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10 Stories Behind Dr. Seuss Stories on the 20th Anniversary of His Death

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the day we lost Theodor Seuss Geisel, who passed away on September 24, 1991. Here are some Dr. Seuss stories Stacy Conradt collected a few years back. 1. The Lorax. In case you haven’t read The Lorax, it’s widely recognized as Dr. Seuss’ take on environmentalism and how [...]

Ohio Lighthouse Covered in Ice

[YouTube Link] Brrr! Is it cold where you are? Well, probably not as cold as inside this Ohio Lighthouse on Lake Erie, which is covered in ice. Melissa Bell of The Washington Post’s blogPOST has more: Link

3 American Border Disputes You Probably Never Studied

This article was originally posted last year. When America was being divvied up, surveyors and cartographers were as accurate as possible drawing the boundaries between these new regions. Unfortunately, mistakes were still made. And minor map mistakes led to years of fighting—sometimes in the courts, and sometimes on the field of battle. 1. The Toledo War: [...]