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    This Is Why Your Skin Turns Green After Wearing Certain Jewelry

    The good news: there are still ways to wear your favorite pieces of jewelry.

    What Is Book Banning and How Does It Affect Society?

    The United States has a long history with book banning, and it’s not only picking up steam in 2022—it’s also...

    The History Behind 13 Popular Easter Traditions

    From coloring eggs to gifting baskets full of candy, here's the history behind your favorite Easter traditions.

    The Delicious History of Pizza

    Not only is pizza one of the most popular foods in the world, but it also has a fascinating history.

    25 Easter Riddles That Will Have You Hunting for Answers

    Hop right on up and get your fill of these super fun Easter riddles!

    Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve for Life?

    It's a question many have about the U.S.'s highest court—and the rationale dates back to America's founding.

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    Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?

    We looked back in history to figure out why Supreme Court justices wear black robes—and where the tradition of robes...

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    How Many Justices Are on the Supreme Court?

    There's a set number now, but it has fluctuated since the late 18th century.

    This Is Why Stores Ask for Your Phone Number at the Checkout

    Here's why stores ask for personal information like your phone number or email—and what you can do about it.

    What Is Critical Race Theory—And Why Is It Important to Understand?

    Critical Race Theory has been alternately criticized and celebrated, but do you actually know what it is? Here, experts define...

    What Is Umami, Exactly?

    You know sweet and salty, sour, and bitter. But do you know what umami is?

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    26 Word Search Puzzles You Can Print for Free

    Download these printable word search puzzles for hours of word hunting fun. It's the perfect exercise for your brain.

    What Is White Chocolate, Exactly?

    Are the rumors that it's not really chocolate true?

    What Is Bubble Tea, Exactly?

    Here's everything you ever wanted to know about boba, the fun and customizable Taiwanese bubble tea.

    What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean

    Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.

    What Is Sashimi, Exactly?

    News flash: Sashimi and sushi are not the same thing.

    What Are Hot Dogs Made Of, Exactly?

    We get to the bottom of what goes into hot dog production, and learn about all the ingredients. Hint: It's...

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    Why are there 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack but only 8 Buns?

    I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!

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    6 Places You’re Most Likely to Catch Coronavirus

    Life was this close to being back to normal, and then came the super contagious Omicron variant. These are the...

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    13 of the Weirdest Discoveries Archaeologists Have Made

    Relics left behind by ancient humans are typically broken, buried, and hard to identify, but then there are some that...

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    If You See These 11 Behaviors, Your Dog Might Need Obedience Training

    A little help can go a long way with everything from poor leash manners to general nervousness—and ensure that your...

    What Is Chai Tea, Exactly?

    Add some sugar and spice to your life with masala chai, a delicious tea with a fascinating history and surprising...

    30 Fancy Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

    We all want to sound smarter. With these fancy words, you can take your vocabulary to a whole new level...

    50 BLM Charities (and Organizations) to Donate to Right Now

    Today and every day, Black Lives Matter and numerous nonprofits exist in a show of allyship toward the Civil Rights...

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    14 Olympic Moments That Changed History

    These inspirational and controversial Olympic moments have left the deepest impressions on the world—and the Games themselves.

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    What Do the Olympic Rings Symbolize?

    The famous Olympic rings logo is more than 100 years old, but its symbolism is ageless.

    16 Groundhog Facts You Need to Know for Groundhog Day

    You don't want to miss these fascinating facts about Groundhog Day and the furry critters that we celebrate every February.