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50 Facts About the 50 States

Jason English

5 Courtship Rituals from Colonial America

Therese Oneill

Here's how our Founding Fathers and Founding Mothers wooed each other.

When Are the Dogs Days of Summer?

Kara Kovalchik

The official “dog days” of summer begin on July 3 and end on August 11.

The True Stories of 4 Victorian Fasting Girls

Stacy Conradt

People who claim they don’t need food to survive are nothing new.

This Duck has a 3D-Printed Prosthetic Foot

The Week

Look at how happy he is!

11 Famous Works of Art That Were Never Actually Completed

Clay Wirestone

Artists and writers can't always being their works to grandiose completion. Here are a few that left us hanging.

Inside a Butterfly Farm

Chris Higgins

What Does Your Flight Number Mean?

Will McGough

While they might seem trivial to some degree in today’s world of technological check-ins, the numbers aren’t entirely random, and they aren’t meaningless.

How Olive Oil Might Save Our Oldest Buildings

Chris Stokel-Walker

Something that keeps the building looking as it did when first built is the end goal of those involved in the preservation of historical sites, and those involved in York Minster’s upkeep have hit upo

Gettysburg: The Great Reunion of 1913

Scott Allen

From June 29 to July 6, 1913, the Union and Confederate flags flew side by side when more than 50,000 Civil War veterans convened in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of on

Get Your Free Declaration of Independence Guest Book!

Jamie Spatola

The Summer Jobs of 14 Future U.S. Presidents

Lucas Reilly

Before landing our nation's top job, some presidents held less-than-glamorous gigs.

The Late Movies: 2013's Half-Birthday

Erica Palan

11 Dogs Performing Utterly Amazing Tricks

Jill Harness

These dogs have mastered tricks beyond sit, shake, and play dead.

11 Tasty Tidbits for National Ice Cream Month

Mark Mancini

In 1984, then-President Ronald Reagan decreed that July would be National Ice Cream Month. Here are some tasty tidbits to help you celebrate the occasion.

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