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Valentines Day History

The Bloody History Of Valentine's Day

Posted 02.14.2014 | Religion

The real history of Valentine's Day is not comprised of roses, chocolates and pretty cards. Instead, crime, imprisonment and execution are at the gene...

I Know What Love Is and It Ain't Romantic

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 04.13.2014 | Comedy
J.J. Colagrande

What is love? How do you make it stay? Where does it go when it leaves? How can it turn into hate? How can you love more than one person in a lifetime...

Valentine's Day: Its Gory, Unromantic Secret History

Pamela Haag | Posted 04.14.2013 | Weird News
Pamela Haag

All you cranks and cynics take heart: Valentine's Day had a decidedly unromantic genesis, and even after the holiday got alloyed to romantic love, it had its own subversive, cynical undertow right from the start.

Love Beyond Valentine's Day

Kristin Braswell | Posted 04.15.2012 | Black Voices
Kristin Braswell

One of my favorite Valentine's Day quotes is not from a beautiful sonnet or anthology, but by rapper Andre 3000, who says, "Everyday is the 14th.

The Ancient Origins Of Valentine's Day

Barbara Biziou | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Biziou

When we think of Valentine's Day we tend to think of chocolate, love, and presents, yet most of us don't know that Valentine's Day has its roots in an ancient Roman fertility festival called Lupercalia.

The History Of Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Valentine's day isn't all about roses, candy, and expensive dinners. It has a historical background too. Contrary to what some may believe, Valentin...

10 Sex Museums Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Ah, Valentine's Day. It's a loaded holiday, one with high expectations. This year, though, I got into the spirit of things: I decided to rustle up a l...

Valentine's Day History: Legends, Traditions And Facts About Holiday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

While the history of Valentine's Day is sometimes debated, it clearly links back to a Catholic saint named St. Valentine. The problem is there are ac...