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7 Women You Rarely Hear About Who Made The 19th Amendment Happen

There are a small handful of women whose names you likely associate with the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are two of the few, if not only...
By Mia Mercado

A Friendly Reminder Why You Will Swiftly Regret Staring At The Solar Eclipse

This Monday, Aug. 21, a solar eclipse is coming our way. It’s the kind of eclipse the occurs when the moon passes between Earth and the sun, causing the moon to partially or fully block out the sun. I...
By Mia Mercado

Samsung Released A Sleek New Flip Phone That Will Make Your '90s Baby Heart Swoon

Hold onto your peasant tops, sweet children of the early aughts, because you’re about to reach peak nostalgia levels. The latest and greatest in technology is not hoverboards, flying cars, or whatever...
By Mia Mercado

The Gross Texts This Teen Entrepreneur Got From A “Business Expert” Will Infuriate You

When 18-year-old Lydia Jones reached out for career tips from a tech professional, she was hoping to make connections with a potential mentor in the industry. However, when she asked for career advice...
By Mia Mercado

If The Photos From This Dog Baby Shower Don’t Make You Smile, Nothing Will

If you’re wondering how to throw the perfect baby shower, here is your answer: have a dog be your guest of honor. We should all take a note from this person who threw a baby shower for her pregnant do...
By Mia Mercado

This Woman's "Breastfeeding Reality" Selfie Is Making Moms Feel Less Alone

In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, moms across the internet are sharing heartwarming nursing photos on social media. This effort to both celebrate and destigmatize conversations on breastfeedin...
By Mia Mercado

7 Happy Meal Toys That Are Worth Money Now

The joy of getting a McDonald’s Happy Meal as a kid was two fold. Not only did you successfully convince your parents to take you to the holy land of chicken nuggets, you also got a toy as a trophy of...
By Mia Mercado

FaceApp Pulled A Filter That "Changes Ethnicity" After Massive Twitter Backlash

The arc of the internet’s moral universe is kinda short and bends based on outrage. If you need evidence of that, look no further than the less-than-24-hour debacle FaceApp just found itself in. Recen...
By Mia Mercado

How This Hero Dog Protects His Owner's Head During Seizures

Anyone who has seen a dog in real life can attest to the beautiful, dopey, perfect creatures they are. My dog apparently spent all of last night pooping in the one carpeted room in my house, and I’m s...
By Mia Mercado

7 People Reveal How They Supported A Partner With Postpartum Depression

It’s no secret or surprise that giving birth takes a toll on a person’s body. Creating life and then pushing that life into the world is obviously pretty physically demanding. However, we don’t often ...
By Mia Mercado

The Airbnb Listing For Trump's Childhood Home Will Give You Nightmares

If for some reason your version of the American dream involves sleeping in our current president’s former childhood home, allow me to bring you one step closer to that dream. For just $725 a night, yo...
By Mia Mercado

This 8-Year-Old Girl Confounded By Maxi Pads Is Your New Hero

If you had no idea what you were looking at the first time you ever saw a period product, then you will relate on an emotional level to this eight-year-old girl very confused by a menstrual pad. While...
By Mia Mercado

Americans With Disabilities Are A Much Larger Group Than You Think

One of the largest minority populations in the United States is a group whose voices and stories are not often heard in conversations about inclusivity. People with disabilities represent about 12.6 p...
By Mia Mercado

A Woman Invited The Obamas To Her Wedding & They Actually Replied

Not that you were looking for yet another reason to love the former president and first lady of the United States, but here’s one more for good measure: On a whim, a woman invited Barack and Michelle ...
By Mia Mercado

The Internet Is Roasting This Tweet Declaring Boobs "Trendy" Again

Dust off those boobies you’ve been stowing away in your closet, for the New York Post has declared boobs are “trendy” once again. All rejoice, hallelujah! We can finally free (every part of our boob e...
By Mia Mercado

How To Get Blocked By The President On Twitter

Getting blocked on Twitter by the President of the United States is perhaps the most 2017 thing to happen in the bizarro, garbage, unending year that is 2017. The list of people who have been blocked ...
By Mia Mercado

This Agency Will Send You On A "Mystery Vacation" For As Low As $650

Hot take: Vacations are great. Anyone with responsibilities of any kind knows the joy of getting away from said responsibilities, if only for a weekend. But even when you’re able to take time off, the...
By Mia Mercado

Left-Handed People Share The Struggles No Right-Handed Person Will Ever Understand

In the most literal sense, the world is not built for lefties. Right-handed people, myself included, are usually blissfully unaware of the struggles only left-handed people understand. When it comes t...
By Mia Mercado

9 People Share The Things You Have To Do Before Turning 30

Building a bucket list can be a daunting thing to do. Thankfully, the internet is full of opinions and self-appointed experts. So, one person sought help from some strangers, asking Reddit the questio...
By Mia Mercado

This New "Airline For Millennials" Seems Very Confused About What Millennials Are

Rejoice, fellow young people, for Air France has announced the launch of Joon, its new airline for millennials. Finally, us youths can fly freely surrounded by all our millennial comforts. Well, at le...
By Mia Mercado