Carl Pettit is a writer and editor with interests ranging from international relations and political humor to the arts and modern media.
5 Simple Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas — Pinecones, Pumpkins, Dolls and More
It doesn't cost a bunch to get into the Thanksgiving mood at your house.
5 Fun Facts About Turkeys — Yes, They Can Fly (and Change Color)
Thanksgiving is almost here, which means we start seeing turkeys everywhere—on TV, in our children's school drawings, running through our dreams every single night while we sleep ... you get the idea. And eventually these poor turkeys will be inside many of our overstuffed stomachs as wel…
Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas for Vegetarians — Main Courses
Thanksgiving Dinner for the vegetarian.
5 Clever Ways to Decorate Your Haunted House
here's some great idea's for making your house spooky!
Halloween’s Strange Origins — 5 More Things You Might Not Know
Here's 5 more things you probably don't know about Halloween.
A Brief History of Witches, From Wicked to Sexy
Here's a brief history of witches, from wicked to sexy.
Halloween’s Strange Origins — 5 Things You Might Not Know
Here's 5 things you didn't know about Halloween.
10 Spectacular Mountain Biking Destinations in North America
Looking for a little exercise?. Well, maybe more than a little? Bring the bike to these mountain trails.
5 Stunning, Futuristic Concept Cars You Might Be Able to Buy Someday
Car designers are hard at work coming up with some incredible, futuristic-looking automotive designs, some of which may be racing down your street in the years ahead.
5 Extreme Garden Ornaments to Spice Up Your Backyard
Sometimes a small fountain or fishpond just isn’t enough when it comes to giving your garden that extra kick you need to make it one-of-a-kind. If you want your children and friends to applaud your audacity and imagination in the home-and-gardening sphere, an extreme garden ornament …