“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the movie that brought tears to her eyes...
On March 17, a 21 year old white man went on a shooting spree in three Atlanta spas, killing eight. Six of the eight killed are Asian women. While the exact motivation of the killer remain unclear,...
Have you ever wondered why your parents picked your name and why you are not, say, Lucifer? Deciding on a child’s name is usually a negotiation process, often ending in a compromise. Cultural...
Every state has a nickname, and many have official state symbols such as animals. Some states have become well-known for certain treats. A handful of states have even passed legislation electing an...
President Donald Trump ended a historically unpopular presidency with the lowest record approval rating during his term, at 34%, according to Gallup. Only Harry S. Truman and Richard Nixon, who...
Following the violent insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, investigators have looked into the role hate and extremist groups may have played in the attempt to overturn the...
Each year, thousands of dogs (and their owners) gather in New York City for the chance to strut their stuff and earn the title of best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show — one of...
The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a serious blow to food and drinking establishments, especially bars. Though over the summer restaurants in many states were allowed to reopen at limited capacity,...
President Donald Trump is ending a historically unpopular presidency with the lowest record approval rating during his term, at 34%, according to Gallup. Only Harry S. Truman and Richard Nixon, who...
Among the things that sets America apart from other countries are its individual states. Each state has its own distinct history and characteristics and famous songwriters from every state have often...
The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the economy like nothing else in recent memory. No industry was spared, and the entertainment business took a severe hit. Hollywood studios found themselves...
The restaurant business is a tough one, and the COVID-19 pandemic has all but destroyed it. Even before closures became mandatory, restaurants came and went with regularity. Statistics on restaurant...
Cookies are irresistible. They’re easy to bake, relatively inexpensive to buy, and all too easy to eat. They’re small (usually), sweet, either crisp and crunchy or luxuriously tender and soft,...
Pro sports teams can often go years or even decades without having a Hall of Famer on their roster. But some franchises have been fortunate enough to have dozens of all-time great players throughout...
Every state has bars that locals claim to have been around forever. But which one has been around the longest? Taverns and bars opened in America as soon as the first settlers arrived on the...