There's a Good Chance You're Wasting Money on That Filtered-Water Pitcher
Published: May 20, 2016 at 5:29pm EST
Your filtered water pitcher, whether it's a Brita or another brand, might not…
How Not to Die, According to Harvard Researchers
Published: May 20, 2016 at 5:19pm EST
Harvard researchers have spent 75 years studying a group of people for their healthy habits, diet, exercise, happiness, and longevity.
How to Give Yourself Vivid, Crazy Dreams
Published: May 3, 2016 at 12:05am EST
Dreams are seemingly totally out of your control, but a few techniques can help you have better, more interesting nighttime experiences.
Choking Dogs and Horror Films: The Strange Case of Dr. Heimlich and His Maneuver
Published: April 24, 2016 at 12:05am EST
When Dr. Henry Heimlich developed his famous maneuver in the 1970s, it was hailed…
How to Know if You're Addicted to Facebook
Published: March 24, 2016 at 5:57pm EST
Facebook and other forms of social media have become so ubiquitous that they might qualify as a verifiable disorder. But why does…
Think Twice Before Buying That Plastic Water Bottle
Published: March 18, 2016 at 11:06am EST
You've probably heard vague warnings about not reusing disposable plastic water bottles, but are they really so bad? And what…
11 Myths About Alcohol You Shouldn't Believe
Published: February 9, 2016 at 12:05am EST
Alcohol is one of the most popular, and therefore most mythologized, substances on Earth. Some of these myths, including the ones…
The 7 Steps to Stopping a Cold in Its Tracks
Published: January 28, 2016 at 11:19am EST
It's impossible to avoid catching a cold at some point in your life, so when you do, follow these steps to return to health in no time.
Myths About Metabolism You Really Shouldn’t Believe
Published: January 22, 2016 at 12:49pm EST
Weight and metabolism are closely linked in popular mythology, but is there a scientific basis for this belief? And if not, what…
Your First Addiction: The Science Behind How TV Rots Your Brain
Published: January 7, 2016 at 10:45am EST
Your parents have probably told you that television rots your brain, but just how bad for you is TV? We turned to the research…
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