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Signs You May Be Suffering From OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has become a bit of a buzzword. While we use it tongue and cheek to describe our reactions to many things in life, OCD is a real mental health issue. Everyone has their own idiosyncratic habits that can become a little obsessive from time to time. About 2% of the...
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Florida Man Seeks Help From Sheriff's Office To Test His Illegal Drugs

It's no secret that law enforcement agencies have used social media to trick people into turning themselves in for possessing illegal drugs. But just as our Nigerian prince friend is still is able to access bank accounts in America, the method is effective. Just as 49-year old Douglas Kelly of...
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The Reviews Are in For Broccoli-Flavored Coffee

While coffee chains make thousands of flavor combinations daily, adding broccoli doesn't seem to be in demand. However a coffee chain in Australia has become the first in the world that we know of, to offer broccoli-flavored coffee. The Common Folk Cafe in Melbourne has created the "broccolaté,...
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Student's Test Performance Suffers As Temperatures Rise

There's a good reason school is in recess over the summer. Research suggest that hot weather harms children's chances of doing well in exams. The Harvard study found that for every half degree increase of room temperature from 70°F, the performance of kids reduces by 1%. That number skyrockets in...
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Ikea Combines Home Pregnancy Test With A Coupon

Ikea is a unique store and one that many soon-to-be-parents head to prepare for their bundles of joy. Now the Swedish chain store is working on an unusual marketing campaign in which it is combining a home pregnancy test with a coupon! It works just like a regular test which relies on antibodies...
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Gummy Vitamins May Be Dangerous To Your Health

One of the most popular vitamin supplements may be hazardous to your health. A recent test of gummy vitamins found a vast majority do not provide the body with the proper nutrients. The test of 50 different multivitamins found that 80% of gummy multivitamins did not meet the standards of dietary...
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To Remember Something, Say it Out Loud

Never seems to fail that you forget why you went into a room, or the name of the person you were introduced to minutes ago. Well there's a fix for that, say it out loud! Researchers at the University of Waterloo tested 95 students over two semesters using four different methods: reading silently,...
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Student Uses 3x5 Note Card Loophole To Cram For A Test

The devil is in the detail and for one lucky student it paid off well. Reb Beatty is an assistant professor at a Community College in Maryland, where he has taught Financial Accounting for years. As with previous classes, the Professor allows students to bring one 3x5 notecard with any information...
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How To Speed Up Your Internet Experience

How much of your day do you stare at that little spinning circle of lines as your computer attempts to switch to a new Internet page or load a video? While we're quick to wag our fingers at the Internet, most of the time it is your computer or equipment you use to connect to the Internet. So we'll...
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Dirty Air May Be The Reason You Feel Bloated And Stressed

Always feeling stressed and bloated at home? While diet and exercise are the first two things you think of to alleviate the symptoms, it may be the air inside your home. China is in the midst of cleaning up its smog filled cities and they have stumbled across some troubling, breathing dirty air...
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