You want to know why.
We can tell you. Join us to explore the fascinating origins of human language, behavior, and culture to discover why we do the things we do.
Where does pie come from, and why do we eat it on Thanksgiving? The answer involves a certain bird known for collecting miscellaneous objects, Queen Elizabeth I, and elaborate dinnertime entertainment.
Where does Halloween come from? The answer involves community bonfires, ritualized hospitality, and visits from the Otherworld.
Why do we do change our clocks twice a year for Daylight Saving Time? The answer involves Benjamin Franklin’s trusty almanac, bug hunting, and coal-powered warfare (notice that farmers are not on the list).
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