Celebrate the Anniversary of Sliced Bread and the Golden Age of Carbs

Ever since the beginning of the Great Struggle Against the Carbohydrate Empire, people have tended to deride bread when talking about health. “Oh, bread is so bad for you. The cavepeople never ate bread, and just look how wonderfully sinewy they were!” It wasn’t all that long ago (85 years ago today), however, that… » 7/07/13 5:30pm 7/07/13 5:30pm

President and First Lady Celebrate their 20th Anniversary With…

Tonight, the Mitt hits the fan when President Obama and Governor Romney face each other in a talking points slapfest we call a Presidential Debate for the first time this election season. But today's also another important date in the Obama family calendar: Barack and Michelle's 20th anniversary. To celebrate, the… » 10/03/12 6:30pm 10/03/12 6:30pm

10 Badass Moments in Girl Scout History

On March 12, 1912, eighteen girls from Savannah, Georgia gathered for what would be the first meeting of Girl Scouts. One hundred years later, the small organization founded by Juliette Low has included more than 50 million girls and women, sold hundreds of millions of boxes of cookies, and given us some incredibly… » 3/12/12 3:30pm 3/12/12 3:30pm

Waldorf-Astoria Lets Adorable Couple Celebrating 60th Anniversary Stay…

Isidore and Joan Schwartz spent their first night as husband and wife at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. And now, decades later the hotel has welcomed them to spend the night of their 60th wedding anniversary in the same lodging for the same price they paid on their wedding night. In 1952. So how much did their… » 3/02/12 7:45pm 3/02/12 7:45pm

Don't Let The Press Hurt Sarah Palin; Let Her Do It Herself

If yesterday's parade of McCain surrogates defending Sarah Palin — in between blaming Barack Obama » 9/30/08 10:00am 9/30/08 10:00am for the failure of the bailout plan that McCain insisted on coming to D.C. to personally negotiate for the sake of The Country! — didn't make it clear, the is to blame for the massive suckitude of Ms. Palin. I mean,…