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

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

    It Could Be Illegal to Throw Away These 8 Things

    Americans throw away literally tons of trash. But tossing out any one of these items with your regular garbage could...

    This Christmas Song Was Actually Written for Thanksgiving

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

    13 Important Facts About Election Day

    Election Day is right around the corner. Make sure to read up on these important facts before you hit the...

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    60 Weird Facts Most People Don’t Know

    Prepare to have your mind blown.

    7 Myths About Full Moons You Can Safely Ignore

    The full moon gets blamed for a lot of crazy stuff—not just werewolves! Here are the common myths about the...

    4 Jobs with Lifetime Appointments (That Aren’t Supreme Court Justice)

    There are a handful of other jobs that you can keep forever—if you’re lucky enough to get one of them...

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    Confirmed: This Is How You Should Hang Your Toilet Paper

    Over or under? We finally have the answer.

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    14 Final Jeopardy! Questions Everybody Got Wrong

    Jeopardy may be fun to watch, but you can't help but feel for the contestants when they get hit with...

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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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    Here’s Why There Isn’t a Single Stop Sign in Paris

    It has to do with Paris's traffic laws... and a possible stop sign heist.

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    Why These 5 States Hold Odd-Year Elections

    Out of 50 states, only five—Mississippi, Kentucky, Virginia, New Jersey, and Louisiana—hold elections for state officials in odd-numbered years. Here's...

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    8 Creepy Staircases in the Middle of Nowhere

    Who knew stairs could be so spooky?

    Why Do Leaves Change Color in the First Place?

    You can count on the leaves to put on their show every year, but how do they do it?

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    Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?

    The classic Halloween game has deep roots in history.

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    15 Ways Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Made History

    On September 18, 2020, Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. The pint-sized powerhouse broke barriers both...

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    11 Sunken Ships Around the World—And the True Stories Behind Them

    Because no one can resist tales of a shipwreck.

    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 Use Zip Codes?

    Did you know each digit has its own purpose?

    9 Animals That Aren’t as Dangerous as You Think

    It turns out, sharks and other scary creatures aren't actually that deadly.

    21 Weird Ways the World Changes in Autumn

    The weather isn't the only thing that changes.

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    5 Traits You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Mom (and 4 You Inherit from Dad)

    Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.

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    25 Science Facts You Never Learned in School

    These strange but true facts prove the world really is a marvelous and mysterious place.

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    19 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

    Get ready to have the hair on the back of your neck stand on end because these unsolved mysteries are...

    Here’s Who Decides What Goes on a Postage Stamp

    Believe it or not, there's a whole committee dedicated to stamp design.