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10 easy ways to win the battle against winter static
10 easy ways to win the battle against winter static Life February 12, 2017
I’ve — ZAP! — been getting struck by static electricity all — ZAP! — winter long, it seems. Here are some tips I’ve found…
Never order anything from these online retailers
Never order anything from these online retailers Mobile & Electronics January 27, 2017
If something seems too good to be true… In the past few years, several online clothing retailers have popped up,…
The easiest way to clean a cast iron skillet
The easiest way to clean a cast iron skillet Life January 15, 2017
Let’s face it — food always seems to taste best when it’s cooked on a cast iron pan. How to…
This simple morning routine will set you up for a successful day, every day
This simple morning routine will set you up for a successful day, every day Life January 2, 2017
They don’t call it the “miracle morning” for nothing. Author Hal Elrod wrote the book The Miracle Morning after a traumatic car…
6 ways to avoid catching the flu (without getting a flu shot)
6 ways to avoid catching the flu (without getting a flu shot) Health September 27, 2016
The arrival of cooler weather comes with one serious drawback — the start of cold and flu season. According to…
Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100,000 after more than a decade
Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100,000 after more than a decade Money & Credit August 24, 2016
The story of 80-year-old Wanda Witter is unlike anything you’ve seen before. Witter has been living homeless with documents stuffed in…
This one kitchen appliance can do the cooking and cleaning — at the same time
This one kitchen appliance can do the cooking and cleaning — at the same time Life July 28, 2016
It’s hard to think of the dishwasher as a cooking appliance, but you’ll be convinced once you taste what comes…
You’ll never be able to guess how this woman lost 124 pounds
You’ll never be able to guess how this woman lost 124 pounds July 25, 2016
It’s safe to say Justine McCabe has had a series of hard knocks. Read more: A homeless teen who biked to…
You’ve been showering all wrong, and it could be damaging your skin and hair
You’ve been showering all wrong, and it could be damaging your skin and hair Health June 3, 2016
There’s nothing like a hot shower to help us get up and at ’em in the mornings. (Well, coffee may…
Women shocked by how much they’ve spent on makeup… Here’s how to save
Women shocked by how much they’ve spent on makeup… Here’s how to save Shopping & Retail May 2, 2016
http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 When it comes to makeup, many women can be pretty particular about the brands they use. But how much…
This trick will get you brighter, cleaner laundry at a fraction of the cost
This trick will get you brighter, cleaner laundry at a fraction of the cost Holiday Shopping April 1, 2016
  Baking soda can do wonders around the house! There’s no reason to buy expensive or dangerous cleaning products, bleaches…
These 25 colleges had the biggest tuition hikes
These 25 colleges had the biggest tuition hikes Education March 10, 2016
On March 4, the University of Southern California announced its tuition for the 2016-2017 school year will surpass $50,000 for…
This beer maker issued a recall over concerns of glass particles inside the bottles
This beer maker issued a recall over concerns of glass particles inside the bottles Health March 10, 2016
Constellation Brands has voluntarily recalled certain Corona Extra 12-packs and 18-packs in the U.S. Read more: Health benefits of coffee…
Here’s how the government spends your tax money
Here’s how the government spends your tax money Money & Credit March 7, 2016
With another tax season upon us, many people may be wondering what the government does with all the money we…
These 5 household items will help you whiten your smile
These 5 household items will help you whiten your smile Life March 6, 2016
Pearly white teeth don’t come easily. The drug store is full of whitening products and the dentist will sell you…
Here’s a list of all 140 Sports Authority stores that are set to close
Here’s a list of all 140 Sports Authority stores that are set to close Shopping & Retail March 4, 2016
Sports Authority announced this week that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Read more: If you have gift…
These household items remove makeup just as well as expensive wipes
These household items remove makeup just as well as expensive wipes Life March 2, 2016
Don’t spend a lot of money on makeup remover cloths — these everyday items work just as well and cost…
You may be shocked to learn how much sugar you’re drinking every day
You may be shocked to learn how much sugar you’re drinking every day Health March 2, 2016
The World Health Organization recommends adults only consume six teaspoons of sugar a day. But the average person eats a…
8 handy ways to use a hair dryer around the house
8 handy ways to use a hair dryer around the house Life February 29, 2016
Blowing up an air mattress. Opening a sealed envelope without damage. Getting the wrinkles out of a T-shirt. Read more:…
Billionaire Mark Cuban’s awesome advice to whoever wins the Powerball jackpot
Billionaire Mark Cuban’s awesome advice to whoever wins the Powerball jackpot Money & Credit January 13, 2016
Life after winning the lottery stories are numerous and often pretty awful, so billionaire Netflix mogul and Dallas Mavericks owner…
22 popular toys ranked from least to most dangerous
22 popular toys ranked from least to most dangerous Shopping & Retail December 21, 2015
With the holiday season upon us, gift-giving is in full swing. Though generally an exciting time, holiday shopping can also…
The 10 most popular beers in America
The 10 most popular beers in America Life October 13, 2015
When it comes to beer, what are Americans drinking? Turns out, it's the most affordable brands that are winning this…