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14 Documentaries That Are Essential Viewing For Women

14 Documentaries That Are Essential Viewing For Women

Consider the experience of being a woman in 2020, in every corner of the globe. From personal stories to wide-scale investigations, documentaries are a window into the experiences of women from all walks of life. With a camera and a vision, filmmakers can shine light on people and challenges that so many of us know…
Essential workers are taking care of America. Are we taking care of them?

Essential workers are taking care of America. Are we taking care of them?

Every evening in many parts of the country, quarantined residents cheer for essential workers — doctors, nurses, and first responders — to thank them for their service. But the range of people we’re depending on to keep our economy going during the pandemic, take care of us and our loved ones, and keep us safe…
The essential worker revolution of 2020 will not wait

The essential worker revolution of 2020 will not wait

Part of the Pandemic Issue of The Highlight, our home for ambitious stories that explain our world. Human societies fall somewhere on a spectrum, with individualism on one end and collectivism on the other. The collectivist end could be summarized as, “We’re all in this together” — think propertyless Indigenous tribes that share everything —…
What Is Considered An “Essential Business” During The Coronavirus Outbreak?

What Is Considered An “Essential Business” During The Coronavirus Outbreak?

Essential businesses are ones that the public rely on in their day-to-day life. This includes banks, hospitals, supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations, post offices, and the like. They carry supplies necessary for survival, both in the long and short-term. In contrast, non-essential businesses are those that people frequent for pleasure, like gyms, bars, restaurants, movie theaters,…
All The Essential Items For Catching Zzzs, Right Here

All The Essential Items For Catching Zzzs, Right Here

Sleep solutions are not one size fits all, and the sheer amount of available support products out there is vast. So, we curated an all-encompassing shopping guide to the best ergonomic buys — spanning everything from memory foam mattresses to hemp-infused wellness goods, thermoregulating sheets to pajama sets, and even atmosphere-enhancing gadgets to shut-eye specific…
The Best Essential Oils For Cough & Cold Symptoms

The Best Essential Oils For Cough & Cold Symptoms

It pays to be careful, though. Essential oils can cause issues like burns if you don’t properly dilute them with a carrier oil such as jojoba, almond, coconut, or olive. The safest way to use them is via a diffuser, says Oula. Your machine's instruction manual should indicate how many drops to add, but a safe…
Amazon Essential Stocking Stuffers That Will Ship ASAP

Amazon Essential Stocking Stuffers That Will Ship ASAP

It’s not the more formidable presents under the tree that thrill us on Christmas morning, it’s the tinier ones spilling out of an oversized sock. Stocking stuffers hold a special place in our holiday hearts because unlike that fully vetted gift list we agonized over, these goodies are actually surprising, useful, and fairly inexpensive. So,…
This Iconic Jonathan Adler Design Is A 4/20 Essential — For Non-Smokers, Too

This Iconic Jonathan Adler Design Is A 4/20 Essential — For Non-Smokers, Too

"Ashtrays were such a thing of my youth — and I think they just went out of vogue, even though they have to exist," Adler shared. Although a non-smoker, the designer still draws style-inspiration from the, "saucy, sassy, and subversive," themes the taboo practice evokes (as encapsulated in his evocative smoking-lip design). "In my youth…
The host of You Must Remember This on writing a book as essential as her podcast

The host of You Must Remember This on writing a book as essential as...

Karina Longworth’s Hollywood history podcast, You Must Remember This, is one of the most essential listens out there for film fans. Longworth is a (terrific) film critic by trade; in each episode, she dives into a story from the movie industry’s past, revealing the truth behind legends, unearthing the hidden stories that weren’t reported when…

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