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A massive white oak in the hometown of the University of Georgia has many wondering whether a tree can even have legal rights — and about the future of the environmental and animal rights movements.
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Ever wonder who thought up the idea of holiday cookie swaps? The idea first came up during World War I, when cookie swaps weren't necessarily tied to Christmas or any other holiday; they were used in bake sales to help raise money.
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