LifeStyle: Smart Living

Are You a Toxic Coworker?

Tuesday  22:51,   13 february 2018

Are You a Toxic[...]

Why Don't Valentine Hearts Look Like Real Hearts?

Friday  19:11,   09 february 2018
Mental Floss

Images of two-lobed hearts are all over everything this month: candy, cards, decorations, etc. But why does the ubiquitous heart symbol not look anything like an actual human heart?The symbol goes at least as far back as the 1400s, when it appeared[...]

6 Signs Your Dog Might Be Depressed—And What You Can Do About It

Monday  17:50,   05 february 2018
Rodale's Organic Life

“Help, my dog is depressed!” sounds like the name of a really bad reality TV show that exemplifies first-world problems. Except, your pooch really can get depressed. Just like people, pups can fall into a funk that just won’t go away. And the[...]

The Bizarre Reason February Only Has 28 Days

Friday  20:01,   02 february 2018
Reader's Digest

February is a terrible month. By the time it arrives, we’re sick of the cold, sick of our winter clothes, and in many cases, just plain old sick. Fortunately, it’s a short month—just 28 days. But why? Turns out, it’s not because everyone in the[...]

This Quirky Rule of Grammar Makes You Sound Smarter Than You Actually Are

Friday  00:40,   02 february 2018

According to most smart people, only smart people use this ancient and oft-neglected rule of grammar. (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = [...]

This Is Why Your Neighbor Has a Different Area Code Than You Do

Tuesday  18:16,   30 january 2018
Best Life

It's no coincidence that your phone number starts with one area code and your neighbor's starts with another. Discover how area codes are really determined.So, if you and your neighbor have the same ZIP code, why don’t your area codes match, [...]

11 Signs You Might Be an Empath

Saturday  00:41,   27 january 2018

If you hear “empath” and think, Oh, you can read minds? you actually wouldn’t be too far off. While the trait isn’t exactly cinematic ESP, empaths are deeply attuned to what people around them are feeling—emotionally and physically—and experience[...]

'We Made Little Spring Rolls With Their Feet.' These Bears Are Getting Special Treatment for Their Wildfire-Burned Paws

Thursday  23:10,   25 january 2018

Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires.(SAN FRANCISCO) — Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture [...]

6 Surprising Ways To Complain Better—And Ultimately, Less

Tuesday  21:05,   23 january 2018
Rodale's Organic Life

We’ve all been there: finding ourselves complaining endlessly about something pointless, insignificant, or just plain out-of-our-control. Complaining about the little things is almost second nature to many of us. We’ve all been there:[...]

Why You’re a Dog Person or Cat Person

Saturday  01:10,   20 january 2018
Best Life

Being a dog person or cat person is more tied to your personality than you think. Find out what makes you prefer cute kittens or adorable dogs.Research findings presented at the Association for Psychological Science annual meeting reveal that, much[...]

Are you a human thesaurus? Test yourself!

Thursday  23:21,   18 january 2018

<p>How good are you with synonyms and antonyms? Take this[...]

Why Chronically Late People Are Actually More Successful

Thursday  18:21,   11 january 2018

Being late a lot doesn't mean you're destined to fail. In fact, it might mean you've got what it takes to outshine everybody else. (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type =[...]

10 Subtle Signs Your Pet Is Trying To Tell You That She’s Sick

Thursday  00:16,   11 january 2018

For most of us, our pets are part of the family. When a family member isn’t feeling well, you do what you can to help them out of their funk. However, when it comes to animals, things aren’t quite so simple. While we may be able to sense that our[...]

11 Things Introverts Know to Be True

Tuesday  22:53,   09 january 2018

I'm not in the habit of putting any one group of people into a box. No matter how any of us characterize our personalities - introvert, extrovert, ambivert, whatever - we're all unique and diverse and lovely in our own nonconforming ways,[...]

7 Monopoly hacks to ensure that you win every time

Tuesday  21:43,   09 january 2018

Two gaming experts provide tips, tricks, and hacks to pretty much ensure that you win at Monopoly every single time.Early on in the game, players tend to be choosy with which properties they buy, but Monopoly experts say that's the worst[...]