An FDA advisory committee determined that the science was too weak to support a ban on artificial food dyes or a warning label on foods that contain them, despite the fact that popular dyes like Blue 1, Red 4 and Yellow 5 have all been linked to allergic reactions and hyperactivity.
I mean, do you really love you dog? Then prove it, by knitting yourself a sweater made from her fur. Wearing sexy lingerie with his face plastered over your nipples. Drenching yourself in perfume called (we kid you not) Puppy's Breath.
Parents should take precautions to make sure that their little goblins and princesses have a fantastic time on Halloween. Here are my tips for a safe and happy holiday.
Some of the most interesting sights of WonderCon were the plethora of innovative cosplay outfits worn by fans. Cosplay is short for "costume play." Here are a selection of photos I took from WonderCon 2012.
A stunning exhibition of theatrical costumes from Italy's world-famous haute couture designers, it reflects their passion for opera, dance and theatre.
What do you do with all that candy? Hands down the smartest thing to do: throw it away. Proceed to the nearest trash receptacle and throw it away.
Few urban legends annoy me as much as "sugar makes kids hyper." It's so widespread that I don't even bother correcting it any more.
Let's take a few moments to identify some of the most common Halloween thought sabotagers and how to address them.
The "you can't be a princess, you're a boy" dilemma is as old as princesses themselves. What's crazy to me is the idea of a parent telling their kid they can't be something they want to be.
Somewhere between the Thriller video and Kitty Brucknell humping that dartboard, Halloween became the get-out-of-slutty-free card - a chance for nice, normal girls with a tasteful line in Uniqlo cardigans to crank their assets up to their chin and embrace their slaggy alter egos for a night.
While there may be a variety of reasons why Halloween has come to be a time of pranks, mischief, and even more serious forms of misbehavior, disguise certainly plays a major role.
What can we do to enjoy the festivities without being a nutrition Scrooge? Here are some of my sneaky tips to help control the sugar attack in our house
Halloween's a time when creepy haunted houses open their doors to the public, with frightening monsters that jump out at you from all sides. Call me crazy, but this year I want to do something different.
By some reports, our kids stuff 5% of their yearly candy consumption into their Halloween candy bags. From a habits perspective, 5% is no big deal. But flip the statistic around and that's another story.