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The Origins of 15 Beloved Playground Games

It’s hard to pinpoint precisely where these games originated, there’s some incredible history behind your childhood favorites.

15 Delightful Parenting Tricks From The Animal Kingdom

If you have child-rearing questions, Mother Nature’s got plenty of helpful tips… most of which won’t show up in traditional parenting manuals.

15 Delightful Facts About Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

15 Sweet Moments in Candy History

Candy isn’t just delicious—it’s been involved in its share of important and sticky historical moments.

15 Very Specific Colors You Didn't Know Had Names

Go beyond the crayon box with these little-known colors. Hey, you might even find a new shade for your living room walls.

15 Productivity Secrets from Very Prolific Writers

Stimulate your creativity with a cat, a hunk of cocoa, or a bowl of rotting fruit.

15 Antiquated Words for “Happy” We Should Bring Back

We're celebrating the 15th of March with a whole bunch of '15 lists,' presented by GEICO. Happy 15 Day!

'Free to Be...You and Me' Turns 40

Glynnis MacNicol

Forty years ago this week, the TV special Free To Be You And Me aired on ABC.

Elks, Shriners and Masons: How 6 "Old Man" Frats Got Their Names and Symbols

Therese Oneill The Week

Some insight into how these lodges formed, and why they chose their baffling symbols.

11 Movies that Shaped the Digital Revolution

Sean Hutchinson

Hollywood is changing: Paramount Pictures no longer produces films on celluloid and Old Guard directors like Martin Scorsese are shooting their movies with digital cameras.

11 Photos of Ukraine's Soviet-Era Nuclear Missile Silo

Robin Esrock

Pushing this button in 1978 would have triggered a global nuclear war. Welcome to the Toolbox of Armageddon.

The Missing Links: Movie Technology We Need

Colin Patrick

20 Rare (And Really Expensive) LEGO Minifigures

Rob Lammle

Here are a few of the priciest minifigs LEGO has produced. Are any of these stashed away in your toy box?

How Old is the Oldest Person You Know?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

A Brief History of Pizza in Space

Mark Mancini

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