ChatterBox Christie

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The Unknown Parts

I know this game. I know this pain.<p>The people we know…<br>The people we want to know…<br>The people who want to know us.<p>Who we really are…<br>Who they want us to …

Why M Night Shyamalan is My Role Model

Have you seen <b>“The Sixth Sense?”</b> It’s one of my favorite movies. Everything about it is nothing short of brilliant. It’s creator, M Night Shyamalan, …

These are the best signature sandwiches in all 50 states (and DC)

51 signature winning sandwiches<p>Over the course of a year, 10Best and Sandwich America teamed up to find the best sandwich in each U.S. state and …

‘Beetlejuice’ may have just turned 30, but Lydia Deetz is timeless

In 1988, something strange and morbid crawled into cinemas. It was a movie about death, love and chaos, all bundled up in a pinstriped suit and mossy …

How Figure Skating in Harlem helps black and Latina girls build their confidence

In a recent segment on ABC News’s “Nightline,” audiences were introduced to the ambitious black and Latina girls who make up Figure Skating in Harlem …

A Travel Guide to Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is known for its charming parks, spanish moss, and antebellum mansions, but there is a lot more to this historic city than meets the eye. …

I, Hope…

What we think of her, how we say her name, and what we place in her care determines everything.<p><b>What is Hope?</b><p>A word? A feeling? A presence? <br>A noun? A …

Here Are 20 Random Movie Facts

If you have any movie buff friends, you know that they’re always offering up never-before-heard pieces of trivia about films from the past and …

20 Incredibly Gorgeous and Underrated Travel Destinations

Although I absolutely adore the big cities like Paris and London, it’s often nice to venture off the beaten track to some of the most underrated …

The 10 Best (and Worst) Best Song Oscar-Winners of All Time

Best: “Streets of Philadelphia” (‘Philadelphia,’ 1993)<p>Like “Shaft” shaking up the saccharine sounds of the 1970s, Bruce Springsteen’s sad, sparse …

Refinery29 Celebrates 20 Black Women You Need To Know Right Now

Black women are having a moment. We are <i>everywhere</i>, from the vibrant, fictional lands of <i>Black Panther</i>’s Wakanda to the runways of New York Fashion …

Women of Color

The Wakanda Reader

Everything you wanted to know about Wakanda and urbanism, but were afraid to ask.<p>If you haven’t seen the Marvel superhero movie <i>Black Panther</i> yet, you must be at least a tiny bit mystified about all of the chatter and story-sharing happening on your timelines, particularly the ones about something …

This Couple Spent A Year Recreating Favorite Movie Scenes For This Fun Engagement Shoot

What happens when two actors get engaged? Movie madness.<p>New York-based couple Nate Huntly and Jackie Nguyen ditched the boring routine of serious …

Jurassic Park

Words you should excise from your writing in 2018

You can count on two things in January: plenty of articles, news stories, and posts listing popular New Year’s resolutions and plenty of articles, …

10 otherworldly places to travel to in 2018

We refer to a lot of things as “magical” these days, from mermaid toast to adaptogens and flower-strewn baths. It’s a term that’s equally as …

Everything flight attendants notice about you when you board a plane — and how their tips could help you get a free upgrade

From taking advantage of overbooked flights to being smart with air miles, we've heard it all when it comes to what does and doesn't work when you're looking to bag a free flight upgrade.<p>But it comes down to the what the flight attendant thinks of you. And there are a number of things they look out …

Flying

50 Iconic Indie Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind The Sleeves

They’re images you’ve seen a thousand times, but what do they mean, and how did they end up on the cover of your favourite ever albums?<p>Click or tap …

Motion Picture Mixtape: Music Discovery Through Film Soundtracks

While original film scores are tailor-made for visuals onscreen, creating the perfect soundtrack is an art unto itself. With the right song, at the …

Soundtracks

The Ultimate Adventure Gift List

If you’ve seen our home page in the last month, you may have noticed that we published our holiday gift guide a little differently this year. Instead …

21 Tweets By Women That Will Make Other Women Laugh Then Sob

*lolsobs*

Star Trek

Trending Airbnb’s for 2018

Trends

18 Places to Go in 2018

Wondering where to travel in 2018? We’ve got you covered.<p>It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in our annual Where to Go list. When …

The Gift of Travel: Mother-Daughter Trip | Canadian Rockies Train Ride

Choo Choo through the Canadian Rockies<p>It’s time to leave Vancouver (part one of our trip) and jump on our train. We are very excited about this part …

Canada

#ShopWithHer Holiday Guide

Get your copy of "Shop With Her" a free holiday shopping guide featuring women and girl entrepreneurs and artists produced by Spotlight: Girls.

30+ feminist gifts, all supporting women makers and women-owned shops

<b>Be sure to enter our $500 Etsy gift card giveaway and help support more indie makers and artists this holiday!<br>- Click for more details! -</b><p><i>All picks</i> …

Feminism

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams

People give up on their dreams too early in life.<p>It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, …

These are the secret Netflix movie codes and other tips you need to know

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

Entertainment

The Most Common "Why Do" Questions People Are Asking In Your State, According to Google

Among its many uses, Google serves as a virtual therapist, animal behaviorist, and armchair physician, according to a new map created by the team …

Google Trends

Mark Twain's 10 Tips for Writers

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …