The Hamburglar has become a household name, but how did McDonalds think up such a strange character? And why?
More than just a fashion trend, the countryside-themed aesthetics of Cottagecore reflects a change in the way society approaches work and living.
This plastic icon of girlhood has been on the receiving end of support and backlash. The inclusive barbie line showcases a more diverse range of races, body types, and genders.
We’re all familiar with the Pillsbury Doughboy, ut how well do you really know him? Here are some facts about this iconic mascot that might surprise you.
Africanfuturism is an Afrocentric fictional sub-genre that has grown in popularity in recent years. Here are some of the Africanfuturism books you should totally check out.
Whether or not you’re a fan of ink, you might be surprised by some of these prominent historical figures who had tattoos.
Jelly Babies, the gummy candies shaped like human infants, have been around for over 100 years. Who first made these cannibalistic candies? And why are they in Doctor Who?
These books about immigration explore the nuances of the immigration experience in the United States.
Where the dead go when they die is a mystery humans have been trying to solve for at least 230,000 years. Here are five theories of the afterlife from around the world.
Stand-up comedy took shape over the course of the last 150-odd years and women have been there helping shape it from day one. Here are some of those women.
Indigenous writers have a rich history of weaving narrative, song, and poetry into stories in a way that often defies categorization. Here are 12 books by Indigenous writers from Canada and the United States.
If you find yourself struggling to understand what getting ratio’d means, or why your aunt got called a Karen for asking to speak to the manager at Mcdonald’s last week, then this guide is for you.
Out of all of the expeditions in search of El Dorado, the most successful moment was probably the discovery of Lake Guatavita, near modern-day Bogota, by Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada in 1537.
When I feel my children are getting too complacent about the easy blessings of life (even in a pandemic there are many), I sometimes remind them about the children of Palestine. And then together we wonder what the children in Palestine are doing. This is the lunar month of Ramadan, an occasion for month-long spiritual […]
African novels are testaments to how diverse, unique, and multifaceted the African continent is. They deal with varying concepts, struggles, resistance, and cultural issues. The vibrancy of older and contemporary African literature cannot be brushed aside. On one hand, you have novels that are a part of ongoing literary experimentations. On the other, you have […]
Kim Kardashian, not a stranger to controversy, set out to break the internet in 2014 with a photo splattered over the cover of Paper magazine. Renowned French photographer Jean-Paul Goude, who took the photograph for the cover, created a sensationalist post that looked oddly similar to a popular photo of Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman. Many thought […]