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...
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...
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...
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?
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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’m a Shooting Survivor—And I Am Looking for More Than Just “Thoughts and Prayers”
How many more people have to die before we take action?
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.