20 Best History Documentaries to Stream Now
Don't know much about history? These fascinating documentaries are a great way to immerse yourself in events that shaped the...
15 Podcasts from LGBTQ+ Creators to Add to Your List
Covering everything from history and politics to pop culture, LGBTQ podcasts are as diverse as the queer community.
Companies Are Trying to Cash In on Juneteenth. Here’s Why That’s a Problem
Big brands are trying to profit off Juneteenth, but that's not what the holiday is about.
How to Help with Gun Control: 12 Things You Can Do Now to Stop Gun Violence
Recent mass shootings have galvanized people who support gun control legislation. Here's how to turn your concern into concrete actions.
Every Type of Wedding Guest Attire, Explained
Not sure how to interpret those confusing dress codes? We've got you covered with the proper wedding guest attire for...
15 Asian American and Pacific Islander Podcasts You Need to Listen To
From comedy to cooking, these Asian American and Pacific Islander podcasts give voice to authentic stories that go beyond the...
10 Ways to Celebrate and Commemorate Juneteenth in 2022
Honor the holiday's true meaning with a Juneteenth celebration that focuses on reflection, education, and the joy of liberation.
31 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses to Support During Pride Month and All Year Long
From queer-centered bookshops to gender-diverse apparel, we've rounded up some excellent LGBTQ-owned businesses to shop throughout the year.
What Does TTYL Mean?
You’ve probably read it in a text or seen it online, but what does it mean, and how...
What Are Midterm Elections—and Why Are They So Important?
Historically, midterm elections have low turnouts, but they may determine the fate of key issues this year.
What Is White Replacement Theory—and How Is It Fueling Racist Attacks?
Another mass murder targeting minorities thrust "White Replacement Theory" into the American consciousness. Here, we explain this racist ideology—and why...
How to Help the Families and Victims of the Uvalde School Shooting
Even if you don't live in Texas, you can still help the Uvalde community during this trying time. Here's how.
What Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Mean for the United States
What could the end of Roe v. Wade mean for women's health, civil rights, and American politics?
100 Animal Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts
Test your knowledge of the animal kingdom with these fun, educational, and exciting trivia questions.
“Flush Out” or “Flesh Out”: Which Is Correct?
Time to flesh out the difference between these common phrases. Or should we say "flush out"?
Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: The Meaning Behind This Wedding Objection
While it's uncommon to hear "speak now or forever hold your peace" nowadays, the phrase once served an important purpose...
When Is Mother’s Day—and Why Do We Celebrate It?
Memorize this date, and don't forget to call your mom!
What Knee Do You Propose On, and Why?
Turns out, the explanation for this engagement tradition may stem from an actual knight in shining armor.
What Is Cinco de Mayo and Why Do We Celebrate It?
The history of Cinco de Mayo dates back to a mid-19th-century battle fought in Mexico. Here's how it evolved into...
Food Quiz: 25 Questions to Test Your Culinary Smarts
Hungry for a food quiz? Test your smarts (and your stomach) with some food-related trivia questions.
Why Is “Airplane” Also Spelled “Aeroplane”?
The spelling difference is more than a matter of personal preference.
How to Help Ukraine Right Now
After Russia’s recent military invasion, Ukraine’s residents are in need of aid. Here are some quick and effective ways to...
Why Is It Called a Hamburger If There’s No Ham?
The iconic hamburger has a rich international history that's still up for debate.
What Is a No-Fly Zone? And How Would It Change the War in Ukraine?
No-fly zones have been used sparingly in history—in Iraq, Bosnia, and Libya—and Ukraine is asking for one now.