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Astrid Stawiarz, Getty Images

Legendary Folk Singer Pete Seeger, Dies at 94 – RIP

Pete Seeger, folk music legend, died Monday (Jan. 27) at the age of 94.

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Ilia Yefimovich
Ilia Yefimovich

The Pineapple is Not Originally From Hawaii

We were eating a pineapple the other day and I started wondering if they originated in Hawaii or came from somewhere else, they came from somewhere else. Pineapples are a big part of the Hawaiian economy and the soil and climate are perfect for growing them, but they came from South America.

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Category: Food, History Tags: , , ,
Getty Images, photo by Scott Olson
Getty Images, photo by Scott Olson

Time Magazine’s Most Influential Hamburgers of All Time

Time Magazine picked their top 17 hamburgers of all time, the most ‘influential’ burgers of all time. They interviewed burger historians and industry experts to find which burgers had the biggest impact on the world at large.

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Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archive
Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archive

Jimmy Fallon Taking Over The Tonight Show on February 17th

The Tonight Show was once called The Tonight Show ‘Starring’ Johnny Carson. Carson came into our bedrooms at 11:30 every Monday through Friday and ran from 1962 to 1992. When Johnny Carson decided to retire, Jay Leno became the host of the Tonight Show; he changed the name a little, too.

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Getty Images, photo by Al Bello
Getty Images, photo by Al Bello

Quick Look at the New England Patriots Playoff Record

Getting ready for the AFC Championship game between New England and Denver, I was taking a look back at the Patriots playoff record. New England won three Super Bowls, 2002, 2004 and 2005. The have lost three Super Bowls, 1986, 1997 and 2008.

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Getty Images, photo by Alexander Roth-Grisard
Getty Images, photo by Alexander Roth-Grisard

4.4 Million Year Old Horse Discovered in Ethiopia

Scientists have found the fossil of a 4.4 million year old horse in the fossil fields of Ethiopia. They discovered the first pieces of an extinct species of horse which they say was about the size of a small zebra. Ethiopia today, is dry, but 4.4 million years ago it would have been covered in grasslands and woods.

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Why 2014 Could Be A Great Year + Look Back at 2013 [videos]

With the holidays, the weather and life stuff, it feel like just now it is hitting me we have a new year!  So, this is a week late, but check these out about now 2014 could seem some positives in our world and what we are leaving behind!

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Category: History, Lifestyle, Opinion, Videos Tags: ,
Sharon Finish
Photo by Sharon Buck

Walk 365 Miles This Year! You Can Do It!

Get yourself off on the right foot this year!

Sorry for the pun but I couldn't help it!

This is a very simple way to start becoming active this year!

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Getty Images, photo by USAF
Getty Images, photo by USAF

B-52 Bombers Fateful Flight Over Maine

The B52 Stratofortress is one of the longest serving aircrafts in U.S. Military history, currently serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, but in 1963, during the Cold War, bugs in the aircraft were still being worked out. A training mission was flown over Elephant Mountain, Maine, that ended in a mountainside crash killing six crew members and a co-pilot.

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Getty Images, photo by Oli Scharff
Getty Images, photo by Oli Scharff

Winter Begins December 21st

It may seem like winter already but the official start of the winter solstice for the Northern Hemisphere begins Saturday, December 21st and runs until Wednesday, March 19th. Winter begins when the sun reaches its most southerly declination of -23.5 degrees.

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