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Past articles by Suzanne:

10 Famous Siblings Who Conquered the World

These famous siblings changed the way we view everything from science and art to sports and literature. → Read More

10 Little Facts About Louisa May Alcott

The 'Little Women' author was also an early suffragette who fought against slavery and registered women to vote. → Read More

10 Things You Might Not Know About Bisquick

Since 1931, Bisquick has been helping home cooks make a variety of quick, convenient, and—most importantly—delicious recipes. → Read More

8 Facts about Yoplait

Yoplait is known for its wide variety of flavors, far from the standard vanilla and strawberry (sea salt caramel, anyone?). → Read More

8 Italian-Inspired Facts About Progresso

Here are eight things you wouldn't expect about your favorite canned-soup brand, which got its start selling imported Italian foods by horseback around New Orleans. → Read More

6 Wholesome Facts About Kashi

Not just a breakfast cereal company, Kashi has come a long way since its roots in 1980s Southern California. → Read More

The Best Chocolate Shop in All 50 States

When you need a particularly decadent treat, head to one of these chocolate shops (or their websites) to satisfy that sweet tooth. No holiday necessary. → Read More

8 Secrets of Air Traffic Controllers

There's a lot that goes into being an air traffic controller, and being overworked is, unfortunately, a common part of the job. → Read More

10 Fascinating Facts About the Thesaurus for National Thesaurus Day

Writers often turn to a thesaurus to diversify their vocabulary and add nuance to their prose. But looking up synonyms and antonyms in a thesaurus can help anyone—writer or not—find the most vivid, incisive words to communicate thoughts and ideas. → Read More

12 Larger-Than-Life Facts About Carol Channing

Give her an old trombone, give her an old baton! Carol Channing never let the parade pass her by. → Read More

15 Facts about Isaac Asimov

For all of his books about futuristic flight, he was terrified of heights and flying. → Read More

15 Fascinating Facts About Isaac Asimov

In the 1950s, Isaac Asimov wrote a series of six science fiction novels for children using the pseudonym Paul French. → Read More

8 of Evel Knievel’s Most Memorable Stunts

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on → Read More

12 Surprising Facts About Dictionaries

At first glance, a dictionary seems pretty straightforward: Words are listed alphabetically, and you simply locate the right page and scan until you find the word you’re looking for. But there’s a lot you might not know about these essential reference tools. → Read More

Madelyn Pugh Davis, the “Girl Writer” Behind I Love Lucy

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on → Read More

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Whether it's classic fiction, children's literature, or supernatural works, bibliophiles will find something to delight in here. → Read More

8 Tips and Hacks for Getting the Most Protection From Your Sunscreen

More than half of Americans never wear sunscreen. Follow these tips to easily incorporate it into your daily routine. → Read More

11 Sharp Facts About Annie Oakley

The "Little Sure Shot" had her first ace shot at age eight. → Read More

12 Memorable Facts About Elephants

Conservation groups are working to save elephant populations from extinction, and April 16 is officially Save the Elephant Day. → Read More

12 Things You Might Not Know About Andy Warhol

The legendary artist, who was born 90 years ago today, has been famous for much longer than 15 minutes. → Read More