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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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      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.


      15 Strategy Board Games You’ll Love (and Where to Get Them)

      Play these games to determine if your decisions will lead to victory or vanquishment.

      11 Undeniable Facts About Mass Shootings in America

      Mass shootings have become such a regular fixture on the news that it has been difficult to stay on top...


      25 New Words Added to the Dictionary for 2021

      Word nerds, unite! Merriam-Webster added more than 500 definitions to the dictionary this year. Which one is your favorite?


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      8 People on What It’s Really Like to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

      People have a wide variety of feelings before and after getting the COVID-19 vaccine—from anticipation and relief to fear and...


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      5 Coronavirus Scams That Are Still Out There

      We're a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while there have been plenty of helpful people (thank you, frontline and...


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      18 Portmanteau Words You Never Thought Of

      Love going out for brunch, staying at motels, or playing Pokémon? We bet you didn't know that all these words...


      50 Acts of Kindness for Kids to Do to Make the World a Better Place

      Kids may be little but they can make a big difference in the world, just by doing these simple acts...


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      What Life After COVID Could Look Like

      Life certainly looks a lot different than it once did. Here’s how our new normal might continue to evolve in...


      Pi Day: How Pi Was Almost Changed to 3.2

      Why should you never talk to "pi"? Because, hello, everyone knows it will just go on forever. Well, everyone except...

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      If You’ve Had COVID-19, Do You Still Need the Vaccine?

      If you had COVID-19 and recovered, should you still get vaccinated? Here's what to know about your post-infection immunity to...


      40 Asian-American-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

      The rise of anti-Asian sentiment during the pandemic has taken a psychological and financial toll on the Asian American community....


      How to Be an Ally to the Asian American Community

      Are you outraged by the recent surge of anti-Asian hate crimes throughout the country? Here's what you can do to...


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      15 Rude Things You Probably Shouldn’t Be Doing at the Grocery Store

      Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, seemingly all at the same time. Here's how to make the...


      In the Wake of Hate Crimes, Who Will Stand Up for Asian Americans?

      Too often, others see Asian Americans as unworthy of concern or allyship. It's time that changed.

      The Surprising History of Mother’s Day You Never Knew

      A day of thanks and appreciation for the most important and influential women in our lives seems like a no-brainer....


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      How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine at Kroger

      The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is ramping up. Here's how the process works and what you need to do to...


      This Doggie Daycare Cared for Essential Workers’ Dogs During the Pandemic. Now the Community I...

      An act of kindness by a local business owner is being repaid tenfold by the community he serves.


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      How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine at CVS

      The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is ramping up. Look for shots at local retailers, including CVS pharmacies. Here's how to...


      20 Cool Facts About Space We Bet You Didn’t Know

      Perseverance just landed on Mars, where it will search for signs of life. But space's cool factor doesn't begin or...


      15 Amazing Facts About the Women of NASA

      The sky is not the limit for these incredible pioneers.