We could stare at the Blue Ridge Mountains all day, and now we're taking a look at them on the molecular level as we uncover the answer to their blueness.
Why is North Carolina Called “The Tar Heel State”?
North Carolina's nickname, "The Tar Heel State," is inextricably linked to the people who've called this place home.
What’s With North Carolina’s Weird Laws?
From a resolution that makes hurricanes illegal to a ban against off-key singing, this state has some unusual laws reputed to be true.
The Curious Carolinian
North Carolina is a state of many peculiarities that make you scratch your head and trail off into hard thought. Why is there a bump in NC/Va border? Why isn't Wake Forest University located in the town of Wake Forest? "The Curious Carolinian" explores NC topics you've always wondered about but never had answers for.
Why Is There a Bump in the NC/Va Border?
Trace your finger along a map of North Carolina, and you'll notice a slight notch in the border our state shares with Virginia. It might be little, but it has a mighty story to tell.