Groundhog

What is Groundhog Day and where did it come from?

Groundhog day has its origins in an ancient Celtic festival called Imbolc, which was held on each year on February 1st.

Why are horseshoes considered to be a sign of good luck?

Horseshoes are thought to bring good luck and safety. Over the centuries, several origin stories have emerged about why people believe the horseshoe brings...
Furnace Creek in Death Valley

Where is the hottest place on Earth?

There are different types of temperature measurements so it depends on which type of measurement we are talking about when answering this question. I...

What does the “MS” in MSNBC stand for?

MSNBC and its website, MSNBC.com were founded in 1996 in a partnership between Microsoft (MS) and NBC, hence the network's name, MSNBC. Microsoft initially invested about...
Dodgers

Why is the Los Angeles baseball team called the Dodgers?

Before moving to Los Angeles, the Dodgers were based in Brooklyn, New York. The team originated in the 19th century when, because of the dangers...

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