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Why Are Poinsettias Associated with Christmas?

Jake Rossen

Short answer: Bob Hope and brilliant marketing.

The Harry Potter and 'Fantastic Beasts' Easter Egg You May Have Missed

Rudie Obias

The design studio MinaLima has been hiding a recurring character in the pages of The Daily Prophet since the third Potter movie.

Sift Through Eight Decades of CIA Maps

Shaunacy Ferro

The spy agency's cartography center just released a formerly classified selection of intelligence maps dating back to the 1940s.

Amazon's 12 Days of Deals Heat Up with Today's Sales

Smart Shopping Team

Cyber Week is over, but the 12 Days of Deals are just getting started.

Beware of This New Phishing Scam That Looks Like an Amazon Email

Kirstin Fawcett

Protect yourself this holiday shopping season.

What Is the Trendiest Baby Name in American History?

Simon Davis

The answer might not sound so trendy to you.

17 Devilishly Awesome Vintage Krampus Cards

Caitlin Schneider

For everyone who didn't make it on the "nice" list.

Moschino Designer Jeremy Scott Creates Most Expensive Barbie Set Ever

Michele Debczak

The look was inspired by his own wardrobe at the 2015 VMAs.

Reworded Christmas Carols

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Upgrade Your Cookware With This Amazon All-Clad Bargain

Smart Shopping Team

Looking for an easy upgrade to your culinary arsenal? Amazon has a great one today.

Young Toddlers Know When You’re Lying, Say Scientists

Kate Horowitz

Time for a new parenting strategy.

10 Classic Movies You Can See in Theaters This Month

Jennifer M Wood

December is a very good month for movie lovers.

Kings Cross Celebrates the Holidays With a Tree Trapped in 'Ice'

Michele Debczak

The 23-foot-tall installation weighs over two tons.

9 Ways Science Helps Catch Counterfeit Art

mentalfloss.com

It’s estimated that anywhere from 2 to 50 percent of art in museums and on the market are counterfeits.

Wrap Presents in a Flash Using This Japanese Department Store Technique

Rebecca OConnell

Santa's elves will have nothing on you.

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