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The Most Feared Books of All Time

What is the scariest book you’ve ever read? It seems most of my favorites can be found on this list of The Most Feared Books of All Time.

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Inside The World’s Deadliest Fireworks Accident

Fireworks are not only fascinating but pretty darn fierce when it comes to their powers of destruction. Read one horrific account here with Inside The World’s Deadliest Fireworks Accident.

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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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