Live Science reported that "Fourth of July Downer: Fireworks Cause Spike in Air Pollution -- Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows..."
Reddit shared an interesting 18.25 minutes Vimeo video showing "The Fallen of World War II -- A detailed, animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts.
HardOCP shared The Washington Post's article on Five/"5 myths about daylight saving time" (DST) -- "Daylight saving time strikes again Sunday at 2 a.m., at least for every state outside Hawaii and Arizona. Though DST has been part of life in the United States since World War I, its origin and effects remain misunderstood, even by some of the lawmakers responsible for it. Here are some common myths..."
This ZDNet opnion article says "Summary: Opinion: As 2014 comes to a close, bugs are increasingly disclosed with catchy names and logos.
The Washington Post asks why pardon turkeys for Thankgivings -- "... Every year for a quarter-century now, the president of the United States (U.S.) -- one of the most powerful humans on the planet -- has pardoned a turkey.
Elephant shared The Onion's funny story/article on how "British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home: LONDON--Concluding it was the best way to ensure she remains comfortable during her twilight years, the British Royal Family recently placed Queen Elizabeth II into a local nursing home
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9Gag shows a hilarious/funny illustration collection of "Baby Do's and Don'ts".
This CNN article shared the eleven/"11 things to know about Lunar New Year -- It's that time again: Lunar New Year. Red packets of money will change hands and dragon dances will roar through the streets as people around the world, predominately of Chinese descent, usher in the Year of the Horse. Beyond the usual Lunar New Year traditions, however, is a holiday full of interesting quirks and customs..."