Two Johns Hopkins professors hope we’ll all be using a new calendar soon.
Since ancient times, the winter solstice has been celebrated by different cultures. Why do so many holidays occur during this time?
The idea of a feast of thanks certainly wasn't invented by the settlers at Plymouth.
Turkeys were raised by ancestral people of the American Southwest, but not for reasons that most might think.
Parsnips, turnips, carrots, onions, garlic, beans, leeks and venison was likely on the table of the feast (which was in September).
Costumes, candy, and kids (carefully) accepting candy from strangers. Sounds like Halloween! How did this longstanding, and now lucrative, tradition begin?
Pumpkin carving, like Halloween itself, has its roots in Celtic traditions.
Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World in 1492, and more than 500 years later the holiday that bears his name is mired in controversy. Some think the explorer and his bloody life should not be lauded with a holiday. Are they right?
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