off-beat news, trivia, mysterious phenomena, historical oddities, eccentric behavior, awesome rollercoasters, strange creatures, esoteric eateries, Health, Wealth, Relationships, fun places to visit and other interesting stuff        

Banishing boredom since 2010        


Facebook Visitors Say...


Our Authors calls upon its own editorial staff (principally editor-in-chief Richard “Zippy” Grigonis) as well as freelancers from around the country.

Here are some authors who have contributed to Interesting America:


Caitlin Doherty is Interesting America's pizza-ologist and fun eatery afficionado. She also likes fun places to visit when she can find the time. A New Jersey native, she is a pharmacy technician for a hospital.

Phil Dotree photo Phil Dotree has written over 2,000 articles on various subjects for many web- sites and news websites (Fark,, etc.). He has been featured on the Howard Stern show and

April S. KenyonApril S. Kenyon lives in the small city of Salem, situated in the scenic hills of southern Indiana. She received a BA in English from Indiana University in 1997 and has been pursuing a full-time career in freelance writing since the beginning of 2010. April writes for a number of online content sites, providing articles and research on a wide variety of topics for clients worldwide. Some of her favorite subjects to write about include those of an environmental and historic nature.

Abby SlutskyAbby Slutsky is a freelance writer and poet whose work appears both on the Internet and in print (she has had articles published in Sasee Magazine and Learning Through History). She has a BA in English writing from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Education from Chestnut Hill College and a Juris Doctorate from Boston University. In her spare time, she volunteers for a hospice, plays Mah Jongg and shuttles her two boys to USTA junior tennis tournaments. A resident of Pennsylvania, she enjoys cake decorating, writing and traveling.

Do You Know Something Interesting?

Perhaps it's an interesting place known only to the locals, or some historical oddity that no one else knows about, or you've eaten at a unique restaurant, have braved a ride in a great new rollercoaster, know of a ghost tour of haunted houses in your area, or maybe Bigfoot is living in a nearby State Park!

If so, then we'd love for you to bring this interesting thing to our attention. Send us your leads or some reminiscences about the kind of stuff that's on our site, Interesting America.

Contact our editors by sending an e-mail to...

(You can click on the above e-mail address)

We'd love to hear from you. Let us know how we're doing!

Archive of What's Interesting in the USA

Here's a Complete Listing of Articles on the Interesting America Website....

You can call them articles. Or you can call them blogs. Whatever you call them, they are all here—the most interesting things, ideas and places found in America, conveniently listed alphabetically for your perusal. Currently all articles are listed by title in alphabetical order, but soon you will also have the option of browsing through the lists by subject category and geographic location (if applicable).

Note: Publication dates are in the format [YYYY-MM-DD]