LifeStyle: Smart Living

The Fascinating, Fantastical History of the Easter Basket

Tuesday  00:36,   13 march 2018
Southern Living

These days, baskets overflowing with candy and colorful eggs are as synonymous with Easter as Christmas trees are with Christmas. Related gallery: 10 Fun, Homemade Easter Basket Ideas the Whole Family Will[...]

The 5 Worst Types of Bosses and What to Do About Them

Monday  21:46,   12 march 2018

Is your boss a newbie, credit-grabbing narcissist, or micromanager? Here's what to do.Have you ever had a terrible boss? Of course--we all have. But what do you do about it? It may be tempting to quit, but that's not often practical. And[...]

Frida Kahlo Would Not Have Approved of Being Turned Into a Barbie Doll

Monday  19:56,   12 march 2018

Her family reportedly isn't happy about it, either.In a statement released by Kahlo's family, the artist's great-niece is listed as "the sole owner of the rights of the image of the illustrious Mexican painter Frida Kahlo." Mara de Anda Romeo,[...]

The Percentage of Women Who Believe Having a Baby Will Hurt Their Career Is Way Too High

Saturday  02:30,   10 march 2018

Having a baby is one of the few things that can truly change every aspect of your life, and though most of those changes are for the better, becoming a parent is undoubtedly difficult and can be scary at times. In a study conducted by PwC[...]

Shelter provides dogs with big, comfy chairs to make them feel at home

Friday  17:10,   09 march 2018

Chairs that would otherwise end up in the trash are getting a second life helping shelter dogs feel at home until they get adopted."They love their chairs," Erin Buckmaster, the volunteer executive director for the Knox County Humane Society in[...]

Here’s A Great Reason To Give Someone’s Hand A Squeeze

Friday  00:53,   09 march 2018
Southern Living

If you have ever held a child’s hand while they get a shot—or had someone hold yours when you’re on the receiving end of the needle—it’s a welcome sign of support. According to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of [...]

The Best Time To Call Out Sick From Work, According To Science

Thursday  23:51,   08 march 2018

We all have those days when calling in sick to work just seems like the only option. I know I’ve been there — laying in bed, looking at the clock and counting down the minutes until I have to make a final decision. Because bills don’t pay [...]

Treating Our Dogs Like They're Our Babies Is Actually Really Important, According to Science

Thursday  21:00,   08 march 2018

"Who's a good boy?! Who?! Is it you?! It's YOU!" - every dog owner ever, at any time of day, whether or not their boy was technically doing anything to qualify him as "good."If you're a pet owner, particularly of the[...]

The Only 2 States That Don’t Observe Daylight Saving Time

Thursday  02:00,   08 march 2018
Reader's Digest

On the second Sunday of March, Americans around the country wake up a little more groggy and a lot more annoyed than usual, knowing that they lost an hour of sleep. The United States officially adopted Daylight Saving Time (yes, not[...]

This Dog Was Returned to the Shelter for Being 'Too Nice.' We Think She's Perfect

Wednesday  22:51,   07 march 2018

Helena is what's known as a "Velcro dog" who always wants to be close to the ones she loves. On Monday, Helena the dog's former owner gave her up to an animal shelter in Atlanta, Georgia. The reason provided? Helena is just "too[...]

How well do you understand office jargon? Here are some phrases.

Wednesday  17:23,   07 march 2018

Take this quiz to check how well you understand office[...]

29 Empowering Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month

Saturday  01:26,   03 march 2018

<p>It's Women's History Month, and there's no better month to make a difference than this one.</p>To celebrate, we wanted to find even more ways to empower ourselves. Whether you want to make personal changes or take political[...]

This Is Why the Letter “Q” Is Almost Always Followed by “U”

Thursday  19:05,   01 march 2018
Reader's Digest

Some things make naturally perfect pairs: peanut butter and jelly, shoes and socks, macaroni and cheese, yin and yang. The letters Q and U also fall into that category. Very rarely does the letter Q appear in an English word without its buddy U[...]

Indoor and outdoor workout tips to keep your dog healthy and active

Monday  19:47,   26 february 2018
Men's Fitness

Getting yourself to the gym can be a significant challenge. It’s even tougher when you can’t drive, you lack opposable thumbs, and your primary skills are “Sit” and “Stay.” Yes: Dogs need to focus on their fitness, too.&nbsp;Yes: Dogs need to[...]

This Is Exactly How Much Money You Need to Make to Be Happy

Monday  21:06,   19 february 2018
Best Life

A study just published in the journal Nature Human Behavior just revised the iconic "$75,000" figure that defines how much you need to make to be happy.The conclusion was that it could, but only to a certain point. Analyzing the responses[...]