Events

More than 100 million Americans — and millions more viewers around the world — will sit down on Feb. 2 to watch Super Bowl LIV. While most will be interested to see whether the San Francisco...
We know that successful assassinations have altered history’s trajectory. One can only wonder how different the world might have been had some failed assassinations, such as the attempt on Adolf...
If you are someone who at least tries to stay informed about what is going on in the world, your faith in humanity may be long gone. Daily headlines are predominantly about negative subjects such as...
A decade is a reasonable amount of time to recognize the difference between a trend and a fad, which is basically a short-lived trend. Since 2010, societies and governments have repeatedly made some...
It’s not always clear why some trends catch on while others don’t, but in this day, any person with a penchant for social media can start a trend and become the face of a product or a...
The year 2019 was filled with viral moments that dominated the news and social media. From fun challenges to plans to invade government property, people from all over the world helped create and...
Thanksgiving is over so we can officially start obsessing about Christmas. The festive feel this time of year has many people wishing for a quick celebratory getaway where Christmas spirit is...
Thanksgiving and Christmas are around the corner and Americans may be in a spending mood. The trade war with China and plunging consumer confidence are unlikely to stop people from splurging this...
The 93rd edition of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will step off at 9 a.m. on Nov. 28, Thanksgiving morning. It is a New York institution watched by millions in person and...
Changes happen very quickly nowadays. It wasn’t so long ago that cell phones only had the ability to make a call and send a text; now you can even do your holiday shopping on them. But despite...
Changes happen very quickly nowadays. It wasn’t so long ago that cell phones only had the ability to make a call and send a text; now you can even do your holiday shopping on them. But despite...
The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most special family events of the year. A record number of people travel via planes, trains, and automobiles to get home. Having a lot of people at the same...
Today’s Thanksgiving bears little resemblance to the first such feast celebrated nearly 400 years ago, in Plymouth, Massachusetts. As every American schoolchild knows, the Puritans gave thanks for...
Since the 1950s, the age at which people have taken their marriage vows in the United States has steadily risen. Census Bureau statistics note that the median age of first-time brides and bridegrooms...
When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite, on Oct. 4, 1957, it sent shockwaves around the world. The United States, which believed it held technological superiority...