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10 Cheerful Facts About Chick-Fil-A

Jun 24, 2022

When you’re craving a chicken sandwich, what’s the first place you think of? For many, the first place that comes to mind is Chick-fil-A. Did you know that the first Chick-fil-A restaurant opened on November 24, 1967, in Atlanta’s Greenbriar Mall? What else do you know about the restaurant that serves your favorite chicken sandwich and signature waffle fries besides being closed on Sundays? Take a look at these ten cheerful facts about Chick-fil-A to learn more. Chick-fil-A invented the ...read more

What Is Fast Fashion—and How It’s Destroying the Environment

Jun 24, 2022

If you're looking to reduce your carbon footprint, adopt a greener lifestyle, or make one small change that has a positive impact, your closet is an easy place to make eco-friendly shopping choices. RD.com, TMB Studio Let’s be honest, fast fashion offers a quick thrill: cheap clothes that allow us to quickly refresh our wardrobes and follow the latest trends. However, these same fast-fashion brands have a lot of skeletons in their closets. You know how when something seems too good to ...read more

15 Best Outdoor Pillows to Spruce Up Your Patio

Jun 24, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) Adding weather-resistant pillows to your outdoor furniture is a smart and convenient way to add color, texture, and comfort to any backyard oasis. Opt for outdoor pillows that blend in with outdoor rugs, or pillows that offer bright, exciting contrasts to existing patio decor ideas. Large, cushion-style pillows add comfort to chaise lounges and zero-gravity chairs, while small printed pillows make any type of furniture look expensive. How do you keep outdoor ...read more

Start Saving Early with These Pre-Prime Day Deals and Promos

Jun 24, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. The wait is over—Amazon Prime Day 2022 is finally happening! Here are all the deals you can score early. When is Amazon Prime Day 2022? Get ready to click “Add to cart,” because one of the most highly anticipated annual online shopping events is back. Ma ...read more

That Time a Group of Psychiatrists Pretended to be Mentally Ill to Prove a Point

Jun 24, 2022

In 1972, eight people presented themselves to 12 psychiatric hospitals across the United States. They had seemingly nothing in common save for a very specific set of symptoms, with all eight reporting hearing voices saying a single word: “thud,” “empty,” or “hollow.” They were all immediately admitted, seven being diagnosed with schizophrenia and one with manic depression. Following admission, all eight patients suddenly stopped hearing the voices and reported feeling entirely n ...read more

What Are Cookies, and Why Do Websites Have Them?

Jun 24, 2022

Cookies simplify our online lives, but it's important to understand what they are before accepting them. If you’re online all the time (and we’re willing to wager most people are), you’ve no doubt been bombarded with the “accept cookies” pop-ups that appear on every website. And aside from wondering how to make them go away, the question you probably ask every time you hit “accept” is, “What are cookies anyway?” Some cookies are safe—there to offer you a more personalized ...read more

Life Pro Tips of the Week – Part 305

Jun 24, 2022

Here are this week’s Life Pro Tips. 1. When your kids move out, tell them, that if they meet any hardship, they are welcome to come back at any time. It’s like an invisible security net that makes them feel more secure, knowing you have their back if something goes wrong. 2. Never send a work email when you’re emotionally compromised. Type it up, save it as a draft, and walk away. Ideally, sleep on it. You’ll make a smarter choice when not heated. 3. Please mail your key(s) in ...read more

The Best Burger in Every State

Jun 24, 2022

RD.com, via @tommysburgerstop/instagram, via napsgrillmt/instagram, via sollysbutterburgers.com, via bigo_midtown/instagram, via Lexie's Joint/Facebook The best burgers from coast to coast From coast to coast, burgers are one of America’s favorite foods. But the best burger isn’t always where you’d think to find it. Sometimes, it’s served out of a gas station or otherwise off the beaten path. Other times, it’s in a traditional restaurant. Though these spots might not be ab ...read more

12 Best Cooling Pajamas That Make Hot Summer Nights Bearable

Jun 24, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) Cool pajamas for hot sleepers Summer is heating up, and that means hot nights ahead. Rather than spending a fortune to crank up the AC, though, consider a pair of cooling pajamas—ones that are designed to regulate your temperature while you sleep and wick away moisture to keep you dry. Even if you’ve already invested in one of the best cooling mattresses, these cool pajamas can help you stay comfortable all night long. How we chose the best cooling pajam ...read more

15 Podcasts from LGBTQ+ Creators to Add to Your List

Jun 29, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (4) Get hooked on these LGBTQ podcasts With the explosion of podcasts over the past decade, more people than ever have been able to create their own platforms to tell stories. For queer people in particular, producing LGBTQ podcasts has been an accessible way to contribute to a growing canon of queer media across disciplines. For Pride Month, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best queer podcasts available to stream. Going beyond questions of what LGBTQ stan ...read more

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