Why Do We Gravitate Toward Middle Items When We Shop?
When you’re at the grocery store and reach for certain brands, is it because you trust them or because they’re simply where you can best see them? Researchers say it could be a little of both.
Americans Waste a Whopping $165 Million Worth of Food Each Year
Want an easy way to shave $2,300 off your annual budget? Stop throwing away so much food. According to a new study, almost half of the food Americans buy every year winds up in the trash — a 50 percent increase since the 1970s.
Have Another! Researchers Say Booze Helps Creativity at Work
For time eternal, musicians, writers and artists have had a special relationship with booze. Alcoholism does have a genetic component, but new research indicates something else may be responsible for the drunken antics of your favorite rock stars: knocking back a few makes people more creative.
Walking While Texting Is More Dangerous Than You May Think
We all know about the dangers of texting while driving — but what about texting while walking?
Which Airports are America’s Germiest? [VIDEO]
People who come home with a cold after a vacation often blame their fellow passengers on the plane — but as it turns out, it’s actually airports that are probably the culprit. And some are worse than others.
What Are the Safest and Most Dangerous Cities for Drivers?
Lots of Americans eat well and exercise to ward off diseases like hypertension and cancer — but how’s your driving? Car crashes are among the leading causes of death in the US, and where you live could affect how much danger you’re in.
Study Finds Americans Have Way Too Much Stuff
Fans of HGTV’s popular show House Hunters know that one of the most common things people look for when purchasing a new home is more storage space — bigger closets, bigger garages, bigger basements. And according to a recent study, it’s no wonder: we’re drowning in our own clutter.
Can Eating Lunch at Your Desk Actually Hurt Your Productivity?
These days, it’s not uncommon for employees to stay at their desks during their lunch hours and eat their midday meals while they continue to work. But is that really the best use of their time?
New Airport Body Scanners Could Reveal More About You Than You Realize
If you think airport security screenings are already too invasive, you probably won’t like this. Within the next couple of years, the Department of Homeland Security will begin using laser-based molecular scanners at airports and border crossings. And what they reveal could surprise you.
Principal Causes Uproar By Banning Kindergarteners from Singing ‘God Bless the USA’ at Graduation
The principal at a Coney Island, NY elementary school is under fire from both parents and some members of the community after she banned the kids from singing Lee Greenwood’s patriotic anthem ‘God Bless the USA’ at a kindergarten graduation. But you won’t believe what she says they can sing.
Woman Defies the Odds and Wins $1 Million Lottery Twice — On the Same Day [VIDEO]
The odds of picking winning lottery numbers are remarkably slim — let alone doing it twice with the exact same numbers. Yet that’s what happened to a Virginia woman who won a $1 million Powerball lottery twice on the same day.
Recent College Graduates Having a Ridiculously Tough Time Finding Work
As the debate rages over whether getting a college degree is worth the money, a new set of statistics is giving many people pause — seems half of recent college grads are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge.