Fifty states' favorite 4th of July songs according to Spotify -- including Colorado's uncool pick

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A couple of week's back, we shared Ranker's list of the twenty best state songs -- and had to admit that even though Colorado's finished pretty high, it was hardly a standout.

Now, Spotify has assembled a roster of each state's favorite July 4th song, and unfortunately, Colorado's is among the uncoolest of the batch -- although at least it's original, unlike a certain Lee Greenwood tune that tops the charts in more than twenty places. See videos of each Spotify-certified favorite below, as well as which states love the tune best.

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Photos: Top twenty favorites on the Marijuana Memes Facebook page

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The Marijuana Memes Facebook page is among the most regularly updated addresses of its type. Some of the material is political, some of it's funny and a lot of it is both.

Check out our twenty favorites below.

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Photos: Ten best U.S. parks according to TripAdvisor, including one in Colorado

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TripAdvisor has come up with its choices for best landmarks and parks in the U.S. and the world -- and one in Colorado finished very, very high on the list.

How well did it do? Count down the photo-illustrated top ten below, featuring TripAdvisor text and links to each location. To see the original post, click here.

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Photos: Ten IKEA products that sound like sex toys (NSFW)

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For those of us who don't happen to be Swedish, the product names at IKEA can sound sorta...dirty. And the more erotic they seem, the more likely they are to be totally mundane.

Don't believe us? Check out the following ten items, complete with photos of what they sound as if they should look like and what they actually are.

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Photos: Denver's top fifteen biggest tourist attractions of 2013

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In recent days, we've been sharing details from what VISIT DENVER describes as the Mile High City's most successful tourism year ever; visitor spending in 2013 topped $4 billion for the first time. First up were tourists' ten favorite shopping and entertainment centers, followed by the 21 cities and states that sent the most tourists to Colorado. Now come the agency's top fifteen biggest tourist attractions of 2013 -- and there are definitely some surprises, beginning with number fifteen. Count them all down below.

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Photos: Top 21 cities and states that sent the most tourists to Colorado in 2013

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Last week, we noted that VISIT DENVER has just released loads o' stats related to 2013, the most successful tourism season in the city's history; visitor spending topped $4 billion for the first time. And indeed, the organization's list of the ten most popular shopping and entertainment centers for tourists only scratched the data surface.

Example: VISIT DENVER has also compiled lists of the nine cities and twelve states that sent the most tourists to Colorado. Both rosters are below, with the one pertaining to cities accompanied by blurbs that suggest reasons why folks might prefer to hang out in Denver than where they live the rest of the year. Continue to count them down.

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Photos: Tourists' ten favorite Denver shopping and entertainment centers in 2013

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VISIT DENVER has just finished crunching the tourism numbers for 2013, which proved to be a record-setting year: Visitor spending topped $4 billion for the first time.

Where did tourists spend their money? A lot of it went to shopping and entertainment centers. Look below to see the photo-illustrated top ten, supplemented by VISIT DENVER text.

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Videos: Twenty best state songs according to Ranker, and where Colorado's lands

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Back in March, we posted about the eleven state flags that are supposed to be better than Colorado's, based on a listing from Ranker. That crowd-sourced website also features a roster of the best state songs, and Colorado does very well. But does it deserve to? And are any of the tunes that wind up before or after it actually any good?

Judge for yourself by counting down the top twenty, complete with videos from (almost) every selection and our takes as to whether the word "best" actually applies.

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Photos: Ten best U.S. college towns to live in, including two in Colorado
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Last September, we shared Kiplinger's list of the ten best cities for young graduates. But a new roster by SmartAsset is even more specific. The site shares its picks for the best (and worst) college towns to live in for new grads or just folks looking for a fresh start -- and two Colorado places made the positive side of the cut, with one doing very well indeed.

Continue to count down the photo-illustrated best college towns top ten, featuring excerpts from SmartAsset text, plus a graphic and details about how the roster was assembled -- and click to check out the original post.

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Photos: Five potheads who went on to change the world

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Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive.

Breaking news: a lot of famous celebrities and creative-types smoke weed. If this surprises you, then congratulations on getting an Internet connection under that rock you call home. But what about the truly rich and powerful who got faded?

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