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  • How Do Other Countries Celebrate New Year’s? It Can Get … A Little Weird

    Out with the old, in with the new. That’s the prevailing theme when it comes to celebrating the new year. However, despite thematic similarities, countries around the world don’t usher in the New Year with fireworks and a slowly-descending ball. If this list teaches you anything, it’s that traditions can get weird. Here are 10 […] More

  • Auld Lang Syne: Three Quick Facts About New Year’s Eve

    No matter what you’ve done through the year, you simply cannot wait for New Year’s Eve. The introduction of a new year gives you a clean slate. While you get ready to make a toast, we bring to you a few tidbits about the biggest time of the year. The Early Bird Gets The Worm […] More

  • Silent Night: When History’s Ugliest War Was Put On Hold For The Holidays

    On a cool December morning over a century ago, in the midst of one of history’s most brutal wars, something magical happened. Thousands of British, French, Belgian, and German soldiers ceased fire without having any specific instruction to do so. For two days, they abandoned their weapons and their nationalistic impulses, instead choosing to eat, […] More

  • 10 Of The Laziest Christmas Light Displays We’ve Ever Seen

    Each year, millions of people hang Christmas lights on their homes. Some do an outstanding job, while others clearly phone it in. Regardless of how much you love the holiday season, sometimes hanging Christmas light is more of a hassle than it’s worth. Here are 10 of the laziest Christmas light decorations you’ll ever see. […] More

  • Here Are Some Good, Last-Minute DIY Stocking Stuffers You Can Make For Cheap

    Looking for some unique last-minute gift ideas for your loved ones? Look to their Christmas stockings, and plan to fill them with inspired homemade presents. Everyone loves a gift that comes from the heart, and making something cool and different will make for a memorable holiday. Check out some of these great and simple ideas […] More

  • Have You Ever Wondered Why We Hiccup?

    Who doesn’t hate their sentences being rudely interrupted by the belch-like noises known as hiccups? For many, these annoying little anomalies are a bane to mankind’s existence. A touch dramatic? Perhaps, but why do we hiccup in the first place? What Causes Hiccups? No one knows the real reason that the dreaded hiccups start, but […] More

  • How To Wrap Christmas Presents Like A Christmas God

    If opening presents is the best part of Christmas, then wrapping presents has got to be one of the worst parts. It’s a chore, but it does not have to be nearly as terrible as it has been in the past. It doesn’t matter if you’re all thumbs and hate dressing up gifts – this […] More

  • Historical Facts That Go Against Everything You Were Ever Told

    When you were in school, history was either one of your favorite subjects or one you dreaded, with pretty much no in-between. Who cares about what a bunch of old dead people did, amirite? But whether you adored or despised it, pretty much all of us got an education that left out some key historical […] More

  • Hanukkah For Dummies: Here’s How To Explain It To Your Non-Jewish Friends

    Many non-Jewish folks out there are unfamiliar with Hanukkah and have no idea what makes it different than the average Christmas celebration. While it does take place around the same time of year as Christmas, it’s actually very different. Let’s take a look at the basics! Hanukkah Has Nothing To Do With The Birth Of […] More

  • Meet The Guy Who’s Editing His Own Genes Because He’s Tired Of Waiting On The FDA

    When you think of the words “genetic editing,” what do you picture in your mind? If you’re like me, you probably picture some kind of dark, dystopian laboratory full of all kinds of next-level scary human experimentation. Something like this… starwars.com Well, turns out we don’t need to wait for a sprawling, blue-lit space laboratory. […] More