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Lola Méndez

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  • TED Talks
  • InsideHook
  • The Muse
  • REMEZCLA
  • Business Insider
  • World Nomads
  • Matador Network
  • Hostelworld

Past articles by Lola:

From Jackie Kennedy to Megan Fox, Two-Stone Engagement Rings Are a Celebrity Favorite

Megan Fox, Ariana Grande, and Emily Ratajkowski all said yes to a two-stone engagement ring, called the toi et moi. → Read More

Carrie Bradshaw Wears This Colorful Wrap So Much, It Basically Has Its Own Storyline

TBH, we're just as obsessed with it as she seems to be. → Read More

Here’s one way to make solar energy more affordable and accessible: Share it with your neighbors

In the US, community solar projects could provide people in low-income communities with clean, cheaper energy while also transitioning them away from planet-polluting fossil fuels. → Read More

A World Tour of Shepard Fairey’s “Street Artivism” Murals, From Paris to Providence

The artivist — that’s activist and artist — Shepard Fairey has been adorning buildings around the world with his powerful, politically charged murals for more than decade, though his career as a street artist goes back much further: he actually got his start in the art world creating illegal art in New York in the late […] → Read More

It’s Time You Finally Visited One of Europe’s Best Nude Beaches

There’s no denying that Europeans know how to release their inhibitions and have a good time. Point in case, their love of nude beaches. As Europe re-opens for tourism this summer, the best nudist beaches across the continent will happily welcome back droves of “naturists” and completist sunbathers. So after a year in various states […] → Read More

The Sacred Male Body Modification Practices That Still Exist Today

From scarification to facial tattoos, here are the stories behind a cultural phenomenon that goes back centuries → Read More

This Super Easy Habit Will Boost Your Confidence at Work (Even on Bad Days)

It helps me get through moments of imposter syndrome and self-doubt whenever I need a little boost. → Read More

Carolina Guerra, Mónica Ramírez & Other Latinas Urge You To Vote

Latine voters can decide this presidential election. → Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Clears up Senator Marco Rubio's Obscure Socialist Claim

The Democratic Congresswoman stepped in on Twitter to inform Rubio that the GOP uses “socialist” ideologies when they serve the party’s goals. → Read More

Día de Los Muertos Celebrations Across the Country Honor Latine COVID-19 Victims

Ofrenda altars were displayed to honor those whose lives have been claimed during the deadly pandemic. → Read More

Here Are 10 Ways To Virtually Celebrate Día de Los Muertos

Here are a few of the ways you can participate in Día de los Muertos this year from the safety of your own home, from piñata making to cooking classes. → Read More

Here Are the Best AOC Quotes From ‘Vanity Fair’ Interview

"I need to choose myself because if I don’t, I’m just going to waste away." → Read More

Latinas still endure one of the widest pay gaps of any group. On Latina Equal Pay Day, here's what policymakers, organizations, and companies can do to combat pay discrimination.

Fifty years after the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Latinas had to work 22 months to make the same salary that white men earned in 12 months in 2019. → Read More

Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes Are Loving Nesting Together During the Pandemic

The singer said it's been “really nice” to have a home base with Cabello. → Read More

This Is How Judge Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS Confirmation Endangers Immigrants

Barrett’s confirmation on the Supreme Court is disastrous for Americans–especially immigrants. → Read More

Water Has Been Discovered on the Moon

What scientists have speculated for decades is true. → Read More

Eager to Worried: Twitter Reacts To the Netflix’s 'Selena: The Series' Official Trailer

From eager to letdown, here's how Twitter users passionately reacted to the trailer. → Read More

Here’s How the CDC Advises To Stay Safe During the Holidays

As we continue to see record-breaking numbers of daily cases of COVID-19, we have to keep a few things in mind to keep our loved ones safe. → Read More

I'm a freelance travel journalist. Here's how I take time off — even during a pandemic — without falling behind or losing crucial business.

Feelancer Lola Méndez took her first real vacation in two years and was miserable because she kept thinking of opportunities she was missing. → Read More

19 Women at Georgia Immigration Facility Say They Underwent Surgeries Without Consent

The allegations of medical abuse at an immigration detention facility in Georgia come mostly from Black and Latina women. → Read More