Topic: history

How The Bathing Suit Has Changed In The Past 100 Years

How The Bathing Suit Has Changed In The Past 100 Years

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As the weather gets warmer, it’s nearly impossible to ignore the barrage of reminders that it’s time to break out the ol’ swimsuit that has been gathering dust for the past year. For some of us, this is exciting. For others, it’s something we dread. As much as I love swimming, I’ve found myself in the latter category over the past few years. More »

9 More Crazy Ladies In History Who Should Have Their Own Lifetime Movies

9 More Crazy Ladies In History Who Should Have Their Own Lifetime Movies

Lizzie Borden Took An Ax premieres this Saturday night on Lifetime, following the network’s trend of cramming all their high-profile movies into the beginning of the yearChristina Ricci is playing the title character, a Massachusetts woman who was tried and acquitted for murdering her father and stepmother with an ax in the 19th century. The case continues to be theorized about to this day, but based on the title and promos, Lifetime seems to be of the opinion that Lizzie totally did it.

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A Brief History Of Tampon Throwing

A Brief History Of Tampon Throwing

As you may know by now, one overly enthusiastic fan threw an un-used tampon at the pubescent boy-children of One Direction this past weekend in what I can only assume was a misguided attempt to let them know she’d recently become fertile enough to have all of their babies. This was certainly a bold move for someone so young. But lest today’s teenyboppers suffer from generational amnesia, I’m here to remind you that this latest incident was just the latest chapter in a rich and bloody history that extends back many years. Let’s revisit some of the high points. More »