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What’s it like to own the most-visited Airbnb in the world

What’s it like to own the most-visited Airbnb in the world

Instead of an alabaster cave in Santorini, or a swank penthouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, or a Beverly Hills estate dripping with intrigue, the most visited Airbnb in the world is a squat cabin with a bulbous, mushroom-shaped roof in the sleepy Northern Californian coastal town of Aptos. The owners, Michael and Kitty Mrache,…
What If Mothers Redesigned The World?

What If Mothers Redesigned The World?

To alleviate some of that stress, she suggests we start with private break rooms in all office spaces, designed to cater to mothers. These days, as more and more office buildings are converted to open floor plans, private space feels like a necessary luxury. Shannon’s break room would be designated for everything from breastfeeding and…
This Is What Periods Look Like For Women Around The World

This Is What Periods Look Like For Women Around The World

"Women shouldn’t have to worry about where they might go, how they might manage their periods, or whether the appropriate facilities including running water and adequate disposal will be available," says Louisa Gosling, WaterAid's quality programs manager. The charity is calling on governments to prioritize access to sanitary products and appropriate sanitation, among other things,…
Study: many of the “oldest” people in the world may not be as old as we think

Study: many of the “oldest” people in the world may not be as old...

We’ve long been obsessed with the super-elderly. How do some people make it to 100 or even 110 years old? Why do some regions — say, Sardinia, Italy, or Okinawa, Japan —produce dozens of these “supercentenarians” while other regions produce none? Is it genetics? Diet? Environmental factors? Long walks at dawn? A new working paper…
From Backstreet Boys to the Lion King: Why we crave nostalgia

From Backstreet Boys to the Lion King: Why we crave nostalgia

The Backstreet Boys are playing sold-out shows across Canada this week and their latest album “DNA” topped the charts when it dropped earlier this year. The recent release of both live-action versions of The Lion King and Aladdin took many ’90s babies on strolls down memory lane. READ MORE: ‘The Lion King’ review: Live-action version…
Joe Biden wants to restore the pre-Trump world order

Joe Biden wants to restore the pre-Trump world order

NEW YORK — Joe Biden just made his foreign policy pitch to the American people: If you elect me, I will try to undo all the damage Trump has done. The 2020 Democratic frontrunner unveiled his foreign policy platform in a nearly hour-long speech at the City University of New York on Thursday. In it,…
Instagram users urged to stop taking selfies in toxic Russian pond

Instagram users urged to stop taking selfies in toxic Russian pond

Millennials in Russia are flocking to the so-called “Siberian Maldives” to strip down and snap gorgeous Instagram photos in front of the stunning turquoise waters of a woodland pond. But there’s a reason the water looks so otherworldly, and it’s not good. The pond is a dumping site for coal ash mixed with water, according…
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Takes Historic Fourth World Cup Win

The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Takes Historic Fourth World Cup Win

In the months leading up to the tournament, the USWNT filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. “Despite the fact that these female and male players are called upon to perform the same job responsibilities on their teams and participate in international competitions for their single common employer, the USSF, the female…
US women’s soccer team wins its fourth World Cup

US women’s soccer team wins its fourth World Cup

The United States beat the Netherlands in the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday 2-0, following a month-long tournament that attracted more attention to the sport — and to social issues surrounding the women’s league — than ever before. The 8th Women’s World Cup, which kicked off on June 7, culminated Sunday evening at Parc…
Twitter Can’t Get Over Alex Morgan’s Manicure During The Women’s World Cup

Twitter Can’t Get Over Alex Morgan’s Manicure During The Women’s World Cup

If you haven't noticed, the U.S. women's national soccer team is very much killing it right now — and making news headlines in the process. Days after star midfielder and team co-captain Megan Rapinoe went viral for her statement about visiting (or, rather, not visiting) the White House, her teammate, Alex Morgan, has Twitter buzzing…

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