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Did You Know?

Why It’s The Ivy League

Long the bastion of quality education, the Ivy League consists of eight world-renowned centers of academic excellence. The very oldest Ivy League college is Harvard...
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Springtime’s Flowering Bursts of Sun

In the language of flowers, daffodils stand for rebirth and new beginnings. As these golden arrays of sunshine peek up from underneath the ground, they...
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— — .-. … . / -.-. — -.. .*

Originally developed by the American artist Samuel Morse in 1837, Morse code came to prominence over the course of the 19th century with the spread...
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Won’t You Be Mine?

If you’re like many of us, the thought of sending or receiving a Valentine’s Day card makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside. These tokens...
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The Original Academy Awards Ceremony

Today, the annual Academy Awards show is a glamorous, golden spectacle of the very best that the film industry can offer fans. Some of the...
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Resolution Fatigue

Do you make resolutions every New Year’s? Does the act give you a newfound enthusiasm, or does it instead evoke reluctance? Varied as our reactions...
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Understanding Food Date Labels

“Sell by,” “Best by,” and “Use by”—food date labels are not equal, and confusion about them contributes to a large number of Americans throwing out...
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Your Taste Buds Are Aging, Too

You are born with 9,000 taste buds, which work in tandem with your sense of smell as your sense of taste relies primarily on odors....
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Who is Betty Crocker?

American families have trusted the cooking advice of Betty Crocker for nearly a century. Her influence and reach across generations and types of media would...
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Listening with Your Mood

The music you choose to listen to may depend upon what mood you are in. In the past, music held more specific functions, related to...
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