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Dear Santa, I can explain…

Dear Santa, I can explain…

And Santa, I am writing this card to tell you I have been very naughty, but not as naughty as I could have been. So thats somethings right? There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus. The circle of life. I […]

The Mysterious Origin of the Fortune Cookie

The Mysterious Origin of the Fortune Cookie

Where does the fortune cookie come from? The easy answer is that the fortune cookie as we know it today – with its distinctive shape and a fortune wrapped inside – is not Chinese at all. Modern day fortune cookies first appeared in California in the early 1900’s. Tracking down who invented the cookie that […]

It’s The Most Fattening Time Of The Year

It’s The Most Fattening Time Of The Year

Congratulations. You made it past Thanksgiving and the forth piece of Pecan pie. If you are anything like the Americans in a study by a Cornell University professor, your weight will reach an annual high this week or the next. But don’t get too discoraged — you’ll most likely get fatter soon. Christmasn is coming. […]

Giving Your Guest The Bird

Giving Your Guest The Bird

On November 26th giving someone the bird is not only acceptable but down right tasty especially if the bird in question is a turkey. This week, many American families will gather around the lunch or (and?) dinner table, feasting on a Thanksgiving meal centered on turkey. It’s a celebration of many things, but historically, stems […]

Space Found In The Pyramids of Giza

Space Found In The Pyramids of Giza

Scientists have discovered a massive empty space in one of the famous Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Special scanners have been able to show researchers that the stone structure is not as dense in a certain area of the pyramid. They believe that the empty space the scanners have located is big enough to fit […]

Spooky Facts That Are A Real Treat

Spooky Facts That Are A Real Treat

The tradition of Halloween comes from Samhain, an ancient pagan festival celebrated by Celtic people. It took place in the United Kingdom, Ireland and northwestern France. An intense and persistent fear of Halloween is called Samhainophobia. The first jack-o’-lanterns were actually made from turnips. The word witch comes from the Old English wicce, meaning wise […]