christmas beard

7 festive ways to get your beard into the holiday spirit

With Christmas fast approaching, anyone celebrating had better get to decorating if they haven’t already. But why limit yourself to your home? All the tinsel and lights in the world will definitely make your place look festive, but that’s the only place you or anyone else will see it. And while Christmas sweaters and car window antlers are excellent mediums of mobile merriment, readers with facial hair can totally take the holidays up a...

spookiest places

These top 6 spookiest places on the planet are sure to give you the shivers

For many of us, a gaggle of troubled youths in half-assed costumes growling "trick or treat" is enough to make Halloween scary. But in some parts of the world, things get real. Here are our top 6 spookiest places on the planet: 6) Island of the Dolls, Mexico On Lake Teshuilo near Mexico City lies the island La Isla de la Munecas (The Island of the Dolls). Legend has it that during the 1920s, three young girls...

self carving pumpkin

Watch a spooky pumpkin carve itself using dry ice!

It’s the time of year to start slicing up everyone’s favorite squash—the pumpkin. We know how boring it can be making a plain ol’ jack-o-lantern, so why not have some fun with it? CrazyRussianHacker from YouTube has it all figured out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=0&v=z0-Omt-naMQ This fun party trick is simple—all it requires is a freshly-carved pumpkin, a plastic bag filled with water, and some dry ice. Carve your pumpkin normally before replacing all the pieces. Drop the dry...

50 Memorial Day quotes

50 Memorial Day quotes

Memorial Day in America is more than a federal holiday that gives people a day off — it's a day dedicated to remembering the men and women who died serving in the United States Armed Forces. And while the citizens of America should be grateful every day to those who have sacrificed their lives for our… (more…)

Spring cleaning for health

Spring cleaning for health

It is spring…well, now it is almost summer, but some of us are just now getting to spring cleaning, the deep-down cleaning where even the base boards get washed and we throw out, donate, or recycle otherwise stuff that we have not used in a while. Yes, spring cleaning is something many do to keep a clean, balanced house. The thing is, though, we should also engage in spring cleaning for our health. We...

12 writers share their mothers' weirdest email habits

12 writers share their mothers’ weirdest email habits

If you have a mom and your mom has Internet, you probably have stories of your mom's email and Facebook use. Maybe yours is one of those moms who fits the entire email into the subject line, leaving a lot of white space and a "Sent from my iPhone" signature. Maybe your mom is deep into… (more…)

Probiotics may provide seasonal allergy relief

Probiotics may provide seasonal allergy relief

Probiotics are good for your gut, your mental health — and now, your seasonal allergies, according to a new study review published in the journal International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. Researchers pored over data already collected from 23 randomized trials involving 1,900 people, with 17 trials showing people with seasonal allergies improved from probiotics. Participants… (more…)

Mother's Day 2015: Top 12 gift ideas for the techie mom

Mother’s Day 2015: Top 12 gift ideas for the techie mom

Mother's day is almost upon us and we know lots of you are wondering what to get your mom this year. Not all mothers are the same and some may not appreciate the typical flowers, cards and candy as they would a smartphone, tablet or some other kind of tech. So we have compiled a list… (more…)

May the Fourth be with you! 10 quotes for Star Wars Day

May the Fourth be with you! 10 quotes for Star Wars Day

Around the world, May 4 is known to sci-fi junkies as Star Wars Day. The day was created to honor the famous film franchise. Why was May 4 designated Star Wars Day? So that people could have a play off the trademark line "May the force be with you" and celebrate saying the pun-tastic line: "May… (more…)

4 Earth Day apps to download now

4 Earth Day apps to download now

Earth Day was created in 1970 when it was first celebrated by Denis Hayes. Since then, millions of people have joined the celebration making it the largest secular holiday in the world. According to a recent report from personal finance website WalletHub, the most eco-friendly states in the United States are: Vermont, Oregon, New York, Minnesota,… (more…)