(uskings.us) Since Prometheus is dead, Methuselah is the oldest living bristlecone in the United States. Methuselah is currently about 4,852 years old (as of 2020) and is still kicking. While researchers know which Great Basin Bristlecone Pine in the Methuselah Grove is Methuselah, its exact location is not available to the public. This is to protect Methuselah from harm and this means that visitors may have seen Methuselah and taken pictures of the ancient tree without knowing.
(uskings.us) Texas Children's is the largest children's hospital in the nation, with 973 beds in use. It is part of the Texas Medical Center, a collection of independent hospitals and academic institutions west of downtown Houston, and is the primary pediatric training site for Baylor College of Medicine.
(Uskings.us) AT&T Stadium, formerly Cowboys Stadium, is a retractable roof stadium in Arlington, Texas, United States. It serves as the home of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL) and was completed on May 27, 2009. The maximum capacity of the stadium with standing room is 110,000.
Grimmway Farms (California): The largest grower, producer, and shipper of carrots in the United States
(Uskings.us) Grimmway Farms is the largest grower, producer, and shipper of carrots in the United States. It is headquartered in Bakersfield, California, and has been family owned and operated for more than 40 years. The company has been recognized for popularizing the baby carrot.
East Coast Surfing Championships (Virginia ): The now-longest running surfing contest in the United States
(Uskings.us) The East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) is an annual surfing contest held in Virginia Beach, Virginia on the oceanfront, and is one of the United States Surfing Federation’s major amateur events. Since its official establishment in Virginia Beach in 1963, the ECSC has grown to be the now-longest running surfing contest in the US with the 58th annual surf competition held August 23-30, 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic with safety guidelines in place.
Victor Lance Vescovo (Texas) : The first American to have reached the deepest points of the Earth's five oceans
(Uskings.us) Victor Lance Vescovo (born 1966) is an American private equity investor, retired naval officer, and undersea explorer. He is a co-founder and managing partner of private equity company Insight Equity Holdings. He is the first person to have reached the deepest points of the Earth's five oceans.
(uskings.us) Bengies Drive-In is a drive-in theater in Middle River, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, with the largest movie screen remaining in the United States.
(uskings.us) The first full-sized transparent car ever made in America, it bowed at General Motor’s Highways and Horizons exhibit at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair.
Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum and Library (California): The largest teddy bear museum in the United States
(Uskings.us) The Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum in Santa Barbara has a large display of dolls. It is also reportedly the largest teddy bear museum in the US. They doubled their number of display cases to 150 in 2014 to show off more of the collection on a rotating basis. In addition, their library is the US’s largest dedicated to dolls and teddy bears.
Erik Weihenmayer is the first American without eyes to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on May 25, 2001.