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  1. Television

    Vikings Season 2 sneak peek: Baby on board?

    What's ahead on Season 2 of Vikings ? New pictures suggest there's a baby on the way and a marriage bed is divided. Uh-oh!
  2. Wellness

    The history of birth control

    Sure, the pill can cause nausea, bloating and headaches — but would you rather try to prevent pregnancy using crocodile poop? Yep,...
  3. Travel

    Checking In: Hotel architecture

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    A hotel's design can be as much of a draw as its amenities or the destination. If the walls in these historic hotels could talk,...
  4. Movies & Reviews

    10 Interesting things to know about Lee Daniels' The Butler

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    This is one of the only movies to chronicle the civil rights movement and show the White House from an African-American's point of...
  5. Adult Parties

    American holidays: Where'd they come from?

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    Enjoying a big Thanksgiving feast, exchanging gifts on Christmas or buying sweets for your sweetie on Valentine's Day have all...
  6. Family Activities

    Teaching your kids about Independence Day

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    Kids love Independence Day with all the fireworks, picnics, fun and games. However, that's not really what Independence Day is all...
  7. Family Activities

    Old Salem Museums & Gardens -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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    Costumed interpreters recreate the past in Old Salem, home to the famous Moravian cookies and so much more. Watch a blacksmith,...
  8. Family Activities

    Hearst Castle: A Californian palace

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    While perhaps not a castle in the ancient fortress sense, this world-reknowned hillside estate is indeed a palace -- with 165 rooms...
  9. Family Activities

    Hall of Flame Fire Museum, Phoenix

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    Got kids that are crazy about fire trucks? Of course you do, who doesn't?! This museum is packed to the walls with every imaginable...
  10. Family Activities

    Salem, Massachusetts: Stop by for a spell

    Though it's known as "the witch town," Salem, Massachusetts has more to offer than just spooky delights -- it can be a fun place to...
  11. Family Activities

    Grapevine Vintage Railroad

    Take a ride on this authentic 1930s locomotive -- and check out other train-themed excitement and events throughout the year.
  12. Family Activities

    New York State Museum

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    Located in New York's capital city of Albany, the New York State Museum traces the history of the Empire State from both a nature...
  13. Family Activities

    Haunted tours and spooky sites around Washington DC

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    The tradition of Halloween is derived from the ancient celebration of All Hallows Eve, preceding All Souls Day. Participants donned...
  14. Family Activities

    National Geographic Museum in Washington DC

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    Here's a way to see faraway lands without ever living the Washington DC area! The National Geographic Museum offers countless...
  15. Family Activities

    Tempe History Museum

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    More than just the home of Arizona State University, the city of Tempe has a long and rich history -- which this museum preserves...
  16. Family Activities

    Exploring museums with your kids

    It's easy as a parent to get attached to certain places and activities with our kids. The local children's museum is a great place!...
  17. Family Activities

    Farmer's Museum, Cooperstown, New York

    Get a glimpse of life on an upstate New York farm -- just as it was 150 years ago!
  18. Family Activities

    Montezuma Castle National Monument in Arizona

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    Carved out of a limestone cliff over 50 feet up, this historic Native American site is worth an educational detour on your next...
  19. Family Activities

    Visiting Ellis Island, New York

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    Get in touch with your family roots by visiting one of the most major immigration ports in the United States! Ellis Island is one of...