The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala
The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala

Animals

The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala

As one of the most ecologically diverse countries on the planet, Guatemala is home to some amazing animals. Some you’ve probably heard of....

Aloe vera, asses’ milk and an asp: Cleopatra’s hacks for a beautiful life and painful death
Aloe vera, asses’ milk and an asp: Cleopatra’s hacks for a beautiful life and painful death

Aloe vera, asses’ milk and an asp: Cleopatra’s hacks for a beautiful life and painful death

Since its debut on the health and beauty stage more than 5,000 years ago, aloe vera has been used as medicine, skincare and even food.

Africa Is Not a Country and Other Things You Need to Know About the Continent
Africa Is Not a Country and Other Things You Need to Know About the Continent

Culture

Africa Is Not a Country and Other Things You Need to Know About the Continent

A lot of misconceptions surround Africa, partly because we most often hear about its struggles. But the continent is far more than the sum of its...

Discover the foreign language you didn’t even know you can speak, plus other news for a smarter week
Discover the foreign language you didn’t even know you can speak, plus other news for a smarter week

Culture

Discover the foreign language you didn’t even know you can speak, plus other news for a smarter week

Did you know you use Quechua words all the time? Learn about the Quechua culture you didn't know you already know, plus take a deeper dive into...

Eco-Friendly Back-to-School-Shopping Made Easy & Other Good News
Eco-Friendly Back-to-School-Shopping Made Easy & Other Good News

Culture

Eco-Friendly Back-to-School-Shopping Made Easy & Other Good News

Back-to-school shopping can be stressful, wasteful and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips will make it all a little easier on the...

Become a Chocolate Connoisseur: Impress Your Friends with Cacao Knowledge
Become a Chocolate Connoisseur: Impress Your Friends with Cacao Knowledge

Food

Become a Chocolate Connoisseur: Impress Your Friends with Cacao Knowledge

The average person in the U.S. eats about 10 pounds of chocolate a year, and worldwide, the chocolate industry is worth more than $100 billion....

Vibrant Quechua fashion mixes ancient craftsmanship & European influences
Vibrant Quechua fashion mixes ancient craftsmanship & European influences

Culture

Vibrant Quechua fashion mixes ancient craftsmanship & European influences

From jaunty bowler hats to gorgeous shawls and elegant high heels, the fashion of the Quechua communities in the Andes Mountains is striking. The...

We don't hear enough about women and LGBTQ migrants at the border - journalist Alice Driver is working to change that
We don't hear enough about women and LGBTQ migrants at the border - journalist Alice Driver is working to change that

Culture

We don't hear enough about women and LGBTQ migrants at the border - journalist Alice Driver is working to change that

Too few women are covering the humanitarian crisis at the border, and that means stories about women, girls and families get left out. Let's fix that.