World’s Strangest

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What Is Boxing Day?

The day after Christmas is Boxing Day, a holiday observed by a large part of Europe and most of the former British Empire -except for America, who broke away fairly early. Mental-floss has a roundup of Boxing day facts for those who aren’t familiar with the customs of this odd holiday. Boxing Day is observed every [...]

Time Off Around the World

It’s the day after Christmas: Are you reading this blog post from work or are you home for the holidays? How is your vacation time as compared to other workers from around the world? Here’s a graph from the Economist, [...]