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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 10:57 AM EST

Holiday Fact Check: Is Eating Snow Ever a Good Idea?

Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. »

Home Where Witch Trials Victim John Proctor Lived for Sale

A Massachusetts house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. The 3,910-square-foot home built in 1638 was once the home of John Proctor... »

Pero Que Funny!: How Latino Content Creators Impact Society

If you’re on social media, chances are you’ve heard of these guys: LeJuan James, Jenny Lorenzo and the Chonga Girls. Their hilarious viral videos reach millions of people every day. »

7 Ways to Save Money on Halloween Costumes

Follow these tips to save money on this year’s Halloween costumes. »

Want to Get Away? Here Are 5 of Top Weekend Trips From NYC

Want to Get Away? Here Are 5 of Top Weekend Trips From NYC

It's that time of year again. New Yorkers are looking to get out of New York City -- at least for the weekend. Looking for some ideas? »

Bottle of Wine Sells for a Record $558,000

Bottle of Wine Sells for a Record $558,000

A 73-year-old bottle of French Burgundy became the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction, fetching $558,000. The bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti sold at Sotheby's for more than 17 times its original... »

From 'Special Seed' to 2,170-Pound Winning Pumpkin

From 'Special Seed' to 2,170-Pound Winning Pumpkin

"One special seed" and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants... »

NY Man Proposes With Special Ben & Jerry's 'Marry Me Mint'

NY Man Proposes With Special Ben & Jerry's 'Marry Me Mint'

A New York man had some help from Ben and Jerry’s for his wedding proposal.  Angelo Orlando was captured on video getting on one knee at a Big Apple grocery store and handing Kelly Becker a... »

General Mills Brings Back Iconic Fruity-Shaped Trix Cereal

General Mills Brings Back Iconic Fruity-Shaped Trix Cereal

Silly rabbit, these Trix are for 90s kids. General Mills announced Monday that it is bringing back its classic Trix fruity-shaped cereal. "Trix cereal is beloved by our fans, and we heard loud and clear... »

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

Retailers are rolling out their plans for the holiday shopping season, including when they'll be opening doors for shoppers. Though holiday deals seem to be creeping earlier and earlier ahead of Black Friday —... »

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