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MLK and 10 Other Famous Juniors
MLK and 10 Other Famous Juniors
Today people will stop and reflect about the legacy of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. — one of a number of famous people who made marks of their own despite having names that ended with "Junior." Dr. King's father was also a minister who inspired many followers, but obviously his son reached even greater heights. Here's a look back at ten other famous Juniors. Read
Happy Leif Erikson Day, Everybody!
Happy Leif Erikson Day, Everybody!
Hinga dinga durgen, it really is Leif Erikson Day!! In 2009, President Obama made a proclamation, and now on the ninth of October we honor the European commonly regarded as the actual first to discover America. Here are some great memes and a reggae-themed educational video with a bunch of Vikings (whaaaa?) from around the web to honor Christopher Columbus's less-conqueror-y predecessor.
15 Father’s Day Gifts from Etsy Dad Will Love
15 Father’s Day Gifts from Etsy Dad Will Love
Father's Day is coming soon and we know you're tempted to buy dad yet another necktie he doesn't need. But unless it's as fashionable as the #8 Wood Tie, don't bother. Look at these hand-made Etsy gifts instead! We know your dad is the #1 dad, so don't you think he deserves something more creative like the following fun items? Here are 15 awesome gift ideas that will make dad one happy pappy on Fa
Fun, Weird and Offbeat June Holidays
Fun, Weird and Offbeat June Holidays
The month of June is full of fun, bizarre and offbeat holidays that you can celebrate. We all know Father’s Day is on the third Sunday in June and Flag Day is June 14th, but what about the other lesser known, funny, wacky or just plain weird holidays in June? June is full of unusual holidays, almost one for every day. Who even knew National Yo-Yo Day existed?
Things You Might Not Know About Leap Day
Things You Might Not Know About Leap Day
We have Feb. 29th -- otherwise known as Leap Day -- every four years to make up for the fact that the Earth doesn't circle the sun in exactly 365 days. Without that occasional extra day thrown in, our entire calendar and its corresponding seasons would eventually be way off and we'd be celebrating Christmas during bikini weather. But it isn't just a scientific thing. There's a lot of lore behind i

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