Considered the "language of love" in Victorian times, flowers have had symbolic meanings throughout much of human history. While most are of a positive nature, some flowers have had more ominous meanings, such as disdain or treachery.
The origins of Thanksgiving can be traced back to harvest festivals, when the Pilgrims and Native Americans gave thanks for a bountiful harvest.
Sunisa Lee, whose parents emigrated from Laos, is the first-ever Hmong American Olympic gymnast and gold medalist.
China called the 90-day review an "attempt at political manipulation" and accused President Biden of getting in the way of an international effort to end the pandemic.
Despite resistance from retailers, the name has been used to describe the start to the holiday shopping season for nearly 60 years.
There are many disputed origins of the pretzel, which symbolizes a number of different things throughout the world.
The riveting story of the cracker's Niagra Falls origins.
From Haitian slaves to rare blood disorders and hallucinogenic plants, the mythologies of zombies, witches, vampires and werewolves are surprisingly complex.
In the modern era, the festival includes a bonfire and the throwing of bright powders. But critics warn it has a dark side.
The origins of April Fools' Day, a holiday celebrated by playing tricks on people and spreading hoaxes, are shrouded in mystery and lost to history. But there are a few good theories of how and why the first of April became a day of impish delight.
"Origins Vol. 1" features Slash, Lita Ford, Paul Stanley on tracks by Thin Lizzy, the Troggs, Free and more.