10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Phoenix

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DGustafson
There's a lot you probably don't know about Phoenix, even if you've lived here for a while.

Check our picks for 10 things you probably didn't know about the city:

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10 Imaginary Things Arizonans Believe in

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Arizona is a hotbed for urban legends.

From the state's own Bigfoot, to blood-sucking monsters, to a lady who snatches up kids, and more, we bring you 10 imaginary things that Arizonans believe in:

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10 Cars You See Way Too Often Around Phoenix

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People around Phoenix seem to generally have a different taste in vehicles than people in other parts of the country.

That leads us to notice some trends in car-buying around here, and this list of 10 cars you'll see way too often around Phoenix:

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10 Things No One From Phoenix Ever Says

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There are certain phrases people from Phoenix always use ("It's a dry heat!") but there are also some things people from Phoenix never say.

Check out 10 things no one from Phoenix ever says:

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10 Weirdest Things That Have Ruined Your Commute Around Phoenix So Far This Year

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Police officers chasing birds on U.S. 60.
As if there wasn't enough traffic on Phoenix-area highways from people crashing into each other, there are also some weirder things that land on the highways and ruin your commute.

Thanks to the Arizona Department of Transportation's traffic cameras, we can show you the most bizarre things that have messed up your commute around Phoenix this year:

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Arizona's 10 Coolest Contributions to Science

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Arizona has had a lot to offer to the scientific community over the years.

From natural features, to discoveries, to inventions, and more, we bring you Arizona's 10 coolest contributions to the world of science:

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10 Worst High School Mascots in Arizona

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At some Arizona high schools, the powers that be decided not to choose some tired old mascot like the Bears or Eagles.

Instead, some high schools decided to branch out and pick something different, and years later, they've landed on New Times' list of the 10 worst high school mascots in Arizona.

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10 Time-Lapse Images of Phoenix Being Built Over 80 Years

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Maricopa County
Camelback Mountain in 1953.


Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we can watch more than 80 years of development take place in about five seconds.

Maricopa County keeps aerial maps dating back to 1930, and we've combined some into time-lapse images to show you how Phoenix has changed over the years:

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Arizona's Most Popular National Parks, Ranked

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More than 10 million people visited Arizona's national parks last year, according to new figures released by the National Park Service.

The Park Service says more than $773 million of spending occurred in Arizona thanks to tourism to the parks, supporting dozens of jobs. Check out which parks were the most popular:

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How to Split Arizona Into 10 States

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Now that there's a plan to slice up California into six states, it's time to unveil our plan to divide Arizona into multiple states.

Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the 10 states of Arizona:

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