This Is What the First Amendment Really Means
Contrary to what many people believe, freedom of speech only applies to certain situations. Do you know what your First...
If I’d Attacked the Capitol, I’d Probably Be Dead by Now
What It Was Like to Escape a Wildfire In the Middle of the Night
Two retirees recount their narrow escape from their home during a wildfire in Oregon.
I Unfollowed My Entire Family on Facebook—And I Don’t Regret It
Severing that last virtual tie between my abusive family and me finally set me free.
Can You Impeach a President After Their Term Is Over?
While the U.S. Constitution doesn't directly address the issue, historians believe there is precedent to do so.
What Is “Doomscrolling”—And How to Stop the Cycle
Up late reading bad news on your phone again? Here's how to stop the unhealthy habit of doomscrolling.
12 Things That Could Get You Banned from a Plane
From major news stories to first-person accounts, here are some real reasons people have been barred (or almost barred) from...
9 Things You Won’t See in Nail Salons Anymore
Nail salons are starting to open back up, but there are going to be some changes you may not be...
13 Things That Will Be Cheaper in 2021
Take heart—these expenses will dip now that our rough COVID-19 pandemic year is over and we turn a fresh calendar...
The Root of Society’s Obsession with Controlling Black Hair
From the Tignon laws and Madame C.J. Walker to the CROWN Act of 2020, let's look back to build a...
Before You Question What to Call a Woman with a Doctorate, Read This
Some men can feel deeply threatened by a woman's hard-earned accomplishments, but that doesn't diminish them in any way.
The New COVID-19 Vaccine Is Here: This Is What Doctors Need You to Know
Is the vaccine safe? How long does the protection last? When will you be able to get it? Here are...
How You Could Be Perpetuating Microaggressions at Work Without Realizing It
Even well-meaning colleagues could be guilty of these derogatory slights and insults on the job.
Why It Took Me Over 25 Years to Finally Embrace My Latinx Identity
It took walking away from a "dream" job and leaving the United States in 2015 for me to finally embrace...
15 Most Stylish Face Masks You Can Buy Online
Great looking face masks are this year's must-have fashion accessory.
The 16 Best Face Masks You’ll Actually Want to Wear
Because masks only work if you wear them, here are the ones you'll reach for every time.
This Is What Institutional Racism Actually Means
It's so much more than dirty looks and a nasty N-word. Institutional racism is a racial caste system that continues...
My Kids Made Fun of Me for Always Carrying a Handkerchief—Then the Pandemic Hit and Everyone Was Usi...
He has used a pocket handkerchief all his life—and was ridiculed for it. Now, this famous author says his...
12 Coronavirus Products Not to Waste Your Money On
They're unproven, overpriced, and sometimes even dangerous. Our advice? Steer clear and follow the CDC's guidelines to stay safe and...
15 People Share the Silver Linings They Found Amid a Pandemic
This year, many of us have new appreciation for life’s simpler joys. RD readers share their discoveries.
Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Reinfection
Even if you have coronavirus antibodies, you may be vulnerable to reinfection for a number of reasons—so you could potentially...
13 of the Most Bizarre Events of 2020 (That Have Nothing to Do with the Pandemic)
This year has been exhausting—and really weird.