An in-depth look at the month’s history, holidays and traditions.


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Franklin Delano Roosevelt had pollio, was rarely ever seen walking. Here is a rare video of FDR limping.

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Dorothy Hodgkin was a nobel prize winning British biochemist. Her 104th birthday was celebrated by a Google Doodle.

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Many people who celebrate Cinco de Mayo are unaware of the holiday’s fascinating history. Learn everything you need to know right here.

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Easter is celebrated in amazingly different ways among Christians around the world. Check out some of the coolest pictures of different cultures celebrating.

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The Jewish holiday Passover begins on April 14 at sunset. Here is everything you need to know about, and how to celebrate, the holiday.

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For the 100th anniversary of World War One, composite images of Europe in 1914 and 2014.

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If you don’t want to ruin season 4 (and maybe season 5) for yourself, don’t read this.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is just the most recent of unsolved disappearances. From planes to ships to islands, history is full of mystery.

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President Obama awarded Medals of Honor to 18 deceased and 3 living soldiers who were looked over due to their race or ethnicity. See the best pictures here.

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March 8 marks the historic holiday International Women’s Day. Check out pictures of women celebrating the holiday around the globe and in history.

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Did you know Oxford University was 300 years old when the Aztec Empire was founded?

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Could you be a “human alarm clock?” No, it’s not an “SNL” Stefon skit.

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Veteran TV newsman Garrick Utley has died at age 74 after a battle with cancer.

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From Singapore to Spain, a soldier’s field rations reflect their country’s culture. And yes, the French cuisine still sounds the best. And Italians get booze for breakfast.

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Ever wonder what the real world counterparts would be to Needle? Longclaw? Check out this fascinating history of swords.

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