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Valentines Day Origin

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.

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.