History

7 Things You Need to Know About Labor Day

You love the cookouts, the sales and the long weekend. But what do you actually know about Labor Day? We did the research and put together these 7 facts about the holiday.
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Independence Day Was Actually July 2nd

Everything you think you know about Independence Day — July 4th — might be wrong. And it starts with: we didn’t declare independence from England on July 4th. It was actually July 2nd.
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It's National Pancake Day! How Flapjacks Have Evolved Over the Last 30,000 Years

We can all appreciate a plate of delicious, fluffy pancakes, especially on National Pancake Day, which is on Sept. 26. But this simple breakfast delight has a complicated history. The first clues that people ate flour mixed with water was around 30,000 years ago. National Geographic says remnants...
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Quiz: Do You Know Why We Celebrate Veterans Day?

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The Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series - Things Looked Different

The World Series is a Big Deal for ANY TEAM! But perhaps it's an even BIGGER DEAL for the Chicago Cubs to have a shot at winning. I mean, the last time the Cubs Won the World Series, it was 1908, that's over a CENTURY ago!! A lot has changed in the world since then... Dreamstime There were still...
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