Natasha Sydor

French-born travel enthusiast. Enters the Hamilton lottery everyday (and doesn't want to talk about the results). Maybe one day she’ll be an extra in a Star Wars film... 

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The Last Meals of Famous Killers
5 days ago
One of the most grim and strange traditions in the American prison system is the tradition of the Last Meal. The Last Meal is the final meal given to people who are about to be given the death sentenc...
Coming Soon: New York's Heroes and Villains FanFest
15 days ago
Over the years, there have been many different pop culture and comic book conventions that have gained international attention. NYC Comic Con and Dragon Con, for example, are some of the biggest conve...
Moments Where Pop Culture Actually Got Consent Right
a month ago
Pop culture has long since been known to cause a lot of misconceptions about dating, consent, and all other social constructs. Pop culture birthed terrible ideas like "the Friendzone," and the plot th...
Ada Lovelace, The First Computer Programmer
2 months ago
When do you think the first computer came around? Thinking the 80s? 60s? 40s? What if I told you that a computer had been designed back in 1837, and that the first person who programmed for this devic...
Girl Gamers: Why Women Are Ignored By Gaming Companies, And Why It Has To Stop
2 months ago
If there's one gaming group that seems to get crazy amounts of hate, it's girl gamers. Realistically, most of the people who play video games don't really hate female gamers - but those who do seem to...
12 of the Best Small Dog Breeds
2 months ago
Dogs come both large and small, but in the vast history of mankind, small breeds have always been the chosen size for companion dogs. Historical hunters and work dogs tend to come large, but for a dog...