Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
Report Says More Ticks Survived Winter — Look Out for Lyme Disease This Summer
A new report indicates that there is likely a larger population of deer ticks this season, meaning there are more tiny carriers of Lyme disease to look out for.
Skin Cancer 101: What You Need to Know & How to Check Yourself
The sun is now out in full force, and along with the warm weather come certain added risks for our bodies—particularly skin cancer.
5 Ways Gardening Is Great for Your Health
Gardening can do wonderful things for your health. Even if you only have enough space to put plants in a few pots on a patio, a little bit of gardening can go a long way.
Healthy Ways to Cure That Hangover (Attention: St. Patrick’s Day Enthusiasts)
Ever had a little too much to drink one night and felt horrible in the morning? There are numerous ways to cope with a hangover, some far healthier than others.
10 Tips for Throwing the Best Super Bowl Party of All Time
So you want to throw the Super Bowl of Super Bowl parties, huh? We’ve all been there. Nothing makes you the toast of the town quite like a supremely awesome Super Bowl party does. It can be done, but how?
5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Year-End Bonus
This is the time of year when some of us find a little extra in our paychecks, or get a nice fat bonus after we’ve already been paid. It’s a great way to end the year, but if you don’t plan ahead and think it through, that bonus could disappear quickly…
Black Friday 2013 — A Guide to the Best Deals in Stores and Online
Black Friday has grown into a weekend of consumer-oriented festivities starting as early as 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. We've put together a guide as to who’s open when and what kinds of deals you can find when you shop, either at brick-and-mortar stores or on the Web:
5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More
Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think …
5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids and Grandparents Busy Over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving means the whole family—in-laws, distant cousins, grandparents and grandchildren—gets together to share a meal, catch up and generally spend some quality time together. If you're the host, it can be a challenge to entertain such a broad gathering of people.
5 Hilarious Calls Made to the Butterball Turkey Hotline
We aren’t all master chefs accustomed to cooking huge meals for dozens people, so the kind folks at Butterball have been answering all our Thanksgiving-turkey-cooking-related questions for years. And during that time, they've had some funny calls.
These 8 Companies Will Hire the Most Seasonal Workers in 2013
With November's arrival, we're fast approaching the holiday shopping season, and with that time of year comes seasonal-employment opportunities. Whether you’re between jobs or in the midst of a lengthy job search, or if you’re in school and need to earn some cash during the break, seasonal work can …
5 Fun Ways to Reuse Your Halloween Pumpkin
You may have noticed a pumpkin or two around the neighborhood lately. Okay, maybe more than two. They're everywhere. This means you’ve probably fallen victim to at least a little bit of the hype and purchased some Halloween pumpkins. But what do you do with them in just a f…