If anything reminds the plan-less of how fundamentally alone they are in the world, it’s the long weekends of our country’s lesser holidays. Labor Day can be the most melancholic of them all; not only do you get an extra day off to be alone with yourself, but it signifies the transition from summer to fall, a nasty…
For Labor Day, we asked you to photograph trains in honor of the railroad strikers who earned us the holiday. Lucky for us, you all went to work.
You know why it's about to be Labor Day Weekend? Because in 1894, Grover Cleveland couldn't stop the Pullman (railroad) Strike. Blood was shed. Morale was down. And Congress rushed legislation to make appease workers everywhere and make Labor Day a national holiday. In gratitude, for this week's Shooting Challenge,…
Instead of the typical lazy, under-achieving feelings, we all get to be pleased with ourselves tomorrow. We're making productive contributions to the work force, or we're trying to, and every little bit counts! But Labor Day kind of has an identity problem. The overeager summer obsession from Memorial Day is long gone…
Did you know that whatever you're keeping your beer cold with this summer, chances are it's not a Koozie™? That's right! Koozie™ is a word owned by Norwood, an Illinois-based company that produces customizable novelty items such as plastic trophies, keychains, and flashlights who will threaten legal action against…
Dude, you don't use Instagram? What are you, some kind of Luddite? Believe it or not, Luddites aren't just people who cross their arms at, lag behind of, or turn up their nose at tech. Originally, they smashed it apart.
After all the boozing and barbecuing on America day off from labor, take a sec to look up. What you'll hopefully see is A supernova burning bright more than 21 million light years away.
Yooo, man. Is it cool if I like, stay at your place? Just for a while. Just need to get back on my feet. Is that cool..? In honor of Labor Day, Get this person out of your home.
For Halloween, the iTunes storefront highlights scary movies. For Christmas, flicks about Santa Claus. For Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day. And for this Labor Day? Babies! Because hey, 'tis the season. For... pregnancy?
It's Labor Day weekend-three days of family obligations and hectic travel! How do you make it bearable? Pick up some new gear, of course. Here are a couple of recent products you could use to enhance your weekend.
We're celebrating the contributions of the labor movement to society by taking the day off. Maybe we'll spend the day designing a sexy robot who will foment a workers' revolution in the factories.
How would you spend your extra time off this weekend if money was no object? If The Most Interesting Man In The World needed a break from counseling the Dalai Lama or whatever he does, this might fit the bill.