ESPN Employees Banned From Filling Out NCAA Tournament Brackets
In workplaces all over America, folks spent Thursday morning scrambling to get their NCAA tournament brackets filled out before it was too late. Not so at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. That's because employees at ESPN -- which had been promoting its bracket challenge front and center on its website -- are banned from any bracket activity while at work...
5 Mardi Gras Party Tips
Stuck at home for Mardi Gras this year and want to make it more special than ordering Cajun shrimp pasta at Red Lobster? Try these tips:
Essential Mardi Gras Recipes for King Cake, Po’ Boys and More
Maybe you’re throwing a big party, or maybe Mardi Gras is just your excuse to feast on the amazing cuisine of New Orleans -- either way, you better get it right. Break out the spices and let’s get cooking!
Mardi Gras Around The World [VIDEO]
Did you think Mardi Gras was strictly a New Orleans thing? Think again. In Belgium Mardi Gras is the most important day of the year. Belgians celebrate the Carnival of Binche in the city of Binche, which features lots of music and dancing. Sweden celebrates Fettisdagen, translating to "Fat Tuesday." In Canada Mardi Gras is celebrated throughout the country, especially in the french-spea
Know Your Mardi Gras History [VIDEO]
Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday," a reference to the binge eating a lot of Catholics do before Lent. As is often the case with holidays, the Christian roots are intertwined with earlier pagan practices. It was very common for early church fathers to integrate elements of pagan ritual in an attempt to attract potential converts. Mardi Gras itself originated in the Middle Ages and wa
13 Weirdest Presidential Art Pieces on Etsy [PHOTOS]
We tracked down some of the most bizarre examples of patriotic art for Presidents' Day. Enjoy the creepy puppets, wine bottle stoppers and more.
9 Cutest Presidential Pets [PHOTOS]
Used to be that our presidents had bears and silkworms and stuff lying around the White House. Now it's mostly cats and dogs. But are they ever adorable. We've collected some of the White House's cutest pets, from Barack's Bo to Billy the Hippo...
Gallery: Haiti – One Year After the Earthquake
It's hard to believe that a year has passed since the horrific earthquake that shook Haiti. After the tragedy, Americans pledged over 1 billion dollars -- 32 million dollars by text messages alone. But has it made a difference?
First Look at New Ground Zero Building “1 World Trade Center”
Construction is well underway in New York City's Ground Zero area, site of the September 11th terrorist attacks, on 1 World Trade Center. It will be the tallest building in the US when finished, measuring 1,776 feet (a nod to the year the Declaration of Independence was signed)...