22 Best Gifts for Tween Girls Sure to Impress

Nov 27, 2022

via merchant For the bookworm: The Lunar Chronicles Boxed Set Looking for gifts for tween girls who are also book lovers? Pick up the Lunar Chronicles Boxed Set by Marissa Meyer, which includes Cinder, Scarlett, Cress, Fairest, Stars Above and Winter. These futuristic re-tellings of classic fairy tales are perfect for seventh to ninth-grade readers. It’s a set of books she can enjoy reading while sitting by the fireplace over the holiday break. Bonus: she’ll actually put her ph ...read more

Ahead vs. Forward: What’s the Difference?

Nov 27, 2022

The difference between forward and ahead gets tricky, but it doesn't have to leave you stumped! English grammar is a tricky topic—and in light of a recent episode of Netflix’s hit show The Crown , you might be wondering what the difference between two words, in particular: ahead and forward. The difference between “ahead” and “forward” is easy to grasp once you understand it. Still, people use them interchangeably despite their definitions, and it may seem like a confusing gramma ...read more

Amazon Kindle Review: Which One Should You Buy?

Nov 27, 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. We compared all the best Amazon Kindle models to help you choose the right one for your reading style and budget. Book lovers know finding the best Amazon Kindle for their needs is important. Kindle eReaders promise a nearly unlimited supply of books without a ...read more

20 Exciting Facts About England That You Should Know

Nov 27, 2022

England is a small European country with rolling green hills and endless rain. But not only does it have quaint countryside, but it is also home to some of the world’s oldest artifacts. England has been home to many famous and influential people and holds some of the best-known historical structures. Here are 20 exciting facts about England that you should know. England is part of the United Kingdom. On May 1, 1707, England created a union with Scotland, the United Kingdom. The idea of t ...read more

There’s a Massive Tunnel Underneath Niagara Falls That’s Now Open to Tourists

Nov 27, 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. Thanks to the reveal of the Niagara Falls tunnel, there's a new way to soak in views of the beloved triple waterfall. Niagara Falls has earned a spot on many travelers’ bucket lists since it became a tourist destination in the mid-1800s. Now, sightseers have ...read more

25 Kickass Random Facts List #784

Nov 30, 2022

Here are 25 kickass random facts. For part 783, click here 1-5 Kickass Random Fact 1. Brad Pitt, while starring as Achilles in the movie Troy, ruptured his Achilles tendon on set. – Source 2. The band Manic Street Preachers still put 25% of their royalty earnings into an account for missing guitarist Richey Edwards (disappeared in 1995). Even continuing to do so after he was legally declared “presumed dead” in 2008. – Source 3. William Jennens was considered Britain’s richest ...read more

Looking for the Perfect Weekend Getaway? It’s Within Three Hours of Your Home.

Nov 29, 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. Save money on your next weekend vacay with these tools and tips. Getting away for the weekend is an easy way to unwind and recoup without taking time off from work. Taking a break from the daily grind is important, but what if you don’t want to drive or fly ...read more

50 Ways to Say “Happy Hanukkah” to Loved Ones This Year

Nov 29, 2022

RD.com, Getty Images Wishing you a happy Hanukkah Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most important—and joyous—holidays in the Jewish religion. The eight-day celebration dates back thousands of years. Today, folks from all over the world celebrate by spinning the dreidel, lighting the menorah and feasting on fried foods like potato latkes and sufganiyot (jelly donuts). If you’d like to wish someone a happy Hanukkah but are unsure what to say, you can ...read more

Here’s Why Rewatching Your Favorite TV Show Is Good For You

Nov 29, 2022

Yes, it is beneficial for you to play that episode of Friends again! Learn why rewatching TV shows may be good for your mental health. There’s no better feeling then watching your favorite TV show over again. The shows we watch repeatedly for pure enjoyment are also known as “comfort shows,” and our tendency to watch (and rewatch) them became increasingly popular throughout the pandemic. After all, there’s no shortage of beloved content thanks to streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu ...read more

Does Recycling Work? For Plastic, Studies Suggest It’s a Myth

Nov 29, 2022

Plastic waste is a growing problem, as studies question whether recycling really works at all On trash night in America, recycling is a standard ritual, as common as saying the Pledge of Allegiance or standing for the national anthem. Everyone knows to sort their cardboard, glass, paper and plastics for recycling collection. But a new study by Greenpeace, and reporting in the Boston Globe, suggests that recycling plastic is a “myth” and raises a major question about the future: does recyc ...read more