History and Origins of Burritos
Here’s a look into the history and origins of the lauded Mexican fast food item.
A burrito is a Mexican or Mexican-inspired food, and since Spanish is the main language in that country, burrito is a Spanish word. It translates to English literally...
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Only in Ireland
As the world prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day—and all things Irish—here’s a look at some of the things that can only be found on the Emerald Isle.
Halloween as a National Holiday?
Think Halloween is a big deal in the U.S.? It’s bigg...
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Just Plain Weird Facts About the Presidents
It’s Presidents Day, a time to celebrate our nation’s former leaders…and to acknowledge that some of them were just as strange as the rest of us…if not stranger.
Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
...had a bit of a stealing problem. When he visite...
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Valentine's Day Around the World
Here in the U.S., we celebrate Valentine’s Day by exchanging heart-shaped pieces of paper, giving roses and chocolate, and professing our love. In other counties, they do it a little bit differently.
In the place where the Olympics are...
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Happy National Nothing Day!
The holidays aren’t over yet…they’re just getting started. Here are some quirky “celebrations” coming up this month.
January 12: National Pharmacist Day
First responders, emergency workers, and military personnel are heroes, sure, but phar...
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