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FAFSA website meltdown: How to avoid additional frustration with financial aid applications

When Congress passed the FAFSA Simplification Act in 2020, it was touted as making it easier for more families to access the government funding they need to send their children to college. But as recent events have shown, it actually made things more complicated, frustrating and confusing. …

Why does a leap year have 366 days?

Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …

Wealth Enhancement Group outlines three ways to get the most out of retirement.

(BPT) - Whether you're looking to expand your protein options during Lent or want to try new twists on your seafood favorites, Morey's Fine Fish & Seafood offers plenty of easy-to-prepare, …

Can you pay taxes with a credit card?

With tax season now upon us, BestCards outlines the pros and cons of paying taxes with a credit card.

Stacker turned back the clock to investigate the history behind daylight saving time—and why some people argue it shouldn't exist anymore.

(BPT) - Seven in 10 American drivers are unaware of a vital piece of information. All-season tires aren’t built to drive in all four seasons.It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true: The …

Could flag football one day leapfrog tackle football in popularity?

One hundred years into the future, what if millions of people gathered every February, not to watch the Super Bowl, but to instead watch the annual world flag football championship? …

The 19th looks at how the hype over the popular Stanley tumblers demonstrates how influencer culture is driving waste on a planet with finite resources.

It’s the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac − associated with good fortune, wisdom and success

Among China’s traditional holidays and celebrations, none ranks higher in importance than the Lunar New Year (農曆新年).…

11 of the strangest theme parks in the world

Stacker explored Fodor's Travel, Culture Trip, and other sources to develop this list of 11 of the strangest theme parks around the world.

Stacker dove into Grammy nominations, Billboard charts, and Spotify and Last.fm data to quantify the Recording Academy's predisposition to hip-hop.

Stacker used historical and news sources to trace the evolution of Valentine's Day from a pagan festival to one of today's most commercialized holidays.

States where road conditions are deteriorating fastest

TruckInfo.net used Bureau of Transportation Statistics data to map the 20-year change in the share of roads in "acceptable condition" in each state.

The 5 biggest upsets of the 2023-24 NFL regular season

ATS.io compiled a ranking of the biggest upsets of the 2023-24 NFL regular season using historical point spread data from Stathead.

American avant-garde composer John Cage, who died in 1992, never would have guessed that a single performance of his music would begin in 2001 and still be playing. …

A music education expert explains why some songs are universally liked, while others aren't

When you turn on the radio, you might hear songs you like and other songs you just skip past. But even the songs you don’t like usually have some fans. Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a …

Does lane changing get you there faster?

Lane changing may seem like a time-saver, but the data, according to Cheapinsurance.com, shows it may not be worth the risk.

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(BPT) - ‘Tis the season of love, and Gen Z’s newest relationship status, the “situationship” has muddied the romantic waters. Sweethearts, the beloved brand of America’s …

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