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100 Fun and Interesting Facts About Practically Everything
You’ll never believe these fun facts.
The 20 Best-Ever Christmas Songs—Ranked
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15 Christmas Traditions to Steal From Around the World
From games to decorations to (of course!) the food, you’ll want to try these...
The 35 Best Small Towns for Christmas Lights
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The History of 10 Favorite Christmas Traditions
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15 Creative Ways to Volunteer and Make a Difference
If you have a favorite hobby or activity, volunteering for a related cause can make...
9 Photos That Launched Popular Conspiracy Theories
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. But whether or not those...
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Here’s Why Car Windows Have Those Little Black Dots
No, they're not just for decoration.
What New Year’s Eve Parties Used to Look Like More Than 50 Years Ago
These vintage photos show how people rang in the New Year from the 1920s through the 1960s.
Why Do So Many People Eat Pork and Sauerkraut on New Year’s Day?
Find out the reasons this classic combo is enjoyed by many on January 1.
Why Do We Kiss at Midnight on New Year’s Eve?
It turns out this late-night tradition goes way, way back.
44 Adorable Vintage Photos of Kids Meeting Santa
One of the most magical Christmas traditions for children hasn't changed for generations—visiting the...
See the Winners of the Largest Gingerbread House Competition in America
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7 Rare, Vintage Photos of the Rose Bowl Parade
The Tournament of Roses Parade has changed through history but it remains an iconic spectacle,...
The Best Christmas Town in Every State
From festivals and twinkling lights to snow-covered rooftops and giant Christmas trees, these towns really...
20 Best Hallmark Christmas Movies
It's just not the holidays until you're swooning over the cozy romance of a Hallmark...
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