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10 Interesting Facts That You Might Not Know

We live in a fast-paced world where it can be hard to get any free time and learn new information. But you should always make time for our fact sets! They’re filled with fascinating information that will stick in your head long after you’re done reading them. Here are 10 such facts for you! 1....

This 15-Year-Old Girl Was Suspended After Calling out a Rapist at Her School

Aela Mansmann is a sophomore at Cape Elizabeth High School, and after having the courage to call out what she sees as a toxic rape culture, has found herself suspended for bullying. She told Buzzfeed News, “I honestly feel very ashamed that my school took this action.” Back in September, Aela says she’d had enough...

Mom’s Easy Self-Serve Snack Shelf Idea Can Help Parents Everywhere

You’ve had a long day and are dying to sit and watch Grey’s Anatomy. You click on the tube and around the corner you hear, “Mom, I’m hungry. Can I have a snack?” Your body tenses and you drag your butt to the kitchen to prepare something for the kiddos. Exhausting, right? Maybe not any...

20 Horror Movies That Are So Creepy, People Said They Couldn’t Sleep

Have you ever seen a movie that you thought was so disturbing, so grotesque, that you lost sleep over it? I saw the original version of The Evil Dead when I was about 7 years old, and it was pretty traumatic. But I also loved it, and I’m a horror movie fanatic to this day! In this...

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The CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods Destroyed $5 Million Worth of Assault Weapons After Storewide Ban

It seems like the debate over gun control has reached a fever pitch in recent years, but it also feels like not much has been accomplished. You can point the finger in any direction you want to, but it’s a combination of many factors: politicians, big business, the NRA, shareholders, etc. And as mass shootings...

Bars in Italy Are Using Pasta Straws to Cut down on Plastic Waste

A lot of companies have caused a stir (see what I did there?) lately by getting rid of plastic straws or only distributing them when customers specifically ask for them. In Italy, bars and restaurants are now using pasta straws for drinks to cut down on plastic waste. What could be more Italian than drinking...

This Woman Walked Til She Bled to Prove a Point About Her Work’s Senseless Dress Code

Men really don’t get what it’s like to be a woman, which is perhaps understandable, as they are not and never have been a woman. But it’s also the reason why they should, you know, listen to actual women when it comes to their own lived experiences. Things like what’s comfortable to wear for work....

Lego Is Now Running 100 Percent on Renewable Energy…Three Years Ahead of Schedule

We hear a lot of lip service from big corporations and companies about how they plan on doing wonderful things for the environment, but a lot of it just seems to go nowhere. That’s why what LEGO has accomplished is pretty incredible. The folks at LEGO originally set a goal of 2022 for their production...

15 People Share Inexplicable Memories from Their Childhoods

I have some very strange childhood memories that I’ve never been able to explain. I’ve also never been able to shake them from my mind for one reason or another, and they are weird. Do you have odd memories like that? Ones you can’t seem to get rid of from your past? AskReddit users shared...