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Why Are Wildfires Important?

Kirstin Fawcett

These destructive-looking blazes can actually help create life.

North America’s 10 Oldest Chinatowns

Lilit Marcus

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey.

Apple Wins Award for Preserving Historic Landmarks

Shaunacy Ferro

Several of the company’s New York City retail stores are in historic buildings.

WWI Centennial: The War In The Air

Erik Sass

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 223rd installment in the series.

6 Crazy Things That Happened During the 1972 New Hampshire Primaries

Nick Keppler

It's going to take a lot for today's primaries to match '72.

In 1943, U.S. Pennies Were Made of Steel

Chris Higgins

A shiny penny that looks just like a dime. What could possibly go wrong?

9 Musicians Who Refused to Let "Weird Al" Yankovic Parody Their Songs

Rudie Obias

Paul McCartney pleaded vegetarianism.

Pack Your Lunch in Style With This Modern Lunch Box

Michele Debczak

Not all desk lunches have to be sad.

10 Facts You Might Not Know About The Melting Pot

Suzanne Raga

When I dip, you dip, we dip.

What Happens to the Losing Team's Championship Shirts?

Matt Soniak

Manufacturers and retailers produce and stock two sets of t-shirts, hats and other merchandise, declaring each team the champ. Who gets the losing team's stuff?

The Unbeatable Game: Dr. Nim

Chris Higgins

The only winning move is not to play (because the game is rigged).

13 First-Class Facts About ‘Shining Time Station’

Janet Burns

Thomas the Tank Engine has been entertaining kids on the small screen for decades.

Eat Super Bowl Snacks From a 'Settlers of Catan'-Inspired 'Nacho Board'

Kirstin Fawcett

A simple way to make this Sunday a little more nerdy.

Can You See These Freaky Dot Patterns?

Chris Higgins

"Human eyes cannot help [but] connect the dots." -Tadashi Tokieda

Watch This Fast-Paced History of Japan

Anna Green

This is the ultimate video for anyone cramming for a History of Japan final exam.

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