10 Things You May Not Know About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Here are 10 surprising facts about the civil rights leader and 1964 Nobel Peace Read More …

Guess How Much Gold Was Used for 2018 Winter Games Medals, It’s Less Than You Think

The countdown begins – in one month athletes from around the world will converge in Pyeongchang, South Korea to compete for their country’s honor and the coveted Olympic medals. In total, only about 50 ounces of gold was used to create all the gold medals Read More …

Stuffing or Dressing?

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some dishes are required eating. Anything other than turkey is anathema, gravy is a must and cranberries get their one chance to shine. And don’t forget the stuffing! But that’s where things get interesting, because it seems no two families Read More …

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.” While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. A study Read More …

Be Inspired With These 30 Quotes

While it’s often a difficult concept with which to grapple, change is inevitable. People don’t always have the courage to change or the serenity to accept constant change. Sometimes we try to stop change from happening; we’re content and comfortable, and the unknown is disconcerting. Read More …

Reading Out Loud Will Help You Retain That Much More

It’s a well-known fact that kids learn to read by speaking words aloud, and only later are they able to channel that brain activity into a silent internal monologue. But in terms of what goes on in our brains when we read silently, not much Read More …

Death Cleaning Should Be The Way To Go

You could die at any minute, which sucks. But what sucks more is how right after you die, your family and friends are going to show up at your house and stare, slack-jawed, at all your dumb stuff. They will be sad, certainly, but not Read More …

Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes

Who says Halloween is just for kids? We’ve got a Halloween party loaded with spooky recipes featuring grown-up twists: candy apples with brandy, cashew brittle with chiles, chicken with more cloves of garlic than you can even imagine. Use this collection of adult Halloween recipes to Read More …

Finding Your Inner Peace and Truly Love Yourself

With everything that has been going on in the world, this topic seems more important than ever.  Self-love is an action of providing yourself with unconditional love, nurture, comfort and respect. It does not mean that we are selfish humans (not all of the time), Read More …

How George Clooney Became Who He Is Today

In 1985, a little-known actor named George Clooney makes his first appearance as a handyman on the popular TV sitcom The Facts of Life. Clooney appeared in 17 episodes of the show, which aired from 1979 to 1988 and chronicled the lives of a group of Read More …