While gathering in Times Square to watch the ball drop is not an option this year, a virtual version of yourself can experience all of the New Year's Eve magic — safely from the comfort of your couch.
As travel remains restricted to many parts of the world, wanderlusters are daydreaming about even the most mundane elements of travel: like TSA checkpoints and waiting to claim baggage.
Despite its reputation for being an app exclusively for Generation Z, TikTok has become a platform for viewers—and creators—of every age. From a pint-sized toddler chef to a charming grandad, these two TikToker stars are shaking up the app.
In a year that has been filled with far too many dark days, the world has some unique ways to celebrate the return of the sun on Winter Solstice.
Hello, road rage. The holiday season is already a stressful time of year for most, add the strain of the pandemic and many are feeling more stressed on the roads than ever.
From a "pooping" log in Catalonia, to a KFC dinner in Japan, here are some of the most unusual ways people bring the festivities home—all around the world.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says snow days are a thing of the past, but some smaller school districts around the country are taking another stance.
Duolingo, the language app, saw a boom in users in 2020 and compiled the top language trends of 2020, some of which might surprise and delight you.
In case you missed today's total solar eclipse that lasted all of two minutes, here is a glimpse at the awe-inspiring phenomenon that's only seen in the same spot once every 375 years.
While tourism stays halted in many countries, some sought-after destinations are opening their border to remote workers looking to change up their work-from-home routine.
With so many people spending more time at home than ever before, pet adoptions have skyrocketed amidst the pandemic. Here are some questions to ask when adopting a dog or cat.
Australia's Kangaroo Island was ravaged by wildfires killing billions of wildlife. Now almost a year later a tiny, but mighty species was spotted for the first time since the fires.
While not everyone is a "cat person," there is no resisting the appeal of a cute, fluffy feline. Here are some of the most friendly cat breeds if you are thinking of taking the plunge into cat-parenthood and adopting.
In a year where emotional support is more important than ever, this new airline rule is putting an end to animals being used for comfort while flying.
Biden's announced he's not only bringing dogs back into the White House but a cat too. Here's a look back at other felines that used the White House as a scratching pad.
Siberian Huskies usually come to mind when thinking of dogs with piercing blue eyes. But what other dog breeds have this trait? Beyond Huskies, here's a closer look at blue-eyed breeds that stand out from the pack.
As the continental U.S. begins seeing colder temperatures and fewer opportunities to get outdoors safely, this might be the warm weather escape you've been looking for. A new program invites Americans to work remotely from Hawaii.
TikTok is serving as a platform for Indigenous content creators to share their culture and time-honored traditions in a more modern way with millions of people.
From Tang Yuan, sweet rice balls with a black sesame filling, a dish to celebrate the Chinese New Year, to Laufabrauð, a traditional Icelandic bread that looks like a paper snowflake, here are some of the different dishes people around the world eat during the holidays.
While Americans are celebrating Thanksgiving, Native Americans show a different side to the day by commemorating their ancestors who were killed. On the 50th Anniversary of the Day of Mourning, Indigenous peoples are once again fighting an epidemic and to get their voices heard.
Though Thanksgiving will look a bit different this year, here are some safer alternatives to Thanksgiving traditions to maintain a bit of normalcy this holiday season.
The new COVID-19 vaccine developments from Pfizer and Moderna are already showing promise for a struggling travel industry.
From a collection of excavated mummies to one focused exclusively on every college student's dinnertime staple, these are some of the most unusual museums around the world.
A Brazilian company has created a motorized broomstick for Harry Potter superfans to take their Quidditch game to the next level.
When Zoom birthdays and holidays just don't fit the bill, some nursing homes have tried to give their residents a little taste of normalcy through the creation of "hug rooms."
Cities and towns around the country erupted in celebration after the news about the election's winner.