Holidays and Observances - Origins, History and Folklore
April Fools' Day - Share Your Favorite Pranks!
Readers share their favorite April Fools' pranks.
April Fools Day 101
April Fools Day origin, history, and memorable pranks
Blue Moon in August 2012
Viral text says there will be two full moons in August 2012, the second of which will be a "blue moon."
Leap Year / Leap Day
Folklore and traditions associated with the phenomenon of leap years
St. Patrick's Day
No saint is so good, Ireland’s country adorning: Then hail to St. Patrick, today, in the morning!