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      20 Hilarious Ways Other Cultures Say, ‘When Pigs Fly!’ Around The World

      Phrases like “when pigs fly” and “when hell freezes over” are called adynata. Here, the surprising ways other cultures use...


      5 ‘Helpful’ Comments You Should Probably Erase From Your Vocabulary

      Do your depressed cousin or unemployed friend a favor: Leave these gems of advice unsaid.


      Why Do Baseball Managers Wear Uniforms? 4 Pressing Baseball Questions You’ve Always Had

      Vitally important answers to those baseball questions you've never asked.


      Where 25 Major League Baseball Teams Got Their Names

      Which team was literally named because a sports reporter ran out of space? Find out here.


      6 Words Women Pretty Much Universally Hate

      Experts at Oberlin College asked 500 women what they considered the most unpleasant words in the English language. Here's what...


      Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease: 8 Daily Habits a Neurologist Swears By

      The best part: You're probably already doing them.


      Can a Missing Comma Really Get You Out of Paying a Parking Ticket?

      Andrea Cammelleri's car was impounded for overtime parking. But would a tiny grammar technicality be enough to save her from...


      Misophonia: When Everyday Noises Ruin Your Life

      Sufferers with misophonia can't bear to hear people chewing food or cracking knuckles. Here's what it's like to live with...

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      10 Joyous ‘Peanuts’ Quotes Guaranteed to Improve Your Day

      Charles Schulz debuted his first-ever Peanuts comic strip on October 2nd, 1950, in nine newspapers around America. 65 years and...


      9 of the Most Powerful Eating Habits to Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s

      Everything from how you cook meat to what you eat for dessert can play a role in your brain health....


      3 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease You Should Stop Believing

      A complex neurological condition that strikes more than 5 million Americans, Alzheimer’s disease is complicated and scary. But misconceptions about...


      The Powerful Reason This Neuroscientist Studies Memory

      I discovered the three little words that broke through my father’s dementia.


      5 Bizarre Crime Scene Professions You Haven’t Heard Of Before

      From botany to optometry, there's a lot more ways to catch a criminal than you think.


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      4 Women Revolutionary War-Era Heroes Your History Class Forgot to Mention

      Though they may not always be mentioned in textbooks, these courageous ladies fought for the freedoms we have today.


      9 of the Most Inspiring, Powerful Quotes from Pope Francis on Climate Change

      On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis releases a 184-page encyclical addressing the threat that global warming poses to our human...


      The Amazing Ways 8 Extraordinary People Said “I Love You”

      Sometimes, the people we love deserve more than chocolate and flowers.

      Here’s Why Women’s and Men’s Shirts Button on Different Sides

      Women's shirts have buttons on the left, while men's have them on the right. But it's not about which hand...


      This Is Why Golf Balls Have Dimples

      The dimples on a golf ball serve a greater purpose than just making it look cute—no ifs, ands, or putts.


      Veteran’s Day or Veterans Day: Which Is It?

      Or Veterans' Day, for that matter? On November 11, our country will honor veterans current and past. The only question: To...


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      Why Fully Vaccinated People Everywhere Still Need Masks Indoors

      The CDC recommends that vaccinated people almost everywhere wear masks in indoor public places. Here's why it's a good idea.


      Here’s Why Escalators Have Brushes

      Contrary to popular belief, escalator brushes are not actually for cleaning your shoes.

      80 Powerful Black History Month Quotes That Will Inspire You and Move You

      Learning about Black History Month can be inspirational, and the quotes below are sure to move and motivate you.


      120 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions (with Answers) to Test Your Festive Film IQ

      Think you know your holiday films? Test your knowledge with these Christmas movie trivia questions—they're not as easy as you...


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      100 History Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts

      Think you know a thing or two about the past? Put your smarts to the test with these history trivia...


      What Are the 12 Days of Christmas and What Do They Mean?

      The song has probably gotten stuck in your head a whole bunch, but have you given any thought to the...