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Meera Jagannathan

Meera Jagannathan


13 Things You Never Knew About the “Happy Birthday” Song

At a well preserved 122 years old, "Happy Birthday to You," the most frequently sung English song in the world, has never looked better.

15 National Geography Bee Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past National Geographic Bee competitions, and see how you measure up.

14 Early Feminist Quotes That Still Resonate Today

One hundred seventy years ago, crusaders for women’s suffrage gathered at the Seneca Falls Convention to sign the Declaration of Sentiments. Here are words from some of the most legendary American women’s rights activists of the era that hold true to this day.