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The Truth Behind St. Valentine’s Day

The Truth Behind St. Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually dark, bloody — and a bit muddled. Though no one has pinpointed the exact origin of the holiday, one good place to start is ancient Rome, where men hit […]

SuperBowl Weekend Snacks

SuperBowl Weekend Snacks

I wanted to do some form of a mini burger. Since, sliders are too common I needed another approach to making the mini burgers, which is when I saw someone’s board on pinterest that had all kinds of food on a stick…and I thought why not! It’s a cool way of serving a definite crowd […]

Cancer warning label on Roundup

Cancer warning label on Roundup

California can require Monsanto to label its popular weed-killer Roundup as a possible cancer threat despite an insistence from the chemical giant that it poses no risk to people, a judge tentatively ruled Friday. California would be the first state to order such labeling if it carries out the proposal. Monsanto had sued the nation’s […]

Hollywood’s A-list celebrities say “women’s rights are human rights.”

Hollywood’s A-list celebrities say “women’s rights are human rights.”

All across the United States, in cities large and small, hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters rallied and marched the day after Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration, to stand up and be heard on women’s rights, healthcare, choice, human rights, civil rights, LGBT rights, religious freedoms, racial equality, people with disabilities. In solidarity […]

New Commemorative $100 Coin

New Commemorative $100 Coin

  A new commemorative coin from the U.S. Mint and Treasury features a fresh depiction of Lady Liberty. With a crown of stars in her hair and a toga-like dress, she’s as patriotic as ever. She’s also, for the first time on an officially minted coin, portrayed as a black woman. The United States Mint […]