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    Here’s When You’ll Be Able to See the Strawberry Moon This Week

    The June full moon isn't just a supermoon, it's a super strawberry moon! Here's what to look for in the...

    If You See a Hole In a Pen Cap, This Is What It Means

    Find out why there's a little hole in your pen cap and how it helps both you and your pen.

    This Is How Hurricanes Are Named

    Nope, it's not random.

    7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2021

    July 11th is Free Slurpee Day! Get the scoop on the famous drink before that brainfreeze sets in.

    24 Classic Board Games Everyone Should Own

    From family game night to trivia with friends, everyone loves a classic board game.

    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...

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    The Difference Between the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution

    It's a common mistake to confuse the Declaration of Independence with the Constitution when thinking about the birth of our...

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    50 Cat Facts That Are Purr-fectly Fascinating

    Think you know everything there is to know about cats? Think again. We're about to blow your feline-loving mind with...

    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...

    14 Earth Day Facts You Should Know

    Our planet is in peril—and it's an Earth Day fact that this day was created 51 years ago to raise...

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    What Exactly Does the “Q” in “Q-tips” Stand For?

    Q-tips are everywhere. You can find them in bathrooms, in doctor's office, and in episodes of CSI. But what exactly...

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    24 Cities You Learned About in School That No Longer Exist

    From the tragic to the mysterious, you won't believe these fascinating tales of cities that no longer exist.

    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...

    20 Cool Facts About Space We Bet You Didn’t Know

    Perseverance just landed on Mars, where it will search for signs of life. But space's cool factor doesn't begin or...

    15 Everyday Items You Had No Idea Were Made By NASA

    The camera in your phone, the insulation in your walls, and that oh-so-comfortable mattress you sink into nightly: You can...

    13 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Gold

    Check out these fun 24-karat nuggets about gold.

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    Here’s Why You Don’t See Blimps Anymore

    You still see planes and jets in the sky, but a blimp is a rare sighting these days.

    24 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About the Bible

    Whether you know your Scriptures chapter and verse or you rarely take a peek at the Good Book, these Bible...

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    15 Hidden Treasures Rumored to Be Somewhere in the United States

    Tales of hidden treasure are always thrilling, especially when the treasure in question might be right in your own backyard.

    How Many People Are There in the World?

    In honor of the United Nation's World Population Day, we take a look at some useful facts about the planet...

    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.

    This Is Why the British Drink So Much Tea

    Making tea is the British response to every situation, from birthdays to bad news. But how did this small island...

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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...

    18 Things You Think Are Illegal but Aren’t

    It may come as a surprise, but all of these things are legal in the U.S., at least in some...

    24 Astronomy Facts You Never Learned in School

    From a bar in the clouds to finding more water from the Moon, outer space is constantly surprising us.

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    10 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries About Planet Earth

    From the water that covers most of it to the moon that orbits it, here are some bizarre things about...

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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.