The Eight Weirdest Sick Day Excuses People Have Used This Year

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 28% of us have used a fake excuse to call in sick to work this year. And 31% of bosses say they've tried to catch employees faking it. 15% say they've even driven by someone's house before. Read more...

11 Bad Combinations of Household Products

Most of us grew up hearing that you should never mix bleach and ammonia, and that's true.  But there are lots of other common household products that should never come near each other.  Buzzfeed has a good list to keep handy. Read more...

Six Ways to End a Fight

Here are a few quick ways to end the next fight you have with your significant other . . . 1.  Explain their argument back to them. It sounds weird, but try explaining the argument from their side. That way, you'll know if you're misunderstanding them. Read more...

54% of Americans Believe in Ghosts, and 13% Say They've Lived Somewhere Haunted

Just in time for Halloween, there's a new survey out on paranormal activity. And apparently more than half of us believe in ghosts. Here are five statements, with stats on how many people agreed with them. Read more...

Public Speaking Is Only Our Fifth Biggest Fear Now, Here Are the Top Five

According to a new report, walking alone at night is now our number one fear. Researchers at Chapman University in Southern California just released the results of a national survey. Here are the top five things we're afraid of. Read more...

Should You Rent or Buy? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

For many people, moving time means decision time: Do we buy a home or find a place to rent? This dilemma doesn't just face young people starting out, but it also stumps established professionals relocating for a job and empty nesters who have sold the big family home. Read more...

Is Breakfast Really That Good For You?

A study released over the summer says eating breakfast will help you lose weight, but another released just this week says skipping the meal will help you trim down. So which one is true? Let's break down these conflicting studies. Read more...

Five Random Facts For Friday

Here are some random facts for you.  1.  Teddy bears, which were named after Teddy Roosevelt, were a huge hit.  So a toy company tried to recreate the formula with the next president, William Howard Taft, and sold stuffed possums called Billy Possums.  They did not catch on.  Read more...

People with Pugs Make the Most Money, and Seven More Stats About Dog Owners

According to a new survey of 2,000 dog owners, people with PUGS earn the most money, and they're also the most likely to be happily married.  Here are seven more things the survey found. Read more...

The Ten Things You Do on a First Date That Make Someone Not Want a Second

It's amazing anyone's able to relax and have a normal conversation on a first date, considering how much judging is going on, and how even one little mistake can ruin things. A new survey asked people the rudest things someone can do on a first date that would make them not want a second date. Read more...

The Ten Worst Cities to Be in During a Zombie Apocalypse

When the zombie apocalypse hits, you want to be anywhere but in a city. But what's the worst city to be in? Someone looked at a bunch of factors, from population to the number of hardware stores, for weapons and supplies. Read more...

The Wife of a Kansas City Royal Gave a Waiter a World Series Ticket as a Tip

Wade Davis is a relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, and he's been lights out in the eighth inning this year. But his wife Katelyn is in the news right now too, for being a very good tipper. Read more...

The Seven Ways You're Most Likely to Meet "The One"

According to a new survey, almost half of couples who end up getting married either meet through mutual friends, or through work. Researchers asked over 10,000 married couples how they met. Here are the seven most-common answers. Read more...

Are Women’s Halloween Costumes Too Sexy?

Halloween is just around the corner and many of you will have your thinking caps on and artistic hands at the ready to get started on your costumes. For all you Halloween enthusiast, the more gruesome and scarier the better, but for the 'keeping it cool' kinda' guys the conventional witch's hat and broom does the trick too. Read more...

Three Seemingly Harmful Things That Make You Live Longer

Obviously you'll live longer if you do things like eat right and exercise.  But Cracked.com has a list of some NOT-so-obvious things that help.  Here are three seemingly harmful things that can make you live longer. Read more...

Five Random Facts For Thursday

Here are some random facts for you. 1.  The official state vegetable of Oklahoma is the watermelon.  Which is a fruit. Read more...

Three Ways To Be Funnier

You might think being funny is something you're born with, and you either have it or you don't.  And yeah, on this show . . . WE have it.  But there are right ways and wrong ways to be funny.  So MSN Living has three tips to help. Read more...

Does the Season You Were Born in Affect Your Personality?

 If you believe in the whole astrology thing, maybe you'll hear this and say DUH.  But now there's some actual science behind it.  According to a new study, the season you were born might determine certain things about your PERSONALITY. Read more...

10 Things That Shorten Your Life

 Here are 10 things you're doing that might be SHORTENING your life.  Happy Wednesday! Read more...

The 10 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever

Losing pounds doesn't have to be torture (we're looking at you, cayenne-pepper cleanse). Adopt at least three of these behaviors — they're simple to integrate into your day-to-day routine, and all are enthusiastically backed by nutritionists — and you'll be thinner and healthier in days. (Plus, the weight will stay off.) Read more...

Three Reasons You're in a Bad Mood This Morning

 Do you ever wake up in a bad mood, and you're not sure WHY?  Here are three possible reasons, according to science. Read more...

This Year's College Freshmen Were in Kindergarten During 9/11, and Have Never Known Life Without "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"

Beloit College in Wisconsin just released their annual "Mindset List" . . . where they list a bunch of things about college freshmen that'll make you feel ancient.  This year's freshmen were born in 1996, so here are some highlights about their mindset . . . Read more...

What Does Each State Buy the Most on eBay?

eBay just analyzed millions of purchases from the past two years, and figured out what each U.S. state buys the most.  And somehow the answer for all 50 states ISN'T a crappy cell phone car charger that breaks in two weeks. Read more...

A Guy Fakes His Own Death to Get Out of His Wedding

It's totally natural to have cold feet before your wedding. It is NOT natural to react like this. 23-year-old Tucker Blandford of Stamford, Connecticut was engaged to 23-year-old Alex Lanchester of West Midlands, England, they met in 2012 when she was studying at the University of Connecticut. Read more...

Emotional Video Of Dad's Dance With His Daughter Who Has A Disability, Might Save Her

12-year-old McKenzie Carey lives in Dallas, Georgia, outside Atlanta.  And when she was 18 months old, she was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease, which affects your cells and leaves you with basically no energy. Read more...