‘History’

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How Many Days Old Are You?

October 7, 2019 4:00 pm

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Just how long is 1,000 days? When you do something every day, you might not realize how the numbers rack up and how quickly you can reach 1,000! Read on to see just how fast you get to 1,000 days.

Crayon Parade

September 23, 2019 4:00 pm

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We’re loving this map of Crayola crayon colors, showing how Crayola has added more and more shades over the years. Back when the company started, there were just 8 crayon shades. Since then, the number of colors has grown a lot, making the coloring (and math!) more fun.

A Football Field of Pizza

September 5, 2019 4:00 pm

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Not that we need another reason to gobble down pizza, but today’s the perfect day to do that because it’s Cheese Pizza Day. Each day, Americans eat not 1, not 2, but 75 football fields worth of pizza! Read on to see how those stuffed crusts and deep dishes begin to add up.

Where Home Is a Tight Squeeze

August 23, 2019 4:00 pm

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How many presidents can come from 1 state? Well, right now, the answer is 8 presidents, and those 8 were born in Virginia! The next closest state is...

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The 40th-ish State

August 19, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today we’re visiting either the 39thย or the 40thย state to join our country: North Dakota! We don’t know whether North or South Dakota became a state first. The President...

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You Donut Wanna Miss Mass

August 18, 2019 4:00 pm

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Massachusetts might be the trickiest state name to spell. But people here spell one treat the easier way: donut. Massachusetts is wild for Dunkinโ€™ Donuts, or as locals...

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Crabby and Merry

August 15, 2019 4:00 pm

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Well, our next state is actually called Maryland, not merry land. But there are plenty of reasons to be happy we’re here! Maryland is one of just 6...

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A Perfect 10

August 14, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today our road trip takes us to the only state with a number in its name: Tennessee! This state also has a pretty cool shape. Thanks to its...

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A Snacky State of Mind

August 12, 2019 4:00 pm

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Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell, which is 3 feet tall and weighs more than 2,000 pounds. But you won’t find Pennsylvania written on the Liberty Bell....

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A Wheel-y Impressive State

August 11, 2019 4:00 pm

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Illinois is home to the city of Chicago, where the world’s first “skyscrapers” were built. But it’s also where the world’s first Ferris wheel was built! Back in...

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