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The Top Four Forgotten Conflicts in American History

On Memorial Day, we remember those who lost their lives in wartime. But there have been more wars and conflicts in U.S. history than you covered in history class at school, as the school year only allows time to touch the big ones. For example, you may have learned that the Revolutionary War ended with [...]

The Quick 10: Pansy O’Hara and the Near-Names of 10 Other Characters

We’ve talked about alternate universe book titles for the past couple of days, but sometimes it’s just the characters who have undergone name changes (and in some cases, sex changes). Here are 10 of them! 1. Scarlett O’Hara was almost named Pansy. In fact, the iconic character didn’t receive her iconic name until just before the [...]