Introducing Miss America (5 photos)

Miss Indiana Katie Stam was crowned Miss America 2009 among the 52 young women that competed for the title Saturday night in Las Vegas. The 22-year-old beauty said being named Miss America 2009 at this weekend’s pageant in Las Vegas was “a dream come true.” Miss America 2009, the 84th Miss America pageant, was held at the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada on January 24, 2009. The pageant was broadcast live on TLC from the Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, only the fourth time that the pageant has been held outside Atlantic City, New Jersey. All contestants were required to be between the ages of 17-24, unmarried and a citizen of the United States. They were also required to meet residency and education requirements. Congrats Katie!

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December 5, 2016

Sweden’s Iconic ICEHOTEL Is Now Open 365 Days a Year

Sweden’s iconic ICEHOTEL has recently completed a project that will allow it to remain open year-round. Located 125 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the ICEHOTEL has been in operation seasonally since 1989. The hotel is created entirely from snow and ice, and includes 20 guest suites, a bar, and art gallery.

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December 5, 2016

Busy Beaver Breaks Into Store to Browse Their Selection of Christmas Trees

Beavers are animals known for their wood-chomping prowess and recognize a good tree when they see it. So, it’s no surprise that this little guy, who snuck into a retailer, was so disappointed when he saw the selection at his local dollar store. All of the trees were artificial! Not everyone appreciated this fine wood connoisseur in the store. As the wild creature wandered the aisles, an officer from the St.

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