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Beautiful poinsettias on white table indoors, space for text. Traditional Christmas flowers.
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Caring for Poinsettias

Nothing says Christmas like brilliant red poinsettias. Also available in other colors, these tropical plants can spread cheer throughout the holidays and beyond if you care for them properly. Here’s how to keep these festive...

Happy St. Patrick's Day with shamrocks and wooden background
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Coming up Green on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick is often depicted with a cross in one hand and a three-leaf clover in the other. He was a Fifth Century missionary and bishop credited with introducing Christianity to Ireland. St. Patrick used...

Daylight Saving Time
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Does Daylight Saving Time Reduce Energy Usage?

Hawaii and Arizona (except for the Navajo Nation) do not observe Daylight Saving Time. Cultures throughout history have adjusted time measurement to maximize the use of daylight and increase productivity. Versions of Daylight Saving were...