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Memorial Day
Memorial Day

Americans pay tribute to fallen soldiers on May 25, 2015. Read about the history of the holiday and find information about America's wars.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Read biographies of famous Asian Americans, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts, and more.
Top College and University Endowments
Harvard's endowment is nearly $36 billion, about $10 billion more than No. 2 on the list. See which schools round out the top 10.
Mt. Everest Almanac
May is the peak season for adventurers attempting to climb Mt. Everest. Find out who has climbed, measured, and died on the world's highest peak.
Country Profiles
Find the history, facts, stats, and maps of every country in the world.

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What part of summer are you looking forward to the most this year?

  • Pick choice 1 Warm weather
  • Pick choice 2 Cookouts
  • Pick choice 3 Vacations
  • Pick choice 4 Trips to the beach or pool
  • Pick choice 5 Blockbuster movies
  • Pick choice 6 Spending more time with my kids
  • Pick choice 7 Baseball games

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