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13 Air Travel Rules You Should Know Before Flying During the Pandemic

Getting ready to fly? Read these important rules before you head to the airport to make sure you're cleared for air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This Is the Word of the Year for 2021

This year's winner is a centuries-old throwback.


8 Things You Need to Know About the Omicron Variant

With new information about Omicron emerging every day, scientists are understanding more about how the new Covid-19 variant spreads—and what...


20 Best Books by Native American Authors to Read Right Now

This diverse array of compelling reads will stick with you long after you've put the books back on your shelf.


The 44 Best LGBTQ+ Books to Read Right Now

From recent releases to classic works, these are the LGBTQ books you should add to your bookshelf ASAP.

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Should You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine and Flu Shot on the Same Day?

What's the safest COVID-19 vaccine and flu vaccine spacing per the CDC? Here's what experts say about those and other...


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13 Things That Are About to Get More Expensive

Get ready to shell out even more for some of your go-to items, thanks to shipping wars, labor issues, and...


How to Respond When Someone Says “All Lives Matter”

There is actually a productive, positive way to counter this statement that can help promote understanding and combat racism.

The 20 Best Books by Latinx Authors You’ll Want to Read Right Now

From memoirs to noir and YA to essays, these books feature fresh perspectives and diverse voices—and you won't be able...


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9 Things You May Not See in Theme Parks Anymore

Theme parks are open again, but you'll definitely notice some differences if you visit one right now.


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What Hotel Buffets Look Like Now, Post-Pandemic

Plated meals, an increased reliance on waitstaff, and higher costs may become the new normal for this popular hotel staple.


What Anti-Racism Means and What It Means to Be Anti-Racist

It's not enough to get mad about racial inequality. You have to do something about it.


Colorism vs. Racism: What’s the Difference?

Even within minority communities, discrimination persists in unexpected ways. If you’ve never heard of colorism, here’s what you need to...

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Here’s Why Amazon Doesn’t Sell These 14 Things

Amazon has everything, right? Well, nearly everything. These 14 items can't be purchased from the retail giant.


20 Podcasts About Race You Need to Hear

Learning about race relations in America has to be a deliberate choice, and the responsibility falls on all of us....


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6 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Airplanes Anymore

In the long run, air travel might not change as drastically as you might think. But some of the short-term...


What Does Non-Binary Mean? Understanding This LGBTQ Term and Why It’s Important

Gender isn’t always a straightforward issue, but being respectful about how someone identifies is. Here’s what you need to know.


What Is Implicit Bias? How to Recognize and Change Our Unconscious Stereotypes and Assumptions

Experts say we all have some bias, but there are ways to fight against it.


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8 Things You Won’t See in Hair Salons Anymore

Hair salons and barbershops are open again, but some of the pandemic precautions remain.


I Came Out After 20 Years of Marriage and Met the Love of My Life

Larry Best thought he had the perfect love and the perfect marriage, but until he found his husband and soul...


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3 Things You Won’t See in Costco Anymore

As the COVID-19 pandemic eases in the U.S., some stores are starting to ease restrictions—and Costco is no exception. But...

9 Things You Won’t Be Able to Do on Cruises Anymore

Cruises are sailing again, but the world of cruising looks a little different. Here's what you should know if you're...


What Black Lives Matter Means: The History of the Movement

What is the true meaning of Black Lives Matter? Many are still muddling the powerful message of the global movement.


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I’m Vaccinated—Can I Stop Wearing My Mask?

You're fully vaccinated and mask-wearing guidelines have loosened—so when do you still have to wear a mask? You might be...


Gun Violence Statistics in the United States: 12 Charts You Need to See

Learn about the problem of gun violence in America through these graphs and charts.


What Could Be Banned in a Post-COVID World

Restaurants, gyms, shopping, and a lot more will look different after COVID-19.


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The Best (and Worst) Face Masks for COVID-19 Protection

Wearing a face mask can help stop the spread of COVID-19, but some masks are better than others. These are...