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

Every year, several films are identified as the front-runners for multiple Academy Awards after being nominated in just about every prestigious category. And, every year, many movie fans try to watch...
On March 13, at 2 a.m. local time, we will turn the clocks forward one hour to 3 a.m. There will be more light in the evening — great for recreational purpose. And there will be less in the...
On Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m., most Americans will set their clocks forward an hour, and kids, parents, and workers alike will get to sleep an hour less. These days, most people have smartphones...
Despite significant advances in gender equality, men and women are still treated differently in what is a major barrier to social justice. Globally, women continue to play a lesser role than men in...
Movies will not be the same without music. Imagine watching “The Graduate” without the folk-rock of Simon & Garfunkel. The songs in some movies, especially in the 21st century, have often...
Of the 7.9 billion people in the world, some live in terribly crowded areas and some others in areas so remote they may not see other humans regularly. The U.S is a microcosm of this. New...
The United States was founded on immigration and, over time, became a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities. With roots in varying parts of the world, it’s no wonder there are a...
Women all over the world have a longer life expectancy than men, according to the World Health Organization. It’s no different in the United States, where the average life expectancy at birth for...
Milkshakes have been around since at least the late 19th century — there was mention of an “an Atlanta drink” called “milk shake,” in the Atlanta Constitution in 1886. That...
When it comes to exercising, residents of a few cities are leading the pack. Nationally, the share of adults who meet or exceed federal exercise guidelines — 150 minutes of moderate aerobic...
“Jeopardy!” premiered in 1964 as a daytime TV show. Due to its growing popularity, it was moved to primetime television in 1984 and Alex Trebek took over as host.  During the show, three...
Americans are no longer under orders to stay at home. Gyms and other facilities where people can work out are have reopened in most of the country. That may encourage people who want to stay in shape...
An Oscar is arguably the most prestigious award anyone in Hollywood — from actors to directors, producers and editors — can win. Two of the most closely watched categories are those for...
Almost half of adults in the United States are projected to be obese, not just overweight, by 2030, according to estimates published in December 2019 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Nearly...
In 1968, Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Bill, which moved several federal holidays to Mondays. The goal was to give workers several three-day weekends throughout the year so families can...