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3 Pieces of Music Jane Austen Hand Copied Into Her Personal Collection

Shaunacy Ferro

The Austen family musical manuscripts have been digitized as part of a university project.

10 Sporty Facts About Boxers

Rebecca OConnell

These big dogs have an even bigger heart. Learn more about what makes boxers so lovable.

What Exactly is Christmas Tree Flocking?

Tate Williams

How evergreens turn bright white.

5 Questions About Cranberries, Answered

Stacy Conradt

As you're passing the bowl around today, drop some of this cranberry knowledge on your family.

10 Thought-Provoking Rod Serling Quotes

Stacy Conradt

5 Gingerbread Houses Based on Actual Architectural Wonders

Alvin Ward

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, but more delicious.

5 Questions: French Hens

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10 Surprising Early Versions of Santa Claus

Alex Palmer

See how Santa looked before he became the jolly, rotund elf we know today.

How Talking Animals Became a Christmas Legend

Maureen Monahan

This tradition has roots all the way back in the manger.

11 Booze-Soaked Facts about Alcohol’s Role in America’s History

Shaunacy Ferro

Some of these will make your head spin.

Florida’s Radioactive "Fountain of Youth"

Michele Debczak

Some locals swear by the life-extending properties of this radioactive well.

7 Holiday Cocktails From Around the World

Clair McLafferty

Why not eschew eggnog this year in favor of something with a more international twist?

Watch Steve Martin Make Balloon Animals on 'The Muppet Show’

Anna Green

Watch Steve Martin perform his classic balloon animal act for an audience of Muppets.

The Tasty Origins of the Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine

Jake Rossen

The delicious beginnings of the best Snoopy-endorsed ice treat machine ever made.

8 Great Booze Gifts for the Last-Minute Shopper

Alvin Ward