Getting back to "normal" is different for everyone. Part of my normal is running on a regular basis again. I have decided to run a local 5k in Kennesaw, GA on Labor Day. Running a 5k used to be no big deal for me. I knew running wasn't going to be possible for a long time after the cancer diagnosis last year. Show More Summary
Gay Star News reports: Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised to introduce a gay marriage bill within his first 100 days if elected prime minister in 2016. ‘Same-sex couples have waited too long. Australia is trailing the world,’ the Labor Party leader said on Sunday (26 July). Show More Summary
I carried them in my body for 40 weeks, each. I grew them, cell-by-cell, limb-by-limb, inch-by-inch. My body created them from two half-cells into tiny but whole people. I birthed them, laboring for 1/2 a day or more, to bring them into our world. Show More Summary
Pin it We've all heard (and probably ignored) this common fashion rule but just where did it come from anyway? Let's take a look. READ MORE »
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, people in the U.S. eat more than 7 billion hot dogs. In 1939, that included the Roosevelts and their guests, the King and Queen of England.
Americans consume 818 hot dogs every second from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Yet that's not enough for the meat industry. So the North American Meat Institute will observe National Hot Dog Day with thousands more hot dogs at its annual Congressional hot dog lunch on July 22. Show More Summary
Two days ago we reported that according to the new Chief Restructuring Officer of America's "first national supermarket chain", Great Atlantic & Pacific, also known as A&P, Superfresh and Pathmark supermarkets, which just filed its second...Show More Summary
Still haven't seen the Met's "China: Through the Looking Glass" exhibit? Well, you're in luck, because the museum has extended its run through Labor Day due to high attendance. WWD reports that the Met has had 500,000 visitors come through since opening day on May 7. At this rate, "China:... More »
The New York Times's Adrian Chen reports on what happens when websites rely on unpaid labor to police their communities: trouble, such as Reddit becoming useless for days as the landscape of control shifts and cracks. Read the rest
With Labor Day being the latest it can be it may cause Apple to be cautious with its September quarter guidance.
What exciting things await inside! During the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Americans eat 7 billion hot dogs. All those franks got Time wondering what unwelcome things might turn up in everyone's dogs, and today the magazine shares what it learned from a Freedom of Information Act request with the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service. Show More Summary
On July 19, 1972, the AFL-CIO announced its decision not to endorse George McGovern for president. This astounding decision helped doom the already floundering McGovern campaign, helping to guarantee another victory for Richard Nixon. It also placed a permanent divide between non-labor progressives in the Democratic Party and the labor movement, one that still has […]
On this week’s Popcast, a look at the proven desire for for a reggae or reggae-like worldwide pop hit between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and roughly how the filtering system works.
Beth Cobert comes to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) carrying good will from federal labor leaders developed during her days just a few blocks away at the Office of Management and Budget. President Obama sent her to be OPM’s acting director a week ago in the wake of Katherine Archuleta’s hasty departure as HR […]
Taking the perfect photo in a swimsuit can be challenging. InStyle tells us how to get it right. With only eight more weeks till Labor Day, it's time to hit the beach and spend more time in your swimwear. And what better way to document your far-flung fun than taking the ultimate bathing suit shot. Show More Summary
On July 15, 1959, the United Steelworkers of America went on strike to protect its significant victories won after World War II in running the shop floor and empowering its members to live a middle-class lifestyle. Perhaps the most underrated event in American labor history, the steel strike of 1959 touches on many of the […]
Tyrone Waiters said he was out looking for his two friends the night before Labor Day in 2013 and saw the moment they shot a helpless baby, Antiq Hennis.
Labor Day is one of my favorite times of the year to cruise because it extends Summer one more week and it is a holiday so I use one less vacation day. We have passed the final payment due date on the Labor Day cruises which means NOW is the time to get the best […]
Fool's Gold Records' annual Labor Day (9/7) show, Fool's Gold Day Off, happens once again at outdoor Williamsburg venue 50 Kent this year. The lineup includes Meek Mill, A-Trak, Flatbush Zombies, Skepta, Post Malone, Towkio, Gladiator, Brenmar, D.R.A.M., Falcons,...
If you've already marked your Labor Day weekend calendars for The Taste, the Los Angeles Times' annual celebration of Southern California's culinary scene, here's an update on who's coming.