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Scotland Banned Christmas For 400 Years: Became A Publi...

December 16, 2020

The war on Christmas didn't start with holiday coffee cups and the phrase "season's greetings." It goes back to at least 16th-century Scotland, when the coun...

Mary Queen of Scots: Stories, Trivia, And A Botched Beh...

February 8, 2020

When King James V of Scotland died at the ripe age of 30 (hey, it was ripe for medieval times), his kingdom was in a bit of a pickle. His only surviving legi...

Auld Lang Syne: Song Meaning, History, And Why We Sing ...

December 27, 2019

An onlooker holds a glass of champagne at a New Year's Eve celebration on Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse\City of Sydney/Getty Images...

Hy-Brasil, The Irish Atlantis

July 13, 2019

This is probably what Hy-Brasil looks like with the morning mists rising over small loch, but this is the real-life Trotternish, Island of Skye, Scotland. Source: (Photo by: Photofusion/Uni...