Workplace Ageism Is Worst in These 10 States

Workplace Ageism Is Worst in These 10 States

While ageism, or age-based discrimination, remains a nationwide issue, its prevalence varies across states. According to a recent analysis of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data by lawyers from Eldessouky Law, certain states stand out for their particularly high incidence of age discrimination in the workplace. Older generations living in these hot spot states for…

How To Laugh Online in 23 Different Languages

How To Laugh Online in 23 Different Languages

Laughter may be a universal language when spoken in person, but online, it’s a whole different thing. In English, we say “haha” or “LOL,” but other languages use different onomatopoeias and acronyms. Recent research from Preply shows the many ways other cultures express laughter online, and they’ll make you smile. Mapping the World’s Laughter Preply…

15 Crazy Weird Laws in Australia That Leave Americans Scratching Their Heads

15 Crazy Weird Laws in Australia That Leave Americans Scratching Their Heads

Nearly every country and jurisdiction has its fair share of strange laws. Often, these pieces of legislation come from specific historical periods, during which they made a lot of sense. Case in point? In some states, it’s illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket because criminals used to lure horses with them. While…

In the 1960s, These 20 Things Cost the Same as a Starbucks Coffee

In the 1960s, These 20 Things Cost the Same as a Starbucks Coffee

We usually don’t think twice about the cost of our morning coffee. However, in the 1960s, that money would have stretched far beyond our morning cup of joe. Are you old enough to remember the prices of these items back then? An Average Cup of Joe  Depending on the location, a 12-ounce (oz) cup of…

19 English Words That Seem Too Long To Be True. Yes, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis Is a Real Word

19 English Words That Seem Too Long To Be True. Yes, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis Is a Real Word

English is a widely spoken language, but we’re willing to bet that few English speakers are able to say these words out loud, let alone define some of them. Polysyllabic and of complex pronunciation, these words are probably best left to the dictionary, but they’re still fun to read, unless you’re a hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, of course. …

11 Weakest Passwords That Too Many Americans Use

11 Weakest Passwords That Too Many Americans Use

Many of us juggle dozens of online accounts, and each one needs a password. Unfortunately, a recent analysis of leaked passwords by the company Red9 revealed that many of us use the same passwords, giving hackers an easy way in. Protecting your online accounts starts with avoiding the commonly used (and leaked) passwords on this…

15 Damaging Financial Mistakes Middle-Class Americans Make

15 Damaging Financial Mistakes Middle-Class Americans Make

If you’re a middle-class American worried about money, you’re not alone. When you’re making between $40,000 and $120,000, every dollar you bring in counts, and it’s important to maximize your income if you want to build wealth.  However, if you’re like many Americans, you don’t have much experience in finance. It’s not something teachers typically…

15 Hilarious “Wheel of Fortune” Fails That’ll Leave You in Stitches

15 Hilarious “Wheel of Fortune” Fails That’ll Leave You in Stitches

Almost every American has watched an episode of the classic game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Whether you’re an avid fan or a once-in-awhile viewer, there’s a good chance you’ve caught a show blunder or two as well.  A show that requires contestants to spell and pronounce words correctly is ripe for a hilarious moment. Add…

24 Interesting and Surprising Facts About McDonald’s

24 Interesting and Surprising Facts About McDonald’s

There’s no doubt McDonald’s has earned its renowned place in popular culture. With billions served in countries across the globe, it’s no wonder that this fast food chain sparks curiosity. Get ready to discover 24 facts you might not know about this iconic burger chain. 1: It Wasn’t a Burger Joint  When it opened in…