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Mar 31, 2021
Beyoncé was the first solo artist ever to have every one of her studio solo albums debut at number one.


Mar 30, 2021
Starbucks opened its first store 50 years ago today at Seattle's Pike Place Market.

Community Fridges

Mar 29, 2021
Community fridges have been popping up in neighborhoods during the pandemic, and they're a lifeline.

Oprah Winfrey

Mar 26, 2021
A self-made media mogul, and America’s first Black woman billionaire, Oprah Winfrey is a legend.

The Olympics

Mar 25, 2021
The Olympics are thrilling to watch. They're also notoriously expensive to put on.

Equal Pay Day

Mar 24, 2021
Equal Pay Day marks the moment each yeah when women’s average annual pay catches up to that of men from the year before.

The Beatles Economy

Mar 23, 2021
The Beatles are one of the most iconic rock bands ever. And over the years, their enduring popularity has become a whole industry.


Mar 22, 2021
Twitter is now 15 years old, and it's become the mouthpiece of choice for many celebrities. But... has it made any money yet?

March Madness

Mar 19, 2021
The NCAA's Division 1 basketball tournament is a really popular event to bet on. That's because it's almost impossible to predict who will win.


Mar 18, 2021
Robinhood is a stock trading app that makes it really easy for average folks to buy and sell shares in public companies.