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25 Regal Facts About Queen Elizabeth II
She doesn't need a passport to travel since they're officially issued in her name anyway.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Does the Queen Have Two Birthdays?
It's good to be the Queen.... READ ON
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10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in April
Do you share a birthday with one of these famous figures?... READ ON
Science
15 Relatively Brilliant Albert Einstein Quotes
Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!... READ ON
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10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in March
Do you share a birthday with one of these famous people from history?... READ ON
History
14 Facts for Aaron Burr's Birthday
Born on this date in 1756, Burr is mainly remembered for two things: killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel and later getting himself tried for treason under President Jefferson. Less attention is usually paid to Burr’s major accomplishments.... READ ON
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10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in February
Do you share a birthday with one of these famous people from history?... READ ON
Books
Today Would Be Isaac Asimov's 97th Birthday (ish)
"My parents were always uncertain and it really doesn't matter. I celebrate January 2, 1920, so let it be."... READ ON
Miss Cellania
10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in January
Do you share a birthday with one of these famous people from history?... READ ON
Animals
America’s Oldest Polar Bear Turns 36
Happy birthday, Coldilocks!... READ ON
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10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in December
These famous folks share a spotlight with the holiday season.... READ ON
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50 Bright Book Ideas For Everyone on Your List
You can thank us later.... READ ON
News
World’s Oldest Person Turns 117. Her Secret? Raw Eggs
Emma Morano is the last living person who was born in the 19th century.... READ ON
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10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in November
A number of history's greatest pioneers and artists were born in November.... READ ON
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10 Famous Birthdays to Celebrate in October
You might share a birthday with one of these famous folk.... READ ON
Science
12 Facts About Ivan Pavlov
There's more to the noted physiologist than just the famous "Pavlovian response."... READ ON

Inspired by the events at an outdoor barbecue, “Uncle Milton” Levine modified a clear plastic tissue box into a prototype for the ant farm. Between 1956 and 1966, he sold some 12 million of them (live ants originally included).

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