Women of Ukraine Fight Back: How They’re Revolutionizing the Role of Women in War
The Ukrainian women who opted to stay in the country during the Russian invasion have taken on a variety of crucial roles in the resistance—including participating in combat.
I Fled Ukraine—Here’s Why I’ll Definitely Go Back
Ukraine will always be my home—and no Russian invasion will change that.
How Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky Is Redefining Leadership for a New World
Volodymyr Zelensky went from political comedian to political icon in a remarkably short time. And his unique skill set...
15 Earth Day Facts You Should Know
2022 marks 52 years since the first Earth Day. Here's what to know about the day that raises environmental awareness—and...
The Complicated Ukraine-Russia War, Explained in Simple Terms
As war erupted in Ukraine, many people wondered how things got to this point. Here, we break down Russia and...
50 Science Trivia Questions People Always Get Wrong
If you can answer 50 percent of these science trivia questions correctly, you may be a genius.
What Is Easter and Why Do We Celebrate It?
Here's everything you need to know about what Easter is and how the holiday began.
Pi Day: How Pi Was Almost Changed to 3.2
Pi as we know it could have changed forever, thanks to a late 19th-century bill introduced in Indiana.
How to Help Ukraine Right Now
After Russia’s recent military invasion, Ukraine’s residents are in need of aid. Here are some quick and effective ways to...
What Is Book Banning and How Does It Affect Society?
The United States has a long history with book banning, and it’s not only picking up steam in 2022—it’s also...
The History Behind 13 Popular Easter Traditions
From coloring eggs to gifting baskets full of candy, here's the history behind your favorite Easter traditions.
The Delicious History of Pizza
Not only is pizza one of the most popular foods in the world, but it also has a fascinating history.
Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve for Life?
It's a question many have about the U.S.'s highest court—and the rationale dates back to America's founding.
Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?
We looked back in history to figure out why Supreme Court justices wear black robes—and where the tradition of robes...
How Many Justices Are on the Supreme Court?
There's a set number now, but it has fluctuated since the late 18th century.
This Is Why Stores Ask for Your Phone Number at the Checkout
Here's why stores ask for personal information like your phone number or email—and what you can do about it.
What Is Critical Race Theory—And Why Is It Important to Understand?
Critical Race Theory has been alternately criticized and celebrated, but do you actually know what it is? Here, experts define...
26 Word Search Puzzles You Can Print for Free
Download these printable word search puzzles for hours of word hunting fun. It's the perfect exercise for your brain.
What Is Bubble Tea, Exactly?
Here's everything you ever wanted to know about boba, the fun and customizable Taiwanese bubble tea.
What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean
Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.
What Are Hot Dogs Made Of, Exactly?
We get to the bottom of what goes into hot dog production, and learn about all the ingredients. Hint: It's...
Why are there 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack but only 8 Buns?
I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!