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Not all Christmas traditions were always filled with love and cheer.

The surprisingly bizarre origins of 10 popular holiday traditions

From caroling to leaving out milk and cookies, some of the history behind some of the season's most popular activities is kind of dark.
Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance is still a mystery.

‘The Irishman’ is a fictionalized true crime story about the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, a mystery that still hasn’t been solved

Here's what we know so far about the real-life Jimmy Hoffa and the ongoing investigation into his disappearance.

This map shows how the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures

From the utopian "Yankeedom" to the conservative "Greater Appalachia," looking at these cultures sheds a light on America's political divides.

Sundar Pichai is now the CEO of both Google and Alphabet. Here’s his meteoric rise, in photos.

Sundar Pichai worked his way through the ranks to become Google's CEO, and now he's Alphabet's CEO too.
Russia's Anton Shulepov performs in the men free skating at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating on November 23.

The International Skating Union is really sorry for including an Auschwitz-themed outfit in their ‘best costume’ list

Anton Shulepov wore a costume featuring a Star of David and parts of the Auschwitz guard uniforms during a free skate routine in France in November.

FDR was roasted and compared to Hitler for moving Thanksgiving to stretch out a truncated holiday shopping season that was even shorter than the one w...

Angered by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's decision to move Thanksgiving, thousands wrote to the White House to protest "Franksgiving."
The Maunsell forts.

World War II forts that once protected the UK from German bombs now stand abandoned 8 miles off the coast. Take a look inside.

In the '40s, the Maunsell Army and Navy forts were the UK's first line of defense against Germany's bombs. Today, the forts are crumbling and decaying.

Joe Biden isn’t the only famous person with a stutter — here are 15 other people who’ve dealt with the same condition

The former vice president recently opened up about his stutter. Plenty of celebrities have dealt with the same condition.

29 of the best royal family Christmas cards through the years

Photographs selected for the front of the cards show the growing family and its changing relationships as the years go by.

From leech collectors to knocker-ups, here are 16 weird jobs that no longer exist

The Industrial Revolution did away with many oddball gigs that your great-great-grandparents might have had.