How to Adjust to a New City You May Not Love
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Tsunami Warning Signs You Should Know
First, the ocean recedes dramatically from the shore, then the tsunami appears, looking less like a breaking wave than a...
24 Ways to Brighten Your Morning
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Bottled Water Vs. Tap Water: Rethink What You Drink
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14 Old-School Tricks to Help You Remember These Everyday Facts
These simple rhymes and mnemonic devices can help you recall everything from the alphabet to the Wonders of the World.
Why Fully Vaccinated People Everywhere Still Need Masks Indoors
The CDC recommends that vaccinated people almost everywhere wear masks in indoor public places. Here's why it's a good idea.
This Is Why Golf Balls Have Dimples
The dimples on a golf ball serve a greater purpose than just making it look cute—no ifs, ands, or putts.
Here’s Why Escalators Have Brushes
Contrary to popular belief, escalator brushes are not actually for cleaning your shoes.
Here’s Why Women’s and Men’s Shirts Button on Different Sides
Women's shirts have buttons on the left, while men's have them on the right. But it's not about which hand...
What Are the 12 Days of Christmas, and What Do They Mean?
The song has probably gotten stuck in your head a whole bunch, but have you given any thought to the...
7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2022
July 11 is Free Slurpee Day! Get the scoop on the famous drink before that brainfreeze sets in.