Films That Did the Best and Worst Jobs of Predicting the Future

5 Mar

The march of time means many things, for example, its constant reminder of how old we’re all getting. However, another aspect of time inevitably speeding forward is that some movies set in “the future” are no longer so futuristic. Enough time has passed that they are now technically set in the past. Some of them did a decent job of predicting the future, but in truth, few movies did a legitimately good job, so we are judging on a sliding scale. Others, meanwhile, were way off by any standard. Here are 10 films we think did a solid job of predicting the future and 10 that were just a bit off. OK, some of the “good” predictions are a bit of a stretch. Shockingly, movies that were designed for entertainment and not for logic don’t always stick to the world of the plausible More>>

10 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids & Adults

19 Feb

During the winter months, most people hole up indoors watching their favorite shows on television. After all, the days are dark and short, it’s cold out, and it’s no fun to put on several layers of gear just to walk the dog. However, wintertime provides an opportunity to experience nature in a completely different way. More>>

The 2021 Super Bowl Food Map is a Deep Dive into America’s Weird Culinary Underbelly

5 Feb

This year’s map does not disappoint. For every state that’s searching for things that should be at a Super Bowl party (Colorado and Massachusetts with their chili, any of the states that are searching for a dip), there are even more states searching for things that shouldn’t be anywhere near a Super Bowl party. We will now shame those states. More>>

How to Skimm Your Life Challenge

22 Jan

We did it. We made it to 2021. And one thing we can all agree on is the need to reset. Enter: Our 21-day New Year’s challenge. We’ll unlock a new task every weekday this month that you can tackle to feel mentally lighter. No matter what this year throws your way. More>>

From Slow Cooker to Cincinnati, 30 Chili Recipes for Chilly Days

15 Jan

Many of us have a certain image in our heads when we think about chili. You might be picturing beans, ground beef, tomatoes, cheese and sour cream. But depending on what region of the country you are in, chili will look and taste different. However, there is one thing chili will always be no matter where you go — a warm and hearty dish for you and your family to enjoy during a cool fall or winter night. Here are some of the best chili recipes you can make at home. More>>

Top 5 New Year Resolution Ideas for 2021

8 Jan

You did it! You made through another year. Now, after you eat too many cookies and enjoy your share of eggnog, let’s figure out how next year will be even better with healthy lifestyle changes, partaking in more outdoor activities and reconnecting with loved ones. Here are five ideas for your new year resolution list! More>>

15 Best Things to Do on New Year’s Day to Usher in 2021

1 Jan

Happy New Year! With the busy holiday season coming to a close, it’s tempting to spend New Year’s Day horizontal on the couch in your most comfortable pajamas, doing a whole lot of nothing. After a whirlwind month of holiday chaos, doing nothing might be exactly what you think you need. And after a crazy 2020, we really can’t blame you! These creative ideas will help you start the new year right. More>>