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Lawmaker: Chile and Texas don't share a flag, y'all

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The current roster of emojis includes many national flags, but not state-specific ones. So, left with few other options, people have taken to using the Chilean flag emoji (

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Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks?

Do fireworks scare your dog? He’s not alone. While they’re fun for humans, the loud, unexpected sounds of fireworks cause stress and anxiety for a lot of dogs. Before July 4th rolls around, here are eleven things to know about why your dog gets anxious and what you can do to help.1. It’s normal if [...]

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President’s Day: Influence on our Flag

Prior to the 20th century, all acts dictating the regulation of the American flag were created by Congress. In 1912, President Taft established proportional regulations and the precise arrangement for all future US flags. Eisenhower made modifications in 1959 to reflect the addition of Alaska and Hawaii to the nation. Without the [...]

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Q: What's the Oldest National Flag?

A: The flag of Denmark has been used continuously since January 1st, 1625.  The current design of a white Scandinavian cross on a red back ground was adopted in 1625 and its square shape in 1748. In Denmark it is known as the 'Dannebrog' or 'Danish cloth'. Although Denmark was never part of the Roman Empire, similar designs [...]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a happy and healthy new year to all from Flags.com! We hope you have a peaceful and joyous time with your loved ones.As a reminder, we will be closed Dec. 24 & 25 as well as Dec. 31 & Jan. 1st. 

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Friday's Tragic Events

We are deeply saddened by Friday night's tragedy and the slew of events that have followed. Our hearts go out to all affected! In solidarity, the US flag is to be flown at half-staff today through Thursday.

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Veteran's Day

Thank you to all the veterans who have put their lives on the line for our freedom. Although it should be every day, today we set aside to ensure that you get the recognition that you deserve. Every day you are putting yourself out there and we thank you. You risk yourself for the good [...]

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Jeff Parness and the National 9/11 Flag

Flags.com is proud to announce a new monthly feature on our blog. We want to highlight a different person or organization who is making a difference in the world using the powerful symbols of flags. For the inaugural post, we are highlighting the good that Jeff Parness has been doing. We were in the audience [...]

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Work to Live

This year marks the 128th year of an official Labor Day. The United States is ranked 29th best for a work/life balance. Although there have been improvements, it is sad that on a day that we celebrate workers, we are still doing so poorly with that balance. In honor of these facts, here are some tips to alleviate stress [...]

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