History

Independence Day Was Actually July 2nd

Everything you think you know about Independence Day — July 4th — might be wrong. And it starts with: we didn’t declare independence from England on July 4th. It was actually July 2nd.
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It's National Pancake Day! How Flapjacks Have Evolved Over the Last 30,000 Years

We can all appreciate a plate of delicious, fluffy pancakes, especially on National Pancake Day, which is on Sept. 26. But this simple breakfast delight has a complicated history. The first clues that people ate flour mixed with water was around 30,000 years ago. National Geographic says remnants...
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