Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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34 Best Pieces of Thanksgiving Trivia to Wow Your Dinner Guests

You may know Thanksgiving as a day off from work filled with good food, football, and loved ones—but there is a lot you may not know about this national holiday.

50 Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers for a Night of Spooktacular Fun

Test your knowledge of October 31 with these Halloween trivia questions—answers included.


Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?

Compared to other Halloween traditions and legends, its origins aren't as spooky. Learn more about how bobbing for apples came...


22 Things You Never Knew About Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery honors those who have fought for our country’s freedom and is also steeped in a treasure trove...


Earth Day Quiz: How Well Do You Know Our Earth?

It's time for the Earth Day quiz! Get green and test your knowledge of the environment, the oceans, animals, climate...

Pi Day: How Pi Was Almost Changed to 3.2

Why should you never talk to "pi"? Because, hello, everyone knows it will just go on forever. Well, everyone except...


11 “Facts” About the Civil Rights Movement That Aren’t True

Separating fact from fiction isn’t just important from a historical perspective—it’s also essential in winning today’s fight against racial injustice.

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15 Things About Black History Month You Didn’t Learn in School

From the first African American to fly across the country to the first Black presidential candidate, there's a lot you...


12 Martin Luther King, Jr. “Facts” That Just Aren’t True

Think you know everything there is to know about the civil rights legend’s life? Here’s the truth behind some common...


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Christmas Trivia You Probably Didn’t Know

We uncovered the little-known facts, origin stories, and secret symbols even the biggest holiday fans never realized.


17 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

It's all fun and games until a balloon hits an airplane.

This Christmas Song Was Actually Written for Thanksgiving

Oh what fun it is to learn trivia about your favorite holiday tunes!



Why September Is the Most Popular Month for Birthdays

Nine of the ten most common birthdays are in September. Is yours one of them?


Why Do We Eat Birthday Cake?

Hint: It has to do with the Ancient Greeks!


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100 Things Turning 100 in 2020

2020 has been a tough year for us all, but these milestones are something to celebrate! Happy Birthday to the...

12 Amazing Asian Americans You Didn’t Learn About School

Kick-off Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by learning about some of their incredible contributions.


40 of the Latest and Greatest Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Doing your part to protect the planet this Earth Day can be as easy as making small, strategic changes to...


Can You Really Balance an Egg on the Spring Equinox?

The power of the equinox is more fiction than fact.


20 Facts You Never Knew About Canada

For Canada Day, July 1, here's a look at some wonderful and wacky trivia about our quirky friends to the...


16 Groundhog Facts You Need to Know for Groundhog Day

How did our modern Groundhog Day come about? What did Punxsutawney Phil, famous rodent prophet of Gobbler’s Knob, do to...


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United States Trivia Your History Teacher Never Taught You

When was Christmas illegal in America? Which state did Congress forget to officially add to the Union for 150 years?...


Can You Guess How Many Living People Share Your Birthday?

When people add "And many more..." to the end of "Happy Birthday," they aren't kidding.


It Is Possible to Be Scared to Death, According to Science

Is it possible for a spook to go too far?

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These Are the Luckiest Days of the Year to Do Everything, According to Numerology

Numerology predicts many life events, believers say. When will good fortune come your way?


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Cherry Tomatoes Filled With Creamy Pesto Cheese

Bring these colorful, bite-sized appetizers to your holiday parties. You can keep the fact that they are healthy a secret!