If Mexicans celebrated the 4th like Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo: From Flama. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
Official beverage of America: Natural Light. Every year on the 5th of May, Americans consume tacos and tequila in honor of -- wait, what is it for?... oh, really? -- Mexico's military victory over France in the Battle of Puebla. If you're of Mexican descent, you've probably grown a little tired of U.S. Show More Summary
Some Americans look at any holiday as an excuse to party, including other countries’ holidays, like Cinco de Mayo, St. Patricks Day, and Chinese New Year. Even Canada Day is starting to get the treatment. Let’s turn the tables and see how our Independence Day could be used for an excuse to get drunk and party and pretend to be American. Show More Summary
Tears came to Cindy Nava's eyes when she heard Vice President Biden call hard-working undocumented immigrants "Americans" despite their legal status, during a speech he gave at a Cinco de Mayo breakfast last year. To the 26-year-old New Mexican, it felt as though he were speaking directly to her. Nava was brought to the United States […]
ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Mi nieta de seis semanas de edad se muestra extremadamente desasosegada durante gran parte del día y, a veces, llora por cuatro o cinco horas seguidas. Entiendo que puede tratarse solamente de cólico, pero deseo saber si sería prudente que la viera el pediatra para descartar otros problemas. ¿Qué se puede hacer […]
Científico de Mayo Clinic explica cinco categorías personales para tratamiento de la obesidad ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Los científicos de Mayo Clinic identificaron cinco subcategorías para la obesidad, en un esfuerzo por determinar los tratamientos personalizados más eficaces. Se considera que en Estados Unidos, más de dos de cada tres personas adultas son gordas u obesas y […]
By Dan Ambrose: IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez wants Golovkin and former WBA/WBC 154 pound champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) to face each other [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
A threatening sky loomed over Capitol Hill on Cinco de Mayo. And that gave personal trainer Jeff Rey enough of a reason to pump up the outdoor workout he was leading in Stanton Park for The North Face’s Mountain Athletics program. It...Show More Summary
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla, but the average American Millennial likely doesn’t have that in mind when giving into the margarita and taco infused celebration that has become the essence of May 5th in the US. Show More Summary
May 5, 1998 is the last time I drank alcohol or took a drug. I was an unemployed film worker, living in a giant house in the suburbs we couldn't afford. That evening, I had a singularly pathetic Cinco de Mayo party with a bottle of Sauza Extra and a twelve-pack of Bud Lite. After years of denial, I was done. Show More Summary
Do you know what this is a picture of? While, it isn't a Mother's Day present... it does represent my hope that you had a fun Cinco de Mayo. Living in Texas, it wasn't hard to find a place...
Star power unite! Boy, what a week it's been for social media! With Cinco De Mayo and the Met Gala, your favorite celebs made sure to document every move on Twitter and Instagram! And luckily, they decided to join other A-listers in their pics! From the pop diva trifecta that is Katy Perry, Madonna, and Lady GaGa, to the [...]
One of the biggest brands that comes to mind on Cinco de Mayo — Corona — also has quite the dedicated social following. StatSocial and Piktochart teamed up to examine Corona’s top demographics, finding that 65 percent of the brand’s followers on Twitter are men, 38 percent are Millennials and 23 percent are Hispanic. Want to find out more? Check out the infographic below.
This week, we celebrated Cinco de Mayo with chips, dips, and margaritas galore. See it all in the slideshow!
This week, the President visited Lehman College in New York City for the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, taped an episode of the Late Show with David Letterman, hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration, announced his nominee for the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and presented the 2014 Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. Show More Summary
Katharine McPhee carries a bag of groceries after making a stop at Gelson’s market on Tuesday (May 5) in Los Feliz, Calif. On the same day, the 31-year-old entertainer posted a pic of herself with a fake mustache and wrote on Instagram, “#cincodemayo with @doubles2thev. Wish you were here @indotjoy #tequila #margaritas.” PHOTOS: Check out [...]
NASA has released pictures and a video of the eruption of an epic solar flare. On Cinco de Mayo, the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory was watching the sun and caught epic images of the sun releasing a category X-2.7 solar flare. NASA classifies solar flares with a letter according to its size and strength. Show More Summary
This week, the world of social media celebrated several interesting “holidays,” from Cinco de Mayo to the unofficial Star Wars-tribute (May the 4th be with you, and also with you), and an homage to fashion at the Met Ball. Or in my opinion, a showcase of sheer depravity.
First, there’s Star Wars Day, then we’ve got Cinco de Mayo, and now if Intel gets its way, the first week of May could have it’s next big holiday — Password Day!
Michael Flaig, a 31-year-old police officer for Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, has been suspended after allegations that he bit a man in the testicles outside of a bar on Cinco de Mayo while off-duty. According to the Baltimore Sun, a man told police that the fight occurred outside of Looney’s Pub in Canton, Maryland. Show More Summary