You can learn a lot about your friends and family by visiting their house, from the décor, art and possessions they hold dear to the neighborhood and type of home they choose to live in. While you can’t judge a book by its cover, it’s interesting to see more facets […]
Gender-neutral names are on the rise for babies – but the popularity of unisex first names is about far more than fashion.
Nearly 70,000 babies were given gender-neutral names in 2015. This is an increase of 60% over the preceding decade and an 88% rise since 1985. Today, gender-specific names may dominate the ‘Top Ten Names’ lists, but gender-neutral names are more broadly represented overall. In 2018, the traditionally boys’ name Harper pushed Abigail out of the top 10 girls’ names for the first time in 17 years.
America is home to some of the most famous destinations in the world. With so much to see in each state, it’s easy to miss the hidden gems. So wouldn’t it be great to have a list of outstanding tourist attractions that not many people know about? We’ve created a […]
If you were one of roughly 36 million American single-person households in 2018, you might have trouble saving money each month without roommates or family sharing boarding costs.1 Other than food, housing is typically the most expensive fixed cost of a budget. If you try to live on the 50-30-20 […]
The United States of America may rest on ancient land, but as a nation it is a mere baby: the country’s oldest continuously-occupied settlement, St. Augustine in Florida, celebrated its 450th birthday as recently as 2015. The towns that sprung up in St. Augustine’s wake have something to say about […]
Disclaimer: This post was originally published on our UK partner’s site. Short of inventing yourself a time machine, it’s difficult to picture precisely how England’s cities have changed since Victorian times. But thanks to the wonder of archive images and our roving photographers, we’ve created a new set of interactive […]