• Lifestyle
    Trend Watch: Storm Glass

    If you have visited someone’s office recently you may have spotted a teardrop shaped glass vessel with white crystals floating in a clear liquid. What is this strange device you may have wondered? If you were too afraid to ask, here’s the answer: chances are what you saw was a storm glass. Storm glasses have […]

  • Health
    Think Your Job Keeps You Fit? Guess Again!

    If your feet ache and your back hurts after a long day of work, you may be convinced this is proof you’re getting all the exercise your body needs each day. Unfortunately, even a busy job may not provide enough exercise to meet current activity recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. This conclusion comes […]

  • Travel
    The 15 Wildest Party Hotspots in the World

    You’re only young, single and fabulous once in your life – so take advantage of it! If you’ve been dreaming about traveling to exotic locales around the globe and partying non-stop then this is the list for you. Some spots you might expect (Sin City, anyone?), but others will be a big surprise. With loads of […]

  • Lifestyle
    Here’s a Simple Trick to Help You Stop Worrying

    Are you a chronic worrier? If you’ve been obsessing about your problems, it turns out there’s an easy way to break this pattern. According to researchers at Binghamton University, when you go to bed and how long you sleep at a time actually make it difficult for you to stop worrying. The study, which appears […]

  • Travel
    Visit a Real Castle – in America!

    If you thought you needed to go to Europe to visit castles and their awe-inspiring grounds, think again. America is home to a number of exquisite castles, some of which have been converted to inns. At Thornewood Castle in Lakewood, Washington, guests can slumber in this 400-year-old English Tudor Gothic castle. The Thornewood castle was […]

  • Travel
    Swimming with Pigs in the Caribbean

    Beach vacations in the Bahamas are popular choice but the “pig beach” on Big Major Cay in the Bahaman island of Exuma offers a totally unique experience of swimming with the pigs not far from the Grand Isle Resort and Spa. Exuma Exuma is nestled amid an archipelago of 365 islands, located just south of […]

  • Health
    Researchers Find Yet Another Reason to Get Vaccinated

    When we think about vaccinations, most of us are thinking of preventing specific deadly diseases that were prevalent in previous generations. But, one vaccination offers a surprising added benefit. According to a new study, getting a vaccination against measles doesn’t just protect people from the measles virus — it also prevents other infectious diseases from taking […]

  • Travel
    Autocamp Offers a Boutique Airstream Glamping Experience

    If you’re looking for a five-star luxury experience, Autocamp is not the accommodation for you. As the name suggests, it is more like camping. In fact, the handcrafted Airstream trailers do offer some luxurious amenities even in the limited Airstream quarters, and for those visiting with the right mindset, it’s a fun way to spend a […]

  • Health
    When It Comes to Getting in Shape, Showing Up Is Half the Battle

    If you’re unhappy with the number on the scale, you might be wondering what type of exercise is best for rapid weight loss—strength training, endurance exercise, or a combination of both? Opinions have traditionally varied widely on this issue, but a study by a team of Spanish researchers working as part of the Nutrition and […]