The cool, brisk air gave me goosebumps as I was waiting in line for my class to proudly march out in the Mardi Gras parade. My blacked out teeth were chattering from the cold and my blonde, matted hair (teased to ultimate perfection) was being bullied every which way by the wind. My clothes were
Ah, St. Patrick's Day. A day when a pinch is looming to those without green attire. A day when sipping a pint of green beer at 7 a.m. is acceptable. A day when the whole world adopts Irish traditions. The celebration of St. Patrick's Day is full of endless shenanigans.
Have you noticed stereotypes suggesting men are more creative than women, or vice versa? Turns out neither argument holds water. Psychological research shows that men and women are identical when it comes to generating creative ideas. So why is there sometimes a difference in creative output? The
When my dad was playing the dating game, pay phones were still around. Remember them? You know those hefty things that used to be on the side of the road? Well, if my dad, who was quite the Casanova in his day, wanted to check in with the girl(s) he fancied, he had to pay 10 or so cents to place a
"Ever since my older brother served in the Navy, I’ve been fascinated with aircraft carriers," said professional photographer Scott Kelby. "It’s always been my dream to do a photo shoot on a carrier, but as you might imagine, if you’re not in the Navy, actually getting on one is
Whether or not we want to admit it, everything we do in life is by choice. And hundreds of times each and every day, we consciously exercise our right to choose these things. We choose to wake up at 6:30 AM, dress in black, eat a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich, approach a meeting with an open
It all started after a fairly simple question: Where should we go next? Having previously focused an entire issue of Swallow Magazine, the anti-foodie magazine, on the Nordic countries, and then dedicating one entirely to the Trans-Siberian express, it would be hard -- nay, almost impossible -- to
With the cooler weather and holidays approaching quickly, I thought I had to take this pumpkin obsession we all have to another level! First, because I really can’t stand seeing the same recipes for pumpkin things all over the Internet, and second, because if one pumpkin pie is good, then two