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Jun 30, 2021

What Were The First Olympics Like?

The Olympics are one of those most iconic events in human history. Every four years, people from all over gather...

Oct 31, 2020

The History of Daylight Saving Time

Twice a year, the clocks are changed—either an hour backward or an hour forward. Luckily, this weekend, time will “fall...

May 4, 2019

Cinco De Mayo: The History & Celebrations

Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated across the United States, but what are we actually celebrating?

What To Watch This D-Day

Here are some movies to check out to honor D-Day.

Jun 6, 2018

10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Vagina

The vagina. It has more nicknames than just about any other body part, and when you say it out loud there are some people who will still look at you like you’re insane. I once had a health teacher who made the entire class yell “penis” and “vagina” to break the ice before we started our sex ed unit. Say it with me everybody, vagina! In the spirit of that teacher, I’ve put together some crazy facts about the vagina.

Feb 4, 2012

Apr 19, 2011

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started College

Since it's that time of year, the time for choosing colleges (and for some, leaving college) Jezebel has decided to depart some wisdom on all the high school senior hopefuls out here, asking them to really think about what they want out of there college experience, about why they're choosing the schools they're choosing, and the effects those choices will have on their college careers.

Dec 11, 2010

Saturday Read: Nicholas and Alexandra, by Robert K. Massie

As the holiday season is upon us and most of us bookworms have time to indulge in something non-school related, I decided to give into a guilty pleasure that has been collecting dust for the better part of a year. You don't have to read this exact book, but I encourage you to delve into something non-fiction that is NOT what you're studying in school! A well-rounded education means learning things outside of the classroom and sometimes on your own, people

Oct 12, 2010

History of the Thong [Infographic]

Since you ladies loved our history of the bra so much, our friends from OnlineDating.org went ahead and made a visual representation of the history of the thong. You know, so, you could have a complete two-piece set.

Jul 2, 2009

Independence Day: Party Like A (Real) Patriot

've always tried to be a good American. I've lived each and every day by the words of the good book: the Declaration of Independence. It guides the deeds I do, the words I write, the kicks I wear. But every Fourth of July, I get stuck.

May 8, 2009

Got The Munchies? These Snacks Will Kill You

You goin' out tonight? Gonna hit the town and celebrate that final final? You gonna get so drunk that the only thing on your mind at the end of the night is gooey, cheesy and totally bad for you? Me too! But before you make poor decisions involving you and the delivery places you clearly have on speed dial, read on.

Mar 21, 2009

Saturday Read: The Reincarnationist by M.J. Rose

For all of you Dan Brown fans just chomping at the bit waiting for "The Solomon Key" (word on the street is you'll be waiting for eternity), I have a book to satisfy your appetites for a while!

Jan 24, 2009

Saturday Read: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

[We all get bogged down with the required reading lists handed to us by our over-zealous professors. When we aren’t...

Nov 14, 2008

Women Kick Butt!

Women are making strides, actually not strides, leaps and bounds. It would seem that since women won the right to...

Oct 14, 2008

You Don’t Want to Know the Relationship Between Anderson Cooper and Michelle Obama

If this isn’t the most outrageous story  I’ve heard in a while, I don’t know what is. Apparently, CNN anchor...