The United States has more shopping malls than high schools. According to a 2016 report, there were over 1,200 enclosed malls in the United States, compared to around 26,000 public high schools.


The highest point in Florida is lower than the lowest point in Colorado. The highest point in Florida is Britton Hill, which stands at just 345 feet above sea level. The lowest point in Colorado, in contrast, is the Arikaree River, which flows at an elevation of around 3,317 feet above sea level.


In Alaska, it is illegal to wake up a sleeping bear to take a photograph. The law specifically prohibits disturbing bears to take photographs or to engage in any other activity, and violators can be fined or even jailed.


The world's largest ball of twine is in Kansas. Located in the town of Cawker City, the ball of twine weighs over 20,000 pounds and has a circumference of over 40 feet. It was started by a local farmer in 1953 and has been growing ever since, as people from all over the world come to add their own contributions of twine.


In some states, it is legal to own a pet tiger or lion. While it is illegal in many places, in some states like Texas and Alabama, it is legal to own certain types of exotic animals like tigers, lions, and even bears, as long as the owner has a permit.