Archive for the ‘History’ Category


FDA Defines “Gluten Free” For Food Labeling

The Food and Drug Administration defined new regulations on August 2, 2013 for voluntary food labeling of products which are gluten free. This may be good news for the millions of people who are gluten […]

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Homeschooled: How American Homeschoolers Measure Up

The public school system has never been bigger yet it’s hard to believe that just 150 years ago everything children learned was at home. Check out the history of homeschooling and the reasons why an […]

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The History of CTRL + ALT + DELETE

Where would we all be without our favorite computer shortcuts, especially the one which restarts our jammed laptops? The answer: stuck back in 1981. Read all about it with The History of CTRL + ALT […]

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The Decriminalization of Marijuana

If you knew outdated drug laws ruled the legal use (or lack there of) of weed, what difference would it make? It turns out a lot. Check out the Decriminalization of Marijuana to learn more.

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The 10 Most Impressive Beards In Literature

One can learn a lot about a man just by the type of facial hair he has. And the same is true with prolific writers. Check out how great The 10 Most Impressive Beards In […]

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The 5 Most Badass Ways People Escaped From Slavery

Body doubles, cross dressers, ice floe hopping, ship hijacking, and even a “special” (human!) mail deliveries sound like the fixings for a great movie. Turns out they were among the list of The 5 Most […]

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Royal Baby: Prince William And Catherine Leave Hospital With Son

The “nameless-so-far” future king of England has been born! He weighed in at just over 8 pounds at his birth on July 22, 2013 and already posed for his first photo-op with his folks as […]

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The 10 Youngest People To Ever Achieve A Doctorate Degree

Hard work, determination, motivation, and a narrow focus have propelled many into success despite their age or lack there of. See for yourself here with The 10 Youngest People To Ever Achieve A Doctorate Degree.

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How Obamacare Affects You

It’s official: the U.S. will unroll it’s federal health care program (finally) as promised by President Barack Obama as he campaigned for his seat. Here’s a great infographic including the gist of all you wanted […]

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The Moment Kate Arrived At Hospital At 6 a.m. With William By Her Side: ‘Things Progressing Well’ After Duchess Goes Into Labour

The most anticipated birth in so long we can’t remember is under way! The Royal baby of Prince William and Kate Middleton is going to make his or her debut soon (though we have no […]

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