LifeStyle: Smart Living

WATCH: The Reason We Celebrate Christmas on December 25th

Thursday  18:55,   07 december 2017
Southern Living

On December 25th, nine in 10 Americans will celebrate Christmas, but few understand why. Everyone knows the trappings associated with the holiday—Christmas trees, red and green ornaments, presents, etc.—but its origins are less[...]

Dogs Are More Intelligent Than Cats, According to Science

Wednesday  22:28,   06 december 2017
Reader's Digest

It’s official: Man’s best friend knows way more secrets about you than you originally thought. Want paw-sitive proof? New research published in the journal Frontiers of Neuroanatomy says dogs could be brainier than cats. Scientists at Vanderbilt[...]

This Is Why Your Dog Follows You Everywhere—Including the Bathroom

Wednesday  01:26,   06 december 2017
Reader's Digest

You’re sitting on the sofa, and there’s your dog, right at your feet. You stand up? He stands up. But then you head to the bathroom, and guess who comes with? Why, your dog, of course. But why? Why does your dog follow you like a shadow, no [...]

The FDA Is Warning Dog Owners to Avoid Bone Treats, After 15 Dogs Died

Wednesday  22:55,   29 november 2017
Country Living

These potentially dangerous treats are available in pet stores across the country.While most pet owners know that it's not a good idea to pass dogs turkey and chicken bones under the table, the FDA says that processed and packaged bone treats sold[...]

11 Mental Health Tips to Avoid Getting Stressed Out Over the Holidays

Monday  19:25,   27 november 2017
Self

Keep your eyes on the January 1 prize.Unfortunately, closing your eyes one second and waking up in springtime the next isn’t an option. What you can do, though, is keep these expert-backed mental health tips on hand to help you get through the[...]

How to Spot a Resume Liar--These 2 Things Should Make You Think Twice

Monday  19:24,   27 november 2017
Inc.

Multiple market pressures and negative perceptions are fueling the growing trend toward dishonesty. Authenticity--that is, truthfulness or showing who you really are--is more important in business than ever. That's because, setting aside the[...]

So THAT'S Why Your Alarm Snoozes For 9 Minutes

Friday  23:52,   24 november 2017
HuffPost

It’s easy to love the snooze button: With one touch, you have nine extra minutes of bedtime bliss. (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src =[...]

This Sheep Farmer Is Famous for His Adorable Selfies With His Dogs

Saturday  00:37,   18 november 2017
Country Living

They don't call them man's best friend for nothing! In a series of four adorable selfies posted by UNILAD, Lance poses with his two sheep dogs (and a sheep!) who cuddled up to him when he was trying to snap a photo of his[...]

The Homework Assignment Every Adult Should Complete

Friday  18:39,   17 november 2017
Rodale Wellness

Adapted from November Project: The Book As the founders of November Project, the free fitness movement that's taking over the country, city by city, we've worked to encourage and motivate hundreds and thousands of people. In 2002, as Bojan[...]

If You Can Solve the Secret Word In This Logic Puzzle, You Might Be a Genius

Thursday  22:32,   09 november 2017
Reader's Digest

Looking to put your critical thinking skills to the test? Look no further. We have a word puzzle that is sure to stump even the most masterful logicians. Presh Talwalkar, a former student of economics and math at Stanford, designed and posted this[...]

If You Can Solve the Secret Word In This Logic Puzzle, You Might Be a Genius

Thursday  22:30,   09 november 2017
Reader's Digest

Looking to put your critical thinking skills to the test? Look no further. We have a word puzzle that is sure to stump even the most masterful logicians. Presh Talwalkar, a former student of economics and math at Stanford, designed and posted this[...]

8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health)

Thursday  22:48,   02 november 2017
Inc.

Studies say that true perfectionists aren't really trying to be perfect, they are avoiding not being good enough. People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals[...]

Science has officially declared humans love dogs more than we love other people.

Thursday  21:13,   02 november 2017
Mamamia

A study has just confirmed what we always knew to be true: people love their four-legged friends more than they love their fellow humans. In a report published in journal Society & Animals, participants were given fake newspaper[...]

This Might Just Stop Your Cat from Scratching Your Sofa to Bits

Wednesday  17:38,   01 november 2017
Architectural Digest

It sucks when two things you love equally don't get along. Take the gorgeous sofa you splurged on and your partner-in-crime cat. It seems she's putting claws to couch just to spite you, turning your living room into a disaster[...]

Noon Used to Mean 3 P.M.—Here’s the Reason Why

Wednesday  00:35,   01 november 2017
Reader's Digest

As you could imagine, telling time was much harder before 1656, when the first mechanical clock was invented. People used sundials, water clocks, candle clocks, timesticks, pendulums, and hourglasses among other timekeeping inventions. With so many[...]