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What Is Transcendentalism and How Did It Change America?

Transcendentalism was a 19th century philosophical movement with adherents like Thoreau, Emerson and Fuller, based on the idea that people had divine truth within them.

Why Is Shabbat So Central to Jewish Tradition?

Shabbat is the holiday that is central to Jewish life, occurring every Friday at sunset to Saturday night. But what is it and how is it observed?

The Cassowary Is the World's Most Dangerous Bird

This exotic bird could seriously injure or kill a person or dog in an instant with its deadly claws.

Who Was the Youngest U.S. President?

You have to be at least 35 years old to be President of the United States. So, has anyone come close to that?

The Strange Story of 'Killdozer' and the Man Behind It

The 2004 incident in Granby, Colorado, left half the town destroyed. Now 17 years later, Marvin Heemeyer, the man who piloted the tank that crushed the library and town hall, has become a hero to antigovernment extremists.

U.S. Capitol Police on High Alert to Protect Congress and Democracy

The 2,300 officers and staffers of the U.S. Capitol Police are charged with keeping order in and around the U.S. Capitol, safeguarding Congress and, yes, defending democracy.

How Chupacabras Work

The Chupacabra is a vampire-like creature that has been gaining notoriety. Learn about the legend of El Chupacabra and Chupacabra incidents and sightings.

What's Next for Roe v. Wade in the Courts?

Texas just passed the most restrictive ban on abortion since Roe v. Wade became law in 1973. And the Supreme Court will hear a case challenging a Mississippi ban this fall. Could Roe be overturned?

Will the Real Banana Spider Please Stand Up?

Banana spiders are different things to different people. HowStuffWorks looks at the trouble with common names.

Food Fermentation: How Microorganisms Make Food Delicious

Our ancestors survived long winters because of fermented foods, but what health benefits do they have for modern humans?

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