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How Are You Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

By Valerie BurnJanuary 20, 2014
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. day, set aside to celebrate the life of an inspirational and awesome trailblazer, activist, humanitarian, and more.... More  →
How Are You Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

In Which Decade Should YOU Have Been a Teen?

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 8, 2014
Have you ever felt like you were born in the wrong time period? Well, fret not! This quiz... More  →
In Which Decade Should YOU Have Been a Teen?

Meet My Family! Inside the Photo Album

By Janet ManleyDecember 27, 2013
Since introducing myself to the internets, I've had a ton of mail* in the mailbag asking me to introduce my family. As... More  →
Meet My Family! Inside the Photo Album

New Things! The Canary Islands

By Janet ManleyNovember 5, 2013
Hi, and welcome to New Things! Here's a good New Thing I just found out about: The Canary Islands! Contrary to my first... More  →
New Things! The Canary Islands

The Biggest Dance Crazes in History

By Sean McCarthyOctober 18, 2013

Twerking (2013):

This is the most recent dance to break into the mainstream (aka be performed by a white person). Participants

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The Biggest Dance Crazes in History

Science Students Rap About "Chasing Models"

By Janet ManleyOctober 15, 2013
The latest hit song to come out of California isn't about Chinese food, it's about biophysicist Rosalind Franklin's molecular battle... More  →
Science Students Rap About "Chasing Models"

4 Most Insanely Unreal Coincidences in History

By Scott GreenstoneJuly 23, 2013
We can prove to you right now that truth is stranger than fiction—that what we call "reality" is probably a cheap floral... More  →
4 Most Insanely Unreal Coincidences in History

What's Your Strange Historical Name?

By Sydney ScottJuly 8, 2013
With all the crazy celebrity baby names in the news these days, it may seem like strange monikers are a fairly new... More  →
What's Your Strange Historical Name?