Three Reasons You Shouldn't Sleep Next to Your Cell Phone

According to a recent study, 44% of us sometimes or always sleep with our cell phone within reach. Because we like to watch stuff before bed, play games, and use it as an alarm clock. But here are three reasons NOT to. Read more...

Three Women Find the Same Guy Is Dating All of Them, So They Team Up to Surprise Him

This is straight out of a movie. Literally, they just made a bad Cameron Diaz movie called "The Other Woman" where this happens. 20-year-old Charlie Fisher of Hertfordshire, England has been dating THREE different women without them knowing about each other. That would be fine if things weren't serious, but he's been with all three for at least seven months. Read more...

How Many People Will Go With a "Classic" Halloween Costume This Year Like a Witch or Pirate?

If you don't want to think up a creative Halloween costume this year, and just want to cut two holes in a sheet and call yourself a ghost, we have good news:  "Classic" Halloween costumes are cool again. Read more...

The State With the Rudest Drivers Is Idaho, And the State Which Hates Your Driving the Most

Usually in surveys that rank the 50 states, Idaho finishes somewhere in the middle, because in general, people don't have strong opinions on Idaho.  NOT THIS TIME.  Today, we all unite AGAINST Idaho.  A new nationwide survey asked people which state has the rudest drivers.  And somehow, Idaho came in first.  Why?  The main reason is they drive too slowly. Read more...

Two Pen Pals Lost Touch in 1997, Randomly Reconnected on OkCupid, and Just Got Married

Back in 1994, Piper Goodeve was a high school freshman in Wilton, New Hampshire, and became pen pals with a freshman in Amherst, Massachusetts named Gabriel Vaughan.  Yes, before the internet, high school kids had pen pals. Read more...

Think You’re Addicted to Your Phone? There’s a New App to Tell You

In today’s hyper-connected world, meditation and relaxation-focused resource Calm gives you a much-needed mental break during the day, and can help you quiet the spinning wheels in your head when it’s time to sleep at night. Now the company is rolling out a second application called Checky, designed more to make you aware of how often you’re using your smartphone. Read more...

Americans Are the 12th Happiest People in the World, But Who is Number One?

You wouldn't believe this with the stuff people constantly post on Facebook and Twitter, but overall, we're pretty happy with our lives.   Gallup just released the results of its annual study on how HAPPY people are with their lives around the world, and Americans came in 12th out of 135 countries. Read more...

Five Random Facts For Wednesday

Here are some random facts for you . . . 1. One out of nine siblings have the same first initial . . . siblings are about 50% more likely to have the same first initial than two random people. Read more...

What Habit in the Bedroom Bothers You the Most?

Is it even possible to share a bedroom with someone who doesn't do at least ONE thing that drives you crazy? Someone call science and get them to work on that. Until they do, we'll talk about this . . . Read more...

Five Food Cravings and What They Might Mean

In 1982, a guy named Steven Callahan survived 76 days at sea by collecting rainwater and catching fish. And after a while, he started craving weird, GROSS parts of the fish, like the EYEBALLS. It turned out it was because the eyes had certain nutrients in them that his body desperately needed. Read more...

The Top 10 Reasons We Want to Move

Do you ever find yourself standing outside the bathroom in the morning, waiting for your husband or wife or kid to finish, and think to yourself, "That's it! We're moving"? We agree, totally reasonable. Read more...

Women Are More Likely to End a Relationship, But Take a Lot Longer to Get Over It

Think about this before you dump your boyfriend because your friends convince you you'd absolutely kill it on Tinder. He will be killing it on Tinder while you're still home mourning. Read more...

5 Foods This Nutritionist Won't Eat

Although the internet, TV and magazines have given people the tools to become "diet experts," the truth remains that the strongest evidence we have on what to eat and what to skip come from the peer-reviewed journals. This research helps us understand why and how a probiotic can affect gut health, why an orange may prevent mental decline and why whole grains may help to fight against certain cancers. Read more...

Women Would Rather Look Young Than Skinny, Plus the Top 10 Signs They're Aging

This is a sad but interesting debate, ladies:  Would you rather have people say you look young, or that you look thin?  According to a new survey, the best compliment is young.  The people in the survey were all women, aged 35 and older.  I'm assuming 20-year-old women don't care if people tell them they look young.  But you will one day, lady, you will. Read more...

Five Random Facts For Tuesday

Here are some random facts for you . . . 1.  Over half of the edits on Wikipedia are made by 0.7% of its users, around 500 hardcore Wikipedia users who basically spend all of their free time editing it. Read more...

Grandmas on Facebook Keep Accidentally Tagging Themselves as Grandmaster Flash

This is a great example of the unexpected side effects of old people using technology. Apparently, grandmas around the world keep accidentally tagging themselves on Facebook as Grandmaster Flash. Read more...

Bad News, Comfort Food Is a Myth

Next time you're feeling down and decide to eat your favorite comfort food, a five-gallon drum of macaroni-and-cheese, I hope this doesn't ruin it for you. It turns out comfort food is just a MYTH. Read more...

Three Unhealthy Things You've Done in the Last Hour

You don't smoke, eat junk food, or drink too much. But there are some unhealthy things that pretty much everyone does on a daily basis. Here are three random ones you've probably done in the last hour. Read more...

Scientists Prove the Key to a Happy Marriage Is If the Wife Is Happy

"Happy wife, happy life" isn't just a cliché dads tell their sons on their wedding day.  Science just proved it. A new study from Rutgers University in New Jersey found that the biggest key to a happy marriage is how happy the woman is. Read more...

How You Can Eat to Beat Back Pain

When it comes to inflammation, a known cause for back pain, it’s true that you are what you eat. Many foods have been shown to reduce inflammation, as well as to increase it. So when you have back pain, diet may help you avoid it. You just have to carefully choose your foods so you can reduce back pain and maintain good nutrition. Read more...

A Cat Jumped From the 17th Floor and Survived

On Sunday, a guy in Vancouver named Joel Isfeld noticed his eight-month-old cat, Cleo, had gotten out onto his balcony.    And before he could grab her, Cleo JUMPED.  Unfortunately, Joel lives on the 17th floor of his apartment building. Read more...

85% of Us Drink at Least Three Cups of Coffee a Day

It's a good thing coffee probably isn't that bad for you, because, wow, we drink a lot of it. A new survey of 10,000 people who work full-time jobs found that 85% drink at least three cups of coffee a day. Read more...

Five Random Facts For Monday

Here are some random facts for you . . . 1.  There's a Hawaiian island called Ni'ihau that's been owned by one family for several generations, and the two brothers who own it turned down $1 billion from the U.S. government to buy it. 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...