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UK Votes To Leave EU and Cameron Quits

If you’ve kept your eye on the UK there are HUGE changes going on affecting its ties to the European Union. See what’s happening with the UK Votes To Leave EU and Cameron Quits.

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The Polyamorous Christian Socialist Utopia That Made Silverware For Proper Americans

The founders of what we know as Oneida Limited were a devout group dedicated to non-“sticky love” and a bunch of open minded theories. Read their interesting history here with The Polyamorous Christian Socialist Utopia […]

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The Incredibly Weird Story Behind Tetris

Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov was onto something clever when he created one of our all time favorite video games: Tetris. The backstory is odd though. See it here with The Incredibly Weird Story Behind […]

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How A Wine And Cocaine Cocktail Became Coca Cola

I thought it was just a rumor that one of the world’s leading sodas derived from one of the most illicit drugs…until now. Read the history of How A Wine And Cocaine Cocktail Became Coca […]

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What Memorial Day Is For

Do you know why Memorial Day was created? Or why it is still celebrated? Find out What Memorial Day Is For here!

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The Story Behind The Remembrance Poppy

One of the Memorial Day customs within the US is the beautiful display of the paper poppy. If you don’t know the why behind this custom, here’s your chance to learn The Story Behind The […]

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13 Reasons Why 13 Is Considered The Unluckiest Number In The World

Among family traditions bestowed upon me by my great grandmother (other than her sugar cookie recipe) is the aversion to one particular number: 13. And it seems a lot of other people feel that way […]

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Why Do We Put Candles On A Birthday Cake?

Ever ponder the big traditions as you were growing up? How about this one: Why Do We Put Candles On A Birthday Cake?

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10 Female Philosophers Who Will Change Your Life

Great men it seems are the history makers, doers, inventors, and thinkers but where are all the ladies who stand out and do the same? Right here on this list of 10 Female Philosophers Who […]

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Honoring The Dead In The Northern Tradition

Today is the four year anniversary since I lost one of the most loving people I’ve ever the honor to know. To celebrate her, here’s a look into Honoring The Dead In The Northern Tradition.

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