7 Ways Cognitive Biases Affect Your Decisions

No one likes to believe that we’re not fully aware of what and why we make choices in our lives, but the truth is, our minds are far more complicated and vast than we’re able to control – or understand – most of the time. Here are 7 ways our mind’s biases influence us, whether...

18 Items You Can Ditch in the Name of No More Clutter

There comes a time in most of our lives, a couple of times a year, when we really, desperately, want to get rid of some clutter. It can be hard to know where to start, though, and maybe you’re worried you’ll miss one thing or another after it’s gone. If you want some advice on...

How to Talk About Biological Sex and Gender

You’ve probably heard a lot recently about gender, biological sex, and how they’re not the same thing. Gender is fluid, biological sex is not. Sex is assigned at birth due to a person’s genitalia, but gender is more complicated. It’s so complicated, in fact, that many older people, who lived in a world that didn’t...

The Difference Between Climate Change And Global Warming

I don’t know about you, but I’ve started to use the term “climate change” all the time, eschewing “global warming” so I don’t have to listen to arguments about how we’re having the coldest winter ever, or something like that. Apparently, though, they’re not exactly interchangeable, and how I’ve been using them isn’t quite right,...

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These New Rolling Machines Are the 2020 Version of the Shake Weight. But Somehow Dirtier.

In the exercise, fitness, and wellness industry, it seems like there’s always the next best new thing coming down the pike. Usually, the next best thing is also the next expensive thing, and if there’s one thing the Shake Weight taught us (you remember the Shake Weight, right?), it’s that looking stupid never stopped anyone...

A Scary Take on the Devil Cave Goat That Almost Was

History is full of interesting little tidbits, and one of the fun things about humans is that we’re always discovering animals that have gone extinct, never to be seen or heard from again. Sometimes that makes us sad (even when it shouldn’t, like with dinosaurs), and sometimes, like in the case of this horrifying cave...

What Was Designed for the Use of One Gender but Is Now Mostly Used by the Other? Here’s How People Responded.

Here’s a question you don’t see every day, but it sure did elicit a lot of interesting responses, as you’re about to see. Some products are originally made specifically men or women but something happens along the way where they end up getting used to the other s*x for one reason or another. So what...

People Talk About What Their Dogs and Cats Have Conditioned Them to Do

Who’s in charge here? It’s supposed to be the humans, right? Well, maybe you won’t think that’s necessarily the case after you read through these responses…because it seems like our pets have been training us all these years, after all. Believe it or not, our dogs and cats condition us to do things just like...

People Share Uplifting Facts That We Think Will Make You Happy

I think we can all agree that this has been a very crazy year with way more DOWNS than UPS and the continuous bad news has even bordered on the ridiculous and unbelievable. But it’s all true, people…unfortunately… But that doesn’t mean there isn’t time to turn things around and end 2020 on a positive...





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