 1813    John C. Fremont
John C. Frémont - Wikipedia 
January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890, an American explorer, politician, and soldier who, in 1856, became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. During the 1840s, when he led four expeditions into the American West, that era's penny press and admiring historians accorded Frémont the sobriquet The Pathfinder.
Great Basin - Wikipedia  |  Utah  |  California
Georgia  |  South Carolina

born January 23, 1855    John Browning
Gun designer John Browning is born - Jan 21, 1855 - HISTORY.com
John Browning - Wikipedia  January 23, 1855 – November 26, 1926, an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of military and civilian firearms, cartridges, and gun mechanisms, many of which are still in use around the world.     
Tales of the Gun John Browning - YouTube    
Utah Territory

Meet Samuel Remington

born April 13, 1866    Butch Cassidy
Butch Cassidy is born - Apr 13, 1866 - HISTORY.com
The Real Wild West - Episode 6 Butch Cassidy (HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) - Knife Fight Scene (1-5) Movieclips - YouTube
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) - IMDb
2 Great Songs – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) – Soundtrack - YouTube
Outlaws  |  Wild West

The First Transcontinental Railroad was completed on May 10, 1869.
Transcontinental Railroad and the American West - YouTube
First Transcontinental Railroad - Wikipedia
Who Was Who - The Transcontinental Railroad
Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16    |    Ulysses S. Grant    #18

15054 190104  Utah enters the Union - HISTORY  Jan. 4, 1896

born August 19, 1906    Philo T. Farnsworth     
Philo T. Farnsworth - Inventor - Biography.com  August 19, 1906 – March 11, 1971
Philo Farnsworth - Wikipedia
Farnsworth vs. Sarnoff - American Genius Episode - National Geographic Channel


Craig Breedlove sets new land-speed record - HISTORY  Nov. 15, 1965
Craig Breedlove - Wikipedia 
born March 23, 1937, an American professional race car driver and a five-time world land speed record holder.
Land speed record - Wikipedia
Bonneville Salt Flats - Wikipedia 
Bonneville Speedway - Wikipedia
Bonneville Traction 
52 years ago today Breedlove sets new land-speed record - YouTube
Spirit of America - Craig Breedlove's land speed record - 1963 - YouTube
Breaking A Land Speed Record The List - YouTube
Fastest Land Speed - Andy Green OBE & Richard Noble OBE - Guinness World Records 60th Anniversary - YouTube
World’s Fastest Car – 1,000mph Bloodhound SSC – First Public Runs - YouTube
Utah  |  Cars 

1511 130423   World's Largest Rope Swing - YouTube  |  Corona Arch - Moab, Utah      
West Jordan man killed on Corona Arch rope swing ksl.com

3831 131018-160906  Utah rock vandals 'reprehensible,' say Boy Scouts officials - U.S. News  (video, NBC News, Erin McClam and Tracy Connor, 10/18/2013)
Boy Scouts Leaders Ousted After Toppling Ancient Rock - Video  metacafe, CBS  10/22/2013
2 former Boy Scout leaders plead guilty to toppling ancient Utah rock formation, avoid jail | Fox News  03/18/2014
Goblin Valley State Park Utah State Parks
Goblin Valley State Park Utah.com video
Goblin Valley State Park - Wikipedia

11650 160905-0906  The duckbill formation - Bing images
Caught on tape: Young men knocking over unique rock formation in Oregon - CBS News  - The rock formation at Cape Kiwanda in Oregon always looked like it was teetering on the edge of collapse, but this week it finally came down, ...
Destruction of Beloved Rock Formation - vandals destroying popular Oregon rock formation - YouTube
Vandals destroy famous landmark at US national park - News JS  09/06/2016
Oregon  |  Parks
Famous Rock Formations - Bing images
List of rock formations in the United States - Wikipedia

4179 131128  Joshua Tree Time-Lapse Video Hopes To Help Save A Southern California Treasure  (Huffington Post, Anna Almendrala, 11/27/2013)
Yucca brevifolia - Wikipedia  Joshua tree is native to southwestern
North America: California, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada

4737 140115  Skier Grete Eliassen’s guide to Salt Lake City  (GrindTV, Leah Crane, 01/10/2014)

5462 140326 
Provo-Orem, Utah, named happiest city in America  (AOL, 03/26/2014)  1. Provo-Orem, UT  2. Boulder, CO  3.  Fort Collins-Loveland, CO  4. Honolulu, HI  5  San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA (out of 189 Cities)    Note: 13. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN
Gallup.Com - Daily News, Polls, Public Opinion on Politics, Economy, Wellbeing, and World

America's happiest cities, 2014  photos (Yahoo Homes, Jennifer Karmon, Spaces, 03/26/2014)

6120 140524  This week’s best state in America? Utah, for its generosity.  (Washington Post, Reid Wilson, 05/23/2014)

6866 140806
  Iconic rock formation, The Cobra, crumbles - GrindTV.com  David Strege, 08/05/2014 Utah
Rock formations in the United States - Wikipedia
Top 12 Most Famous Rocks in the United States - Listosaur  Arthur Weinstein, Travel, 05/08/2011
Unusual Rock Formations - Bing Images
Unusual Rock Formations around Utah - UtahArches.com

7544 141027  The 5 Worst States for Women  MSN Money, Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 Wall St.            1  Utah, 2  Wyoming, 3  Idaho, 4  Mississippi, 5  North Dakota
States & D.C. 

7671 141109  9 of the Deepest Holes in the World  MSN Travel, Condé Nast Traveler, 11/04/2014
Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana,
Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine (Kennecott Copper Mine), Salt Lake City, Utah, Diavik Diamond Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada, and more

7789 141121  What's America's Booziest State?   Yahoo Food, Dave Infante and Chris Kolmar, Thrillist, 11/20/2014
1.  Oregon, 2.  Colorado, 3.  Alaska, 4.  Montana, 5.  Vermont, 6.  Wisconsin, 7.  Washington, 8.  Nevada, 9.  Wyoming, 10.  Maine, ...
41.  Florida, 42.  Oklahoma, 43.  South Carolina, 44.  Maryland, 45.  Tennessee, 46.  Georgia, 47.  Utah, 48.  Alabama, 49.  Mississippi, 50.  Arkansas
Mason-Dixon Line map and information  World Atlas
Bible Belt - Wikipedia
Booze blues: Utah's laws make it tricky to get a drink - Fox News  Alicia Acuna, 01/31/2013
Contiguous United States - Wikipedia  the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district) ... The term excludes the non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii and all off-shore United States territories and possessions
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8716 150311  Executions by firing squad poised to make comeback in Utah  MSN, AP, 03/11/2015
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