The Dark History Behind the Name "Black Friday"
The Dark History Behind the Name "Black Friday"
Twisted History

The Dark History Behind the Name "Black Friday"

The retail holiday's origin story is quite bleak.

child assembling thanksgiving arts and crafts while playing thanksgiving games
child assembling thanksgiving arts and crafts while playing thanksgiving games
Turkey Daze

Fun Thanksgiving Games for the Whole Family

It's the perfect year to create a new tradition.

woman using phone, while sitting on a windowsill decorated for Thanksgiving, with her french bulldog
woman using phone, while sitting on a windowsill decorated for Thanksgiving, with her french bulldog
Side-Dish-Splitting

30 Thanksgiving Memes That Will Crack You Up

You'll be thankful for these memes!

Sandra Bullock posing with Ryan Gosling at the premiere of The Believer at the Director Guild of America in Los Angeles. September 6, 2001
Sandra Bullock posing with Ryan Gosling at the premiere of The Believer at the Director Guild of America in Los Angeles. September 6, 2001
So Yesterday

2000s Celeb Couples You Totally Forgot About

Lenny Kravitz was engaged to who?!

Randall Park and Ali Wong in Always Be My Maybe
Randall Park and Ali Wong in Always Be My Maybe
Happily Ever After

The 18 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix

Each one like comfort food for the soul.

Still from Rosemary's Baby
Still from Rosemary's Baby
Seven Days...

The 18 Best Horror Movies on Netflix

What to watch during your next midnight marathon.

Woman trying to button her jean pants gained weight
Woman trying to button her jean pants gained weight
Cause for Concern

11 Signs Your Rapid Weight Gain Is Serious

Maybe it's not your diet or lack of exercise.

Woman schecking the scale with a concerned look on her face
Woman schecking the scale with a concerned look on her face
Worrying Weight Loss

11 Signs Your Rapid Weight Loss Is Serious

Weight loss isn't necessarily a good thing.

young white man in a winter coat adjusting the thermostat in his home
young white man in a winter coat adjusting the thermostat in his home
Burnin' Up

The Ideal Temperature for Your Thermostat Is...

Save money on your heating bill and sleep better!

Lighting a menorah for Hanukkah
Lighting a menorah for Hanukkah
Date Change

This Is Why Hanukkah Falls on Different Days

It depends on what calendar you're looking at.

man washing his hair
man washing his hair
Mr. Clean

How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

Spoiler alert: You might be showering too much!

Family decorating a Christmas tree
Family decorating a Christmas tree
Tree's a Crowd

7 Places You Shouldn't Put a Christmas Tree

Avoid a house fire or a serious fall!

Santa giving kids lumps of coal for Christmas
Santa giving kids lumps of coal for Christmas
Naughty or Nice

This Is Why Santa Gives Naughty Kids a Lump of Coal on Christmas

Honestly, it is all about convenience.

A nativity scene for Christmas
A nativity scene for Christmas
A Biblical Puzzle

Here's Why Christmas Is Celebrated on December 25

Spoiler alert: It's not actually Jesus's birthday!

closeup of santa clause with white beard, small glasses, in red and white suit
closeup of santa clause with white beard, small glasses, in red and white suit
Ho, Ho, Holiday Trivia

This Is Why Santa Says "Ho, Ho, Ho"

It all comes back to creating a wholesome image for children.

new years
new years
Say My Name

What Do You Call the 2010s? An Expert Weighs In

Naming a decade is harder than it seems.

friends saying hello
friends saying hello
Hello History

The Surprising Origin of "Hello"

This greeting isn't as old as you might think.

rosie rescue dog cries and then smiles in before and after photos
rosie rescue dog cries and then smiles in before and after photos
Heartwarming Tails

20 Adorable Before-and-After Photos of Rescue Dogs

A loving home can make a world of change.

stressed man
stressed man
Magic Words

15 Magical Words That Can Help Lower Your Stress Levels

Keep calm and read on.

white persian cat dressed up as sailor moon
white persian cat dressed up as sailor moon
Hiss-terical Looks

15 Cats Looking Absolutely Miserable in Halloween Costumes

No, not everyone in the family likes dressing up.