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  In 2004, AdWeek announced that Safilea Ahmed, a 17-year-old girl, had been suffocated by her parents after she refused an arranged marriage. It was eight years later when Safilea’s parents were finally convicted of her murder. It took Ahmed’s sister coming forth with the claim of having seen her sister asphyxiated with a plastic bag to sentence the couple.  They will do no less than 25 years of jail time - and we don't even think that is enough time.    Safilea’s murder is classified as an honor killing...
Between 1888 and 1899 the first auto repair shop opened, Carnation processed its first can of evaporated milk, and Edwin Prescott patented the roller coaster. More extraordinary than canned milk, though, is that there are 5 people who were born during those years who are actually still alive today and, damn, they look good. Bringing new meaning to, “I’ve seen it all” these five women have been through some of the greatest moments in history all over the world. And it’s no surprise that this list...
Stay-at-home dad, Ryan Park, once had the honor of working under Ruth Bader Ginsburg and just gave us another reason to love the Supreme Court Justice. Ginsburg is only the second female Justice that America has seen (Sandra Day O’Connor was the first), and has taken tremendous action for women’s rights in her lifetime, by overcoming societal barriers and actively creating gender equality through U.S. law. The entire Atlantic article is definitely worth a read, but the gist is that Park took some lessons from Ginsburg’s...
We weren’t sure the Pope (whom we’ve now officially dubbed “Cool Pope” by the way) could surpass said coolness, but he’s just freed the nipple in the Sistine Chapel. So... We think it’s pretty safe to say he is now the coolest pope. Ever. Last Sunday, he went to work baptizing 33 infants for the annual Feast of the Baptism of the Lord and encouraged mothers to go ahead and breastfeed their kiddos if they cried from hunger during the service. “You mothers give your children milk...
We were so ready for Broad City to come back. It’s like the weird but awesome BFFs you made in college are swinging back into town you just know something insane is about to go down once a week for a while. And now that Comedy Central is definitely renewing our gal pal duo for a third season, we can relaxed about potential separation anxiety. #FTW But there is EVEN MORE AWESOME NEWS on the Broad City front: a brand new app called the Broad City...
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