Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

Shayne is a freelance writer and editor with expertise in all things travel, food, wellness and parenting. She’s passionate about showing others love and kindness through food and modeling a well-balanced healthy lifestyle for her children. Experiencing the world and its diversity of cultures through travel is one of her favorite things to do, especially alongside her adventure-loving kids and partner. More of her work can be found on,,,, and Her work has also appeared on Huffpost and ABC News.

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Uber has announced that on Election Day, November 6, all users will automatically have access to free rides to their…

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One woman has decided to produce a documentary exposing the extreme dangers of popular black haircare products including relaxers, hot…

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Puerto Rico Admits Hurricane Maria Death Toll of Over 1,400

In a post-hurricane report that was prepared back in July, the government of Puerto Rico has admitted that more than…

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‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’ is a New Plastic Surgery Trend and It’s Worrying Doctors

There’s no denying that playing with Snapchat filters and being able to instantly see a different version of yourself is…

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Jennifer Lopez Will Play a Stripper in Upcoming Film And It’s Totally Empowering

Jennifer Lopez has just announced that she will star as a stripper in the upcoming film titled Hustlers. First instinct might…

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Beyonce Talks Art, Ancestry and Body Acceptance in Groundbreaking Vogue Issue

Beyonce’s history-making September issue of Vogue Magazine is here and in it she opens up about everything from her traumatic…

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Kylie Jenner Got Her Baby’s Ears Pierced And People Are Flipping Out

A few days ago Kylie Jenner posted a cute video of her and baby Stormi on Instagram, and once again…

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Apple is Finally Releasing Emojis With Curly Hair and I’m So Pumped!

Yesterday was World Emoji Day and Apple celebrated by announcing that they have developed a ton of new emojis including…

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After being commissioned to write a children’s musical based on a Latin fairy tale, Cuban-American playwright Rebecca Aparicio stumbled upon…

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In the real world, being fit isn’t just about being thin, it’s about being healthy and strong. Fitness isn’t about…




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