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Why Do We Eat King Cakes During Mardi Gras? (Besides the Fact That They’re Delicious)

Sometimes when I have friends visiting from out-of-town I have to stop and think when they ask the question, "Why do y'all make these?"

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A Personal Visit To Pearl Harbor [Photos]

There is an eerie quiet that consumes you the moment you step off the bus and walk through the gates. Gone is the laughing and horseplay of a family on vacation. Instead, there is a quiet respect for those whose final resting place is this hallowed ground.

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(Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Amazing World War II 8mm Footage From US Soldier [Video]

This US soldier found a camera when he was in Europe after D-Day, and decided to film parts of his journey into Germany.

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The New Acadia Project
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The ‘New Acadia Project’ Moving Forward In St. Martin And Iberia Parish

Pretty mind blowing to think how 200 settlers from Nova Scotia got out of their boats in St. Martin and Iberia Parish, and are responsible for pretty much everything we love about South Louisiana.

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Do You Know What The Original 12 Parishes Of Louisiana Are?

The rest of the country can have their counties, we'll keep rolling with our parishes. We have 64 parishes in Louisiana, but do you know what the very first ones were?

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Do You Remember Where You Were When Challenger Exploded?

For one generation, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was an event that was forever tied to the moment it happened. For my generation, one such event was the Challenger disaster.

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Charles Le Blanc via YouTube
Charles Le Blanc via YouTube
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Ben Carson Says ‘Egyptian Pyramids Were Built For Grain Storage, Not By Aliens Or As Tombs’ [Video]

I'm nowhere near the level of intelligence of Dr. Ben Carson, but I think I'll side with the hundreds of archaeologist's research on this one.

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Do You Know the History of Labor Day?

You know it's Labor Day Weekend but do you know how this holiday came to be?

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Parisian Woman Fled Her Apartment In 1942. 70 Years Later Her ‘Time Capsule’ Is Found, And It’s Amazing [Pictures]

In 1942, Parisian actress and socialite Madame de Florian fled to the South of France during the second world war, leaving everything behind. She never came back to this apartment, but kept paying the rent until her death when she was 91.

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Chilling Pictures Of Ordinary Tourists Not Knowing The Horrors That Took Place Where They Stand [Pictures]

These pictures are pretty amazing. Photographer Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse has created a series of pictures called Ghosts Of History. These photos are of tourists posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, the beaches of Normandy and other historic places, and superimposed  with historic pictures of these places and the tragedies that happened there. The result I think is chilling and fantastic. You can purchase these fantastic pictures through his website http://ghostsofhistory.co.uk//. Makes you wonder, what has happened where you are right now?

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