Courtland Sykes
January 31st, 2018

Courtland Sykes is a 37-year-old military veteran who is hoping to unseat incumbent female senator Claire McCaskill this November. But Sykes has suddenly found his election bid in peril following a cascade of criticism over a controversial statement he made disparaging the feminist movement and mocking the notion of women’s rights. Continue reading

Santa Con New York
December 15th, 2017

Christmas is a religious holiday, right? I mean, it has to be… it’s quite literally a celebration of the birth of Christ. Well, not so fast. They say perception is reality, and a new study from Pew Research Center shows … Continue reading

Creepy Santa Claus
December 14th, 2017

These days we celebrate Christmas with festive holiday decorations, visits from a jolly elderly gentleman named Santa, and robust trees placed by the window. But it wasn’t always that way. In fact, Christmases past were quite different from our celebrations today. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the history of the Christmas holiday. Continue reading

October 25th, 2011

For many brides-and-grooms-to-be, the image of a young woman in a fluffy white dress being led by her father down the aisle to say “I do” to a stern man in a sober black suit has grown stale, and a … Continue reading