Flapjacks fly as choir kids celebrate Pancake Day [Photo]
February 5, 2013, 12:38 p.m. by Catie Leary
During last year's Pancake Day, an estimated 4 million pancakes were consumed in IHOP restaurants. (That's enough to form a stack of flapjacks nearly 16 miles high!)
Christmas trees reborn as dune re-builders in Sandy-ravaged communities
February 4, 2013, 4:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In coastal communities left vulnerable by Superstorm Sandy, residents are turning to a new weapon to protect homes and control beach erosion: Discarded Christmas trees.
Super Bowl Monday? Man petitions to create football holiday
January 31, 2013, 10:57 a.m. by David Mielach, BusinessNewsDaily
Having the day after Super Bowl Sunday off would promote camaraderie on the day of the game and productivity at work in the days after, says petitioner.
The Andean Collection's bright, fun, affordable necklaces
January 28, 2013, 6:09 p.m. by Starre Vartan
You can change an outfit with the simple addition of a dramatic, fabulous necklace like one of these.
In Portland, Christmas tree recycling that gives back
January 2, 2013, 4:26 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Move over bake sales and car washes ... a do-goody alternative to municipal curbside pick-up, Christmas tree recycling has become a lucrative fundraising activity for nonprofit groups in Portland, Ore.
Swimmers brave icy waters for New Year's Day plunges in New York, Scotland [Photos]
January 2, 2013, 11:50 a.m. by Catie Leary
The annual New Year's Day tradition of plunging one's body into a frigid body of water attracts thousands of people every year to local swimming clubs across the globe.