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      The Meaning Behind 24 LGBTQ Pride Flags

      Somewhere over the rainbow...there are a bunch of different LGBTQ flags. Here's what their colors and symbols represent.

      The 26 Hardest Winning Words from the National Spelling Bee

      The Scripps National Spelling Bee has been a (mostly) yearly tradition since the 1920s. How would you fare trying to...


      6 Ways to Be an LGBTQ Ally

      Being an ally to an LGBTQ friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or the population as a whole goes beyond acceptance.


      What Does LGBTQ Stand For?

      LGBTQ is more than just a time-saving abbreviation. The acronym demonstrates the strength and solidarity of varied but united communities...


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      American Flag Etiquette: 12 Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making

      We’ve checked with some patriotic organizations about how best to display Old Glory based on the U.S. Flag Code. These...


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      26 of the Funniest Oxymoron Examples

      We use oxymorons all the time, but have you ever thought about how weird they actually are? A closer look...

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      What Can Vaccinated People Do? The Dos and Don’ts

      You're fully vaccinated from COVID-19, now what? We asked experts what low- and high-risk activities you can and can't do.


      If You See a Yellow Cap on Coca-Cola, This Is What It Means

      Find out what yellow cap Coke bottles mean and why they appear only once a year.


      Here’s Why Gun Makers Are Off the Hook for Mass Shootings

      In a country where people sue over a floor that's too slippery and coffee that's too hot, why can't people...


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      15 Etiquette Rules Disney Employees Must Follow

      Think working at Disney sounds like a dream job? See if you still feel that way after seeing all of...

      Why Is It So Hard to Stop Gun Violence in America?

      Gun violence in America is a serious problem. What is keeping our country from addressing it effectively?


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      What Does the Second Amendment Really Mean?

      The answer to that question is as old as the country itself, and it continues to evolve as Americans debate...


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      50 Cat Facts That Are Purr-fectly Fascinating

      Think you know everything there is to know about cats? Think again. We're about to blow your feline-loving mind with...


      SOS: Here’s What the Abbreviation Actually Means

      Nope, it's not "save our ship." Not even close.


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      What Would It Take to Amend the Constitution?

      It’s not easy to change the Constitution—and that’s exactly what the Framers intended.

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      35 People with Higher IQs Than Einstein

      We're going to need another name to be synonymous with "genius."


      This Cop Can Recall Every Face He Has Ever Seen

      Facial-recognition software identified one suspect of the 4,000 captured by security cameras during the 2011 London riots; Gary Collins identified...


      What Happens to Survivors of Mass Shootings? Their Untold Story

      In the aftermath of a mass shooting, the attention often goes to those who lost their lives, and rightly so....


      Earth Day Quiz: How Well Do You Know Our Earth?

      It's time for the Earth Day quiz! Get green and test your knowledge of the environment, the oceans, animals, climate...


      14 Earth Day Facts You Should Know

      Our planet is in peril—and it's an Earth Day fact that this day was created 51 years ago to raise...


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      13 Funny Palindrome Sentences That Will Crack You Up

      If you thought palindrome words were cool, get ready to have your mind blown by these full palindrome sentences.


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      26 Palindrome Examples: Words and Phrases That Are the Same Backwards and Forwards

      What is a palindrome? Palindrome words and phrases are spelled the same backward and forward. After reading our roundup, you'll...


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      What Exactly Does the “Q” in “Q-tips” Stand For?

      Q-tips are everywhere. You can find them in bathrooms, in doctor's office, and in episodes of CSI. But what exactly...

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      50 Everyday Habits That Can Make You Look Younger

      Forget aging gracefully—here's how to age youthfully. Keep a healthy glow, a spring in your step, and a radiant appearance...


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      24 Cities You Learned About in School That No Longer Exist

      From the tragic to the mysterious, you won't believe these fascinating tales of cities that no longer exist.



      I Grew Up Thinking Guns Were a God-Given Right: Here’s Why I’ve Changed My Mind

      Sometimes the ideas you're taught as a child just aren't true.


      Italy Has a Gun Culture but No Mass Shootings—Here’s Why

      Italians own an estimated 8.6 million guns, but we've never had a single school shooting. Not one.


      How to Write a Heartfelt Thank You Note

      Struggling with the right way to say thank you? Here are a few tips to help you get started.