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Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren’t Taught in School

Image: Shutterstock How much of what you learned in school do you still remember? Even more importantly, how much of it do you actually use on a daily basis? Though we may not need to know the Pythagorean theorem or what happened during the ...

Cutting calories leads to significant health benefits, study shows

If you trim out only 300 calories a day -- the equivalent of six Oreo cookies -- that could be all it takes to cut diabetes and heart disease risk, new research suggests.In the study, just over 200 adults younger than 50 with a healthy weight or ...

Low-Profile Tires Are Ruining Modern Cars

The Volkswagen Up GTI I had in France last summer was a dream. It also had 17-inch wheels and low-profile tires. Off the coast, I ran over what seemed to be an innocuous small rock in the road. I knew something was wrong in about the next 10 ...

Russell Westbrook Quietly Asks Rockets Team Doctor If He Needs To Make Free Throw To Pass Physical

Advertisement Share This Story You may also like The Onion | Sports U.S. Soccer Federation Argues It Ridiculous For Female Players To Expect Same Pay As Huge Stars Like Daniel Lovitz, Djordje… Wednesday 2:20pm The ...

This Range Extender Won’t Work Miracles, But It Doesn’t Have To For $14

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.    TP-Link N300 Range Extender | $14 | Amazon | Clip the on-page coupon Wi-Fi range extenders aren’t a networking cure-all, but if there’s one spot in your house with ...

Prenatal opioid exposure may lower IQ in babies

July 12 (UPI) -- Pregnant women who use opioids may be putting their unborn children at a high risk of mental and physical disabilities later in life, a new study shows.Children who were prenatally exposed to opioids went on to have lower IQ scores ...

Look: Firefighters confused by lingerie that arrived in Amazon package

July 12 (UPI) -- Firefighters at a Wisconsin station were left scratching their heads when an Amazon package that arrived with no sender information turned out to contain a piece of lingerie.The Menomonie Professional Firefighters Union said in a ...

Watch: Spiders make Texas man’s trash bin their home

July 12 (UPI) -- A Texas resident shared video of the harrowing sight that greets him every time he takes out the trash -- thousands of spiders on his garbage bin.The video shows the man shaking the bin, causing thousands of spiders to scatter from ...

Where to Get Prime Day Deals Without Shopping Amazon

Photo: Artem Beliaikin (Pexels) If you’re not a fan of Amazon, or you’re just weary of the hubbub about Prime Day deals, never fear: every other retailer in the land is having sale of its own on July 15 and 16 as well. You’ve got plenty of ...

Make a Summery Old Fashioned With Pineapple Rum

Photo: Claire Lower 3-Ingredient Happy HourThe weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations.   I can drink an old fashioned no matter the weather, but sometimes it’s fun to tweak drinks to the season. A dark rum ...

Jeffrey Epstein Offers Court $32 Million Child Pornography Collection As Bail

NEW YORK—In an attempt to strike a deal that would allow him to stay out of jail while he awaits trial, alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein offered the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan a prospective bail package Friday that included a child ...

Why Some USB-C Headphone Dongles Don’t Work

Ever since Apple ditched the iPhone’s headphone jack, getting your old headphones to work with newer smartphones has become a messy issue. Plenty of Android models still have 3.5mm audio jacks, but some, like Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10, have ...

How to Not Get Overcharged by a Mechanic

Photo: Getty Images My husband took his car into our mechanic this morning to get enough work done to require a loaner car for the day and an estimate well over $1,000. “I’ll tell them not to change the cabin air filter,” he reassured me. “I can ...

The 19 Most Important Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

Gmail has over 80 keyboard shortcuts. You don’t need them all. You do need these 19. Not only are they faster than clicking buttons, they’ll encourage other good habits to help you plow through your inbox. Some of these shortcuts require you to ...

That Time Campbell’s Put Marbles in Their Soup

You've probably read about the difficulties of getting food to look good in still pictures or video for advertising. At least you've noticed that the sandwich you receive doesn't match the enticing picture on the menu. That's where the magic of ...

Over-The-Top Nic Cage Gifs For All Your Over-The-Top Needs

Nicolas Cage is one of the biggest actors in Hollywood and whether you love him or hate him, there is no denying that he gives some of the most memorable on-screen performances ever. Personally I’m not a fan but even I have to admit, the dude’s got ...

50 Facts About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing for Its 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the first moon landing is still about a week away, but the celebratory posts are everywhere. Many of them are awe-inspiring and some are a nostalgic trip down memory lane. But this list of 50 facts about Apollo 11 includes ...

Nation Not Sure How Many Ex-Trump Staffers It Can Safely Reabsorb

WASHINGTON—Noting that the resignation of Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor marked the ouster of the third top administration official in less than three months, a worried populace told reporters Friday that it was unsure how many former ...

Get Your Kid Psyched About Chores by Giving Them an ‘Official’ Title

Photo: Michelle Woo Want to get your little kid excited about helping out around the house? Give them an official title. I tell you this as the mother of a renowned “orange monitor,” a position I gave my daughter when she was five. Her job was to ...

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams

The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop ...

National Park Service Releases Detailed Guide On What Visitors Should Do Upon Encountering Squirrel

WASHINGTON—In their latest effort to educate and prepare the public for crossing the path of the ubiquitous rodents, the U. S. National Park Service released a detailed guide Friday advising visitors on what they should do if they encounter a ...

Make the Ultimate Hungover Brunch With Leftover Party Snacks

The morning after a party can be rough, particularly if you crave a decadent, savory brunch to soak up all the booze you ingested, and find yourself surrounded by nothing but leftover party snacks and ungrateful guests. But, as long a you have eggs, ...

NASA Astronaut-In-Training Co-Creates Cabin Luggage

Alyssa Carson, 18, is a NASA astronaut-in-training, on track to be the first person to land on Mars. She has teamed up with smart travel brand Horizn studios to co-design this space-travel inspired NASA cabin luggage. In celebration of the 50th ...

Youtube Adds More Revenue Streams for Content Creators

Ever since the ad purge on Youtube several years back, content creators have been looking for other ways to generate income through their videos and streams. Some have already jumped ship to other platforms like Twitch and Patreon, while others ...

You Need to Explain That Gap in Your Resume

Unless the explanation is “Made meth.”Screenshot: High Bridge Entertainment If you leave a long gap between jobs in your resume, employers are less than half as likely to call you to talk further, according to research by resume-writing company ...