February 7, 2012 |
February always has marked a special time for me on the calendar. Not because my mom celebrates her birthday this month. And no, I'm not talking about Valentine's Day, even though we all have to give Cupid props from time to time. February is Black History Month. When I was in college, I used to get really into it. One year I changed my Facebook profile picture to a different black leader every day. Why the excitement? It's something about history that gets me charged up. All history, really.
January 9, 2014 |
The Date Report reports: What is the best profile pic to use with your dating site profile to get maximum attention? Dating website Zoosk conducted a study to answer that question. It found that outdoorsy pictures are best for men while women get more attention from indoor shots. Oh, and full-body pictures are best. Read the full story: thedatereport.com . Need to give your dating life a boost? Sign up for RedEye Dating . Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
April 24, 2012 |
Have you heard? Young women are rocking it! A bevy of articles in 2011 described Millennial men stuck in extended adolescence, living in their parents' basements, passing time until their bands make it, developing PBR guts and PlayStation thumbs. And while the boys floundered, the Gen Y women flourished, graduating college, holding down stable jobs and having fantastic hair days. As Blue Ivy would say if she could talk: Girls run the world. Except that we really don't.
December 26, 2013 |
For any real Bears fan, the thought of donning green and gold and yelling "Go Packers!" on a crowded corner is downright revolting. But when you're on the losing end of a bet, anything is possible. Boston mayor Thomas Menino paid up on a Stanley Cup wager with Rahm Emanuel in October, posting a celebratory Blackhawks video on his city's website and sending along some local treats. In November, a Tinley Park man reportedly used a Taser on his wife after winning a Bears-Packers bet. And according to Matthew Berry, author of "Fantasy Life: The...