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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 to be a beloved activity.

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What Do the Olympic Rings Symbolize?

The famous Olympic rings logo is more than 100 years old, but its symbolism is ageless.


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11 Strange Things Presidents Have Banned from the White House

Current and former Commanders in Chief have been picky about what's allowed on the property.


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13 Unlikely Jobs U.S. Presidents Held After the White House

You can’t accuse these former presidents of resting on their laurels once they left office.


10 Accidental Discoveries That Changed the World

From penicillin and anesthesia to saccharin and silly putty, chance played a major role in some of the world's great...

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U.S. Presidential Trivia Questions Everyone Gets Wrong

If you paid attention in history class, you might have a shot at a few of these answers. How many...


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Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?

The robes Supreme Court justices wear weren't always black. In fact, some were a variety of different colors.

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Can You Pass the United States Citizenship Test?

The official U.S. Citizenship test features ten civics questions from a list of 100 potential ones. See how you do...


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18 U.S. Citizenship Test Questions That Leave Even Americans Stumped

Even if you were born and raised in the United States, you might not be able to pass the naturalization...



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Can You Guess Which U.S. State Has Produced the Most First Ladies?

Here's a hint: It's one of the original 13 colonies.

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8 Presidential “Facts” That Just Aren’t True

Popular vote says these myths are true—here are the real facts.


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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 Name These 10 Vintage Kitchen Tools?

Test your knowledge and see if you can name all these vintage kitchen tools! If you were a frequent visitor...


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There’s a Very Specific Reason Why the Oval Office Is an Oval

It's not just for the sake of alliteration.