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    What Are Hot Dogs Made Of, Exactly?

    We get to the bottom of what goes into hot dog production, and learn about all the ingredients. Hint: It's not mystery meat!

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    Why are there 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack but only 8 Buns?

    I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!


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    6 Places You’re Most Likely to Catch Coronavirus

    Life was this close to being back to normal, and then came the super contagious Omicron variant. These are the...


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    13 of the Weirdest Discoveries Archaeologists Have Made

    Relics left behind by ancient humans are typically broken, buried, and hard to identify, but then there are some that...


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    If You See These 11 Behaviors, Your Dog Might Need Obedience Training

    A little help can go a long way with everything from poor leash manners to general nervousness—and ensure that your...

    What Is Chai Tea, Exactly?

    Add some sugar and spice to your life with masala chai, a delicious tea with a fascinating history and surprising...


    30 Fancy Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

    We all want to sound smarter. With these fancy words, you can take your vocabulary to a whole new level...


    50 BLM Charities (and Organizations) to Donate to Right Now

    Today and every day, Black Lives Matter and numerous nonprofits exist in a show of allyship toward the Civil Rights...


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    14 Olympic Moments That Changed History

    These inspirational and controversial Olympic moments have left the deepest impressions on the world—and the Games themselves.


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    What Do the Olympic Rings Symbolize?

    The famous Olympic rings logo is more than 100 years old, but its symbolism is ageless.


    16 Groundhog Facts You Need to Know for Groundhog Day

    You don't want to miss these fascinating facts about Groundhog Day and the furry critters that we celebrate every February.


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    21 Commonly Misspelled Words and How to Spell Them

    If you've ever second-guessed yourself while trying to spell words like "beautiful," "receive," and "license," you're far from the only...


    10 Words and Phrases That Should Be Banished in 2022

    Let's do a deep dive, shall we? Here's why these words and phrases made Lake Superior State University's annual banished...

    20 of the Most Challenging Jigsaw Puzzles You Can Buy

    Experts say that challenging puzzles activate new parts of your brain to help you solve them. Here are some of...


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    Which One Doesn’t Belong? See If You Can Spot the Image That’s Different

    Try to solve these challenging puzzles by finding the image that doesn't belong with the rest. How quickly can your...


    Why Do Dogs Have Tails?

    Fluffy, curly, short, or stumpy, doggy tails are an adorable feature of our furry friends. But if not for human...


    What is Wordle—And How to Win, According to an Expert

    Wordle is the new viral trend at the top of your Twitter feed—here's everything you need to know.


    The 18 Best Face Masks for COVID-19 Protection and Comfort

    A new variant means it's time for a new mask.


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    If You See Bloated Food Packaging, This Is What It Means

    Steer clear of products with bloated packaging at the store. It's a food safety issue—here's why.


    If You See a Red Porch Light, This Is What It Means

    What does a red porch light mean? You often see them in February, but it's not for Valentine's Day.


    If You See a Dog with a Red Collar, This Is What It Means

    Be on the lookout for these color-coded dog accessories.

    Henry Louis Gates Jr.: The Lasting Impact of Alex Haley’s “Roots”

    Alex Haley’s landmark book began in Reader’s Digest, where he worked as a senior editor. Its impact is still being...


    30 Valentine’s Day Trivia Questions on All Things Love

    How much do you know about this popular romantic holiday? Put your knowledge to the test with these Valentine's Day...


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    Why Are Roses So Popular for Valentine’s Day?

    Learn the lore and logistics behind giving roses for Valentine's Day.


    Why Is Cupid the Symbol of Valentine’s Day?

    Cupid is forever linked to Valentine's Day, but how much do you know about this chubby mythical matchmaker?


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    13 Air Travel Rules You Should Know Before Flying During the Pandemic

    Getting ready to fly? Read these important rules before you head to the airport to make sure you're cleared for...


    Why Do We Say “Quit Cold Turkey”?

    Planning to let go of a habit or two cold turkey in the New Year? Learn where that expression comes...