Laura Kelley

Laura Kelley is a contributor for Heavy.com. Laura enjoys writing, editing, traveling and above all...playing with her two rescue dogs.
  • 5 Year Anniversary: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apprehended

    On April 19, 2013, after a 3-day manhunt, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was finally taken into custody by the authorities following the Boston Marathon bombings.

  • It’s Haiku Poetry Day

  • On This Date in History: The Virginia Tech Shooting

  • Five Year Anniversary: The Boston Marathon Bombings

  • On This Date in History: Tiger Woods Wins First Major

  • It’s Yuri’s Night: A Celebration of Space Exploration

    April 12 is Yuri's Night, a celebration of space exploration named after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space.

  • On This Date in History: The Civil War Begins

  • It’s National Grilled Cheese Day

  • On This Date In History: Buchenwald Concentration Camp Liberated

  • On This Date In History: Idi Amin Overthrown

  • On This Date In History: Prince Charles Weds Camilla Parker Bowles

    April 9, 2018 marks the 13th wedding anniversary of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles.

  • Sesame Place Becomes a Certified Autism Center

  • Kurt Cobain’s Death: Conspiracy Theories

  • Kurt Cobain Dies On This Date In History: April 5, 1994

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Is Assassinated 50 Years Ago Today: April 4, 1968

  • Unabomber Arrested: April 3, 1996

  • Marvin Gaye Shot To Death By His Father: April 1, 1984

  • What Passover Means To One Young Family: Jeff & Rivka Peck

  • What Is The Origin Of The Easter Bunny?

  • Why Do We Have Easter Eggs?

    Why do we have Easter eggs? Kids love finding them at hunts, and waking up to baskets full of them (the candy variety, of course) every Easter Sunday morning.

  • The Plagues of Egypt & The Dark Side of Passover

  • Parting The Red Sea: Passover’s Amazing Story

  • Passover 2018: What to Cook & Prepare for Your Seder

  • Passover Recipe Hacks 2018: How to Spice up Your Seder

  • How to Survive Hosting Your First Passover Seder

    Easy ways to make hosting your Passover seder less stressful, less time consuming and a lot more fun.

  • On This Date in History: The Tenerife Airport Disaster

  • Viagra Day: 20 Years Ago Today, We Met the Little Blue Pill

  • Heaven’s Gate Mass Suicide: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Marie Newman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • The Last Podcast On The Left: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    A look at the Webby-award winning true crime/horror podcast "The Last Podcast On The Left" featuring Marcus Parks, Ben Kissel & Henry Zebrowski