Hristina Byrnes

Hristina Byrnes is the Managing Editor of 24/7 Tempo, part of media company 24/7 Wall St, based in New York. Previously, she was a senior editor at The Active Times, where she wrote for the health, travel, and lifestyle sections.

Her work has been quoted or mentioned in Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Business Insider, CBS News, Fox News, and Daily Mail. She completed a master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2012.

Lastest Stories by Hristina Byrnes

Official dictionaries define “cult” as a religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious, such as satanic cults. Another definition is a misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular person or...
Ever since 1959, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has honored performers, songwriters and composers, production personnel, and other key figures in the recorded music industry with...
The human body is pretty tough most of the time. It overcomes widespread illnesses, such as the flu, and adapts to common chronic conditions, such as diabetes, to function optimally. But there are...
Few characters on television are as compelling as a serial killer. Fueled by some kind of trauma or pathology that makes them kill in ritualistic ways, these twisted murderers have made some of the...
The COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the entire world. In New York City, where one in eight deaths from the virus in the United States occurred in the first few months after it was first...
Almost every year, the American Kennel Club, the country’s purebred dog registry, officially recognizes one or more “new” breeds (some of them centuries old) and adds them to the club’s list....
Many actors in Hollywood have a reputation of being capable of playing a variety of roles, and winning prestigious awards for doing it. But there are also plenty of actors who have delivered such an...
Having an album diamond-certified by the Recording Industry Association of America is an accolade many artists would love to have. It is the highest honor in music when it comes to sales, awarded to...
It is not easy to put patriotism into words, but music icons such as Johnny Cash and Bruce Springsteen have found ways to accomplish just that. Cash’s “Song of the Patriot” and “Ragged Old...
The end of each year is a popular time for reflection and making plans for the year ahead. These plans often include resolutions to shed bad habits, achieve goals, get healthier. Different surveys...
Anyone who doesn’t like rigorous workouts can take a deep breath of relief. Research has found that walking is often just as beneficial a workout (and in a few cases even more). What’s more,...
Few game shows in TV history are as iconic as “Jeopardy!” Answering trivia questions about anything from “U.S. stuff” and “state mottos” to “spelling” and “we love the planet” is...
Annual health checkups are important to people’s long-term well-being and their ability to avert the onset of serious illness. Seeing a doctor as soon as symptoms show up is crucial to...
About 80% of the words used in English are borrowed from other languages – primarily from Latin, French, Greek, German, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch – but as many as 350 foreign tongues in...
After more than two years of no concert appearances by music’s biggest stars due to COVID-19, artists have again begun to schedule tours. Taylor Swift, one of the most awarded singers in history,...