21 Weird Holidays and their Origin Stories

If social media has taught us anything, it’s that the year is full of unofficial “holidays.” And while it’s always pleasant to realize it’s National Chocolate Day or Siblings Day, other special occasions ― like Fruitcake Toss Day or Yellow Pigs...
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Forget Four-Leaf Clovers, Successful Entrepreneurs Make Their Own Luck

You may know St. Patrick’s Day as an annual green-themed day of drinking beer, but at its core this holiday is really celebrating good luck and prosperity. Irish mythology and folklore is particularly wrapped up in good luck, from a saint...
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7 Rules of Engagement: How Companies Create Real Connections During the Holidays

It’s important that brands and individuals take a step back and make sure they’re engaging people in the ways that will help them form a real relationship with customers and anybody else who is important to them. More...
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#ThanksgivingThursday: The United States of Thanksgiving

We’ve scoured the nation for recipes that evoke each of the 50 states (and D.C. and Puerto Rico). These are our picks for the feast. Dig in, then tell us yours. More...
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Why Dads Are the New Heroes

Thirty years ago, when I first began teaching about masculinity, I’d ask my students who their heroes were. Heroes were larger than life, embodying those traits that mere mortals could only imagine: being the best in the world at what...
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