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The Real Walter White

Chris Higgins

A Brief History of Black Friday

Ethan Trex

The unofficial start of the holiday shopping season is often referred to as the busiest shopping day of the year. But where did this tradition start and just how big is it?

10 Deserted Places and Why They Were Abandoned

DeAnna Kerley

Eerie pasts and uncertain futures.

Toys, Trampling and Tragedy: The Victoria Hall Disaster

Matt Soniak

If this year’s Black Friday is like any other, too many people will crowd into stores and trample over each other to get a deal on some Christmas presents.

25 Wacky Trading Cards From the '80s and '90s

Kate Erbland

How many of these wax packs did you have?

Attention, College Scribes Who Want to Write for Us!

Erin McCarthy

Why Are Pancakes Always Round?

Matt Soniak

Join @FlossStore on Cyber Monday for Personal Flossy Shopping!

Jamie Spatola

7 Facts About Turkeys

Arallyn Primm

Gobble gobble gobble! Whether you’re from the U.S. or abroad, you’re probably going to hear a lot about turkeys in the next few days.

31 Amazing Facts to Break Out During Dinner

Jason English

Thanksgiving is here, which means unwanted questions from your relatives. But don't worry! When the conversation goes bad, just lob one of these facts out there.

How Astronauts Celebrate Thanksgiving

DeAnna Kerley

While American families everywhere sit down at the dining room table for a holiday feast, astronauts will be having their own party—260 miles above Earth.

Why is This The Last Time Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Will Occur on The Same Day?

Arika Okrent

18 Library of Congress Photos From Thanksgivings Past

Jill Harness

Happy Thanksgiving!

Grave Sightings: Boot Hill

Stacy Conradt

11 Iconic Perfumes of the ’80s

Erika Wolf

It wasn’t only the robust odors themselves that gave shape to an era, but also the controversy of their names, the decadence of their ad campaigns, and their ability to spark rabid loyalty in consumer

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