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5 Things That (Might) Make You Go, “Hmmmm….”

5 Things That (Might) Make You Go, “Hmmmm….”

Why are they called chicken pox? Why do you sneeze when you look into the Sun? We’ve uncovered the answers to 5 of life’s puzzling (but simple) questions. Take a look!

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Top 10 Myths and Superstitions

Top 10 Myths and Superstitions

Myths and superstitions are all around us! We compiled a list of 10 of our most popular articles on the subject. Some are really “out there!” Take a look.

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10 Fascinating Facts About Cats

10 Fascinating Facts About Cats

Did you know a cats’ whiskers are about the same width as its body? In honor of National Cat Day, we thought we’d share these fascinating facts about cats. 

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First Celebrity Crush? Our Staff Reveals Theirs!

First Celebrity Crush? Our Staff Reveals Theirs!

This week, we asked our Freebie Friday participants to name their first celebrity crush. We had to weigh in, too. See our picks! Includes fun videos from yesteryear!

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The Last Straw?

The Last Straw?

Did you know we throw away 500 million plastic straws every day in the U.S.? Most of them make their way into our oceans. Editor Peter Geiger shares his thoughts on the growing problem and offers some easy solutions.

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Do You Know Where Your Frenum Is?

Do You Know Where Your Frenum Is?

One of the amazements of language is that it seeks to name everything. Here are some little-known labels for body parts. How many of these do you know?

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13 Wedding Favors Your Guests Actually Want

13 Wedding Favors Your Guests Actually Want

End your big day on a high note by giving guests wedding favors they actually want and will take home. See the list. They’ll thank you later!

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The Woman Behind Father’s Day

The Woman Behind Father’s Day

Many people assume Father’s Day is a holiday designed by greeting card makers to turn a profit. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Read the tale of one woman’s determination and her decades-long fight to get fathers the recognition they deserve.

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Readers Share Memories of Their Fathers

Readers Share Memories of Their Fathers

We asked our readers to share with us their favorite memories of their fathers on this special day. Read the moving tributes to the dads in their lives.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1919, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.

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