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Moving Washington's Birthday

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If there had been a calendar on the wall in the room where his mother gave birth, it would have shown that George Washington entered life 11 days earlier than "Washington's birthday." There's a reason for this, and a reason why it was later moved. The reason was a centuries-old squabble between the Catholic Church and the rest of the Western world.

WATCH: 45 Things You Didn't Know About Presidents

Posted 03.28.2013 | Comedy

In this video from Mental Floss, John Green tells 45 facts about presidents that even the biggest presidential trivia nuts may not have known about. L...

22 Ridiculous Things You Didn't Know About U.S. Presidents

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.09.2012 | Comedy

When choosing the next President Of The United States Of America, "oddball" is usually not considered a qualifying characteristic. However, many of th...

State of the Union Trivia

Robert Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Schlesinger