30 Bad Kitchen Habits to Break Today

28 May

From wrecking non-stick pans using metal tools to guessing baking measurements and only part-reading recipes, frivolous habits in the kitchen can add up to a heap of cooking disasters. While some are just down to impatience and laziness, others are downright dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. These are some of the most common bad cooking habits you should avoid. More>>

30 Etiquette Rules Too Many People are Breaking These Days

21 May

Social etiquette is one of those things that people tend to roll their eyes at these days. Nobody wants to be prim and proper anymore but, unfortunately, as we’ve let go of the etiquette rules that had run their course, we’ve also stopped following the rules that made the world a little bit easier to live in. From things like putting our phones down during dinner to courteous driving, sometimes it feels like politesse is dead.

But the truth is that manners and etiquette don’t have to die a lonely, neglected death. In fact, you can start to slowly make things a little easier on yourself, your loved ones and the rest of your fellow humans by incorporating some more courtesy, respect and etiquette into your life. Before you know it, you’ll see others catching onto your etiquette and the rest will be history. More>>

What the Colors You Wear Say About You

14 May

Take a good look at your wardrobe. Are there any colors that stand out? Do you have a particular color that you tend to choose over others? Well, that might say something about who you are. Color psychology shows us that colors have an impact in different areas of our lives, so it’s natural that the colors we wear have something to do with who we are as individuals. Find out more about your personality, according to the colors you wear. More>>

Happy Mother’s Day

7 May

Even though Mother’s Day only happens once a year every spring, moms deserve to be celebrated all year. She’ll say that you’re the only present she needs, but you want to give your mom the world. Spoil the most important woman in your life with something she’ll really love and a thoughtful celebration that will make her feel as special as she is. Here’s everything you’ll need for Mother’s Day this year from the history behind the origin of Mother’s Day to the best Mother’s Day gifts, and even some great ideas for thoughtful DIY Mother’s Day gifts. More>>

30 Best Mother’s Day Movies to Watch with Mom

30 Apr

Movie night with Mom! There are lots of great ways to celebrate Mom for Mother’s Day, like getting her a great Mother’s Day gift or honoring her with one of these motherhood quotes. But you can also do something together on or around the special day—and what better way to bond by laughing, crying, or even singing along to a movie about moms and motherhood (or at the very least, with an awesome/relatable/human mom in there somewhere)? Here are 30 of our favorite Mother’s Day movies to watch with your mom (or just to celebrate her!). (If you and Mom are socially distant, consider a Watch Party!) More>>

Brainteasers for Adults

23 Apr

Did you know that doing brain teasers and logic problems can improve short-term memory loss? Challenging your mind with math brain teasers and other types of puzzles keeps the connections between your brain cells sharp. Plus, learning how to solve brain teasers improves your ability to concentrate and focus, too! More>> More>>

The Most Popular Slang the Year You Were Born

16 Apr

Like fashion, slang changes with the times. A word that seems current one year can feel wildly dated as time goes on. (Just think of how weird it would be to say something is “da bomb” these days.) With the help of the Oxford English Dictionary and a few other archival resources, we’ve rounded up the slang words that defined every year. Though some words really reflect their time period, you might be surprised by how old some of our go-to slang actually is. More>>

Amazing Treasures Found by Ordinary People

9 Apr

Normal people finding incredible things

Archaeologists have unearthed some incredible, history-defining artifacts over the years, but it isn’t just the professionals who have found top treasures. From Sutton Hoo, featured in new Netflix film The Dig, to an Enigma machine discovered by divers to the world’s best-preserved woolly mammoth, the stories of ordinary people and amateur hunters who have discovered some of the most significant historical finds in the last century are nothing short of extraordinary. Click or scroll through to read the tales behind these incredible treasure finds. More>>

You Probably Haven’t Heard of These Easter Traditions from Around the World

2 Apr

Don’t forget a fork if you’re in this southern French town on Easter Monday. Each year a giant omelet is served up in the town’s main square, according to Atlas Obscura. And when we say giant, we mean giant: The omelet uses more than 15,000 eggs and feeds up to 1,000 people. More>>