Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:12 AM
With the holiday season
comes lots and lots of food—sometimes even too much. Head over to the New York Times
for tips and tricks on how to avoid food waste this holiday season, from meal planning through donating.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 11:57 AM
As millions tune into the World Cup
, you might find yourself wondering just how much soccer players make while representing their country on the world stage. Well, the answer varies depending on country and overall success in the tournament. Head over to Forbes
Monday, November 21, 2022 2:33 PM
Thanksgiving is almost here, and it turns out that turkeys
are actually particularly interesting animals. Head over to Mental Floss
to learn more about turkeys, from where they get their name to how to keep yourself safe from a wild, angry turkey.
Friday, November 18, 2022 11:05 AM
Last week, NASA's Artemis I began its journey to the moon
. Today, the unmanned rocket is expected to pass within 60 miles of the moon, where it will orbit for a few weeks before coming back to Earth. Head over to The New York Times
for more on this special mission and how it will help NASA's plan to get human beings back on the moon in the coming years.
Thursday, November 17, 2022 11:46 AM
With the holiday season fast approaching, many people are deep in holiday shopping
mode. Head over to American Printing House
for an in-depth list of some amazing, accessible holiday gifts for people who are blind or visually impaired of any age.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 9:54 AM
La Phryge Olympique, the mascot
for the 2024 summer Olypmics in Paris, has officially arrived. Unlike a typical animal mascot, the French mascot is a Phrygian cap: a three-pointed hat often associated with the French (and American) Revolution. Head over to The New York Times
to learn more about the history of this unique mascot.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 10:08 AM
This week, the UN estimated that the global population
has officially hit 8 billion people. As Forbes
reports, this happens just 11 years after the world hit the 7 billion population mark, and can be attributed to longer life expectancies thanks to advancements in health and technology. Head over to Forbes
for a look at the major takeaways from the UN's announcement, including where most of the population growth is happening, what global life expectancies look like now and more.
Monday, November 14, 2022 3:16 PM
Giving Tuesday, scheduled for November 29 this year, is coming up quickly
. Head over to the Giving Tuesday website
for everything you need to know to get ready for the day of fundraising, from sample social media posts to press releases and everything in between.
Friday, November 11, 2022 2:57 PM
Last week, skywatchers were treated to the final total lunar eclipse
until 2025. Head over to Forbes
for some stunning images from the 86-minute lunar spectacular.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:41 PM
The soccer World Cup kicks off in Qatar on November 20, and this week U.S. soccer announced the 26 athletes who will make up the U.S. Men's National Team
. Head over to U.S. Soccer
for all the details on this year's World Cup team, and a look at what we can expect from the tournament.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 11:38 AM
One of the most complete tyrannosaurus rex skulls
ever discovered is headed to auction—and if you have $20 million lying around, it could be yours. Head over to Forbes
for more on the trend of auctioning dinosaur skeletons to private buyers, and what scientists and museums have to say about it.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 11:08 AM
There's something so fun and satisfying about getting your "I Voted" sticker
after handing in your ballot, and election day often means seeing hundreds of these red, white and blue stickers on social media and in person. But where did the idea for an "I Voted" sticker come from? Head over to Mental Floss
for the history of the sticker.
Monday, November 7, 2022 12:53 PM
We're just a few weeks away from Thanksgiving
, and all across the country Americans are starting to plan for November 24. Whether you're picking up turkeys or planning menus, head over to the CDC's website
for a refresher on the food safety facts to keep in mind while prepping a Thanksgiving feast.
Friday, November 4, 2022 12:34 PM
If you're feeling a little out of sorts on this Monday morning, you're not alone. Daylight Saving Time
is notoriously tough to adapt to, and can sometimes seem to cause more problems than it solves. So why do we do this every year, anyway? And when did we start? Head over to Mental Floss
for a quick look at the history of Daylight Saving Time.
Thursday, November 3, 2022 10:39 AM
Starting next summer, travelers flying within the United States will need more than just a standard driver's license to board the plane
: everyone will need a Real ID, a passport, a Green Card or other equivalent form of ID. Head over to The New York Times
for more on how you can prepare for this change, including how to tell if your license qualifies and what to do if it doesn't.