January 10, 2021

This Woman Broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest Afro

There’s arguably nothing more eye-catching than a big, bouncy, voluminous afro. That’s probably even more so the case when your fro is record-breaking. Simone Williams, a 32-year-old Brooklyn-based fashion designer and natural hair advocate, knows exactly what that’s like first-hand. In December 2020, she officially broke the Guinness World Record for the largest afro (female), with her gorgeous locks measuring in at 8.07 inches tall, 8.

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January 9, 2021

10 Facts About Jane Austen, the Beloved ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Author

Embed from Getty Images Author Jane Austen's most famous work, Pride and Prejudice, begins with an iconic phrase: “It is a truth universally acknowledged…” The unforgettable nature of that expression is fitting; the works of the young writer—six completed novels, in addition to other writings—have remained relevant over the 200 years since the author's early death in 1817.

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