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Jul 3, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Don't feel bad if you're not observing Waffle Iron Day. But do check out our list of unusual holidays that have a traceable origin.
Jun 13, 2014 12:42 PM ET
As we look to honor fathers this weekend, it's time to check in on some Dad Science. Turns out dads are staying home in greater numbers than ever.
Jun 12, 2014 02:21 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Some holidays seem to have been created just to sell greeting cards, but not these...
Dec 19, 2013 12:30 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
For more than a thousand years, elves have been evolving from mysterious nature spirits to Santa's little helpers.
Nov 25, 2013 01:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The alignment of the two holidays is a once in more than 70,000-year event.
Apr 1, 2013 07:01 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Figuring out the origins of the holiday can be as tricky as getting to the source of a joke. ->
Feb 12, 2013 02:35 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The tradition of sending paper valentines is traced to a young woman in the mid-1800s who decided to make them her business. ->
May 5, 2014 06:57 AM ET // Trace Dominguez
Cinco de Mayo marks Mexico's freedom from France -- but it's celebrated more in the U.S. than in Mexico!
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