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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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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Playboy

It’s Hugh Heffner’s 90th Birthday! Time to honor his unusual craft and take a look at the 12 Things You Didn’t Know About Playboy. And you thought you were old!

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Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar

It’s hard to find a notable, history changing female in modern times (provided you search beneath the shiny veneers). The same’s not true of ancient times. Read Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar.

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Dr. Joe Medicine Crow, The Last Plains Indian War Chief, Dies At 102

The world lost one of it’s greatest WWII veteran’s and remarkable piece of the US’s Native American history. Read about it with Dr. Joe Medicine Crow, The Last Plains Indian War Chief, Dies At 102.

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The 10 Most Elaborate Easter Eggs Hidden In Great TV Shows

The Easter bunny will soon ascend upon the land to welcome spring, deliver goodies, and rack up dental bills for everyone! Yeah! Here are The 10 Most Elaborate Easter Eggs Hidden In Great TV Shows […]

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