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Behind the Free Britney Movement: Why Fans Want to Free Britney Spears

This is what happens when a beloved pop icon isn't allowed to have control over her own life.

A Psychologist Explains Why We React So Strongly to Celebrity Deaths

Don't let anyone give you grief for mourning a celebrity's death: It's perfectly normal and natural, say mental health experts.



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13 Most Famous Sister Rivalries in History

Sisters always share a deep bond—and sometimes, they share an even deeper rivalry.


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A Body Language Expert Analyzes 15 Iconic Photos of Queen Elizabeth

Born to be a minor member of the royal family, Elizabeth II has become one of the most famous people...

A Body Language Expert Weighs in on 11 Iconic Photos

Think you know what's going on in these famous photos? Let's see what a body language expert has to say...


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Here’s What 25 Famous Photos Look Like in Color

These colorized versions of black and white photographs allow you to look at a piece of history with a different...

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The Best 14 Reads From the 2020 Quarantine Book Club

Social distancing? No problem! Dive into a virtual community of book lovers with these hot picks from the Quarantine Book...


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Who Is Princess Estelle? 14 Things You Don’t Know About the Young Swedish Royal

The future Queen of Sweden is every bit as cute as the Windsor children!


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9 Famous Moments in History That Never Actually Happened

You've probably accepted these nine occurrences as historical fact—but they're actually totally false, or at least highly embellished.


The Most Historic Landmark in Every State

Calling all history buffs! Step back in time at one of these significant sites in each state, from Revolutionary War...

10 Funny Typos in Famous Works of Literature

Even grammar sticklers should be able to forgive the editors for these notorious (and often hilarious) goofs.


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50 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Left-Handed

Left-handed people make up only about 10 percent of the population. But that 10 percent has made quite an impact.


14 Most Famous Women in Flight

Ninety-one years ago on June 18, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic. She was a...


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Conspiracy Theories About Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance

The aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared on July 2, 1937, while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. What happened to her remains...


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11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history's most celebrated writers—and...

17 Famous Company Names You’re Actually Pronouncing All Wrong

Most businesses could not care less how you say their name as long as you spell your name correctly on...


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See the One-of-Kind Princess Diana Portraits That Were Released after Her Death

Peter Max, one of the world's most famous living artists, devoted a series of paintings to honor the memory of...


Chappaquiddick: The Still Unanswered Questions About Ted Kennedy’s Fatal Car Crash of 1969

What really happened on the bridge on Chappaquiddick Island on Friday, July 18, 1969?


Here Is the CORRECT Way to Pronounce Dr. Seuss (and 17 Other Popular Author Names)

Most people mispronounce Dr. Seuss (hint: it doesn't rhyme with moose). Learn the correct way to say his name, plus...



How to Find More Meaning In Your Life, According to 5 People Who Did

Living a meaningful life can be different for everyone, but in these five incredible people found that what really matters...


Shakespeare’s Longest Word Is a Whopping 27-Letters Long

Good luck finding an actor who can pronounce this.


The Director of ‘The Exorcist’ Saw a Real Exorcism—and It’s Far More Terrifying Than the Movie

William Friedkin had never witnessed an exorcism other than the fake ones in his film. Here, he recounts his experience...

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A Student Just Debunked the Most Famous Grammar Rule of All Time

Repeat after us: "I before E, except after W"


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7 Etiquette Tips for Dealing With a Cheap Friend

Need help dealing with a friend who’s tight with their cash? Take these tips from Jodi RR Smith, nationally recognized...


19 Celebrity Names You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Your friends will probably keep saying these stars' names wrong, but here's how to pronounce…