Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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How 4/20 Grew Into A Holiday

Happy 4/20! Pack it in, light it up, and elevate! Or just think about it like I do. If you’d like to know the history of every stoners favorite holiday, check out How 4/20 Grew […]

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History of Saint Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day

We all love shamrocks and green beer, pinches and leprechauns, but do we love the back story? Here’s the History of Saint Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day.

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18 Dangerous Toys From History That Are Better Left In The Past

While watching cartoons with my boys, I noticed a new, more modern version of “My Buddy” is now being marketed. And that made me remember all the crazy toys I had as a child and […]

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The Gruesome Bloodsports of Shakespearan England

Ever hear of “baiting?” It seems Englanders during the 16th and 17th centuries found torture a fun way to break the monotony of their lives. Check out The Gruesome Bloodsports of Skaespearan England.

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Happy Presidents Day! A History Lesson About The Holiday

Congratulations, if you are like the rest of us, chances are you’re celebrating a long weekend compliments of honoring the CEO and leader of the USA. Here’s Happy Presidents Day! A History Lesson About The […]

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The Stories Behind The Most Famous Slogans

Brands often have a hook that reels buyers into their product but often the buyers don’t know the backstories of the hooks. Check out The Stories Behind The Most Famous Slogans.

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Very Superstitious: 13 Sailor Superstitions

You’ve surely heard the phrase: “Rough seas make skilled sailors.” But do you know how important the forces of luck are to those with sea vessels? Read more here with Very Superstitious: 13 Sailor Superstitions.

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Groundhog Day 2017: Phil Says ‘Long Winter,’ But He Was Wrong Before He Even Woke Up

It’s another six weeks of winter according to Pennsylvania’s famous woodchuck. Here’s Groundhog Day 2017: Phil Says ‘Long Winter,’ But He Was Wrong Before He Even Woke Up.

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2017 Presidential Inauguration

Today is the day the world has been waiting for! Watch President Barack Obama pass the reins to President Elect Donald Trump with the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.

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The Meaning of The King Holiday

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr Day! If you’re happy to have a day off to honor one of the greatest civil rights leaders of our time, you’re going to love this: The Meaning of The […]

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