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Midcentury modern design in 10 essential pieces

Singulart used historical information and context from museums, experienced furniture resellers, and designers to compile a list of 10 pieces that embody midcentury modern design.

Yule – a celebration of the return of light and warmth

People gather for Pagan sunrise celebrations in Ireland, on the morning of the winter solstice. Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images Yule will be celebrated by Wiccans and many other Pagans in …

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Walmart+ Hits a High Note with Members Looking to Sleigh the Season
(BPT) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but dashing through the snow for parties, plays and presents may have you …
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Brett Eldredge’s Top 10 Holiday Decor Picks
(BPT) - This is it, folks. Platinum-selling recording artist Brett “Mr. Christmas” Eldredge has unwrapped his décor …
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25 over-the-top Christmas displays from across America
Fatih Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images As soon as the final slice of pumpkin pie is served (and sometimes before), radio …
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Real or artificial? A forestry scientist explains how to choose the most sustainable Christmas tree, no matter what it's made of
Every year, Americans buy somewhere between 35 million and 50 million Christmas trees, and many more pull an artificial tree out of …
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5 Simple Holiday Hosting Hacks
  (Family Features) Entertaining friends and loved ones during the holidays offers an opportunity to slow down from the hustle …
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Score Big with This Year’s Top Stocking Stuffers
(NewsUSA) - The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s time to think about stuffing those stockings. Check out this …
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Quick and easy spruce-ups that will elevate your home for holiday guests
(BPT) - ‘Tis the season for ugly sweater parties, merry mocktail gatherings and holiday cookie exchanges. While many enjoy …
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Unexpected Driving Hazards: Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard
(NAPSI)—The holiday season, with its festive spirit, family gatherings, and vacation plans, can also include some unexpected …
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4 self-care secrets for a joyful holiday season
(BPT) - The holidays can be a happy yet hectic time. Between planning, cooking and hosting celebrations, your focus often shifts to …
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Sweet and Savory Ways to Shake Up Holiday Celebrations
(Family Features) ’Tis the season for sweet and savory favorites – from the mouthwatering desserts you crave each year to …
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How I identified a probable pen name of Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott took part in a 19th-century literary culture of anonymity and guessing games. Universal Images Group/Getty Images Before Louisa May Alcott published the bestselling “ Little …

50 coldest cities in America on Christmas

Stacker consulted data from the Climate at a Glance database to uncover which U.S. cities have endured some of the chilliest Christmases.

Here's how to support transgender youth, according to trans teens

Using resources from The Trevor Project and interviews with trans teens, Stacker explored how adults can best support trans children in their lives.

New vehicle costs are tempering but remain high relative to income

The General used data from Cox Automotive and Moody's Analytics to examine new vehicle affordability over the last decade for American consumers.

Hanukkah celebrations have changed dramatically − but the same is true of Christmas

Candles on a large Hanukkah menorah shine in front of a Christmas tree at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, in 2015. Gregor Fischer/picture alliance via Getty Images Hanukkah is not the Jewish …

Why Franklin, Washington and Lincoln considered American democracy an 'experiment' -- and were unsure if it would survive

Voters in a county election, 1854. Etching by John Sartain after painting by George Caleb Bingham; National Gallery of Art From the time of the founding era to the present day, one of the more common …

Hate crimes are on the rise − but the narrow legal definition makes it hard to charge and convict
A Hasidic man walks past a police patrol car in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via …
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How sacred images in many Asian cultures incorporate divine presence and make them come 'alive'
A gilded statue of the Buddha at Wat Phanan Choeng Temple in Thailand. Kittipong Chararoj/iStock via Getty Images Plus Walking …
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New England stone walls lie at the intersection of history, archaeology, ecology and geoscience, and deserve a science of their own
A typical New England stone wall in Hebron, Conn. Robert M. Thorson, CC BY-NDThe abandoned fieldstone walls of New England are every …
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Why isn't there any sound in space? An astronomer explains why in space no one can hear you scream
Matter in deep space is very spread out, which makes it impossible for any sound waves to travel. NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI …
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How Christmas is celebrated around the world
jan j. photography// Shutterstock For centuries, cultures worldwide have celebrated the end of the midwinter season's darkest days …
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20 celebrations this holiday season besides Christmas

Stacker compiled a list of fall and winter holidays celebrated all over the world, including religious festivals, ceremonies honoring the change of seasons, and secular events.

The science of procrastination and how to beat it

Wysa researched the psychology behind procrastination, what makes people do it, and how they can work to overcome it.

Tips to Make Holiday Giving Stress-Free

(BPT) - It’s the most wonderful time of the year. This means good cheer, festive gatherings, and a fair amount of stress. But there are ways to shop, prepare and get great gifts with ease. …

Unique baby names from the year you were born

Stacker highlighted one of the least-used baby names from each year between 1950 and 2022, using data from the Social Security Administration.

The promise of Suboxone depends on erasing stigma in opioid use disorder treatment

Ophelia analyzed data and studies from the National Institutes of Health to break down the stigmatization of medication-assisted treatment.

Health care inflation remains low as other services continue to spike

Vivian Health used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to examine year-over-year inflation for health care services compared to other services.

10 of the most downloaded mobile games of all time

Gamesville has compiled the 10 most downloaded games for Android devices using data from AppBrain.

The midcentury architecture of the Space Age in 5 essential Googie buildings

Living Spaces found five iconic Googie buildings using a variety of architectural, design, news, and travel sources.

The most unique baby name in your state last year

Stacker found unique baby names from 2022 in the Social Security Administration's baby names database and highlighted one from each state.

Pregnant & Protected: The Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination for Those Who Are Pregnant
(BPT) - COVID-19 is still here this fall and presents a higher risk of severe illness and complications that can affect you and your …
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The bestselling video game consoles of all time—and dramas behind them
Juan Ci // Shutterstock Competition between brands is prevalent in every major industry, but few battles are as fierce as the ones …
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How adolescent substance use treatment has changed over the past 70 years
Milan Ilic Photographer // Shutterstock A "one size fits all" philosophy doesn't work for substance use treatment, particularly …
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5 popular retirement activities—and the best cities for each
Canva Americans are retiring later in life than they did 30 years ago. While the underlying causes of this trend are as diverse as …
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