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Dad Hand-Me-Downs

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Courage: The Forgotten Virtue

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Change the “Why” of Exercise

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narcissism

Written by Ryan Chase We’ve all experienced the frustration of dealing with self-centered individuals, and sometimes we’re the guilty party. Narcissism, which can even reach the severity of a diagnosable personality disorder, takes selfishness to the next level: attention seeking becomes extreme, manipulation defines relationships, and empathy disappears. The term “narcissism” comes from the Greek …

Products that maybe shouldn’t exist   Weed Chocolate: “Hides the cannabis flavor” so you can enjoy taking your medicine even more? According to the Venice Cookie Company, the 4.20 bars are incredibly potent with 6-12 doses per bar depending on your tolerance. Just make sure you keep this candy away from the kids. The Tool …

plasma donation

Written by Caitlin Schille The plasma donation business has ballooned into an enormous industry, and the demand allows plasma donors to be paid for their donation. People looking to make a quick buck can spend an hour or two donating their plasma for payouts of $40 or more per visit. Some question whether this is …

Written by Kayley Meden As summer persists, what better way to enjoy your day than taking a hike? Not only is it a good means of exercise, but a recent study shows that taking a hike or walk through nature can not only lighten your mood and be a source of peace and quiet, but …

laptop infertility

Myth of the Month Have you ever heard that men can become infertile from using a laptop on their lap? If you have and thought it sounded like an old wives’ tale or medical myth, think again. Researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook conducted a study to find out just …

And other microwave questions By Angela Silva Rumors have circulated for years regarding the safety of using microwaves. But are they actually causing harm to our food and our bodies? Take a big sigh of relief over that microwave popcorn you just ate, because microwaves are perfectly safe and actually one of the best methods …

10 fashions you thought were dead but are very alive Jumpsuits Picking out shorts/pants to match a shirt seemed to be too much work for some girls in the ‘80s, so what did designers do? They made full-body articles of clothing, and named them jumpsuits. Fast-forward to 2015, and jumpsuits are back with a stylish …

Top social media apps you should check out Path- This is social media for your family. Everyone has those moments where we want to put stuff on facebook, but maybe it is a little too personal. Or maybe you feel bad for posting that two hundredth baby picture. Path is perfect for this because instead …

Knowing the difference between simple forgetfulness and the signs of dementia. Written by Caitlin Schille Everyone has experienced forgetfulness, whether it’s an overdue library book, late utility bill, or an ignored email from your boss. Some people are naturally more prone to be forgetful and scatterbrained than others. As it happens, being forgetful is a …

Myth of the Month A guide to medications that are past their prime. We’ve all experienced it: reaching into the cabinet only to find medicine labeled with an “EXP” date from the past, not the future. Here lies the choice: go to the doctor and get a new prescription, or just use the old stuff? …