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30 of These $7 Makeup Sponges Are Sold Every Minute

Jun 21, 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 Miracle Complexion Makeup Sponge is the secret to flawless foundation. Your skin will thank you later. If you’re a fan of achieving a dewy, flawless makeup look (and who isn’t?), there’s one beauty gadget to keep in your routine. And no, it’s not a ...read more

25 Kickass Random Facts List #753

Jun 21, 2022

Here are 25 kickass random facts. For part 752, click here 1-5 Kickass Random Fact 1. Batman’s suit, arsenal of awesome gadgets, and secret identity were not created by Bob Kane. Gotham City was not even created by him. All these creations belong to Bill Finger, who died penniless while Kane did everything he could to suppress Finger’s involvement in creating the character. – Source 2. There are more Lebanese descendants in Brazil than people living in Lebanon. – Source 3. An F ...read more

The History of Pride Month: What to Know About This LGBTQ+ Celebration

Jun 21, 2022

Pride Month is celebrated each June, but how did it come to be? Read on to learn who helped pave the way for this LGBTQ+ celebration. Each June, communities across the globe celebrate Pride Month—a time to spotlight the LGBTQ+ community, recognize its contributions, and raise awareness about the issues it faces today. Pride celebrations have been around for decades, and there’s more than one way to celebrate all month long. You can attend jubilant parades and proudly wave LGBTQ flags, vol ...read more

Is It Actually Possible to Inherit Someone Else’s Debts?

Jun 21, 2022

Inheriting is rarely as fun as films and books would have you believe. Instead of a previously unknown great-aunt who just so happens to deem you the sole heir to her surprisingly large fortune, it usually comes with the death of a close relative and more often than not, strife among the surviving parties. The age-old ‘motive for murder’ trope aside, if you do have a tidy sum of money and several potential heirs, they are likely to either begrudge each other part of your fortune – fin ...read more

6 Best No-Spill Dog Water Bowls for Dog Drinking Problems

Jun 21, 2022

alex_ugalek/Getty Images What to look for when buying a no-spill dog water bowl While all dogs use the same drinking technique, some have breed differences or quirky behaviors that influence which no-spill dog water bowl works best. None will eliminate all the mess, but they do help control the spillage. In addition, keep the area clean with these tips. You’ll find three basic categories: no-spill bowls, no-splash bowls, and no-tip bowls, all with the goal of controlling liquid c ...read more

30 Labor Day Quotes That Honor Hard Work and Dedication

Jun 21, 2022

Let's honor all your hard work and the work of those around you with these powerful Labor Day quotes. Labor Day is when we honor (and celebrate) all those who work hard with a day of rest. Maybe you’re spending it at the beach for one last summer hurrah, giggling over Labor Day memes with your pals over a drink, shopping the best Labor Day sales, or just spending the day catching up on sleep. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, make sure you take some time to give yourself a pat on ...read more

How a WWII Famine Helped Solve a 2,000 Year Old Major Medical Mystery

Jun 21, 2022

In the winter of 1944-45, the people of the Netherlands teetered on the brink of starvation. As the Allied advance through the south stalled in wake the ill-conceived Operation Market Garden, the Dutch Government in Exile ordered a nationwide railway strike in an attempt to cripple the occupying German Army. In retaliation, the Nazis cut off food shipments to the major cities in the west. In Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and the Hague, supplies of food and fuel rapidly dwindled, forcing citizens to ...read more

30 Labor Day Quotes That Honor Hard Work and Dedication

Jun 20, 2022

Let's honor all your hard work and the work of those around you with these powerful Labor Day quotes. Labor Day is when we honor (and celebrate) all those who work hard with a day of rest. Maybe you’re spending it at the beach for one last summer hurrah, giggling over Labor Day memes with your pals over a drink, shopping the best Labor Day sales, or just spending the day catching up on sleep. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, make sure you take some time to give yourself a pat on ...read more

Stealing a Cursed Diamond, Murdering Diplomats, and an International Incident- The Blue Diamond Affair

Jun 20, 2022

When we talk about famous heists, maybe our minds go to the Antwerp diamond robbery of 2003, or the brazen Lufthansa heist at JFK in 1978. We may even remember the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft of 1990. Not only did these heists garner headline news, but some of them were adapted into movies or sub-plots. Think Goodfellas, which was partly based on the Lufthansa heist. Others may not have made headlines or had movies made based on them, but once you hear the details you might wonder ...read more

How a French Political Scandal Created the World’s Greatest Bicycle Race

Jun 20, 2022

The Tour de France bicycle race is one of Europe’s most beloved and popular sporting contests. Held every year since 1903 except during the two World Wars, the race pits 20-22 international teams against a gruelling 21-stage course winding through some of the roughest terrain in France and neighbouring countries. A major event on both the European and global sporting calendar, the race attracts an estimated 1 billion television viewers worldwide and millions of live spectators who gather ...read more